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(16 customer reviews)

From US $356 US $302 /night

Seminyak, Bali – 1,2,3,4 Bedrooms

The Layar, “sails” in Indonesian, is an elegant estate with 23 villas, each with its own pool. The Layar is in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia.

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The Layar has a total of 23 villas, each of which has its own garden, pool and Jacuzzi. The swimming pools are stunning with finishing touches that you would not expect to see on typical pools in other villas and estates. Cutting-edge contemporary architecture and ultra-chic interiors characterise the villas, offering stunning living spaces sculpted by the planes of the architects’ signature sloping roofs. Each individual villa is set within a private landscaped garden with large swimming pool, and from one to four spacious bedroom villas designed for privacy.


  • Air conditioned bedrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Private pool
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • In-room safe


  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome drink & fruit basket on arrival
  • Villa manager
  • Housekeepers
  • Butlers
  • Security guards
  • Return airport transfers*
  • Designer teas and Nespresso coffee
  • Buggy service in complex & local area
  • 10 min head and shoulder massage per guest
  • Access to Soham Wellness Centre for one complimentary activity per day


  • Children under 9 years FOC sharing with parents (breakfast not included)
  • Extra bed child USD $42 (12 and younger)
  • Extra bed adult USD $60
  • Priced menu available
  • Chef
  • Car & driver $25++ per day
  • Spa services
  • Hire children’s equipment
Early Bird Discount

Book at least 90 days prior to arrival and receive 10% off. Excluding high and peak season. Valid with other promotions.

+7 Nights Discount

Book 7 nights or more and receive 15% off. Excluding high and peak season. Valid with other specials.


The Layar Resort

The Layar is a modern villa resort designed by an award-winning Italian architect and is among the most admired and photographed villa estates in Seminyak.


Besides offering room service and providing breakfast within the privacy of each villa every morning, the resort has an Italian restaurant ‘Settimo Cielo’ – where an Italian chef led team combine traditional Italian flavours with a modern approach using fresh local ingredients.


The Layar’s in-house spa has an extensive menu of treatments and therapies, including remedial massages, natural scrubs and body wraps using eco-organic products. Villa guests can also call on The Layar’s Spa Wellness Service for specialist sessions such as cranio sacral therapy, Watsu water therapy, energy healing, personal fitness training and private yoga.


The Layar Villas

The Layar offers a choice of 1,2,3 and 4-bedroom villas, each with its own distinctive design and all with an uncurbed feeling of space and openness. The one-bedroom villas are so romantic, yet even the largest four-bedroom villa has intimate, away-from-it-all corners.

One Bedroom Villas

Each of The Layar’s 4 one-bedroom villas feature an elevated garden, swimming pool and open living and dining area below a dramatically sloping ironwood-shingle roof. A galley kitchen lies to one side of the living area, with the bedroom and ensuite bathroom on the other.

The villa has a romantic living area, with a wonderful sense of openness that couples will appreciate. Drift between the teakwood sofa, the sun-loungers on the pool deck, the private pool and the stone bathtub gracing the courtyard garden.

Honeymooners and couples love the design of the light-filled bedroom, with its stylish seating area and window onto the courtyard. An elegant expanse of Palimanan stone surrounds the foliage-fringed shower, elongated counter and decadent stone bathtub.

2 Guests
1 King Bed
Bathroom (Bath + Shower)

Two Bedroom Villas

At the heart of The Layar’s 7 two-bedroom villas is a multi-level living area, defined by angled roofs and curved walls. The open living and dining space sweeps from the edge of the pool across to a partly recessed kitchen and up to a mezzanine media room which appears to float above the living area, its curved bank of built-in seating gazing towards the pool.

Each villa occupies up to 600sqm of grounds featuring a sun deck, jacuzzi and curved pool. Some villas also feature a sunken pergola with alfresco seating.

Oriented for quiet seclusion, the master and guest bedroom suites are on separate sides of the living area. Each king-sized bedroom is fitted with a large bathtub, shower and double basins, and features a private garden.

4 Guests (Max 6)
2 Bedrooms

Bedroom 1: 1 King Bed
Bathroom: Bath + Shower
Bedroom 2: 1 King Bed
Bathroom: Bath + Shower

Three Bedroom Villas

The Layar’s 11 three-bedroom villas all feature multi-level open-plan living and dining rooms that fan out from a raised platform alongside the kitchen, widening to the garden and pool area. Four of the villas have a mezzanine level media room; the others have a larger sense of free-flowing living space.

