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Where to Stay in Ubud: Best Spa Hotels

Ubud lures you in with its rich culture and traditions, verdant nature and gourmet food offerings, while the local art scene, laid-back locals and jungle excursions keep you coming back for more. However, one of the best parts of staying in Ubud is the opportunity to indulge in pampering spa treatments while being surrounded by lush flora and fauna.

In Ubud, you can bring the day spa to you by staying in one of the luxurious spa hotels in the area. With more than 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve uncovered the best spa hotels in Ubud’s top areas for travellers. Check out the luxurious accommodations and unforgettable Ubud experiences highlighted below.

Pengosekan

Why You Should Stay in Pengosekan

Still relatively unknown to tourists, Pengosekan retains its laid-back and untouched village ambience with locally-owned restaurants, unique boutiques and surrounding natural spoils. You’ll also find a variety of down-to-earth experiences, such as painting workshops, yoga studios and cultural dancing. The village centres around the central Jl. Raya Pengosekan strip, where most of the resorts, restaurants and museums sit.

Must-Do Pengosekan Experiences 

Top Hotels in Pengosekan

Plataran Ubud Hotel & Spa

Plataran Ubud Hotel & Spa bedroomImmerse yourself in Bali’s lush natural spoils at the luxurious Plataran Ubud Hotel & Spa, which complements its verdant tropical scenery with inviting wellness facilities. These facilities range from two infinity pools overlooking rice paddies to a pavilion-style gym and the pampering Padma Spa. Pair Indonesian cuisine with pool views at The View or enjoy international cuisine at Teras Ubud.

The rooms and suites are designed for utter relaxation with their garden views, heavenly beds and in-room entertainment. The Plunge Pool Villa takes it a step further with its traditional Balinese architecture and private garden with plunge pool. 

Nearby Attractions

  • Agung Rai Museum of Art (300 metres)
  • Uluwatu Boutique (1.3 kilometres)
  • Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (600 metres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 80 – USD 164
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: Jl. Hanoman-Pengosekan, Ubud, Indonesia

Alaya Resort Ubud

Alaya Resort Ubud poolHotelsCombined visitors love the on-site dining at Alaya Resort Ubud, where you can dine surrounded by rice fields at Manisan Bali or pair exotic flavours with live music at Petani Restaurant. Treat yourself to a personalised menu of treatments at DaLa Spa or take advantage of the on-site activities, such as a cooking class, cycling tour or a swim in the sun-drenched pool.

The Deluxe Rooms offer private terraces or balconies, while the Alaya Rooms also give you a stone deep-soaking bath. Alternatively, upgrade to an Alaya Suite for island-inspired luxury, including views of the rice paddies, separate living room, private furnished balcony and an open mosaic bathroom. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (350 metres)
  • The Yoga Barn (230 metres)
  • Pura Taman Sari temple (260 metres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 101 – USD 590
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: Jalan Hanoman, Ubud, Indonesia

Hotel Location

Market at Ubud in Bali, Indonesia

Why You Should Stay in the Ubud City Centre

Located just north of the world-famous Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, the Ubud City Centre combines contemporary culture with Bali’s rich traditions in a vibrant mix of art studios, inviting restaurants and cafes, local markets and museums. Stay here if you prefer to remain close to Ubud’s main sights while enjoying a touch of natural tranquillity. 

Must-Do Ubud City Centre Experiences 

  • Learn the secrets behind Bali’s exquisite cuisine at the Paon Bali Cooking Class.
  • Admire the artwork of Antonio Blanco and explore manicured gardens at the Blanco Renaissance Museum.
  • Venture back in time to Ubud’s ancient days at Ubud Palace.

Top Hotels in the Ubud City Centre

Ubud Village Hotel

Ubud Village Hotel restaurantBudget-savvy travellers will appreciate the affordability of Ubud Village Hotel, which still provides an array of on-site facilities, such as the luxurious Kama Karana Spa, a main pool with Balinese umbrellas and sunbeds, a children’s pool and a fully-equipped gym. You also have access to four dining venues, including Madu Restaurant for breakfast, Mexicano Restaurant for fresh Mexican cuisine and Ulu Sunset Terrace for evening cocktails.

