With the Bali Spirit Festival rapidly upon us we’ve created this little guide of all the best places to stay, yoga and spa at. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get a special deal, upgrade or complimentary add on from our accommodation partners.
Here’s our list of recommended hotels from budget to luxury. For healthy eats, yoga classes and retreats check out our Ubud Wellbeing Guide.
Adiwana Jembawan is a boutique wellness retreat in the heart of Ubud that focuses on body, mind and spirit rejuvenation. With its team of onsite experts, including an Ayurvedic doctor and yoga instructor, the resort offers lifestyle programs that are tailored to address any specific health concerns you may have.
This property is a healing sanctuary for personal renewal with affordable solutions to many of the issues caused by trying to exist in today’s fast-paced world. It is a place where you are encouraged to slow down, eat nutritious food and return to the basics of simply living well. Read reviews.
Alaya Resort Ubud is a boutique resort that is all about taking time out to enjoy quality relaxation in a stylish environment surrounded by natural beauty. With 105 luxurious rooms and supporting facilities, Alaya Resort Ubud has become a home away from home offering a distinct sense of belonging for wellness travellers.
What we love about the Alaya is that it’s centrally located but hidden away with spacious grounds, a gorgeous infinity pool and spa. Make sure you book the Alaya room that has a free standing bath and views over the gardens and pool. Staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. You must experience the floating breakfast where you can eat your breakfast directly in the pool, it’s a novelty that will make for a memorable experience. It also shares rice terrace views with a number of local independent cafes and eateries. Read reviews.
At The Chedi Club, we believe in providing our customers with a luxury experience, from the moment they step out of the plane, to the second they leave their temporary home. Our hotels are luxury choices for those who truly want to escape and offer the perfect place for people to relax for week-long pick-me-up.
Our gymnasium which includes treadmill, stationary bike and free weights is ideal for those looking into keeping fit with a view. Enjoy your fitness regime as natural daylight streams through oversized windows while you appreciate the expansive view of Ubud’s palm-fringed rice paddies.
Try our complimentary yoga classes offered daily from 7:30 am to 9:00 am. The spa provides an elegant blend of effortless calm and modern facilities. Inside our two paddy-facing Spa Suites, you can view Ubud’s iconic rice paddies, which calm the mind as talented therapists stroke stress away from the body. Signature treatments include The Chedi Jade Massage and classic Indonesian cream bath, which deep conditions hair while experienced hands knead your scalp, shoulders, arms and hands.
Views onto those same fertile fields inspire and distract from The Health Club within the yoga studio. You can even dive into our 25-metre swimming pool with views of sacred Mount Agung in the distance providing the perfect backdrop. Read reviews.
Our unique resort grounds and natural spa setting provide a relaxing getaway for those seeking a peaceful retreat, enabling you to unwind and re-energise. Bordered with coconut trees and encompassed by spring-fed streams and the Petanu River, the soothing sounds of nature are heard throughout the resort.
Majestically positioned with a strong sense of space reflecting Balinese style and tradition, Bhanuswari Resort & Spa is unique in concept, in scope and in location. Guided yoga and meditation classes are offered with two separate yoga platforms, offering stunning views of nature.
Several times throughout the year Bhanuswari also hosts a series of third-party yoga retreats for those wishing to dedicate a week or more to their yoga practice. Retreats consist of daily yoga and meditation, and can be booked in advance for group rate specials. Read reviews.
If you’re looking for peace and quiet, then this is the place to be. Steeped in culture and enriched by magnificent vistas, Ubud offers a respite from a fast-paced and busy city life. Hotel Puriartha is located in Peliatan which is 1.7 km from Ubud Monkey Forest. The hotel features an on-site bar and a year-round outdoor pool.
Guests can choose between rooms with balcony or pool access. Some rooms have pool view. The air-conditioned rooms have en suite bathroom with free toiletries and shower facilities. Guests can have a meal at the on-site Alfresco Restaurant.
Take a dip in the swimming pool or relax in the loungers by the poolside. Massage and treatments are available in the spa. Read reviews.
