The Samaya Seminyak
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
based on 7 nights
per person for 7 nights
At a Glance
Found at the quieter end of Legian Beach
All villas feature full sized private pools
Private villa dining is a memorable experience
Short walk to shops and restaurants
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
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Straddling the equator, Indonesia tends to have a fairly even climate year-round. Rather than four seasons, Indonesia has two – dry (between May to September) and wet (between October to April) – and there are no extremes of temperature between winter and summer. In most parts of Indonesia, the wet season falls between October and April and the dry season between May and September. December and January see Bali at its most humid and rain tends to come in sudden tropical downpours, but it can also rain for more prolonged periods.
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The luxury Samaya is a sleek, chic property located on the spectacular Seminyak beachfront on the fashionable south coast of Bali. The 46 villas are elegantly appointed, extremely private and each have the luxury of their own full size swimming pool.
The Samaya is a stylish and contemporary beachfront property located at the quieter end of Legian Beach in Seminyak. The property has the perfect location to take advantage of Seminyak's sophisticated boutiques, bars and restaurants while still being able to retreat into the peace and privacy of your own luxury villa and take advantage of the Samaya's famed Balinese hospitality.
Some of the Samaya's beautifully appointed villas are located near the beachfront, whilst the Royal Courtyard Villas are set back, enhancing a sense of absolute privacy and relaxation. All of the Samaya's villas feature stunning full size private pools, chic, fashionable interiors and an attentive butler service, to ensure that you will want for nothing during your stay.
The Samaya's fabulous setting allows you to enjoy the cooling sea breeze and ravishing sunsets from its restaurant, Breeze, with its comfy sofas, beachside decking and modern eclectic menu. This is fast becoming one of Seminyak's 'gourmet hotspots' and the atmosphere is easy and relaxed. In villa dining is also an experience, with chefs producing freshly cooked menus of your choice in the comfort, privacy and romance of your own villa.
Apart from the obvious attractions of the local shops, restaurants and bars, the Samaya have a dedicated concierge who can organise tailor-made cultural excursions on land and water to many of Bali's fascinating regions. The hotel also offers a range of complimentary activities including cycling tours and walks.
The beach front Samaya villas are newly renovated and offer 30 one-bedroom, private individual villas each with lap pools, commanding a key location along the fashionable Seminyak Beach. The property also offers 24 Garden Pool Villas and 6 spacious Royal Pavilion Villas each with private pool and gazebo. Set back from the beach, the Samaya Royal Courtyard Villas are set in a tranquil Balinese village setting, boasting an additional 22 ultra spacious luxury villas, all with private lap pools in the ultra private setting.
|1 Bedroom Pool Villa||
The Samaya Pool Villa is situated right on the beach as well as boasting its own pool. Measuring 220sqm, it has plenty of space.
|1 Bedroom Royal Courtyard Villa||
300 sqm in size, the 1 Bedroom Royal Courtyard Villa is situated just across the street from the main resort and two minutes by golf buggy to the beach. With its own private pool, there's plenty of privacy here. Enjoy the wooden gazebo which may double as day bed or intimate private dining area.
|1 Bedroom Royal Pavilion||
The 1 Bedroom Royal Pavilion is spread across 312sqm and boasts its own private pool. With a generous garden, laze in your own wooden gazebo which may double as day bed or intimate private dining area.
|2 Bedroom Royal Courtyard Villa||
The 2 Bedroom Royal Courtyard Villa is found just across the street from the main resort and just two minutes by golf buggy to the beach. Built in one compound, this villa has its own full-size pool. Measuring between 300-400sqm, guests can enjoy a dip in the private lap pool or lazing in the outdoor garden. Here find a wooden gazebo which may double as day bed or intimate private dining area.
|3 Bedroom Royal Courtyard Villa||
The 3 Bedroom Royal Courtyard Villa is situated across the street from the main resort and just two minutes by golf buggy to the beach. Each bedroom is self contained under one compound. Spanning between 400-600sqm, it has a private lap pool and beautiful garden where you can relax in the wooden gazebo which also doubles up as day bed or intimate private dining area.
Children are welcome at The Samaya Seminyak but please be aware there are no specific facilities for them.
The Samaya Spa, set in manicured gardens immediately adjacent to Seminyak beach, incorporates contemporary Balinese interiors with ancient, traditional rituals. Some treatment rooms offer en-suite Jacuzzis and saunas overlooking restful ponds immediately adjacent to the beach.
The Samaya Seminyak offers a variety of different activities for guests from yoga classes to horse riding along the beach. There are also a number of cultural activities to immerse yourself in the Balinese way of life. Alternatively, wander around the lively town of Seminyak, home to a collection of chic shops and great string of restaurants.
Charlotte Loughlin (Staff)
If you are looking to get a feel for the Seminyak vibes look no further than The Samaya Seminyak a great combination between classic Balinese village and beach club luxury. With all villas having their own pool enjoy the tranquil feeling around the main pool and beach front sun lounges. Dont miss the complimentary afternoon tea that changes daily that you can enjoy in your villa or at either of the two restaurants. To complete your stay make sure to book your spa treatments in advance as the book up quickly for good reason!
Charlotte Winter (Staff)
If you're planning on spending a few nights in Seminyak, then The Samaya is a wonderful choice. The hotel is made up of a series of private pool villas, some of which are located on the beachfront and others which are set back, closer towards the shops. The villas are extremely spacious, luxurious and all feature a private swimming pool, as well as 24 hour butler service. The hotels restaurant is located right on the beachfront, so you're in for a real treat when you wake up for breakfast. As well as the main pool, The Samaya Spa and onsite activities, the hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle to Seminyak, allowing you to explore the town at your own convenience.
Sarah Rowan (Staff)
For me this beautifully designed hotel is a perfect base in Seminyak. Perched directly on the beach with a row of sunloungers taking full advantage of the views and a glorious main swimming pool, you feel instantly relaxed. As all the villas here have their own private pool, the public areas are always incredibly peaceful, and have an exclusive feel to them. The villas are fantastically spacious with enormous bathrooms complete with a Jacuzzi bath and outdoor shower. Afternoon tea and their selection of cakes are served from wherever you decide to take it. At night the place takes on a different feel and is lit up with twinkling lights and candles, making dinner perched just on the waters edge a hugely appealing and romantic option. The food here is exquisite and there is something to suite all tastes and requirements.
Marina Byers (Staff)
From the moment I walked into the impressive lobby at the Samaya Seminyak, I was looked after extremely well. I was given a Frangipani necklace on arrival and escorted to my pool villa where a cold fresh welcome drink was awaiting me. I was spoilt for choice as to where to relax in the sun; my pool villa had a wonderful private pool which was great for a quick cool down. During the day, the decking overlooking Seminyak beach is lined with sun loungers, and during the evening, the sun loungers are swapped for dining tables, allowing guests to fully appreciate the spectacular ambience, and the sounds of the waves. The complimentary shuttle service into Seminyak was a very convenient way to explore the surrounding area, and of course to pop in and out of the wonderful shops. The Samaya really is a truly romantic resort, and has the perfect balance of being peaceful, yet set in the heart of Seminyak.
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Location & directions
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Located in the trendy town of Seminyak on the south coast of Bali, within easy walking distance of all the fantastic boutiques, restaurants and bars.
How to get there
Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport, also known as Denpasar International Airport (17 hours), is served by many international airlines. You can also fly to Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, then travel overland or take a connecting flight to Denpasar. Samaya Seminyak is a 30-minute drive from Denpasar International Airport.
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