There are 64 rooms to choose from, all of which offer king-size beds, complimentary Wi-Fi and signature window seats overlooking gardens. Certain rooms and suites also have balconies and sunken baths, such as the Premier Deluxe and Junior Suite, while the Roof Top Villa features a private terrace with a daybed.

Nearby Attractions

  • Alit Art Gallery (80 metres)
  • Ayung River Rafting Bali (350 metres)
  • Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (750 metres)

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 45 – USD 176
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud, Indonesia

SenS Hotel & Spa

SenS Hotel & Spa bedroomRest in true comfort at the 4-star SenS Hotel & Spa, where the thoughtfully-designed rooms feature custom daybeds, original artwork, work desks and sunlit windows. There are six Premium Rooms at the hotel, all of which boast views of the courtyard and pool, private balconies and free-standing baths.

Treat yourself to gourmet Balinese and Asian cuisine at Yonne Café & Bar, which overlooks the indulgent pool. You can also sip on pre-dinner cocktails in the Lobby Lounge or take advantage of 24-hour room service. Don’t miss out on a rejuvenating treatment in the SenS Spa or a morning workout in the gym. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Cameng Art Gallery (350 metres)
  • Ubud Palace (850 metres)
  • Seniman Coffee Studio (700 metres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 57 – USD 99
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: Jalan Sukma Br.Tebesaya Peliatan Ubud, Bali, Ubud, Indonesia

Hotel Location

Peliatan

Why You Should Stay in Peliatan

About 10 minutes’ walk from the Ubud City Centre, Peliatan is a charismatic village centred around the ancient Peliatan Royal Palace. Friendly locals welcome you into Peliatan, where cultural dance performances and inviting Balinese restaurants pair perfectly with verdant jungle greenery, cooking classes and fascinating art museums.

Must-Do Peliatan Experiences 

  • Admire the intricate paintings and sculptures by local artists at the Rudana Museum.
  • Experience the centuries-old architecture and history at the magnificent Peliatan Royal Palace.
  • Enjoy family-friendly dining and delicious Balinese cuisine on the breezy patio at Warung Janggar Ulam.

Top Hotels in Peliatan

Maya Ubud Resort and Spa

Maya Ubud Resort and Spa restaurantThe 5-star Maya Ubud Resort and Spa is renowned for being one of Bali’s most hidden jungle retreats, pairing its opulent rooms and villas with exceptional service and lush jungle surrounds. The spacious rooms offer views of the Petanu River Valley or Peliatan Rice Terraces, while the villas often feature private pools, gardens, open-air Jacuzzis and traditional decor.

You needn’t leave the resort for exceptional dining, thanks to the on-site breakfast buffet at Maya Sari and the Asian-inspired delicacies at Asiatique. You can also soak up views of the lagoon-style pool while enjoying a healthy meal at River Café. Along with the pool, this resort has yoga classes, a fitness centre and the indulgent Spa at Maya.

Nearby Attractions

  • Paon Bali Cooking Class (800 metres)
  • Pemulan Coffee House & Resto Ubud (150 metres)
  • Cameng Art Gallery (700 metres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 166 – USD 815
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: Jalan Gunung Sari Peliatan PO Box 1001, Ubud, Indonesia

KajaNe Yangloni

KajaNe Yangloni bedroomExpertly combining Balinese heritage and culture with contemporary services and luxuries, KajaNe Yangloni provides the perfect retreat near some of Ubud’s top attractions. The on-site Bali HomeMADE Spa offers traditional treatments and yoga classes, while Ubud HomeMADE Resto serves healthy and organic food. Don’t miss the exclusive experiences, such as painting and carving lessons, cycling and family-friendly cooking classes.

The rooms, suites and villas all feature private balconies, complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning and distinct natural finishes. For the ultimate in luxury, stay in the Bale Villa, which also boasts a semi-outdoor bathroom and surrounding rice fields and tropical gardens. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Rudana Museum (400 metres)
  • Pawon Wong Solo restaurant (350 metres)
  • Pondok Padi Design (140 metres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 84 – USD 161
Guest Rating: 9.3
Address: Jalan Raya Peliatan, Ubud, Indonesia

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Scenic Green Valley Hiking Trail in BALI : Campuhan Ridge Walk

Why You Should Stay in Kedewatan

Do you want to surround yourself with Bali’s lush jungle scenery? Head to Kedewatan, which sits surrounded by flowing rivers, verdant rice fields and dense jungle. This peaceful village boasts its own can’t-miss Balinese restaurants and experiences, such as art museums and river rafting. Just outside you’ll find scenic hiking trails with sweeping hilltop vistas. 