Agung Raka Resort and Villa is a new modern minimalist property built to complement the landscape that surrounds it, providing a sensational feeling of being in a beautiful village, with a stunning sunset view from the rice terrace. It’s located just 10 minutes walking distance to the Monkey Forest in Ubud. Yoga classes are offered daily from 7-8am and sound healing sessions on a Saturday from 5-6pm.
Most of the villas are designed to mimic the general shape of a Balinese rice-barn, which has its lower space utilised as living space, and a bedroom on the second floor. The villas are mostly constructed of wooden structure, bamboo, and thatched roof, which provide a stable cool temperature throughout the day, while an air conditioning system is in place in each room to further adjust it according to our guests’ preference. As an added convenience feature, some of the villas are equipped with kitchenettes, and every room is equipped with telephone, mini bar, and a television set. Read reviews.
The Pari Sudha is a new hotel that will open on the 24th of March and offers its guest a healthy breakfast set and traditional Balinese dinner as a part of our opening promo. Guests can also borrow a yoga mat and toning band for free during their stay if they want to practice yoga or doing exercise on their rooms, which each of rooms facing the view of the jungle.
Guests will also receive a complimentary Balinese herbal drink or natural smoothies daily. Complimentary bicycles are available to rent if you want to watch the heron birds in their habitat nearby, or just for simply cycling into the local rice fields.
We are accepting reservation from 24th March onwards. For those who are attending Bali Spirit Festival, we offer a complimentary return shuttle to the venue. Contact email@example.com to book.
The Artini Resort is is perfect for relaxing and healing your mind, a tranquil and comfortable resort located in the midst of rice fields and adjacent to the artists community in Pengosekan – just a 20-minute walk from the centre of Ubud. Designed in traditional Balinese style combining the natural beauty, culture and arts of Bali, it offers the utmost in leisure or vacation.
All rooms are completed with AC, private balcony, minibar, international tv channels, safety box, tea and coffee making facilities, spacious bathroom with hot and cold running water, wash basin, towel, and modern western type toilets. Wifi is available in every room. There are four main buildings with 39 rooms are surrounded by tropical gardens and swimming pools with outstanding views. Feel the sense of rural life, nature, tranquility and friendly atmosphere. Read reviews.
Bambu Indah is located in the heart of the Sayan ridge, away from the bustling energy of the south, but just a 15 minutes drive from Ubud. A fusion of two worlds lies here. Serenity and peace of mind is on full display, accompanied by warm local hospitality and luxury service to ensure the most memorable experience possible.
Experience a sustainably minded jungle retreat with the luxury of a hotel service – a radically distinctive boutique hotel, carefully curated by designers and long term residents of Bali, John and Cynthia Hardy. In 2005, eleven antique Javanese bridal homes were brought to Bali, restored, and decorated with the finest details. They offer daily yoga classes in the majestic Minang house. Treat yourself to a treatment in the relaxing massage pods with some of the best practitioners on the island, ranging from traditional Balinese massage to deep tissue or reflexology.
Now, Bambu Indah is available to travellers from around the world seeking unique experiences where you can indulge yourself with the best traditional cuisine available with homegrown ingredients and recipes that have crossed generations, immersing in the sounds of nature. The hotel offers free shuttle service to and from Ubud centre twice daily for your convenience. Read reviews.
Set above Ubud’s verdant Valley of the Kings, Viceroy Bali is one of the world’s most intimate and beautiful experiences, considered the ultimate when choosing a luxury resort in Bali. Located just ten minute from Ubud, each of the 25 private pool villas looks out to a spectacular jungle ravine.
Adding to the serenity is the sound of the rolling river rising from the valley floor below, something best enjoyed from your outdoor Balinese bungalow perched next to the pool. Three day wellness packages are offered that include daily spa treatments and private yoga lessons.
The Lembah Spa is considered one of Bali’s most tranquil settings and the perfect location for the pursuit of holistic health and wellbeing. Treatments have been meticulously developed combining Western knowledge with traditional, time-honoured Balinese wellness techniques handed down over centuries. Read reviews.
