10 meters: The Legian, a member of ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’ and managed by the same company as ‘The Setai’ in Miami Beach. Located directly across the street, and adjacent to Puri Dana’s back property wall, this suite and villa only resort has established itself as one of Bali’s premier retreats for its superior service and beachfront location.
50 meters: The Samaya, a five-star oceanfront resort with dining on the sand and private rental villas directly behind Puri Dana.
50 meters: Sea Circus restaurant and bar serving delicious food and drinks in a great atmosphere with the friendliest staff in Bali.
55 meters: Body Works Spa focusing on relaxation, wellness, and rejuvenation offering the widest range of treatments for men and women.
220 meters: Seminyak Square is a new shopping mall with a gourmet grocery store and deli, book store, Quiksilver store, boutiques, restaurants and cafés. Seminyak Square leads into Seminyak’s main shopping and restaurant street, enough choice to keep the most diligent shoppers occupied for hours on end.
250 meters: Ku De Ta is Bali’s premier beachside sunset spot, lounge, restaurant and club. Their world famous parties during August rival the most decadent scenes in the Balearics or the Mediterranean.
300 meters: Divine Wonderland is Seminyak’s most outrageously decorated and fun restaurant slash bar slash club. With gigantic chairs reminiscent of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and an impressive collection of fantasy-themed oil paintings, this is our favorite hangout in Seminyak. Also, the music rocks and the staff is top-notch!
400 meters: Metis is a restaurant where you might forget you’re in Bali, and think you’ve landed at the hottest new spot in Paris or New York. Taste the deserts and go on a short trip to heaven and back. Look out at the beautifully illuminated rice field that stages the rear of the restaurant and be reminded that you are in Bali. In a moment it becomes clear that Metis has succeeded at converging metropolitan standards with island charm.
Eat, Pray, Love
"It is no wonder that Elizabeth Gilbert came to the island at the end of her passage, searching not for romance — though she found that, too — but for equilibrium between worldly pleasure and devotion. It is the thing most sought after by the voyagers, themselves not often broken souls or desolately single middle-aged women, who take her same path. It is the thing that Nieman has held onto and tried to bring back home. "It's a great way to live," she says, "making everything a ceremony, everyday."