Must-Do Kedewatan Experiences

  • Hike through the 12-kilometre-long Tjampuhan’s Sacred Hills trail past woodlands, valleys and rivers.
  • Admire Balinese artwork inspired by nature and culture at the Neka Art Museum.
  • Embark on an adventurous river rafting excursion with Toekad Rafting.

Top Hotels in Kedewatan

Pramana Watu Kurung

Pramana Watu Kurung bedroomEnjoy an unforgettable village experience at Pramana Watu Kurung, which is nestled above the Ayung River and a forested valley. The 18 richly-appointed suites and villas have been created from handcrafted Javanese wooden joglos and feature bespoke furnishings, private balconies and deep-soaking baths. The Wooden Pool Villa and Royal Ayung Pool Villa also boast outdoor swing and private pools.

Let your mind and body relax with a treatment or massage at Pramana Spa or dine on superb Balinese cuisine while admiring jungle vistas at the on-site Lembah Ayung Restaurant & Jetty. You can also swim in the pool, take a Balinese cooking lesson, learn Balinese dancing or cycle around Ubud. 

Nearby Attractions

  • Dana S Painting Studio (650 metres)
  • Ayung Garden Restaurant (60 metres)
  • Graha Rafting (900 metres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 136 – USD 254
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: Jalan Batu Kurung IV Banjar Bunutan Kedewatan, Ubud, Indonesia

The Payogan Villa Resort and Spa

The Payogan Villa Resort and Spa poolTake some well-deserved time out on your Ubud holiday by staying at the relaxed Payogan Villa Resort and Spa. The on-site Purnama Spa boasts a range of special treatments for rest and rejuvenation, while Lesung Restaurant offers all-day international dining and local dishes with exotic Balinese-grown produce. Cool off with a swim in the jungle-enclosed pool, embark on a cycling tour or organise a cooking class.

Almost all of the one, two and three-bedroom villas at The Payogan Villa Resort and Spa come with private pools, while all of them feature king-size beds, baths, a selection of fresh fruit and separate living rooms. Families or large groups will find ample space in the three-bedroom option with a private garden pavilion. 

Nearby Attractions

  • Dana S Painting Studio (350 metres)
  • Toekad Rafting (800 metres)
  • Kampung Cafe & Cottages (850 metres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 136 – USD 326
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: Banjar Bunutan, Desa Kedewatan, Ubud, Indonesia

Hotel Location

Sayan

Why You Should Stay in Sayan

Nestled on a ridge along the Ayung River about five kilometres from the centre of Ubud, Sayan provides a tranquil rainforest retreat for intrepid travellers. The resorts and hotels here perfectly capture Bali’s natural beauty, while its streets reveal unique local shopping and restaurants serving fresh regional ingredients. You also have convenient access to one of Bali’s best nature walks.

Must-Do Sayan Experiences 

  • Dine on fresh seasonal produce amongst scenic garden vistas at Moksa Plant-Based Restaurant & Permaculture Garden.
  • Stroll along the Campuhan Ridge Walk to admire panoramic hilltop views of Ubud.
  • Browse the local boutiques along Jl. Raya Sayan.

Top Hotels in Sayan

Four Seasons Resort Bali At Sayan

Four Seasons Resort Bali At Sayan poolPreceded by a treetop suspension bridge, the extravagant Four Seasons Resort Bali At Sayan transports you to a jungle haven of locally-inspired activities, traditional architecture and the verdant Ayung River Valley. The on-site day spa combines age-old Balinese practices, energy healing techniques and physical therapies to create harmony within your body and soul.

All the villas here feature private sun-drenched pools, rich timber finishes, daybeds and views of the surrounding hillsides and rice terraces. Book the Royal Villa for three luxe bedrooms, open living and dining, an inviting rooftop and river vistas. All guests have access to a yoga pavilion, cooking school, two-tiered pool and the jungle-facing Ayung Terrace restaurant. 