Edging right into the living area for toe-dipping convenience is the jacuzzi (available in all but one of the three-bedroom villas) and shallow section of the swimming pool. Another social space is created by the pool deck and garden with sun-loungers and sunset views.

Secluded on separate sides of the living area, the three king-sized bedroom suites enjoy complete privacy and outdoor space in the form of a deck, terrace or bathroom garden. Each ensuite has a large bathtub, shower and double basins.

6 Guests (Max 8)
3 Bedrooms

Bedroom 1: 1 King Bed
Bathroom: Bath + Shower
Bedroom 2: 1 King Bed
Bathroom: Bath + Shower
Bedroom 3: 1 King Bed
Bathroom: Bath + Shower

Four Bedroom Villa

The Layar’s four-bedroom villa is unique: a lily pond leads visitors into an open-plan living room, featuring a raised dining area and kitchen at one end, and sitting area open to the garden at the other.

Oversized sunbeds, sun loungers and a circular love seat occupy the pool deck. Submerged seating in the jacuzzi and shallow wings flank a large pool – providing the ultimate in water-induced relaxation.

Beyond the pool, privately screened behind another curved wall, is the master bedroom. A curved wall creates an imposing backdrop to the king-sized bed, which faces a desk set below a wall-mounted TV. A corner banquette looks onto a small garden which opens onto an exotic bathroom.

Discreetly tucked off the living room in the main pavilion are the three guest bedrooms, each with a unique charm. One is multi-level, with the bed on a raised platform facing the pool. The other two – one with a king, the other with twin beds – look onto their own corner gardens. All bedrooms have indoor/outdoor bathrooms with bathtub, shower enclosure, and twin basins.

8 Guests (Max 10)
4 Bedrooms

Bedroom 1: 1 King Bed
Bathroom: Bath + Shower
Bedroom 2: 1 King Bed
Bathroom: Bath + Shower
Bedroom 3: 2 Singles
Bathroom: Bath + Shower
Bedroom 4: 2 Singles
Bathroom: Bath + Shower


The Layar Layout

For a faultless fusion of inspired architecture and easy tropical living, The Layar is in a class of its own. This iconic enclave in the heart of Seminyak comprises 23 villas, each set in its own very private garden sanctuary fanning out from a central colonnade of mature flowering trees. An elevated setting means the villas’ front boundary walls all but disappear, creating a sense of openness and space that’s rare in this most popular of Bali’s resort areas.

The Layar Floor PLan

The Layar Staff

One of the greatest advantages of staying in a villa is the service provided by dedicated staff. The Layar has over 80 staff, professionally trained and determined to do their utmost to please with their warm and friendly Balinese hospitality. Pleasing to those who treasure their privacy, staff only appear when you need them; The Layar as a boutique resort is complete with its highly acclaimed restaurant, as well as in-villa dining and events– so staff are on hand to serve up a sumptuous breakfast, a delicious snack, or poolside barbecue, otherwise you’ll have the villa entirely to yourself.

Villa Manager

The Layar’s manager is responsible for the overall operation of the villa estate including staffing, special requests and guest satisfaction. His team includes an assistant manager.


Housekeepers will discreetly look after daily villa cleaning and tidying, and will prepare bedrooms in the evening.


A butler will be on hand throughout the day, and will also assist in the kitchen at mealtimes. Please note that The Layar’s butlers work on a room service basis, meaning they are only present at your villa when requested and not stationed at the villa at all times.


The skilled chef creates delectable dishes from The Layar’s extensive room service menu, or he and his team will happily prepare an amazing barbecue for you to enjoy in your villa. A chef can also be privately engaged to cook special meals for you at the villa.


Trained security guards working in shifts keep the villa estate safe and secure round-the-clock.


The Layar Location

The Layar is aptly located in one of the most modern parts of Bali – Seminyak. The Layar, which offers maximum tranquility, exclusivity and security, is just 35 minutes away from Ngurah Rai International Airport.

