Verdant rice paddies, meandering pathways, gently rolling hills and the soothing Ayung River set a glorious backdrop for Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. In the spiritual and cultural heart of Bali, visitors are transported to a place where joy is found in luxuries as simple as time and nature, and a quiet moment of reflection will resonate for years to come. Secluded from the distractions of daily life, resort guests will discover the peace of mind and body that has drawn devotees to area mandapas, or temples, for thousands of years. An intimate hotel of only 60 villas and suites, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, features two swimming pools, a luxury spa and active excursions to awaken the spirit. Ubud is the perfect place to both escape and discover. To truly experience the magic, one must simply be willing.
Komaneka at Monkey Forest offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for IDR 750000 per vehicle one way. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in massages, body scrubs, or facials, and local cuisine is served at Garden Terrace Restaurant, which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. An outdoor pool and a poolside bar are other highlights, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer up nice touches like bathrobes and slippers.
Viceroy Bali offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for USD 50 per vehicle roundtrip. You can visit the spa to indulge in massages, body wraps, or mani/pedis, and CasCades Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. An outdoor pool and a bar/lounge are other highlights, and rooms at this luxurious resort offer upscale touches like private pools and private plunge pools.
Set in a hillside garden of 10 hectares and stretching across a gravity-defying peninsula set high above 2 river valleys, the Maya Ubud Resort and Spa in Ubud, Indonesia, features a lovely location and is within walking distance of Ubud and 1.1 miles (1.8 kilometers) from the Ubud Royal Palace. Ngurah Rai International Airport is 55 kilometers from the resort.
With its traditional Balinese design featuring pavilions, courtyards and an open-air lobby, the Maya Ubud Resort and Spa provides architecturally inspired spaces for relaxation. To get to the spa, a highlight of the property, visitors must first take an elevator through a gorge. Once there, services offered include the Petanu Interlude, a 3-hour session consisting of a Balinese massage, herbal treatment and bath, and reflexology. (Please note that children are not allowed in the spa areas, including River Café and the spa pool.) The resort features a winding nature trail, putting green, and 3 large outdoor pools. Umbrellas, cabanas, and sun loungers are provided. After such exertion, hungry guests have 3 on-site dining options. Maya Sari Asiatique serves Japanese cuisine, Maya Sari Mas offers international fare, and the River Café features light snacks. This resort offers a business center with event space, a ballroom, and complimentary Internet access. A complimentary shuttle to the Ubud market is also available, while self parking is free at the property.
Guestrooms at the Maya Ubud Resort and Spa continue the Balinese design theme, but with a contemporary twist of bright yellow accents and blue slate floors. Villas include terraces, and select units feature private plunge pools.
Pros: The place was just beautiful. You drive a bit through some back roads in Ubud and then BAM, you're dropped of at this hidden resort that is just incredible. It's sits at the top of a massive river valley and there are treatment rooms and spring fed pools all along the walk down to the river.
Cons: I just wish I'd planned better. We were only able to spend two nights at Como Shambala because we booked the room at the last minute for the final two days of our trip.
A great choice for a stay in Payangan, COMO Shambhala Estate features a rooftop terrace and offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for IDR 1188825 per vehicle. Guests can grab a bite to eat at one of the 2 restaurants and visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, detox wraps, or body wraps. An outdoor pool and a bar/lounge are other highlights, and rooms at this luxurious resort offer up nice touches like private spa tubs and iPod docks.
A great choice for a stay in Ubud, Royal Kamuela Villas - Monkey Forest Ubud features a rooftop terrace and offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for IDR 548000 per vehicle. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in massages, facials, or body treatments, and Coffee Shop serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There are 12 outdoor pools and a bar/lounge, and rooms at this luxurious hotel include upscale features like private pools and soaking tubs.
Cons: Skip the breakfast here; there are better options nearby.
Pros: Location, service, food & drink
Cons: Wifi was very slow ... didn't work sometimes.
Anumana Ubud Bali offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for IDR 450000 per vehicle one way. Guests can visit the spa to be pampered with massages, aromatherapy, or reflexology, and Uma Resto, one of 2 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There's an outdoor pool and a poolside bar, and rooms at this upscale hotel get the details right with fireplaces and free minibar items.
Blessed with uninterrupted views of tropical greenery, The Royal Pita Maha embraces a spiritually charged parcel of landscape in rural Ubud on the island of Bali. This luxury resort has been built with rare sensitivity towards the surrounding environment in an area that descends down to the banks of the Ayung River. Designed to celebrate the traditions, art and culture of Bali, the resort features a collection of private pool villas and supporting facilities overlooking the timeless beauty of the Ayung River. The Royal Pita Maha is a sanctuary for travellers seeking to recharge the body, mind and spirit in the Balinese village of Ubud.
Suparsa's Home Stay offers an airport shuttle (available on request). Free perks include WiFi and continental breakfast daily between 8 AM and 10 AM. Other features include free bike rentals, a terrace, and a garden.