Nearby Attractions

  • Ubud Bali Rafting (110 metres)
  • Jati Bar (240 metres)
  • Ubud Raw Chocolate (450 metres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 430 – USD 3,633
Guest Rating: 9.8
Address: Jalan Raya Sayan, Ubud, Indonesia

The Samaya Ubud Bali

The Samaya Ubud Bali bedroomThe Samaya Ubud Bali positions you among undulating hills and verdant rice terraces while keeping you close to Ubud’s biggest attractions. The alluring one, two and three-bedroom villas all come with king-size beds, private balconies or terraces and baths. Some of the villas also feature private gardens and sun-drenched pools.

Unwind with a traditional Balinese massage in the on-site spa, which also implements treatments from around the world. You can also swim in the outdoor pool, combine cocktails with tropical rainforest views at Scene Restaurant or dine alongside the flowing Ayung River at Swept Away Restaurant. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Ratni Collection shop (600 metres)
  • Cycling Bali (600 metres)
  • Warung Desak Man Sari restaurant (950 metres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 351 – USD 1,159
Guest Rating: 9.8
Address: Banjar Baung, Desa Sayan, Ubud, Indonesia

Hotel Location

Penestanan

Why You Should Stay in Penestanan

A sleepy village just outside the centre of Ubud, Penestanan is blessed with luxurious villas, small yoga studios and a laid-back shopping and dining strip. You can sit back with a coffee while admiring views of rice fields, chat to locals over a street-side beer or dine at family-run warungs. You’re also just a five-minute drive from the Balinese dance shows and late-night bars in central Ubud.

Must-Do Penestanan Experiences 

  • Stroll down Jl. Penestanan while ducking into unique boutiques and inviting restaurants.
  • Enjoy a variety of international dishes by the sun-drenched pool at Cafe La Terrace.
  • Admire works of young Balinese artists in the intimate I Ketut Soki Studio.

Top Hotels in Penestanan

The Sungu Resort & Spa

The Sungu Resort & Spa bedroomThe impressive pool at The Sungu Resort & Spa has won over HotelsCombined visitors, thanks to its healthy sea salt, plush sun loungers and surrounding foliage. However, you’ll also love the on-site Sungu Spa, which uses Indonesian herbs and spices to enrich its Balinese treatments. The resort also offers painting lessons, palm leaf creations and fresh local ingredients in The Sungu Restaurant.

The Superior and Deluxe rooms boast terraces, private gardens and sunken baths, while the two-storey Duplex Villa Sungu features an open shower, outdoor terrace and large fridge. You can also stay in the Pool Villa Sungu, which has all this plus a private pool. 

Nearby Attractions

  • The Blanco Renaissance Museum (400 metres)
  • Campuhan Ridge Walk (750 metres)
  • Rudolf Bonnet House (350 metres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 63 – USD 142
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: Jalan Penestanan Ubud Gianyar, Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud Heaven Penestanan

Ubud Heaven Penestanan poolThe 4-star Ubud Heaven Penestanan offers a tranquil retreat within its one and two-bedroom villas featuring private pools, kitchens, open dining and living rooms and gazebos. These exquisite holiday abodes also boast complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, king-size beds and comfortable slippers.

Dine on international cuisine in The Waroong, swim surrounding by tropical plants in the outdoor pool or chill out on the sun deck. Don’t miss experiencing the healing benefits of a massage or signature treatment at the on-site spa, which also does couple-focused treatments.

Nearby Attractions 

  • Intuitive Flow yoga studio (550 metres)
  • Rudolf Bonnet House (270 metres)
  • Tjampuhan’s Sacred Hills (1.3 kilometres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 52 – USD 123
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: Jalan Banjar Panestanan Kaja, Sayan, Ubud, Indonesia

Hotel Location

Pamper Yourself in Ubud

Ubud certainly doesn’t hold back when it comes to pampering, offering you numerous inviting spa hotels for very affordable prices. These opulent holiday havens typically also include outdoor swimming pools, extravagant villa accommodations, jungle settings and gourmet on-site dining.

Where do you prefer to stay for indulgence when in Ubud? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Ben Stower

I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.

Ben Stower
I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.
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