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Serenity in Ubud

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Ubud is a cultural experience that shouldn't be missed. There are Balinese dances and cultural shows every night, cooking schools, bicycle tours and interesting shops to explore. You'll never be bored. if you want to spend a day on the coast there are plenty of friendly, honest drivers on the street, who will take you there, wait for you and bring you home.

Good for
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Thrifty Traveller

20 Places

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20 Places

Lotus Lane Restaurant

Restaurants

Made's Warung

Restaurants

Murni’s Warung

Restaurants

Tropical View Cafe

Restaurants

Ubud Bungalow

Hotels

bridges Bali

Restaurants

Indus Restaurant

Restaurants

Rai Pasti Rice View Restaurant

Restaurants

Paon Bali Cooking Class

Cooking Classes

Kecak Fire & Trance Dance (Pura Dalem Taman Kaja)

Performances

Cafe Lotus

Restaurants

Sari Organik

Restaurants

Three Monkeys

Restaurants

Bali Bike Baik Cycling Tours

Bike Tours

Happy Bike Bali Cycling Tour

Bike Tours

Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

Nature & Wildlife Areas

Elephant Cave Ubud

Caverns & Caves

Puri Saren Palace

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Fibra Inn And Bungalows

Hotels

Jati Homestay

Hotels

Scottydancer's City Tips

  • Organise your accommodation before you travel. Your host will then arrange to collect you from the airport for around $A30 - for the car.
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    Lotus Lane Restaurant
    Restaurants (Italian, Pizza, Asian, Indonesian)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    We enjoyed two meals here. It is very quiet and the food and service were great. The host was very welcoming - and chased us down the street when we left a jacket behind.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Ask for a table away from the water(drain) as the mosquitos are bad.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    • More the experience than the food 08/12/2017
    • Fantastic views 04/07/2017
    • Lotus Lane Restaurant
    Address:
    Jl. Monkey Forest
    Ubud
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 818-0550-5178
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
    Other:
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    Made's Warung
    Restaurants (Asian, Indonesian)
    Scottydancer Says:

    Great food, good service. We enjoyed many meals here, and found the choices great -we're vegetarian.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • It's a very casual place.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #171 of 806 restaurants in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing foood 27/08/2018
    • Our go-to place in Penestanan 18/08/2018
    • Made's Warung
    Address:
    Penestanan
    Br. Penestanan Kaja
    Ubud
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 977885
    Other:
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    Murni’s Warung
    Restaurants (Fast food, Asian, Indonesian, International)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    Loved this place - ate lunch here on many occasions and found each dish we tried was excellent.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Don't forget to go all the way down to the bottom of this restaurant, the art work is fantastic.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #168 of 806 restaurants in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • All was perfect!!! 20/09/2018
    • Super tasty duck 20/09/2018
    • Murni’s Warung
    Phone:
    +62 361 975233
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
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    Tropical View Cafe
    Restaurants (European, Indonesian, Mexican, Thai)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    We went here every day - for their coffee and home made cookies. LOVE this place, don't miss it for your morning coffee.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Beautiful views - watch the rice being harvested.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #249 of 806 restaurants in Ubud
    • Lovely calm stop 13/09/2018
    • Basic but delicious 28/08/2018
    • Tropical View Cafe
    Address:
    Jl. Monkey Forest
    Before Monkey Forest Sanctuary on the Left Side
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 974040
    Price range:
    US$2 - US$7
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
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    Ubud Bungalow
    Hotels
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    Scottydancer Says:

    Best in Ubud, great prices, great rooms, great staff, great breakfast. We've stayed here on many occasions and it's always fantastic.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Room 11 upstairs is our room.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #82 of 203 Hotels in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Just Beautiful 21/09/2018
    • Good location, great staff 17/09/2018
    • Ubud Bungalow
    Address:
    Monkey Forest St.
    Ubud Gianyar, Bali
    Ubud
    Indonesia
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    bridges Bali
    Restaurants (Wine Bar, International, Indonesian, Contemporary)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    Outstanding food and service. Love this place. The menu is really unique.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • This is an upmarket restaurant, so get dressed up - no thongs and singlets!!!!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #52 of 806 restaurants in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Recommendation 21/09/2018
    • Best Restaurant In Bali! 21/09/2018
    • bridges Bali
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Campuhan
    Ubud 80361
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 970095
    Price range:
    US$8 - US$40
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Other:
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    Indus Restaurant
    Restaurants (Indonesian)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This place is sensational. The food was really beautiful, the service was great.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Beautifully served food and an intriguing menu.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #189 of 806 restaurants in Ubud
    • Just perfect service and food 22/09/2018
    • Wonderful food with an amazing view 15/09/2018
    • Indus Restaurant
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Sanggingan
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 977684
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
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    Rai Pasti Rice View Restaurant
    Restaurants (Asian, Indonesian)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    A simple little place but the food is very good - and very reasonably priced.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • This is a really popular place so if you're wanting dinner, get there early.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #263 of 806 restaurants in Ubud
    • Great food, great view 10/09/2018
    • Suckling pig l think not! 09/09/2018
    • Rai Pasti Rice View Restaurant
    Address:
    Monkey Forest Road, UBUD
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 973259
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
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    Paon Bali Cooking Class
    Cooking Classes
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This is a really sensational cooking school. The instructor and her husband are hilarious, the teaching is fantastic, the whole experience is not to be missed. They take you to the market first so that you understand where the food is from, then you have a trip to the rice fields before ending up in the village. A great day.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Make sure you book this one before leaving home as it is very popular. You can book online and they always answer their emails.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 44 Food & Drink in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fun, Tasty and Informative 20/09/2018
    • Amazing! 20/09/2018
    • Paon Bali Cooking Class
    Address:
    Laplapan Village
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 813-3793-9095
    Other:
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    Kecak Fire & Trance Dance (Pura Dalem Taman Kaja)
    Performances
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This was awesome. The music, the dancing, the setting, all fantastic. The downside was the horrible planks we had to sit on!!!!!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Get there REALLY early to get a good vantage point.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 21 Concerts & Shows in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Surreal 21/09/2018
    • Traditional dance style 21/09/2018
    • Kecak Fire & Trance Dance (Pura Dalem Taman Kaja)
    Address:
    Jl. Sriwedari
    Taman Kaja Community
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 970508
    Hours:
    Wed
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Sat
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Other:
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    Cafe Lotus
    Restaurants (Cafe, Asian, Indonesian)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    The setting is really beautiful and the food is good, although expensive. The thing we really don't like about this restaurant is the arrogance of the staff. We will never go there again.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Walk up the lane at the side of this restaurant to see the lotus ponds - don't waste your money going inside.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #417 of 806 restaurants in Ubud
    • lotus view 21/09/2018
    • Lunch with Lovely view 20/09/2018
    • Cafe Lotus
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Ubud, Ubud Kaja
    Ubud
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 975660
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
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    Sari Organik
    Restaurants (Asian, Indonesian, Healthy)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    LOVE this place - although it wasn't as good this time as the year before. The restaurant looked a little bit tired, the service was slow and the food was 3 star instead of 5 star. Still, it's worth the walk.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Look out for the motor bikes as you walk in there, they come tearing around every corner!!!!!!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #231 of 806 restaurants in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Truly Organic 20/09/2018
    • Great food 19/09/2018
    • Sari Organik
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Tjampuhan
    Ubud
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 7801839
    Price range:
    US$0 - US$7
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Other:
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    Three Monkeys
    Restaurants (Italian, Mediterranean, European, Asian, Indonesian)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    We like Three Monkeys - but it is expensive. The staff are excellent, the setting is awesome and the food is great.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Go early - it's very popular.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #119 of 806 restaurants in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Perfect in every way 21/09/2018
    • Attention seeking 16/09/2018
    • Three Monkeys
    Address:
    Monkey Forest Rd
    Ubud Kelod
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 975554
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$15
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
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    Bali Bike Baik Cycling Tours
    Bike Tours
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    Scottydancer Says:

