Dotted with ancient mystical temples and some of Bali’s very best restaurants, Ubud is an absolute must for every island itinerary. As much as we love the sand in our toes and sea salt in our hair, the breathtaking rainforests and jade-hued terraces of Ubud mean we’re regularly swapping our sunbeds for a lush jungle perch.
If Bali is the Island of the Gods, then Ubud is where they would stay for architectural perfection. Whether it’s a traditional wooden home perched atop viridian crests or a find luxury villa in Bali where modern style meets Balinese natural tranquillity, this Indonesian town is regarded as the keeper of some of the dreamiest luxury hotels and resorts in Bali.
So, to help you on your island adventure, we’ve rounded up the very best places to stay in Ubud. From boutique bohemian hotels to luxurious jungle abodes, here are the best hotels and resorts in Ubud for every budget.
For resorts in Ubud, it’s all about making a feature of the lush tropical surroundings, and Uma Kalai nestles organically into its rainforest valley setting. Tall jungle trees sprout between the villas and pavilions, and the infinity pool seems to melt away into the forest.
Rooms are dignified and refined, with warm-toned Balinese furniture and big balcony windows that bring the tropical setting inside. Other perks include a spa, cooking classes and a restaurant serving ingredients from the organic kitchen garden.
With Misty views of jungle trees await this tropical hideaway, innovatively designed so that every thatched, Balinese-style villa has uninterrupted views over a forested gorge cut by a gushing river. All the villas come with a valley-facing terrace, private pool, and four-poster bed with dangling curtains beneath a high thatched ceiling. It’s very intimate, very peaceful, and very refined.
This resort sits in one of Ubud’s most beautiful areas and makes it better with visionary architecture inspired by traditional Balinese style and awarded as a the best luxury resort in Bali.
Whether you choose to soak in the private heated pool, have a romantic dinner at the lavish restaurant, or pamper yourself at the famed wellness Spa in Ubud, yoga teacher training Bali everything comes with gorgeous views that will soothe the eyes and soul.
And if you book one of the luxurious villas in Ubud, you’ll be assigned a private butler to take care of your needs, right down to the last detail.