Ubud has attracted tourists for over a 100 years for its mix of Balinese countryside, culture, temples, wellness retreats and handicrafts.
Accommodation – There is an excellent mix of accommodation from guest houses to a range of hotels including top class luxury resorts and villas.
Nightlife – Ubud does not have a nightlife to compete with Seminyak or Kuta but there is a good range of options and plenty of live music on offer
Food – Food lovers will not want to leave Ubud which is known for its local dishes as well as dishes from around Bali, Indonesia and the world. There are plenty of options for vegans and vegetarians.
Things To Do
Many people will remain in Ubud to sample the markets, temples, museums and wellness activities including spas, yoga retreats and much more.
The more active will also love Ubud with the surrounding mountains offering opportunities for hiking and bike trips to explore the rainforest and even white water rafting. A number of the mountain locations can also be visited as part of organised tours for those wanting a less energetic experience.
Where To Stay
5***** – LUXE Villas Bali features incredible views of the surrounding mountains and jungle a 10 minute walk from Ubud
Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is modelled on a Balinese village and set in the jungle.
Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana features just 20 villas in 5 hectares on beautiful gardens surrounded by rice paddies
Viceroy Bali has been awarded Number 1 Resort in the World by Conde Nast traveler in their Readers’ Choice Awards. Villas with incredible jungle views.
4**** – COMO Uma Ubud, Bali has views of the surrounding jungle, temples and rice paddies plus a holistic retreat
The Samara prides itself on being a romantic hotel in an excellent location to relax and explore
Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas & Spa a wonderful location and modelled on traditional Balinese architecture and style
3*** – Rumah Dadong has excellent facilities and is in a great location to explore, all in a romantic setting
2** – Alam Shanti is an excellent mix of comfort, convenience and value in Ubud
Sapodilla Ubud is in an excellent location to explore Ubud and the surrounds
Budget – Sudiana House is centraly located with comfortable rooms
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