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Lagoon Spa Seminyak Review

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A spa treatment is a wonderful idea when abroad and wanting to relax and unwind. During my stay at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa in Bali, I was treated to a two-hour spa treatment of my choice at the Lagoon Spa Seminyak. It’s been quite a few months since I had a massage, so I was excited about this.

Lagoon Spa Seminyak – My Experience

Upon arriving at the award-winning luxury spa, I was greeted by very welcoming receptionists and the masseuse. The building is pretty easy to find and as soon as you enter the area, you’ll already start to feel relaxed due to the comfortable and beautiful surrounding interior. The Spa itself is clean, has plenty to offer and beautifully designed.

After I had a welcome drink, I was asked to complete a little form which took a minute or two and then I was lead around the property for a quick tour before my massage began. I decided to choose the Seminyak Estate Massage and the Seminyak Estate Facial. Both of which were amazing.

Seminyak Estate Massage:

“Seminyak Estate signature massage in a unique combination technique of Shiatsu, Balinese massage using palm, thumb pressure, arm and long strokes with warm massage oil to release muscular tension, tightness and promote relaxation.”

Seminyak Estate Facial:

“Our signature facial is made from fresh natural ingredients of yoghurt, honey, brown sugar, cucumber, egg. It is nutrient rich ingredients and recommended for all type of skin complete with head and hand massage.”

Once I entered the private luxury treatment villa, I was asked to take my clothes off and put on their massage pants and then lay on the bed. I did, of course, have a towel to cover me up and the therapist left the room.

The treatment was very relaxing and quiet allowing me to rest and unwind. I was surprised with all the oils and creams plus the back massage was truly amazing.  Although, I didn’t expect the treatment to begin with a foot wash, however, it was nice.

The only thing I wasn’t too keen on was the facial scrub, it felt a little rough at times but in the end, after the treatment, it felt nice and smooth.

Overall, the treatment was extremely good, the staff were very friendly and welcoming in a professional manner. I can see why they were awarded the 2017 Global Winner of World Luxury Spa Awards.

If you’re looking for a luxury treatment whilst in Bali, I highly recommend looking at their treatments and consider giving them a go. Click here to visit their site.

Disclosure: My treatment was complimentary by Seminyak Estate & Spa, but all views are my own and reflect my stay accurately.

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Luxury Balinese Villa – The perfect couples retreat

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Whether you visit Bali for a romantic getaway, a solo travel or even as a family break, staying in a villa is a fantastic choice. Especially luxury villas that include a private pool just like Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa.

Staying in a modern Balinese style villa is a perfect way to create special memories. Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa specialise in providing comfortable and luxury villas finished in fine quality, local stonework, copper, indigenous timber and hand-woven fabrics. Each and every villa has a thatched roof and interior design to give you the feeling of tropical Balinese living.

With the nearest beach, only a 5-minute drive away and Seminyak’s finest boutique shops and dining places surrounding the villas, it’s the perfect place for couples and families to create special unforgettable moments.

Hotel Name: Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa, Bali
Star Rating: ****
Location: Jalan Baik Baik Seminyak, Kuta, Bali 80361 Indonesia
Villas: 52 villas
Top Tip: Don’t forget to book a special treatment at the Lagoon Spa! I would recommend the Seminyak Estate Massage and the Seminyak Estate Facial.

Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa, Bali

After arriving at this beautiful Villa, I was immediately impressed with the interior in the lobby and surrounding areas. It felt like arriving in paradise, very tropical and stunning villas. Once I checked in, I enjoyed a delicious welcome drink. I then hopped onto the buggy and was driven to my villa. I stayed in the Grand Deluxe Pool Villa, also known as the honeymoon villa.

Grand Deluxe Pool Villa at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa
Grand Deluxe Pool Villa at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa

Opening the door to the villa, I soon had a big smile on my face and couldn’t believe how luxurious it looked, both the exterior and interior designs. I dropped my bags off, look around then jumped right into my private 4×8 meter swimming pool.

Swimming Pool at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa
Swimming Pool at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa

The 200 sqm villa included outside kitchenette, a private pool, spa gazebo, garden, en-suite bathroom, queen-sized bed and a living area. I had everything I needed for a luxury comfortable and unforgettable stay.

The staff at the resort are extremely helpful and very welcoming. They helped me resolve any issues I came across and made sure I had an enjoyable comfortable stay.

Location

Seminyak has commonly known for being the home to the most luxurious resorts on the island. Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa is one of them, with the Lagoon Spa Seminyak winning 2016 and 2017’s world luxury spa awards.

With access directly to local attractions, a wide variety of dining and a short drive to the Seminyak’s Beach, you’ll have everything you need right near the resort.

Grand Deluxe Pool Villa

During my visit to Bali, I stayed in the Grand Deluxe Pool Villa at Seminyak Estate & Spa. The villa accommodates up to two people and is fantastic for a romantic couple retreat. After stepping into the villa, I noticed it was very spacious and had plenty to offer.

From a king-sized bed to an en-suite bathroom with a beautiful interior, an outside kitchenette, a private pool, spa gazebo and garden. The villa includes a flat-screen TV, music docking station, fridge stocked with drinks and several snacks and plenty more. You’ll also receive complimentary bottled water.

Grand Deluxe Pool Villa at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa
Grand Deluxe Pool Villa at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa

The safe was spacious and suitable to store iPads and other smaller gadgets. However, you may have trouble with fitting a laptop/MacBook. The wifi was a little slow and took several attempts to get some connection, of which still seemed to be a little slow. However, the wifi in the lobby and restaurant is very fast.

Other than the above, I’m happy to say this resort is very comfortable and worth looking into if you decide to book a special luxury getaway.

Dining at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa

Whilst staying at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa, I had both dinner and breakfast the following morning. Both were delicious and the menus were varied. For breakfast, there is a buffet available with some foods available to order, such as scrambled eggs, omelettes etc.

Breakfast at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa
Breakfast at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa

The restaurant is located above the reception has a beautiful Balinese design. With plenty of options to choose from, you’ll find some delicious food to start your day off right or end it with a mouth-watering evening meal. For my breakfast, I had a plate full of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages and plenty more. A coffee and some fresh juice accompanied my meal nicely.

Breakfast at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa
Breakfast at Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa

Breakfast is available from 6 am – 10.30 am, lunch from 11 am – 5 pm and lastly dinner from 5 pm – 11 pm.

All facilities and services

  • 24/7 Reception
  • Romantic Dining
  • In-villa Private BBQ
  • Award Winning Spa
  • Bedroom (King)
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Living area
  • Kitchenette
  • Spa Gazebo
  • Swimming Pool
  • Garden

Pros

  • Stunning luxury villa with beautiful interior and exterior.
  • Welcome drink and chilled towel upon arrival
  • Daily breakfast
  • Two large bottled mineral water
  • WiFi in each villa
  • Free Shuttle Service to the nearest Seminyak beach
  • Private large pool

Cons

  • Experienced connection issues with the villa WiFi and seemed to be a little slow.

The wrap-up

Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa is perfect for a couples retreat in paradise, Bali. You’ll have access to the local attractions, a short drive to the beach and the option of having a very high-quality treatment at the resort’s award-winning Spa. With prices starting from 991,680 IDR (51 GBP) you can’t go wrong with grabbing a luxury villa at this bargain price.

Disclosure: My stay was hosted Villa Seminyak Estate & Spa, an Astadala property, but all views are my own and reflect my stay accurately.

Duration: 1 night, Wednesday 21st - Thursday 22nd March 2018