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13 Best Hotels in Ubud, Bali

Ubud, with its rich culture, stunning nature, and spiritual vibe, will forever be one of my favorite places in Bali. It’s hard not to get swept up in the magic of this town as you’re exploring its dense jungles, verdant rice fields, and vine-covered walkways. As well as that breathtaking natural beauty, with cascading waterfalls in every direction, Ubud is also a top spot for art and culture, with a vibrant art market running every day and a number of museums and galleries dotted around to explore. Not sure where to stay next time you check out Ubud? We’ve rounded up all of the best hotels here!

Alila Ubud Alila Ubud
Credit: Alila Ubud by Alila Ubud

Alila Ubud

You’ll find the Alila brand dotted throughout Bali, but Alila Ubud offers something a little extra special. A wonderful experience for anyone who loves nature, culture, and luxury, you’ll start each morning waking up in a Terrace Tree Villa that overlooks the lush rainforest and the Ayung River valley down below. Enjoy the infinity pool, the spa, the yoga classes, and the wood carving lessons offered by the resort, or branch out to explore the nearby attractions like the Ubud Palace, the Ubud Monkey Forest, and the Gua Gajah with the free shuttle service. When you’re hungry, stop by the resort’s restaurant for a romantic dinner at the Bale Bengong, a private pavilion surrounded by nature.

Key Amenities:

  • Balinese-style villas

  • Secluded location

  • Infinity pool

Wapa di Ume Wapa di Ume
Credit: Wapa di Ume by Wapa di Ume

Wapa di Ume

It’s hard to know where to start when it comes to the gorgeous Wapa di Ume in Ubud, Bali. This boutique resort boasts rice fields as its centerpiece, which means peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the center. Each of its traditional Balinese villas comes with a private balcony and a hot tub with views overlooking the two swimming pools outside. But the best part? The luxury three-level ultra-modern spa overlooks the rice terraces, where you can enjoy blissful treatments and massages after a long day of exploring. You’ll also find a yoga center, a gym, a meeting room, and an organic garden here.

Key Amenities:

  • Traditional Balinese kitchen

  • Wedding chapel

  • Two pools

Kayumanis Ubud Private Villas & Spa Kayumanis Ubud Private Villas & Spa
Credit: Kayumanis Ubud Private Villas & Spa by Kayumanis Ubud Private Villas & Spa

Kayumanis Ubud Private Villas & Spa

Kayumanis Ubud Private Villas & Spa offers a luxury Bali hideaway where you can feel rejuvenated by the sights and sounds of nature. If you’re looking to escape the fast-paced lifestyle of southern Bali, this beautiful place brings together everything you need. Kayumanis Ubud is part of a traditional Balinese village, which means a fair chance of seeing a ceremony or hearing the Hindu prayers while staying here. Check into one of the hotel’s spacious traditional-style villas with 24-hour butler service, a private pool, and an open-air garden bath, and you’ll likely never want to leave. When you’re ready for a little movement, indulge in a spa with massage services or join some yoga or cycling activities.

Key Amenities:

  • Free shuttle to central Ubud

  • Daily afternoon tea

  • Free massage once per stay

Hanging Gardens of Bali The Spa at Hanging Gardens of Bali
Credit: The Spa at Hanging Gardens of Bali by hanginggardensofbali.com

Hanging Gardens of Bali

It’s hard to top the Hanging Gardens of Bali if you’re looking for a hotel that goes all out with the amenities. For starters, its pool has been named – on multiple occasions – as the World’s Best Pool by TripAdvisor and Condé Nast Traveler while the rest of the hotel is highly regarded, too. Check into one of its gorgeous private suites and individual villas to experience your own granite infinity pool that cascades into the jungle below. When you’re chilling in the communal pool, you’ll be able to gaze out at views of the Dalem Segara temple and the Ayung River. And, if that wasn’t enough, the hotel also features an innovative restaurant, one of the best spas in Bali, and a complimentary shuttle service to the center of Ubud.

