The island of Bali offers some of the most stunning hotels and resorts you’ll ever see in your lifetime. Step into paradise with a taste of luxury combined with hospitable service. In this post, whether you are looking for the best Ubud hotels or resorts, we cover 25 Ubud Bali resorts that go above and beyond eat, pray, and love.
25 Beautiful Ubud Bali Resorts
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1) Bulgari Resort Bali – Top Pick for Best Places to Stay in Ubud
The beautiful Bulgari Resort Bali is set on a remote location on Bali’s southern coast with its own private beach. This stunning Ubud Bali resort is a 40-minute drive from the scenic town of Kuta, a 15-minute drive away from the popular tourist spot Uluwatu Temple.
The Bulgari Bali resort features 59 villas, available in one bedroom to five-bedroom private mansions and is considered by many luxury travelers as as one of the best resorts in Ubud. Each villa features traditional Javanese interior furnishings, volcanic stone walls, Javanese mahogany doors, and window frames, and floor-to-ceiling windows with ocean views.
Guests at the five-star Ubud Bali resort have access to a private beach and stunning infinity pool, opulent spa, along with four bars and restaurants with an extensive menu offering Balinese and western menu.
Highlights: Cliffside villas with sea views, huge bathrooms, and private outdoor swimming pools, full-range fitness center with personal trainers.
2) Mandapa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve
The impressive Mandapa is a 15-minute drive from Ubud, isolated by nature along the peaceful Ayung River.
Mandapa features suites and different types of villas, offering views into the reserve and valley of the property. Add the exotic touch of a rain shower, freestanding bathtub, and traditional Balinese decor – it’s a unique hotel experience you’ll ever experience in Ubud.
The chic Mandapa Bali resort is designed to look like a Balinese village, with the visual focal point being the rice paddies.
The luxury villas are tucked away in lush gardens and enjoy its privacy, while the swanky suites have immaculate views that overlook the rest of the resort.
Highlights: Luxurious spa with traditional healing therapies, 24-hour fitness center, complimentary yoga classes
3) Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan – Guest Favorite as one of Best Hotels in Bali
The Four Seasons Resort Bali is, without a doubt, one of the most stunning best Ubud Bali resorts. The location itself is like paradise, tucked away in Sayan’s picturesque hillside village, along the flowing Ayung River. Four Season Resort features 60 sizable suites and villas, each with sublime views of the tropical forest and rice terraces. The interiors of the villas and suites only enhance the views, with traditional Balinese furnishings and a touch of contemporary elements to the décor.
Highlights: Yoga, village walks, cycling tour, traditional Balinese cooking classes, legendary infinity pool, and health and wellness spa.
4) The Kayon Jungle Resort by Pramana
The Kayon Jungle Resort is a low-key Bali luxury resort tucked away in a jungle setting in Ubud, alongside the steady stream of Petanu River.
Guests at this posh resort may choose three different types of room: the Valley Deluxe Rooms (jungle views), the River Suites (river views), and the River Edge Pool Villas (featuring a private infinity pool that overlooks the river).
The rooms have a rustic-chic design, centered around traditional Balinese furnishings, both inside the room and in the balconies. Although the design of each room varies from one to another, the overall theme is consistent to fit the natural setting of the villa. Each room has beds draped over in mosquito netting and uses earth tone color schemes that give a bright and breezy atmosphere.
Guests of the Kayon Jungle is also a short distance drive from Ubud’s popular sites, such as the town center and the Hindu temples at the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.
Highlights: Spacious bathrooms with terrazzo tub, rainfall showers, furnished balcony and terrace, on-site spa and yoga, restaurant with jungle and waterfall views
5) Viceroy Bali
The stunning Viceroy Bali is located in scenic Nagi village, overlooking the serene Petanu River Valley.
The elegant villas have a touch of luxury and traditional design, featuring private pools, nature and jungle views, outdoor lounges, terraces, and many other opulent details you would expect in a five-star Bali resort.
Each of the Viceroy Bali villas has its unique character, featuring open bathrooms, gardens, covered pools, gazebos, terraces with lounge chairs, to name a few.
The five-star resort’ has an ‘Instagram-friendly infinity pool that features a fountain, lounge chairs, and umbrellas on a floating deck, plush cabanas, and a swim-up bar.
