It goes without saying that Seminyak is Bali’s most popular tourist destination and an excellent hub for expats. There are hundreds of beautiful villas to choose from in all styles, shapes, and sizes, and all within walking or driving distance to the beach, awesome shopping, dining and world-class entertainment, beach clubs, and spas. This is the ultimate great location for living.
You’ll be sure to enjoy good returns on investments once everything goes back to normal. In fact, your income could even triple during the high seasons when tourists flock to Bali and demand for villas surges. Right before the pandemic, Seminyak took up 45% of the demand for villas among holidaymakers and this trend will surely continue once tourists return.
Just like in other tourist areas in South Bali, Seminyak has its own set of repeat customers who return again and again to savor that one-of-a-kind Seminyak magic. There is a special quaint yet luxurious metropolitan vibe to this pretty little seaside town that so many people love.
Here’s what to look for when investing in a villa in Seminyak:
A buzzing beach town, Seminyak is in a great location just 20 minutes from the airport. It is a wonderful base for where you can explore the rest of South Bali, including Canggu, Kuta, and even Uluwatu.
The most popular and most sought-after areas in Seminyak would be along Jalan Raya Seminyak, Jalan Laksamana – also known as Eat Street, and Jalan Champlung Tanduk. All of these roads are home to glitzy shopping, the swankiest restaurants, the most enthralling beach clubs, nightclubs, and bars. You can even consider Petitenget and Umalas, these are sister towns of Seminyak that are just a street away.
Many younger travelers prefer modern, contemporary, and minimalist villas while the older generation might look for luxurious, traditional-style villas that remind them of Bali of the old.
Whatever style you prefer, the villa should always be in great shape and sparkling clean, with a cool and clear swimming pool and tropical garden, and always with the latest modern amenities such as Wi-Fi and a fully equipped kitchen or a kitchenette.
The cost of buying a villa in Bali would cost anywhere from USD 200,000 to USD 500,000 or more, depending on what you’re looking for and your budget. It would be best to take your time to explore and look at all the villas on your list before deciding on the one that you want.