Key Amenities:

  • Known for its “once in a lifetime” experiences

  • Restaurants with Asian flare and Mediterranean delicacies

  • Spa with ancient traditional therapies

Maya Ubud Resort & Spa Maya Ubud Resort & Spa
Credit: Maya Ubud Resort & Spa by mayaresorts.com

Maya Ubud Resort & Spa

Check into Maya Ubud Resort & Spa if you’re looking for a tranquil getaway with a natural setting in Ubud. Set amidst the secluded green valley by the Petanu River and the Peliatan rice terraces, this luxury spot offers everything from relaxing spa treatments by the river to quiet time by the infinity pool. While Ubud is definitely worth exploring, you’ll never find yourself bored of things to do while checking here. Maya Ubud has four dining options on-site, a fitness center, a tennis court, and yoga classes at the open-air pavilion to kickstart each morning here with a dose of serenity.

Key Amenities:

  • Bathtubs in each bathroom

  • Beautiful surroundings

  • Morning yoga and pilates classes

The Samaya Ubud The Samaya Ubud
Credit: The Samaya Ubud by The Samaya Ubud Bali Luxury Villas

The Samaya Ubud

The Samaya Ubud might just be one of the most romantic hotels in Bali: a perfect setting for exploring with someone special. Home to private pool villas overlooking the stunning views of the Ayung River, every part of this hotel was designed with luxury guests in mind. Expect a fusion of modern amenities and elegant furnishings with traditional Balinese touches dotted throughout. You’ll want to spend at least one afternoon here pampering yourself at the Spa at The Samaya, which offers a range of treatments using natural ingredients and traditional techniques. You should also check out dinner at the hotel’s Swept Away by The River restaurant, home to a range of delicious Balinese dishes.

Key Amenities:

  • Cooking classes

  • Balinese ceremonies

  • Yoga classes

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan Four Seasons Resort Bali Sayan
Credit: Four Seasons Resort Bali Sayan by Four Seasons Resort Bali Sayan

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

You may have spotted the beautiful Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan already, especially if you’ve dined at one of the restaurants overlooking the hotel from the valley between. One of the best Four Seasons properties in the world, this five-star hotel goes above and beyond when it comes to impressing Bali’s luxury-loving guests, set in a picturesque setting surrounded by nothing but nature. This incredible spot offers a one-of-a-kind resort experience in a verdant riverside sanctuary surrounded by tiered rice paddies and enchanting gardens. In the past, it’s been recognized as one of the world’s best resorts on the Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List and is especially renowned for its suites and villas, each with a private plunge pool and a balcony overlooking the forest.

Key Amenities:

  • Yoga and meditation sessions

  • Balinese dance performances

  • Spa with chakra ceremonies and river stone massages

The Royal Pita Maha The Royal Pita Maha
Credit: The Royal Pita Maha by royalpitamaha-bali.com

The Royal Pita Maha

A stay at The Royal Pita Maha in Bali is a dream come true for anyone who loves nature, culture, and luxury. Imagine waking up in a spacious villa with a private pool, surrounded by lush greenery and stunning views of the Ayung River valley, and you’ll start to understand just how magical a stay at this Ubud hotel is. Enjoy a delicious breakfast in your room, or dine at one of the resort’s restaurants from morning until night. When you’re looking to switch off, you can indulge in a relaxing massage at the spa, or join a yoga class at the edge of the river. Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, explore the nearby attractions like Ubud’s many art galleries and the temples.

Key Amenities:

  • Yoga bale

  • Traditional spa

  • Beautiful architecture and decor

Komaneka at Tanggayuda Komaneka at Tanggayuda
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Komaneka at Tanggayuda

Komaneka at Tanggayuda is famed for its spacious and elegant rooms with four-poster beds and bathtubs. In short, if you’re looking to feel like royalty while staying in Bali, this is the place to go. Here, you’ll find a few Ubud classics, including an outdoor infinity pool, a fitness center, and a spa, as well as a cozy restaurant to keep you fed and watered during your stay. Looking to explore the local culture? Komaneka at Tanggayuda regularly puts on free yoga as well as traditional Balinese dance and wood carving lessons. It’s one of the best hotels in Ubud for really getting to understand traditional Balinese charm.