There are dozens of spas, boutiques, bars and restaurants just a few minutes away from The Layar. Also, volcanoes, traditional villages and rice paddies that can be explored are just a short driving distance away. Other places to visit are the golf course and the stunning beaches.

You could eat out at a different restaurant in Seminyak every night – for months – and still not run out of options. Jalan Laksmana (also known as Jalan Oberoi and Jalan Kayu Aya) is Bali’s fashionable ‘Eat Street’, offering plenty of high-end restaurants including Sarong and Nutmegs at Hu’u Bar and is walking distance from The Layar.


The Layar Bookings

Click on the “Check Availability” button below and view live rates and availability for your dates. To book click on “Book Now” and follow the steps. Ministry of Villas accepts Visa, MasterCard, Amex, PayPal or bank transfer. Once your payment has been processed, we will send you a booking confirmation via email.

Need to Know

  • Return airport transfers included for guests arriving / departing on the same flight*
  • Minimum stay: Low Season: 1 night, Shoulder Season: 2 nights, High Season: 3 nights, Peak Season: 5 nights
  • Our rates include Government tax and services. Other websites add this on at the end of the booking!
  • We offer the best rates online and offer a price guarantee to prove it!
  • A deposit of 50% of the total amount must be paid at the time of booking
  • Final payment is required 60 days prior to arrival
  • Check-in time: 3pm – check-out time: 12pm
  • Late check out until 6pm can be arranged at half the rental rate (subject to availability)
  • Payment can be settled by credit card (Visa / Mastercard / Amex)
  • Payment can be settled by bank transfer in your preferred currency (AUD / EUR / GBP / JPY / NZD / SGD / USD)
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16 reviews for THE LAYAR

  1. Avatar for varun banka

    varun banka (verified owner)

    A warm welcome to the property. Everything was perfect leaving aside the BBQ which was pre-booked. Being vegetarians , the menu looked great but it was pre cooked and served at regular temperatures.Not enjoyed the BBQ 1% also.

  2. Avatar for Tanya

    Tanya (verified owner)

    A group of 3 couples stayed in a 3 Bedroom Pool villa with a spa for 3 nights for our best friends 30th Birthday. The Villa and the service from the moment we inquired with our booking to check out far exceeded our expectations. We couldn’t have asked for anymore. The villa was huge with plenty of room to have time to yourself. We had breakfast included which was able to be had in the villa or in their amazing restaurant. The breakfast was incredible and couldn’t be faulted. The team at the layer went above and beyond to help us make our friends birthday special – allowing us to bring a bartender into our villa to have a cocktail party, delivering balloons in the early hours of the morning so he woke up with a surprise, bringing a cake into the villa and singing happy birthday, etc. The whole team at the Layer were amazing .

    We are truly grateful to have stayed here. Thank you for an unforgettable holiday. We can not wait to return.

  3. Avatar for Jess

    Jess (verified owner)

    Amazing Villa!

    A group of us girls stayed in a 3 Bedroom Pool villa with a spa for a quick 5 night getaway.
    The villa was incredible! We couldn’t have asked for any better.
    The villa was huge with plenty of room to have time to yourself. We had breakfast included which was able to be had in the villa or in their amazing restaurant.

    Our stay was great and we cant recommend the Layars more :)

  4. Avatar for Oscar

    Oscar (verified owner)

    We had a great stay
    The villa was very good and nice
    The only problem we had was the insects
    Especially for my little kids
    The staff are very good and helpful

  5. Avatar for Rishabh Dhawan

    Rishabh Dhawan

    Had a great stay at Layar! We took a 2-bedroom villa and it was very well-sized. My favorite parts were the pool, the outdoor bathroom, and the service. The seating in the hall was also really comfortable. The service during our entire time was top-notch. Right from the receptionist to the housekeeping.

    In terms of room for improvement. The pressure of the shower was very low for my liking. I also wished that the hall had an option to be completely indoors with AC as well. While it was great to sit out, it got very humid and there were lots of mosquitoes which forced us to be in our rooms.

    Overall, it was a great experience and I would certainly recommend it to others.

  6. Avatar for Dean

    Dean (verified owner)

    Absolute Paradise. We were in Bali celebrating a birthday and the staff went over an above to accomodate us and make the birthday person feel very special.
    The staff are so friendly and I couldn’t recommend this place more highly!

