Get away to romantic Ubud! Enjoy the temples, forests, and art.

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.

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Temples, Forests and Culture

Top Hotels in Ubud

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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SereS Springs Resort & Spa Singakerta
5 out of 5
Banjar Jukut Paku Singakerta, Ubud
NT$2,767
per night
Oct 8 - Oct 9
4.8/5Exceptional! (181 reviews)

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 ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (181 reviews)

"The whole resort was beautifully designed and facilities so lovely. We got upgraded to a villa which was so nice. Breakfast had a great selection too. What a special place."…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/16

SereS Springs Resort & Spa Singakerta
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Alaya Ubud
5 out of 5
Jl. Hanoman, Ubud, Bali
NT$3,626
per night
Oct 6 - Oct 7
4.6/5Exceptional! (782 reviews)

This family-friendly Ubud resort is located in Pengosekan, within 1 mi (2 km) of Ubud Monkey Forest, Ubud Royal Palace, and Ubud Traditional Art Market. Campuhan ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (782 reviews)

"Very beautiful property close to everything in Ubud. The staff were fantastic, food was good, and the facilities were excellent. I didn't have a long stay, but I enjoyed it greatly."…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/4

Alaya Ubud
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Element By Westin Bali Ubud
4 out of 5
JL Raya Andong No 88, Desa Petulu, Kabupaten Gianyar, Ubud, Bali
NT$2,466
per night
Oct 20 - Oct 21
4.6/5Wonderful! (128 reviews)

Located in Andong, this spa hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ubud Royal Palace, Ubud Traditional Art Market, and Campuhan Ridge Walk. Ubud Monkey Forest and Tegallalang ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (128 reviews)

"A new hotel with modern rooms and excellent amenities.. Staff were friendly and helpful. Not much nearby and a rather hazardous 40 minute walk to Ubud markets."…"

Reviewed on 2019/8/18

Element By Westin Bali Ubud

Popular things to do in Ubud

Ubud Monkey Forest
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Ubud Monkey Forest

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 Traditional Art Market
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Ubud Traditional Art Market

With a visit to Ubud Traditional Art Market, a favorite shopping spot in Ubud, you can find the perfect gifts to bring home. Amble within the lush forest or visit the temples in this quaint 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

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

Blanco Museum
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Blanco Museum

This extravagant hilltop retreat with gardens was once the home of “the Dali of Bali,” the man many consider to be the island’s most eccentric artist.

Neka Art Museum
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Neka Art Museum

This impressive art museum is home to some of the most influential artists in Bali and gives insight into the development of Balinese art.

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