Nearby popular tourist spots are the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Elephant Safari Park, and the quaint Ubud town center.
Highlights: Helicopter tours, cooking classes, traditional Balinese dancing lessons, white water rafting, horseback riding, rice terrace walking tours, Mount Batur volcano day trip, and a handful of other on-site activities.
6) Kamandalu – Top Ubud Hotels
The spectacular Kamandalu resort is set in a lush jungle, on top of a ridged hillside with surroundings of rainforests.
The five-star Bali resort has 58 spacious luxury villas, each with its own beautiful garden terrace views. The interior itself is designed with high-end traditional Balinese furnishings and artworks.
The romantic setting of Kamandalu resort is perfect for couples and honeymooners, and spacious villa-style lodgings appeal to families with kids or group travelers. Don’t miss the private outdoor dining that you can book with the hotel!
Highlights: valley views, floating breakfast, infinity pool with rainforest views, beautiful spa set in the middle of the jungle.
The beautiful Samsara Ubud is located in the heart of Ubud and is a touching distance to the area’s popular museums such as Neka Art Museum and Blanco Museum.
The sleek five-star Ubud hotel features villas with garden views and private pools. The property is set in the middle of the rainforest, with each villa having a dramatic view of the surrounding lush jungle.
Samsara’s restaurant provides a western and traditional Balinese menu, with a 24-hour front desk, bar, garden, a beautiful outdoor pool, and a terrace.
The units feel homey and cozy and come with tiled floors and feature a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, a dining area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and a private bathroom with shower and a hairdryer. Some villas have a seating area and/or a balcony.
We highly recommend the floating breakfast available every morning at Samsara Ubud. Otherwise, continental breakfast is also available.
Highlights: lush jungle views, fitness center, cycling, spa treatment, yoga classes, outdoor movies.
8) Tanah Gajah
The beautiful Tanah Gajah resort is ideally located just outside of Ubud town, a short distance away from the shops, galleries, and quaint café Ubud center are known for. This Ubud resort offers complimentary transfer from the hotel to the city Ubud center.
The property sits right in the middle of rich jungle and rice paddies, giving a sense of privacy and seclusion you would expect on a five-star Balinese resort.
The swanky Tanah Gajah features 20 luxury suites and villas, with traditional artsy furnishings and Balinese art that gives a gallery-feel interior of the rooms.
Highlights: Outdoor rain showers and baths, fitness center, spa, hot air balloon (great view for the rice paddies), rice paddies walking tour
9) Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas & Spa
The beautiful Bali resort, Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas & Spa, sits on a five-acre property overlooking the serene River Wos.
The grounds from Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas and Spa is enchanting with five acres of tropical grounds, forest landscapes, intricate stone carvings and archways, mossy brick-walled pathways, and fishponds.
This Bali resort features villas and suites with traditional Balinese furnishings, indoor and outdoor showers, sitting rooms, and pools with lounge chairs on decks.
The location is a walking distance to the Ubud town center. Popular tourist spots are also a short distance away, such as the Pura Gunung Lebah temple, the Blanco Renaissance Museum, and Museum Puri Lukisan. The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary is a ten-minute car ride.
Highlights: stylish spa, Ubud shuttle service, bike rentals
10) Komaneka at Tanggayuda Ubud
The Komaneka at Tanggayuda Ubud Resort sits in a jungle location, overlooking the Oos River.
Upon arrival, guests are greeted with refreshing welcome drinks, stocked cookie jars, and fruit baskets in their rooms, ranging from Suites to two-bedroom Pool Villas. Each luxury villa has spacious patios and added living spaces. Although the interior design is rather minimalist compared to other five-star resorts in Ubud, the Balinese wood furnishings further enhance the feeling of being in the middle of nature.
Bathrooms feature deep soaking tubs, separate rainfall showers, and double sinks; some rooms have indoor-outdoor bathrooms with hand-carved volcanic stone baths.
Highlights: Three swimming pools with jungle views, on-site restaurant, full-service spa, fitness center.
11) Ubud Nyuh Bali Resort & Spa
The elegant Ubud Nyuh Bali Resort & Spa is a beautiful Ubud resort that gives a cozy, homey vibe with a sense of Balinese touch.