    We enjoyed this one year and then went again the next year and it was awful. The bikes had not been properly maintained so changing gears was an impossibility, the food was cold instead hot - and the owner was abusive. Steer clear of this one.

    Good for
    • LGBT
    Tips
    • Don't go - there are plenty of better businesses.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #33 of 238 Outdoor Activities in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Culture, humour, cycling, food 27/08/2018
    • Great bike tour from Ubud 27/08/2018
    • Bali Bike Baik Cycling Tours
    Phone:
    +62 361 978052
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
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    Happy Bike Bali Cycling Tour
    Bike Tours
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This was really fantastic. The bikes were well maintained, the guide was awesome and the food was great.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • make sure you book ahead as this one is very popular.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #26 of 238 Outdoor Activities in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A wonderful way to explore Ubud and Balinese culture 06/09/2018
    • Best biking experience 06/09/2018
    • Happy Bike Bali Cycling Tour
    Phone:
    +62 819-9926-0262
    Other:
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    Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
    Nature & Wildlife Areas
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    Scottydancer Says:

    When staying in Ubud, go out for a walk through the forest in the very early morning. You won't have to pay - and the monkeys are much better behaved as they are still waking up.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Don't carry peanuts or bananas with you - the monkeys will jump on you if you have food with you.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 143 things to do in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Vicious monkeys! 22/09/2018
    • Not a must for me 22/09/2018
    • Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
    Address:
    Jalan Monkey Forest
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 971304
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    Other:
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    Elephant Cave Ubud
    Caverns & Caves
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This is OK - a pleasant way to spend a day but not really all that interesting. We hated all the hawkers poking things in our faces.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Don't stop to look at any of the goods for sale, they're rubbish. Walk past as quickly as possible.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #42 of 143 things to do in Ubud
    • Better temples around in Ubud, overcrowded with stalls and bad smell of food getting cooked for offerings 22/09/2018
    • tourist trap 22/09/2018
    • Elephant Cave Ubud
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Goa Gajah
    Desa Bedulu
    Ubud 80581
    Indonesia
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Puri Saren Palace
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This was a beautiful place, well worth a visit. It is peaceful and the gardens are gorgeous.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Go with a guide, you'll learn a lot more.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #51 of 143 things to do in Ubud
    • Nothing to see ! 19/09/2018
    • not worth seeing 11/09/2018
    • Puri Saren Palace
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Ubud, Puri Saren Palace
    Ubud 08671
    Indonesia
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    Fibra Inn And Bungalows
    Hotels
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    Scottydancer Says:

    A cheap, clean place, basically for backpackers. Convenient location, good breakfast.

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Make sure the fans are working before you move into the room.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #239 of 256 Hotels in Kuta
    • Just plain awful 31/08/2018
    • Great location and beautiful hotel! 15/07/2018
    • Fibra Inn And Bungalows
    Address:
    Monkey Forest Rd.
    Kuta 80571
    Indonesia
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    Jati Homestay
    Hotels
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    Scottydancer Says:

    Another cheap place, mainly catering for young backpackers. Great breakfast. Could be cleaner

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Don't stay if you want to sleep past 5am - when the crowing roosters will wake you up!!!!
    From the community
    Ranked #58 of 748 Bed and Breakfasts in Ubud
    • Thanks Dewa, Jati was everything it claimed to be! 04/05/2018
    • Vacation 24/02/2018
    • Jati Homestay
    Address:
    Hanoman Street
    Padang Tegal
    Ubud
    Indonesia
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