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Relax in one of many cozy corners in the resort

Learn how to surf, dive & conserve marine life at the eclectic new Origin Seminyak

Origin Seminyak is the latest Origin outpost to open in Indonesia, bringing its unique brand of eclectic energy and luxury to one of the country’s hippest regions

Sexy and hippy in Seminyak

Origin Seminyak is the latest Origin outpost to open in Indonesia, bringing its unique brand of eclectic energy and luxury to one of the country’s hippest regions. Located in an upscale neighbourhood in Seminyak, the new Origin counts an abundance of boutiques, restaurants, beach clubs and other swishy establishments amongst their neighbours.

Foodies will also be glad to know that the iconic Jalan Eat Street is located virtually footsteps away from the Origin, as is the vibrant Seminyak beach.

Colourful surfboards and skateboards are free for guests to borrow
Colourful surfboards and skateboards are free for guests to borrow

The villas in the Origin are some of the largest in Seminyak, and the great feeling of expanse that each give are helped along by the vibrant decor and airy spaces. If you’re travelling with an exceptionally large group, villas can be connected for additional space.

Semiyak is famed for its pulsing nightlife and vibrant streets, and the Origin is a keen reflection of this. The resort is filled with quirky – yet understated – touches that make each villa feel welcoming and luxurious at the same time. Earthen rattan furniture and geometric designs play off each other to create an atmosphere that’s as dynamic as Seminyak.

The humongous villas are vibrant, airy and homely
The humongous villas are vibrant, airy and homely

But the colourful decor in the Origin isn’t just for show: those brightly painted surfboards and pretty skateboards can be loaned by guests for free to take on a spin. Not sure how to surf or dive? The Origin Seminyak has also partnered with diving school, OrcaScuba, to offer watersports lessons to aspiring adults and children alike. While you’re out in the crystal waters, the talented instructors will also be on hand to educate you in a fun and informative way about the ocean and marine life preservation.

Origin Seminyak is just minutes from the region's iconic beach
Origin Seminyak is just minutes from the region’s iconic beach

The Origin Seminyak wraps up the best elements of the area into one relaxed, colourful, and undoubtedly quirky package. It’s the perfect place for families or large groups of friends to escape to and create new and lasting memories. ◼

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© This article was first published online in Jan 2019 – World Travel Magazine.
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