This resort almost defines tropical charm, surrounded by the Petanu River and the green shoots of the Peliatan rice fields. 108 thatched roofs poke out between the exotic foliage, the complex architecture a tribute to modern Balinese aesthetics. There are sophisticated local and international dining options and even an outdoor theatre space for some light entertainment. In case the surroundings aren’t relaxing enough, there’s always the Maya Spa.
The cultural center of Bali, and home to most of the country’s museums and galleries. The Balinese royal family have their home in this very traditional-looking town in the cool foothills of central Bali. The surrounding paddies inspire an artistic crowd, and you can see arts and crafts everywhere. As well as markets and traditional dance displays, you can head out to Ubud Monkey Forest and meet the mischievous neighbors.
Ways you can help in Ubud
A dedicated local Doctor, together with a few supporters, run a Foundation for HIV/AIDS babies. Born to HIV/AIDS parents who have passed away these little souls are cared for in a local orphanage, one of the few prepared to take HIV/AIDS babies into care, for fear of transmission. Mostly born to mothers who were unaware […]