Ubud is located in central Bali about one hour from the international airport. The area is regarded as the cultural center of the island and is famous for its arts, fantastic variety of dining choices, music, yoga, spas and pleasant climate. The surrounding area offers gently curving rice paddies, stunning sunsets and many amazing temples, all easily enjoyed from one of the eclectic hotels in Ubud. The road to Ubud from Sanur passes through a series of small towns and villages that specialize in the production of stone, glass and woodcrafts that are exported to homes and hotels worldwide.
Visitors to one of the elegant Ubud hotels can conveniently experience an authentic expression of the traditional Balinese way of life. The beautiful natural environment combined with rich culture is the hallmark of a true Bali vacation. Trips to the sacred Monkey Forest, walks or biking through the lush tropical landscape and attending a fascinating cultural dance or music performance are all a must see when visiting Ubud.