  7. Avatar for Emma

    Emma (verified owner)

    Our 3 bedroom villa was incredible, and was fantastic for our holiday. We were incredibly impressed by the the villa staff and their continuous help to ensure our stay was a happy one. The villa itself was huge, the pool temp perfect and clean. If we ever did have a problem, the villa staff had it resolved very quickly. I would happily stay here again and recommend it to others.

  8. Avatar for JJ


    Great location, fantastic villas, need some maintenance to the villas – for the price point looking weathered. Very quiet. Lovely design. The room staff, garden staff & staff transporting on buggy were great. The customer service/ reception staff were average.

  9. Avatar for Terri Cain

    Terri Cain

    Good location close enough to Seminyak square but far enough from the hustle and bustle. Rooms were clean and modern but the mattress could have been better. The villas are beautiful and architecturally designed however this design in some areas compromises practical use of the villa and safety. There are heaps better places to stay for this price (a little over priced compared to other villas).

  10. Avatar for Megan


    Our second stay at The Layar this time with two families, 4 adults and 4 children and plenty of room for all of us! The Layar staff and our dealings with the Ministry of Villas staff were very accomodating and the buggy drop off service that The Layar offers to nearby places came in handy with the kids. We’ll definately be back, highly recommend The Layar !

  11. Avatar for Jacki Stanojevic

    Jacki Stanojevic

    We stayed in 4 bedroom villa and it was so much better than we expected and than the pictures!
    The villa is amazing, the staff are very friendly and accommodating.
    The villa is very clean.
    We loved our stay here and will definitely stay here again when we return.

  12. Avatar for Chris


    Great stay in the 3 bed villa. Like all Bali villas, a little rough on the edges sometimes, but overall a great choice and all guests agreed we’d stay again. The pool was beautiful and layout of the villa perfect with lost of space. The buggy drop off service was handy, and all staff helpful when asked to do things. We loved the Indonesian in-villa BBQ one night and gave us the chance to host friends without having to cook/clean. Very handy location. Only ask would be that the rusting fridge be repaired/replaced, and resulting water stains on the kitchen floor be repaired.

  13. Avatar for susanna d

    susanna d

    “Amazing villa in the best location in Bali..!!!”

    Just came back from a two week stay at The Layar , villas and spa in the heart of Seminyak Bali . What a fantastic holiday!! Even if you find yourself in the centre of all the bars and clubs and shops , here at The Layar you can still feel like you are in Paradise . Open plan villa immersed in nature with all the luxuries you can wish for. The staff is very polite, friendly and efficient . We definitely recommend it as we thoroughly enjoyed.

    TripAdvisor Reviewed April 2016
    Stayed in April 2016

  14. Avatar for Johnnyglongford


    “Expensive but very good”

    We booked one of the 4 bed villas over nye. It was pricey but the service and accommodation was excellent. On New Year’s Eve our restaurant booking fell through and the staff even organized catering with 3 hours notice for a group of 18 people. Staff we’re very attentive and polite and we’re very good considering full occupancy.

    On the negatives- Phone in main area and bell didn’t work and we had an hour delay on check in. All minor inconveniences really although if we didn’t have local phones to call the reception from, it would have been an expensive call when we needed anything.

    Tripadvisor Reviewed 1 January, 2014
    Stayed December 2013

  15. Avatar for NuskaRianggono


    “Small heaven within a 3 bed-rooms villa”

    I stayed there only overnight, but my staying there so impressing. We got a 3bed-rooms villa with private swimming pool. The lay out of the villa so homy. Bathrooms so huge, divided into three sections for my room. The breakfast was really superb. We can choose our own breakfast differently between our group of six persons. We really treated as a super vip guest here.

    Tripadvisor Reviewed 11 November 2013
    Stayed November 2013

  16. Avatar for CamStair


    “Best place on earth”

    We loved every minute of our stay here. We’ve stayed at plenty of villas and hotels in Bali but the Layar is an absolute standout in so many ways and the location is about as good as you’ll get (other than full beachfront). The design is stunning and apparently no two villas are the same. There is no spa as such – instead (even better I think) your treatments are done in your villa or (in my case) in our beautiful garden. The staff are all amazing and we were treated like royalty. We will be heading back as soon as we can!

    Tripadvisor Reviewed 3 November 2013
    Stayed October 2013

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