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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

Museum Puri Lukisan featuring a park, a pond and a luxury hotel or resort

Ubud City-Centre

4.5/5Wonderful!(284 area reviews)

Ubud City-Centre is known for its spectacular forests, and you can see some sights in the area like Ubud Traditional Art Market and Ubud Royal Palace.

Ubud City-Centre
Beside it's location surrounded by rice terraces and temples, Ubud is known for it's relaxed vibe and luxurious hotels and pools. If you cannot afford to stay in a luxury hotel, you can definitely swim in one's pool. The Jungle Fish restaurant & pool bar is on site of chapung Sebali Resort & Spa, and the pool can be accessed with a small fee.
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Sambahan

4.5/5Wonderful!(19 area reviews)

Spas, river views, and forests are some highlights of Sambahan. You might stop by Ubud Monkey Forest or Campuhan Ridge Walk while you're in the area.

Sambahan
Agung Rai Museum of Art featuring interior views and art

Pengosekan

4.5/5Wonderful!(61 area reviews)

Travelers come to Pengosekan for its forests, and you can see top attractions like Agung Rai Museum of Art and Agung Rai Museum of Art while you're in town.

Pengosekan
Ubud Monkey Forest showing a temple or place of worship and rainforest

Nyuh Kuning

4.5/5Wonderful!(17 area reviews)

While visiting Nyuh Kuning, you might make a stop by sights like Ubud Monkey Forest and Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal.

Nyuh Kuning
Breakfast and The first stop of the abc bike tour.  Other stops include making rice with locals, visiting a village and finished off with a swim at an amazing waterfall

Andong

4.5/5Wonderful!(47 area reviews)

Check out the spas, gardens, and restaurants while spending some time in Andong. Though there might not be many attractions in the neighborhood, you won't need to go far to find top spots like Ubud Royal Palace or Ubud Traditional Art Market.

Andong
Rice fields. A place with good energy. A good place to stop and have a break to enjoy the landscape.

Kutuh Kaja

5/5Exceptional!(1 area review)

While Kutuh Kaja isn't home to many top sights, Ubud Royal Palace and Ubud Traditional Art Market are some notable places to visit nearby.

Kutuh Kaja

Top Hotels in Ubud

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
SereS Springs Resort & Spa Singakerta
SereS Springs Resort & Spa Singakerta
5 out of 5
Banjar Jukut Paku Singakerta, Ubud
The price is NT$2,426 per night

This family-friendly Ubud hotel is located on a river, within 2 mi (3 km) of Candi Tebing Jukut Paku and Ubud Monkey Forest. Ubud Traditional Art Market and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (284 reviews)

"This was the nicest hotel we stayed at in Bali, it was great!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/22

SereS Springs Resort & Spa Singakerta
The Sankara Resort by Pramana
The Sankara Resort by Pramana
4 out of 5
Banjar Kumbuh, Desa Mas, Ubud, Bali
The price is NT$1,907 per night

Situated on the boardwalk, this spa resort is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Neka Art Museum and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Gaya Art Space. Campuhan Ridge Walk and Ubud Royal ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (198 reviews)

"Beautiful property and wonderful customer service."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/16

The Sankara Resort by Pramana
Natya Resort Ubud
Natya Resort Ubud
4 out of 5
Jalan Kelabang Moding, Desa Tegalalang, Ubud
The price is NT$2,117 per night

Situated in Ubud, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Saraswati Temple, Ubud Royal Palace, and Ubud Traditional Art Market. Campuhan Ridge Walk is 2.8 mi (4.6 ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)
I think you'll find much better, it was just OK

"This place is OK, as always in Bali the staff were super friendly, the resort itself was nice, the views are great. The Royal villas for me are a little odd, the downstairs pool area can feel a little dark and small. The breakfast was in my opinion average at best, the fruit was delicious (you cant ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/25

Natya Resort Ubud

Popular places to visit in Ubud

Ubud Monkey Forest
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Ubud Monkey Forest

4.5/5(778 reviews)

Enter a dense rain forest full of banyan trees and flowing streams to visit ancient Hindu temples and baths and see agile macaques swing in the treetops.

Ubud Royal Palace
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Ubud Royal Palace

4/5(136 reviews)

You can learn more about the history of Ubud during your trip to a top site like Ubud Royal Palace. Amble around this quaint area's lush forest, or seek out the biking trails.

Ubud Traditional Art Market
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Ubud Traditional Art Market

4/5(132 reviews)

With a visit to Ubud Traditional Art Market, a favorite shopping spot in Ubud, you can browse for souvenirs. Amble around this culturally rich area's lush forest, or seek out the biking trails.

Campuhan Ridge Walk
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Campuhan Ridge Walk

4.5/5(21 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Campuhan Ridge Walk, a popular green space in Ubud. Amble within picturesque gardens or visit the spas in this romantic area.

Agung Rai Museum of Art
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Agung Rai Museum of Art

Immerse yourself in Balinese culture at this interactive center, enjoy a meal, or stay in the resort and relax in the peaceful natural setting.

Goa Gajah
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Goa Gajah

4.5/5(4 reviews)

This mysterious place just outside of Ubud houses a Hindu temple, statues, ponds and fountains from a time gone by.

Reviews of Ubud

4.7

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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

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 1, 2020

Stay in Ubud then seek beaches out for a couple days in addition. Ubud is the center so its a must stay!

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