Ubud Travel Guide

Articles about Ubud

By Gabrielle Blitz
By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Peter Jon Lindberg
“And now we drink,” said the priest. The holy water came from deep within the cave in which we knelt. The priest, or mangku, had collected it in a rusty bucket left under a dripping stalactite. The cave was discovered five centurie...
By Alan Brown
You have just arrived at your resort from the airport and are escorted into a private villa. Not bothering to unpack, you ease into the personal plunge pool and surface to a sweeping view of sea, palms, and cascading bougainvillea. A beautiful you...
Entering Uma Ubud—the first Balinese resort from Christina Ong, the creator of Parrot Cay and the Metropolitan in London and Bangkok—requires passing between monolithic stone walls and a bench wrought from a centuries-old tree root. And that's jus...

Hotels in Ubud

In true Aman form, this luxurious hideaway displays an unwavering commitment to seclusion and romance from its perch high above the Ayung River gorge on the outskirts of Ubud. The resort is a re-imagined Balinese village, where pebbled walkways meander along 30 freestanding suites.

Restaurants in Ubud

Famous for its babi gulung (suckling pig); come early for the crispiest skin.

Things to do in Ubud

Textile gallery and emporium that supports local women's weaving cooperatives.