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Ubud: A Place of Peace and Serenity

Overview

Ubud: A Place of Peace and Serenity

If you’re looking for peace and quiet, then Ubud is the place to be. Steeped in culture and enhanced by magnificent vistas, Ubud offers a respite from the humdrum of your busy life. In the past, Ubud was just a small village, but now it has grown into a thriving yet laid back cosmopolitan community. Ubud pampers visitors in body and soul. Fine dining restaurants and spas here will delight and relax the senses. A walk through the lush paddy fields, watching colourful processions of women gracefully balancing piles of fruit offerings on their way to the temple, are lasting impressions and simply breathtaking.
The best way to observe Bali ’s traditions and culture is through mingling with the locals and watching their daily routine. In this town, you can visit the temples and villages that have remained relatively unchanged through the years.
Art galleries are also abundant. Masterful paintings and sculptures are waiting to be admired and appreciated, for who knows you may find the perfect painting or statue to grace your own living room?

Ubud: A Place of Peace and Serenity

This region is steeped in history and culture. Many remains from the old kingdoms of Bali can be found here, and unique arts and crafts are just waiting to be discovered. Known for its tranquillity, Ubud offers several natural retreats. The lush, green views and cool atmosphere makes morning and afternoon strolls most pleasant.

It’s no surprise that many people come to Ubud for a day or two and end up staing longer, drawn in by the culture and activities on offer. Ubud is where famed Elizabeth Gilbert found peace and her love as written in her best selling memoir “ Eat, Pray, Love”, which is now made into a film featuring Julia Roberts. Indonesia’s ownn celebrity Christine Hakim plays Wayan, the local alternative healer.

To observe the magnificent images of the cremation ceremony in Ubud, you can visit our photo essay:  Pelebon of the 9th Raja of Puri Agung Peliatan

To Stay

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Villa Mangku

Matahari Lumbung Bungalows Street Bentuyung , Ubud, GianyarJl. Bali Bali

Lilacita Inn

Suweta st no.65 Ubud 80571 Bali Bali

Ben's Homestay

Jalan Suweta, Sambahan 80571 Bali

Bali Bliss Resort & Spa Ubud

Jalan. Bankiang Sidem Bali

Wapa di Ume Resort & Spa

Jalan Suwetabr. Sambahan Bali

Suara Alam Villas and Spa

Jalan. Tirta Tawar, Banjar Kutuh Kaja Bali

Anand Ashram

Jl Sri Wedari Bali Bali

D'Legon Villa

Tirwa Tawar Street 15 80571 Bali

Ubud Green

Jl. Sriwedari No. 8, Tegallantang, Ubud Bali , Bali Island, Indonesia, 80571 Bali Island

To Stay

From simple bed and breakfasts to beautifully laid out luxury hotels, all types of accommodation can be easily found here.  Modest accommodation or even homestays are available for those who would prefer to watch Balinese daily life up close. For hotels, check :find a hotel

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  1. Dick

    Saturday, 27 June 2015
    “ It's so relaxing. I love ubud. ”

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