A winding mile from the village below, the hilltop boutique resort of Alila Ubud owes its inspiration to traditional Balinese village life. 14 two-storey wood-and-stone-made blocks house just 56 rooms. Each one offers panoramic views of the valley below, the River Ayung that runs through it and the ring of volcanoes surrounding the hotel.
On top of all this, Alila Ubud’s 25-metre infinity pool with a killer view is the wow-factor here. Like its sister hotels in Bali, Alila Villas Uluwatu and Alila Manggis, Alila Ubud is a sustainable design hotel with a minimal eco footprint.
Alila Ubud takes relaxation to a new level of indulgence with a Rainforest Spa Experience that unfolds within a blissful cocoon of tranquility and beautiful valley views, encompassing spa rejuvenation and culinary refreshment.
Amid this enchanting setting, surrender to the pampering sensations of a relaxing footbath followed by a 90-minute therapeutic massage designed to unravel the deepest tension and stress.
Then refresh with a healthy, delicious lunch, choosing from either a three-course Detox or Pan-Asian set menu, made with fresh local and organic ingredients. Read reviews.
Bali is known for its calming spirit. At COMO Uma Ubud, guests can experience some of this texture in each and every one of the Asian-inspired treatments at the resort’s COMO Shambhala Retreat. There are few places in Bali as serene as this, where twisting wooden paths are flanked by koi carp ponds and lush green jungle. Guests can relax to the sound of the breeze as they indulge in our extensive range of massages, therapies and facials.
Our open-air yoga pavilion sits high in the Tjampuhan Valley, offering dramatic views of the river far below. Here, guests can take part in daily complimentary classes, or arrange private yoga sessions with our expert instructors. Other facilities include four serene treatment rooms, a reflexology area, steam rooms, a gym and a 25m outdoor pool – each element evoking Bali’s peaceful, health-giving character. Read reviews.
It is the warm hospitality that has earned Kamandalu Ubud its remarkable reputation. Here at this luxurious home away from home, new guests become friends and repeaters are treated as part of the family. Everyone is welcome to come and discover the Kamandalu experience.
The name kamandalu is adopted from the sacred Sanskrit language and it refers to a vessel that holds holy water. The process of actually creating this container has deep spiritual meaning whereby the maker must break away from the attachments of the physical world and purify himself of self-desire. The appearance of the kamandalu is simple, but it bears great significance since it holds the holy water, which is considered to be the essence of life itself.
Kamandalu Ubud brings the same significant vision as its namesake to create a meaningful place where guests are able to break away from the frantic pace of daily life and experience true inner peace.
Come and rejuvenate yourself with a three day wellness healing program. It is specially designed to refresh your mind, body, and spirit through a combination of yoga session, beauty, and spa treatment. Read reviews.
Or if you are looking for a private villa, this luxurious property accommodates up to eight people with four bedrooms, four bathrooms and a pool.
Escape to the forests of Bali in luxury style at this luxury retreat villa in Ubud. Tucked into lush rice terraces, with views of the island’s sacred volcano. Laid out as a compound, the four-bedroom property can accommodate up to eight friends or extended family in a combination of common and private spaces.
Your holiday includes an airport transfer, daily breakfast, a twice-daily shuttle to Ubud and the services of a housekeeper and butler. Settle into the striking pool and watch the sun move across the vibrant landscape, indulge in a nap in one of the sun loungers on the terrace and finish the day with a meal from the barbecue at the al-fresco table.
Designed by Popo Danes, one of the most renowned architects in Southeast Asia, the villa is a stunning take on traditional Balinese style.
In the main pavilion, a thatched roof, open-plan layout and several sets of French doors to the terrace lend a relaxed feel. The wicker seating area, dining table for ten and fully equipped kitchen are understated yet inviting.
Flower-covered pergolas connect the four bedrooms to the main house. All four suites are honeymoon-worthy retreats with king beds and en-suite bathrooms; two of the bedrooms connect to the villa’s spa area, and two have their own al-fresco showers. From Villa Bayad Estate, it’s easy to visit the must-sees of Ubud, from its art museums to the market and royal palace. More details and booking.