Each unit in Ubud Nyuh Bali Resort & Spa features private gardens with bathtub, private swimming pools, with some having an outdoor living space.
This swanky Ubud resort is a short distance away from popular tourist spots. The famous Ubud Monkey Forest is an only bike ride away, while the Elephant Cave is 3.1 miles away.
Highlights: Floating breakfast, wellness spa, fitness center, airport shuttle, free shuttle to Ubud town center.
12) Puri Wulandari – A Boutique Resort & Spa
The gorgeous Puri Wulandari Resort prides itself on the tranquil ambiance throughout the property. The location is rather remote and far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city center.
The rustic-chic vibe of this stylish Ubud resort complements its jungle-like surroundings. A popular spot of the hotel is the infinity pool, giving dramatic views from the edge of the cliff location.
All villas have plunge pools, decks with lounge chairs, and open-air living rooms, though pools and living rooms are larger in the two- and three-bedroom villas.
The hotel is most popular with honeymooners and couples, but the two- and three-bedroom villas are also a good option for families.
Highlights: Garden shower bathrooms, private plunge pools on every villa, River valley, and mountain views.
13) Hoshinoya Bali – Popular Hotels in Ubud
Hoshinoya Bali is truly a unique resort in Ubud, with its rare combination of Japanese-inspired and Balinese architectural design.
The result of the design combination is rather exquisite, and something you won’t find anywhere else on the island.
The minimalist chic design of each villa features futon beds and Balinese art – with sophisticated furniture made locally in Ubud. Each villa also features its own pool-side lounge area, and private access to the massive, dramatic pool set in lush jungle backdrop.
Highlights: A luxury spa offering sumptuous Balinese massage, yoga sessions, a complimentary shuttle that runs to and from central Ubud.
14) Chapung Sebali
Chapung Sebali is one of our personal favorite resorts in Ubud.
The uber-stylish five-star Ubud resort blends an eclectic style of Balinese architecture with a touch of Scandinavian flair – evident in the furnishings inside each of the villa.
Chapung Sebali is perched upon the hillside of Ubud, offering spacious villas with private pools and an infinity pool next to a stunning jungle backdrop.
We love that this Ubud resort is only a ten-minute drive from the trendy cafés and restaurants of the town center.
Highlights: the amazing fitness center, set on top of a hill, with magnificent views of nature, the jacuzzi in the middle of the jungle!
15) Alila Ubud
Alila Ubud is a contemporary five-star resort, set on lush grounds in a quiet rainforest setting.
The property features 68 contemporary villas, all with private terraces or balconies with scenic views of pure nature. The Balinese-style rooms have ample light and lots of air, with a feeling of utter serenity and understated luxury. Guests are surrounded by sounds of chirping birds and rustling leaves.
This Ubud resort centerpiece feature is its impressive infinity pool, perched on a terrace and “floating” along the jungle hillside, and above the Ayung River valley.
Highlights: Alila Ubud offers fine-dining with authentic Balinese and modern French cuisine. Guests may choose activities such as Balinese cooking classes in an outdoor kitchen with a sculpture garden, mountain biking around the neighboring countryside, visits to the Mount Batur volcano, and trekking through the Payangan countryside past rice terraces, rivers, and waterfalls.
16) Capella Ubud, Bali
It can’t get any more exotic than Capella Ubud.
The five-star resort sits in the middle of the Balinese rainforest. Guests are treated to a memorable check-in at the reception desk, called the Camp Post, where they are given ‘survival kits’ as part of the theme of being in a jungle.
The Interiors are stuffed with fascinating blends of contemporary and Balinese designs. Every inch of Capella Ubud features elements such as dimpled teak floors, fantastically ornate woodwork, dizzyingly patterned local textiles clashing behind black leather rococo sofas, and other chic designs that you wouldn’t see anywhere else.
Highlights: complimentary yoga, nature walks, cycling, gorgeous fitness center, helicopter trips to Nusa Pedina.
17) Tanadewa Resort & Spa
Tanadewa Resort & Spa is a popular choice among honeymooners, couples, and families with its boutique-like setting.
