Ubud

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Elephant Cave which includes a temple or place of worship and rainforest

Ubud is a traditional Balinese Hindu village and is known as the island’s artistic, cultural and spiritual heart. See typical Indonesian paintings, watch Balinese dancers, join a cooking class or revitalize with health treatments.Explore Ubud on foot, bicycle or motorbike. Alternatively, hire a local guide who will point out the highlights. After your tour, shop for souvenirs along Jalan Raya and Dewi Sita, two of the main roads. At sunset, play badminton with the locals. Then, head to the ornate Puri Saren Palace, opposite the tourist center on Jalan Raya, where dancers delight the crowds with a different performance each night.Ubud is home to some of the finest art galleries in Bali. These galleries include the Neka Art Museum and the Museum Puri Lukisan. Don’t miss the chance to visit the extraordinary Don Antonio Blanco Museum, created by the “Dali of Bali” himself. At the Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA), browse paintings done in the classical Balinese artistic style of Kamasan, learn how to dye fabric using the batik method, and see musicians perform.Those who are into pampering and alternative healing will love Ubud’s health retreats. Join yoga sessions, enjoy rejuvenating body treatments and partake in cooking classes. Try something from the menu at a juice bar or at cafés and restaurants specializing in raw food and vegan cooking. Visit the many temples of Ubud to see the spiritual side of this part of Bali. Walk through a stone mouth to reach Goa Gajah, the mysterious Elephant Cave. Meet the macaques that live around temple complex in the Ubud Monkey Forest.To enjoy the lush countryside, kayak on the Ayung River, hike along the Campuhan Ridge or book an elephant safari.Ubud is located in central Bali. The village has accommodation for all budgets, both near the town center and in the countryside. Denpasar International Airport is about an hour away by car and taxis have fixed rates.Come to Ubud to immerse yourself in the Balinese way of life and enjoy the tranquility of the countryside.

Where to stay in Ubud

Element By Westin Bali Ubud - CHSE Certified
Element By Westin Bali Ubud - CHSE Certified
4 out of 5
JL Raya Andong No 88, Desa Petulu, Kabupaten Gianyar, Ubud, Bali
The price is $124 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
$124
per night
Oct 4 - Oct 5
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Ubud. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the property condition in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
9/10 Wonderful! (232 reviews)
"It was a lovely place to stay"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2023

Element By Westin Bali Ubud - CHSE Certified
Ayung Resort Ubud - CHSE Certified
Ayung Resort Ubud - CHSE Certified
4.5 out of 5
Desa Melinggih Kelod, Banjar Begawan Payangan, Ubud, Ubud, Bali
The price is $138 per night from Oct 6 to Oct 7
$138
per night
Oct 6 - Oct 7
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Ubud. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools. Popular attractions Ubud Monkey Forest and Alila Ubud Art Gallery ...
9.6/10 Exceptional! (508 reviews)
"Quiet gem of a getaway nestled in a beautiful jungle valley away from crazy touristy Ubud"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

Ayung Resort Ubud - CHSE Certified
Komaneka at Rasa Sayang - CHSE Certified
Komaneka at Rasa Sayang - CHSE Certified
4 out of 5
Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud Gianyar, Ubud, Bali
The price is $165 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 12
$165
per night
Oct 11 - Oct 12
Stay at this 4-star spa resort in Ubud. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a full-service spa. Popular attractions Ubud Monkey Forest and Komaneka Fine Art Gallery ...
9.4/10 Exceptional! (472 reviews)
"Everything about this property was great."

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2023

Komaneka at Rasa Sayang - CHSE Certified
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Ubud Green Resort Villas Powered by Archipelago
Ubud Green Resort Villas Powered by Archipelago
4 out of 5
Jln. Sri Wedari No. 8, Tegallantang, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Ubud, Bali
Stay at this 4-star villa in Ubud. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools. Popular attractions Ubud Monkey Forest and Threads of Life Indonesian ...
8.8/10 Excellent! (158 reviews)
"Tranquil, staff delightful and helpful, great place to stay and ''chill''."

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Ubud Green Resort Villas Powered by Archipelago
The White Villas Ubud
The White Villas Ubud
4 out of 5
Jl. Sandat 38, Ubud, Bali
Stay at this 4-star villa in Ubud. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Popular attractions Ubud Monkey Forest and Spiritual Center Sinar Suci ...
9.4/10 Exceptional! (115 reviews)
"Oasis of quiet and comfort walking distance from most attractions in Ubud. Very safe. Nice pool. Friendly staff and very nice breakfast. The 4pm tea and pastries is a very nice touch."

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

The White Villas Ubud
The Kampung Ubud Villa
The Kampung Ubud Villa
4 out of 5
JL. Raya Sayan Br Sindu, Sayan, Ubud, Bali
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly villa in Ubud. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and private pools. Popular attractions Ubud Monkey Forest and The Blanco Renaissance ...
7.2/10 Good! (48 reviews)
"We enjoyed every moment of 6 day stay in this 2 bedroom villa. The staff was very nice and accommodating. Even when we arrived earlier than expected they gave us access to a smaller room to rest up until our room was ready . The room service menu options were delicious. The villa was beautiful!!!! ..."

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2022

The Kampung Ubud Villa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler
Jun 3, 2020

I find the people to be warm and welcoming. I enjoy this culture, their food and hospitality. We had a spa day, a shopping day, a half day at a temple another half day at the monkey forest, we ate at amazing restaurant. We also took a cooking class

5/5 - Excellent

Julia
Mar 30, 2020

Beware of the monkeys. And street vendors selling grocery store items for a 600% mark-up.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler
Mar 20, 2020

kind of westernized. Seems to be very popular for young adults

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler
Mar 13, 2020

This is the perfect place to learn more about the culture of Bali.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler
Mar 10, 2020

UBUD was more metropolitan and busier than i expected. I wanted a serene countryside but it is definitely a busy city that has been discovered by many people. It is no longer a secret.

5/5 - Excellent

Adrian
Mar 3, 2020

Excellent if you love nature and waterfalls. Do get a bike because you are gonna need it to move around

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