Ubud, located 35 km northeast of the Bali International Airport is a famous tourist destination due to its rich attractions and convenient location. It has also been voted the most fascinating town in Asia by the Condé Nast Traveller. It is situated in the heart of Bali and had been the centre for fine arts, music and dance. It is also easy to travel to the beaches, mountains and major districts from the town.
View the spectacular dance performances held in the evenings as a cultural rtadition in the city. Also, Hindu- Balinese ceremonies take place almost every day, particularly during the European Summer. This city is laid two to three hundred meters above sea level and is surrounded by vast rice fields, making it cooler than other areas in Bali. If you are looking to experience culture and be amidst nature and inspiration, Ubud is the place to be. It is surrounded by small villages, ancient temples, art and craft communities, palaces and rivers.
Some of the attractions in Ubud include the Botanical Garden which features a variety of climates including rivers, groves, waterfalls and meadows. Furthermore, Ubud is renowned for its spectacular rice paddies and terraced landscapes overlooking the hills and river which is indeed a picturesque and breathtaking view. In addition, the Ubud Monkey Forest and the Bali Zoo are also among the venues to add to your sightseeing list. The Monkey Forest is a sacred nature reserve which also accommodates a temple and around 340 monkeys. Moreover, the Ubud Palace occupied by the descendants of the last king of Ubud, Tjkorda Gede Agung Sukawati is noted to be the first hotel in Ubud and is known to have been build during the 1930’s. Visitors can enjoy the fine design of this structure and also the evening entertainment performances held in the courtyard.
Visitors staying at Ubud have the advantage of being in close reach of all the entertainment and fun activities around. Stay at a Bali resort with perfect tranquillity and peace coupled with luxurious relaxation. An ideal accommodation option among Bali hotels is Anantara Seminyak Bali.