Ubud

Travel Guide
Puri Lukisan Museum featuring a temple or place of worship

Visit Hindu temples in lush forests, treat yourself to rejuvenating body treatments and discover the thriving arts scene of Bali's cultural capital.


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

Ubud Dedari Villas
Ubud Dedari Villas
3 out of 5
Banjar Lebah, Bedulu.Gianyar, Ubud, Bali
The price is Rp323.926 per night from 30 Oct to 30 Oct
Situated on the riverwalk, this resort is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Goa Gajah and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Ubud Monkey Forest. Ubud Traditional Art Market and Ubud Royal ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (81 reviews)
Amazing
"Gorgeous villas with beautiful views. Really attentive and friendly staff. Perfect stay"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

Ubud Dedari Villas
Tejaprana Resort & Spa
Tejaprana Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
Banjar Sapat, Tegallalang, Ubud, Bali
The price is Rp1.058.532 per night from 23 Nov to 23 Nov
Situated in the suburbs, this spa hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Tegallalang Rice Terrace, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Ubud Royal Palace and Campuhan Ridge Walk. ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (295 reviews)
"Great little place. They manage to keep the bugs under control. The staff are friendly. You need transport to get anywhere but the resort is nice enough to hang around all day."

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Tejaprana Resort & Spa
Royal Kamuela Villas & Suites at Monkey  Forest, Ubud
Royal Kamuela Villas & Suites at Monkey Forest, Ubud
5 out of 5
Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali
The price is Rp1.022.727 per night from 23 Nov to 23 Nov
Located in Ubud City-Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ubud Monkey Forest, Ubud Traditional Art Market, and Pura Desa. Ubud Royal Palace ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (445 reviews)
Nice place to stay!
"Staff was friendly and helpful! I stayed in a one bedroom villa with my own pool and I had monkeys visit every morning (and sometimes in the afternoon) The first time I was scared and four staff were there within seconds!"

Reviewed on 24 Jun 2021

Royal Kamuela Villas & Suites at Monkey Forest, Ubud
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.
Dedary Kriyamaha Ubud by Pramana
Dedary Kriyamaha Ubud by Pramana
4 out of 5
Banjar Pinjul, Desa Kendran, Tegalalang, Ubud, Bali
The price is Rp723.140 per night from 25 Oct to 25 Oct
Situated in Ubud, this spa villa is within 1 mile (2 km) of Goa Gajah, Puser Tasik Temple and Penataran Sasih Temple. Ubud Peliatan Balerung Stage and Agung ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (109 reviews)
"The staff were really nice and friendly , especially adi. We had some trouble trying to sort flights out to get home because of the virus he was very understanding. The property is quiet and Has beautiful rooms"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Dedary Kriyamaha Ubud by Pramana
Anusara Luxury Villas - Adults Only
Anusara Luxury Villas - Adults Only
4 out of 5
Jalan Raya Pejeng Kawan, Br Laplapan, Desa Petulu, Ubud, Bali
The price is Rp770.947 per night from 27 Oct to 27 Oct
Situated in a rural location, this villa is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Ubud Royal Palace and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Ubud Traditional Art Market. Campuhan Ridge Walk ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (177 reviews)
"Amazing stay! Perfect for a honeymoon getaway."

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Anusara Luxury Villas - Adults Only
Ubud Paras Villa
Ubud Paras Villa
Jl. Raya Sanggingan Kedewatan, Ubud, Bali
The price is Rp1.575.000 per night from 25 Oct to 25 Oct
Situated in Ubud, this villa is within 1 mile (2 km) of Neka Art Museum, Blanco Museum and Campuhan Ridge Walk. Gunung Lebah Temple and Pura Dalem Ubud are also ...
Ubud Paras 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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