This stylish Ubud resort features 16 villas, set in the middle of lush tropical grounds. Each villa comes with its own serene tropical garden and private plunge pool. The design is rather minimalistic but keeps the elements that are true to Balinese décor. The interior is elegant and stylish throughout, with a soft earth tone palette, dark wood floors, stone accents, and contemporary Balinese wooden furniture with clean lines.
Highlights: Excellent spa, hilltop views, WiFi throughout the property
18) Visesa Ubud Resort
The elegant Visesa Ubud Resort is a favorite among previous guests with its Balinese-inspired design, set on a vast property full of rice fields, streams, ponds, and lush vegetation.
All villas have paddy field and rain forest views and come with private pools and exotic bathrooms with waterfall showers, deep tubs, separate glass showers, and vessel sinks.
Highlights: Welcome drinks, daily fruit baskets, and a breakfast buffet of hot and cold Balinese and international servings.
19) Kuwarasan A Pramana Experience
Kuwasaran A Pramana Experience resort is a short distance away from Ubud’s main hotspots. Popular spots such as the Ubud Market, Saraswati Temple, and Ubud Monkey Forest are all a short drive away.
Each room offers a garden view, with traditional Balinese furnishings.
Highlights: the spacious fitness center with floor-to-ceiling windows that give spectacular lush jungle views.
20) Bubble Hotel
A night or two at Bubble Hotel Ubud is definitely an experience like no other.
The hotel is located right in the middle of the lush Balinese landscape, and guests at this property feel totally submerged into nature. The hotel prides itself on providing comfort and privacy to its guests, all the while providing a once in a lifetime experience.
Bubble hotel features a restaurant with continental breakfast, a garden, and room service for the guests’ convenience.
Complimentary WiFi is offered throughout the property.
21) Sandat Glamping Tents
Sandat Glamping Tents in Ubud is another resort that will add to your experience while in Bali.
The luxury tents are a unique getaway that is eco-centric architectural designs, set in the middle of a lush jungle with panoramic views.
This chic glamping tents provide mosquito nets and a private bathroom with a shower. Guests also enjoy garden views and access to a pool.
Highlights: in-room massage laundry services, free parking.
22) Bambu Indah
Guests at Bambu Indah is an eco-luxury boutique resort that prides itself with panoramic views of mountains, rice paddies, and hills.
The elegant Ubud resort seamlessly blends bamboo interiors with a few traditional Balinese decorations. Each bungalow also includes en suite bathrooms with rain showers.
Bambu Indah is close proximity to central Ubud and a 1.5-hour drive from a popular hiking and cycling spot, Mount Batukaru.
23) Sapulidi Resort Spa & Gallery Bali
Ubud’s Sapu Lidi Resort Spa and Gallery feature an outdoor infinity pool that overlooks the perfect view of the rice fields.
Sapu Lidi Resort Spa and Gallery is a short distance away from Ubud’s popular destinations. Monkey Forest (30-minute walk), Arma Museum (10-minute walk), and the center of Ubud (30-minute walk). Otherwise, the resort offers free scheduled shuttle service within Ubud area.
Each room has distinct Balinese decoration and features a private terrace overlooking the rice fields.
Highlights: bicycle and car rental available, day trips, spa treatments
24) Maya Ubud Resort & Spa
Maya Ubud Resort & Spa is a perfect getaway for vacationers looking for quiet and peaceful time while in Bali.
This Ubud resort is in the middle of nature, with lush greenery surrounding the hotel.
The charming Maya Ubud Resort & Spa provides guests with plenty of activities on-site, such as rice terraces tours, rejuvenating spa treatments, or just a relaxing alone time by the infinity pool.
Highlights: fitness center, tennis courts, yoga classes.
25) Bisma Eight
Bisma Eight is one of Ubud’s finest.
This luxury hotel features 38 swanky suites, set in the middle of the rainforest that gives a perfect backdrop for those who are looking to be surrounded by nature.
Bisma Eight offers three different types of suites, all sharing the same elements of traditional Balinese furnishings with a touch of modern accents. The rooms are spacious and well-thought-out and provide spectacular views of its surroundings.
Highlights: ten-minute walk from Ubud center, high-end amenities, fitness center, free yoga and cooking classes, infinity pool.