Review: Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach is a chic retreat in Bali’s trendiest neighbourhood

In the heart of Seminyak – one of Bali’s most vibrant neighbourhoods, full of trendy cafes, bars, boutiques and nightlife spots – Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach emerges as a luxurious oasis, blending the serene tranquility of a beachside retreat with the pulsating energy of a cosmopolitan hub.

Spread across 4.7 hectares of lush, tropical grounds, this buzzing resort’s contemporary and chic vibes capture the essence of Balinese culture, reinterpreted through a contemporary and sophisticated lens.

As one of the world’s first five-star Hotel Indigo properties in a beach resort location, it sets a new standard for modern luxury, offering a unique blend of local charm and modern amenities.

Upon arrival, guests are greeted by the majestic beauty of the resort and its dramatically lit courtyard.

The architecture is a blend of traditional Balinese elements and modern design, creating an atmosphere that is both inviting and awe-inspiring.

The resort’s layout is thoughtfully designed to evoke a sense of discovery, with winding pathways leading through vibrant gardens, past tranquil water features, and towards the stunning beachfront.

Each of the 270 rooms and suites reflect the artistic and cultural influences of the surrounding neighbourhood, from the intricate golden carvings on the doors to the handpicked Indonesian trinkets that adorn each room.

The rooms are not only aesthetically pleasing but also offer the utmost in comfort and luxury, with plush bedding, spa-inspired bathrooms, and sophisticated features.

For those seeking a more secluded experience, the resort’s 19 villas provide an exclusive escape, with each boasting its own whirlpool, private outdoor pool, and luxurious marble bathroom, complete with a bathtub and a walk-in closet.

The villas epitomise the concept of indoor-outdoor living, seamlessly blending the comfort of the interiors with the natural beauty of the exteriors.

The attention to detail extends to the minibar, dubbed “Punch & Munch,” which features a coffeemaker, juicer, cocktail recipes, and ingredients, ensuring that guests have everything they need for a perfect stay.

The Room

One Bedroom Pool Villa at Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach

The One Bedroom Pool Villa, in particular, is a highlight of the resort, fusing trendy design and tranquil elements with the privacy of a secluded escape.

The villa’s grand golden Balinese-inspired doors open to reveal a personal haven of exclusivity and flair. Inside, the living space is a stylish retreat, adorned with local art and Indonesian trinkets.

Modern amenities such as a huge TV with Netflix, Disney+, and Apple TV, along with a Bose sound system, provide myriad options for entertainment amid a relaxed atmosphere, while still being just steps away from the main resort facilities.

The villa’s outdoor area is a true sanctuary, featuring a jetted tub and a suspended daybed beside a crystal-clear pool.

The outdoor shower, set under a canopy of swaying palms in the private garden, offers a refreshing escape from Bali’s tropical heat.

For dining, a dedicated pavilion and an attached private kitchen allow guests to indulge in intimate meals from the 24-hour in-room dining menu, or explore their own culinary skills.

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The Service

Service at Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach is unparalleled, with a focus on providing personalized and attentive care to each guest.

The staff, well-versed in the art of Balinese hospitality, are always on hand to ensure that every need is met, from the moment of arrival to departure.

The resort’s speedy buggy service adds an extra layer of convenience, swiftly transporting guests around the extensive property.

This attentive service extends to all areas of the resort, ensuring a seamless and memorable stay for every guest.

The Restaurants

Dining at Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach is an adventure in itself, with eight distinctive dining destinations that cater to a variety of tastes and preferences.

Makase, the all-day dining restaurant, stands out with its innovative approach to Asian cuisine, offering dishes that are a fusion of flavors from across the continent.

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Makase Bali restaurant

The Pad Thai and Thai Beef Salad are particular highlights, showcasing the skill and creativity of the chefs.

SugarSand, a beachfront spot, meanwhile offers Japanese-inspired menus and cocktails, creating an ideal setting for sunset watching.

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The Facilities

Sava Spa Bali

Sava Spa is a haven of relaxation, offering a range of treatments that combine modern holistic healing with traditional local practices.

The 24-hour Health Club also provides a variety of wellness equipment and programs, catering to the fitness needs of the guests no matter the hour.

The resort’s main pool, along with the more hidden Cave Pool Lounge, serves as a perfect spot for leisure and relaxation, offering cool drinks and light bites in a picturesque (and Insta-worthy) setting.

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Additionally, the resort’s spa features a stunning pavillion and Zen pool inspired by the Balinese subak irrigation system, creating a tranquil environment that’s ideal for unwinding.

The resort also caters to those seeking a more active experience, with various yoga classes, guided morning stretches, and private boxing sessions available.

This blend of relaxation and activity ensures that guests can find their ideal balance of rest and recreation during their stay – perfect for a recharge after dotting between the many cafes and bars of Seminyak.

Why Stay

Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach blends traditional Balinese culture with chic, modern sophistication, making it an ideal choice for travellers seeking an authentic experience that doesn’t compromise on luxury.

From indulgent spa treatments to vibrant dining options, this resort caters to all types of guests, whether they’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or cultural immersion.

SugarSand restaurant in Bali

A stay here offers an experience of the soul of Seminyak, with its rich heritage, artistic vibe, and contemporary flair.

It’s a place where every moment is an opportunity to discover something new and exciting, making it the perfect destination for those looking to explore the best of Bali in style and comfort.