The best villas in Ubud

World famous Ubud is surrounded by poetic landscapes and many cultures, setting the stage as a destination for artists, foodies, nature lovers and those on the path of spiritual quest. Many of the rich and famous have visited Ubud in recent decades, considering it a place of incredible interest. It is one of our favorite holiday destinations and any Bali fan should make sure to visit Ubud at least once. The proximity to waterfalls, volcanoes, extensive rice fields and the strong Hindu influence give Ubud a unique charm.

As well as a wide variety of activities on offer, perhaps the best on the island, there are also plenty of amazing villas to choose from. You’ll find everything from 5-star luxury villas set on sprawling estates, to romantic, private villas and villas suitable for families and groups. Some properties even offer butler services.

Below is our list of the best villas in Ubud!

COMO Uma Ubud will make you feel like you are in the middle of nature, even though the property is located very close to the city center. Charming corridors lined with green plants lead you through the property that features traditional Indonesian accents in every nook and cranny.

Outdoor patios lined with lush plants and private plunge pools give the private villas at COMO Uma Ubud a luxurious feel. Starting at 54m2, The Garden Pool Villa offers light and airy interiors with a four-poster king-size bed in the bedroom, an additional sitting area and a very spacious bathroom. The slightly more spacious option, Villa Uma is 94m2 with a private terrace, living room and panoramic views of the amazing Tjampuhan Valley that will make you feel like you don’t need to go anywhere to enjoy the natural beauty of Ubud. . The 77m2 UMA Pool Villa boasts a spacious terrace and spectacular views of the Balinese jungle or Tjampuhan Valley, and for those looking for a little more luxury, the 132m2 COMO Villa impresses with two large bedrooms and views views of the lush Tjampuhan Valley.

If you are looking for a quiet but high-end villa in the center of Ubud, COMO Uma Ubud is the perfect choice!

Address: Jl. Raya Sanggingan Banjar Lungsiakan, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud
Instagram: @comoumaubud

Ethan Villa Ubud

This luxurious 3-bedroom Ubud villa is a stand-alone property offering an exclusive experience with a private pool and other exceptional amenities such as a garden, BBQ, hot tub, fully-equipped kitchen, minibar, and large-screen TVs in every room. Villa Ethan is designed to feel homely with a touch of luxury. The rice field views are the perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee or afternoon glass of wine and the pool area is well shaded so you can lounge poolside all day.

Ethan Villa Ubud is a great place for groups as there is ample space for entertaining and plenty of places to share food and drinks with loved ones. There is even a small slide and swing making this a great villa for families with children along with the fully functioning kitchen.

Villa Ethan will be your home away from home, but with butler service and daily a la carte breakfast included, giving you a chance to relax. This contemporary style villa has plenty of tropical charm and is located just outside the hustle and bustle of central Ubud.

Address: Jl. Nusa Indah – Mas, MAS, Kecamatán Ubud
Instagram: @ethanvilla_ubud

Villa rae

This stylish two-bedroom, two-story Ubud villa is super Instagrammable and sure to impress.

Villa Rae is surrounded by rice fields in a quiet neighborhood just 15 minutes from the center of Ubud. Enjoy a glass of wine on the poolside patio or watch the sunset on your rooftop terrace. Villa Rae was designed with comfort and relaxation in mind, and you’ll find everything you need to make your stay feel like home. From the moment you walk in, you’re greeted by a stunning view of your own infinity pool and lush rice fields.

With an open-concept kitchen and dining room and living room decorated in neutral, earthy tones, this cheery villa feels a bit luxurious. As the sun goes down you can completely close off the space and turn on the air conditioning – it really is the best of both worlds!

Off the living room you will find the first bedroom and bathroom. Overlooking the pool through one door and rice fields through the other, you will fall in love with this space. Framing the king-size bed is a hand-carved wooden archway that might be one of our favorite features. Walk down the hall and you’ll enter a light-filled bathroom with terrazzo features and an outdoor tub!

Climb the floating stairs while gazing at the ultra-high ceilings and head into the master suite. You’ll immediately notice the expansive views of rice fields and perhaps even Mount Agung on a clear day. Outside on the terrace you will find the perfect place to enjoy the sunrise or an afternoon nap.

Both bedrooms feature king-size beds with super comfortable mattresses, luxury linens, fluffy pillows, blackout and sheer curtains, ice cold air conditioning, and ceiling fan. This villa has very successful functionality and aesthetics!

ADDRESS: Jl. Rapuan, MAS, Ubud
instagram: @villaraebali

This award winning wellness resort just outside of central Ubud is nestled in the forest between two rivers setting the stage for AMAZING views. COMO Shambhala is a destination spa specializing in nourishing cuisine, Ayurvedic treatments, and outdoor activities. With wellness at the heart of COMO Shambala’s philosophy, your stay is structured to nourish the body, mind and soul, with carefully curated walks and cultural tours available.

The private villas create a sense of home while immersing yourself in nature, with design inspired by the rich culture of Indonesia, as well as some Japanese-inspired features. Local stone, wood and traditional alang-alang roofs are used throughout to create a sense of harmony with nature. There are one-, two- and three-bedroom private villas available, all with their own unique flavor, while staying true to the soul of COMO Shambala’s values: wellness and nature.

At 213 m2, the spacious one-bedroom villa has a very spacious bedroom, bathroom and living room with a terrace, pool and jacuzzi overlooking the lush jungle. The spacious two-bedroom villa is spread over two floors, with each floor feeling like its own exclusive space with stunning valley views. The three-bedroom pool villas feel like private homes with spacious living areas and a fully equipped kitchen. Each of the villas has two master bedrooms and a guest bedroom, as well as a private garden, an infinity pool, and a jacuzzi.

The jungle views throughout this property are truly mesmerizing. The COMO Shambala is a property where you can spend all your time inside the property and feel like you have experienced the best of Bali nature and culture.

ADDRESS: Banjar Begawan, Desa Melinggih Kelod, Payangan, Gianyar
instagram: @comoshambhalaestate

A tropical sanctuary is located within the traditional Balinese village of Bresela, Payangan. Kayon Jungle Resort is only 25 minutes from the cultural heart of Ubud. Your stay is designed with romance, healing and relaxation in mind (therefore no children under 15). They offer three different packages including wellness, romance, and discovery.

Your tropical Jungle Pool Villa is complete with its own infinity pool and garden gazebo positioned to capture the natural beauty of the surrounding environment. The private patio overlooking the jungle is the perfect place for your morning coffee, where you can enjoy the lush landscape of Ubud. The Valley Pool villa offers stunning views of the surrounding jungle and rice terraces. Incorporating an infinity plunge pool, gazebo, and ample space to relax, it’s stylish and feels authentically Balinese. With a larger pool and more outdoor space to relax, Kayon Premier Pool Villa is a romantic sanctuary for honeymooners seeking complete privacy. Taking the luxury factor to the next level, you’ll have jaw-dropping views of the lush surroundings. Inspired by the exclusivity of a Balinese royal palace, this luxurious villa features an oversized pool, jacuzzi, well-equipped kitchen, and other superior amenities.

Rates include daily cultural activities and yoga classes, access to the Sky Lounge, butler service, and transportation to and from central Ubud. Address: Banjar, Beresela, Payangan, Gianyar Regency

ADDRESS: Banjar, Bresela, Kec. Payangan, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali
instagram: @kayonjungleresort

Last words

All this talk about nature and relaxation has us excited for our next stay in Ubud! Which fabulous villa to choose? While in Ubud be sure to try our fun itinerary that will keep you busy for a whole day on just a 100k (USD$7) budget!

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