A great choice for a stay in Ubud, Atta Mesari Villas features airport pick-up service. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in massages, reflexology, or mani/pedis, and international cuisine is served at Atta Mesari, which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. An outdoor pool and a poolside bar are other highlights, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer up nice touches like deep soaking tubs and bathrobes.
Sadru House offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for IDR 350000 per vehicle one way. Free WiFi is an added perk, and guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby mountain biking and rafting. A terrace and a garden are other highlights.
Praety Home Stay offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for IDR 300.00 per room roundtrip. Free perks include WiFi and continental breakfast daily between 7 AM and 10 AM. Other highlights include a garden, and rooms offer balconies or patios and room service.
A great choice for a stay in Ubud, Alam Puisi Villa features a rooftop terrace and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 40 per vehicle. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant and visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy, or Ayurvedic treatments. An outdoor pool and a garden are offered, and rooms at this upscale resort have conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves.
Pondok Sebatu Villa offers an airport shuttle for IDR 484000 per vehicle roundtrip. Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. An outdoor pool and a poolside bar are other highlights, and rooms offer LCD TVs and minibars.
Cons: The butler told us the mini bar had charges when our mini bar was complementary. Not a big deal but I wish he told us the right information. The front desk asked me if I still wanted the mini bar items upon check out and I said yes. No issues there :)
Location. The hotel overlooks the spectacular Ayung river valley and stunning views of the rice paddies and jungle. Located less than 5 km from popular attractions including Ubud Monkey Forest and the Elephant Caves, this Ubud property is immersed in 3 hectares of tropical gardens. The resort also overlooks the picturesque Ayung River Valley, and is 90 minutes drive from the Ngurah Rai International Airport (Denpasar).
This resort oasis features the Mango Tree by L'Occitane full-service health spa with 5 private treatment villas. The garden-view spa offers yoga, massage, aromatherapy, and beauty treatments using L'Occitane products, and has a sauna. Also on site is a professional hair salon. There are 3 dining venues for guests to choose from: La View offers a fusion of South East Asian and French fare, where guests can choose intimate indoor dining or sit outdoors overlooking the Ayung River Valley, the Tamiang restaurant featuring Indonesian cuisine, and the Oishi Tei sushi bar. Room service is available during limited hours and the resort has an outdoor swimming pool with a poolside bar. A steam room and a spa tub are also available for guest use. Complimentary newspapers are available in the lobby. In addition to free bicycle rentals, the hotel offers an area shuttle for destinations within 5 km. Valet and self parking are complimentary. Complimentary actives offered include a morning yoga retreat, a visit to the spa (specific times only), and Balinese dance lessons. A guest computer station is available.
Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa Hotel offers 38 Balinese-style villas. Elegantly decorated, the villas are ornate with alang-alang or atap sirap roof, red-wood, teakwood and coconut shell panels. Amenities include 34-inch LCD TVs with DVD/CD players, coffee/tea makers, minibars, complimentary bottled waters, desks, and in-room safes. Complimentary infant cribs are available. Private bathrooms have hair dryers, complimentary toiletries, bathroom phones, bathrobes, and slippers. Turndown service, and housekeeping are all available daily. Most villas include private plunge pool, spacious areas and private terrace offering a breathtaking view of the Ayung River Valley. Barong rooms have private terraces with views on the resort's swimming pool.
Showcasing a sun terrace and views of the garden, Pondok Taman Asri Homestay is located in Ubud in the region of Bali, just 0.9 miles from Ubud Market. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. The rooms come with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Bike rental is available at this family stay and the area is popular for biking. Ubud Palace is 0.9 miles from Pondok Taman Asri Homestay, and Ubud Monkey Forest is 1.6 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Ngurah Rai International Airport, 19 miles from the property.
Villa Arya offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for IDR 400000.00 per vehicle one way. Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. An outdoor pool and a children's pool are other highlights, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer up nice touches like premium bedding and rainfall showerheads.
Villa Semana Resort & Spa offers an airport shuttle for USD 35 per vehicle one way. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant, or indulge in hot stone massages, body scrubs, or reflexology. An outdoor pool and a snack bar/deli are offered, and rooms at this upscale resort get the details right with bathrobes and slippers.
This boutique retreat is encompassed by tropical greenery in the picturesque village of Kedewatan, Ubud. It anticipates the needs of modern travellers with just 49 Deluxe Suites housed within two blocks overlooking a timeless landscape of mature trees andswaying coconut palms. Each block has its own rooftop pool with a sundeck and themed dining outlet An additional 8 Pool View Suites are located in another wing with easy access to the main swimming pool.
The Payogan Villa Resort & Spa embraces 7 hectares of timeless landscape that is traversed by two separate river flows. It is just 10 minutes' drive by car from Ubud downtown. Enveloped by hinterland greenery, this secluded property celebrates nature's precious bounty and the gift of each new day. This spiritually charged hillside retreat is a composition of just 45 traditional contemporary styled private villas.
Pondok Permata Homestay offers an airport shuttle for IDR 350000 per vehicle roundtrip. Guests will have free perks like breakfast, WiFi, and self parking. A terrace and a garden are other highlights, and all rooms offer balconies and room service.