Key Amenities:

  • Free shuttle to Ubud center

  • Exceptional breakfast

  • Great restaurant

Fivelements Bali Retreat Fivelements Retreat Bali
Credit: Fivelements Retreat Bali by Fivelements Retreat Bali

Fivelements Bali Retreat

Ubud is widely recognized as Bali’s most spiritual hub, and that’s something you’ll appreciate more than ever when you check into Fivelements Bali Retreat. Renowned for its luxury getaways with a focus on spirituality and health, Fivelements Bali Retreat is an award-winning eco-luxury wellness retreat perched along the Ayung River and surrounded by tropical greenery. Here, admire the open-concept villas with sweeping views of greenery, private balconies, outdoor seating, and fine wood furnishings in every direction. The hotel also has an outdoor pool, spa, restaurant, and complimentary scheduled shuttle service to the central area of Ubud, although those checking into this spot tend to spend their days exploring the wellness programs here rather than venturing out.

Key Amenities:

  • Plant-based restaurant

  • Healing rituals

  • Yoga sessions

Komaneka at Bisma Komaneka at Bisma
Credit: Komaneka at Bisma by komaneka.com

Komaneka at Bisma

If you’re hoping to explore Ubud’s incredible range of restaurants, markets, attractions, and temples, there’s nowhere better to check in than Komaneka at Bisma. Surrounded by the beautiful Campuhan River, coconut plantations, and rice fields, you’ll never feel anything less than seriously chilled while staying here. But don’t think it’s remote: this luxury hotel is only around 950 meters from Monkey Forest and 1.2 km from Ubud Palace and Ubud’s famous art market. Those looking for the full romantic experience should check into the private pool villas, while those traveling with families will find larger suites with plenty of room to stretch out.

Key Amenities:

  • Infinity pool with rice field views

  • Villas with plunge pools

  • Wooden deck overlooking forest

Viceroy Bali Viceroy Bali
Credit: Viceroy Bali by Viceroy Bali

Viceroy Bali

Ubud can get a little cooler than southern Bali, which means you’ll definitely appreciate the private heated pools just outside of each spacious villa here. Set in a gorgeous location overlooking the Valley of the Kings, Viceroy Bali comes complete with everything you need for a once-in-a-lifetime getaway in beautiful Bali. Start each morning with a delicious breakfast at CasCades Restaurant, which overlooks the jungle ravine down below. The hotel is also renowned for its luxury spa, offering guests a range of treatments using natural ingredients and ancient techniques. At the end of each day spent exploring, wander back to your villa and enjoy the starry night sky from your balé or maybe even from the pool.

Key Amenities:

  • Heated Pool

  • Helipad

  • Fine dining restaurant

Weda Cita Resort & Spa Weda Cita Resort & Spa
Credit: Weda Cita Resort & Spa by mahaputrahotelsandresorts.com

Weda Cita Resort & Spa

Looking for something a little more off the beaten track? Weda Cita Resort & Spa is a newer addition to Ubud’s impressive boutique hotel lineup and offers a tranquil getaway in a hidden village on the outskirts of the town. A sanctuary with a central pool and a cozy spa, Weda Cita sits in a strategic location near Ubud Monkey Forest, Ubud Palace, Saraswati Temple, Goa Gajah, and the Blanco Museum. The first thing you’ll notice when checking in here is likely the beautiful surroundings, filled with rice paddies and enveloping vines with frangipani flowers and pink blooms in every direction. You’ll probably also want to reserve some time while staying here to check out the spa, too.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooms with balconies overlooking the pool

  • Balinese restaurant

  • Spacious rooms

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