With the turn of the decade, we have been inspired about sticking to our New Years resolution to take more time to nourish our soul, and for us, that means a holiday to the spiritual heartland of Bali – Ubud! Looking for the perfect villa to suit your next getaway can be overwhelming, that’s where we come in. We have sifted through the abundance of villas on offer in Ubud an only list the best of the best that maintain a consistent standard of property maintenance and service. For 2020 we thought we would go one step further and shortlist our favourite villas in Ubud that are catching our eye. Keep reading to find our why they are so special.
Leave all your stresses at the door and enjoy views of rice fields for as far as the eye can see. Located in the spiritual heartland of Bali, Villa Condense offers a mind, body and soul experience with a slower-paced lifestyle. You will probably find yourself taking a dip in the jaw-dropping 20-metre swimming pool or alfresco style or in the comfort of the open-sided dining pavilion which backs onto the American style fully-equipped kitchen. Also if visiting one of the dreamiest pools in Bali by Vogue Magazine is on your bucket list, Jungle Fish Pool Club is just a five-minute drive away.
Available from $396 per night.
2. Villa Amrita
If you would like to focus within, the villa also profiles yoga mats for early morning yoga or meditation sessions that can take place amidst the lush tropical gardens. Unique stone carving accentuates the shimmering swimming pool as it overlooks the surrounding rice paddies. Villa Amrita is an ideal choice for a group of couples or friends, as it boasts open-plan living and dining areas, ideal for entertaining or leisurely relaxing.
Available from $633 per night.
The Malabar House draws guests in with its peaceful setting. Designed with a classic neo-colonial style and featuring a 14-metre swimming pool, barbeque facilities; perfect for entertaining and a media room housing a massive L-shaped sofa and flatscreen TV. When recommending a fantastic family retreat villa in Ubud, The Malabar House is the first villa that comes to mind!
Available from $691 per night.
Atas Awan Villa is one of the most architecturally grand structures and thus prominent properties in the whole of Ubud. Comprising of two pavilions of which are separated by a 30-metre swimming pool, this seven-bedroom villa is a lavish tropical oasis ideal for relaxing and retreats. If you are in search of a soothing break from reality, stay at Atas Awan Villa.
Available from $699 per night.
5. Villa Bayad
If you are wanting to maintain your inner zen or find it in the first place, Villa Bayad has a private gym to keep you busy or spa room for you to enjoy pampering treatments. Villa Bayad is a family-sized villa, perfect for spending quality time with an entourage of friends. Featuring a spacious layout, this four-bedroomed villa that sleeps eight people and will leave you with plenty of time to simply relax and unwind by your own private pool.
Available from $828 per night.
6. Villa Bodhi
Villa Bodhi is nestled among the green treetops of lush tropical landscapes, where the only thoughts are of tranquillity; and when your next meditation session is. Featuring traditional architecture this four-bedroomed villa sleeps eight people and provides everything needed to enjoy a relaxing period of self-discovery for the yogi within.
Available from $604 per night.
7. Villa San
Featuring a gym pavilion that can be used as a meeting room or yoga studio, fun and vibrant kids playroom, a 25-metre swimming pool and a large living area and dining room table that seats up to 14 guests. We recommend this slice of paradise for your next group celebration, family holiday or retreat.
Available from $697 per night.
If you feel like being spoilt for choice between exploring nearby waterfalls or indulging in rich Balinese culture, this private slice of jungle paradise is for you. We personally love the tall thatched roofs, gorgeously decorated with handcrafted furniture, soft linen in natural fibres with views of the rice paddy fields.
Available from $260 per night.
Wandering through the photogenic grounds of this luxury estate will have you discovering Bali’s natural beauty. You’ll be mesmerised by the large koi fish pond and a pure water spring that runs through the organic gardens creating a true tropical oasis for you to enjoy. Laze the day away in the sun by your 26-metre salt water swimming pool before retreating to the wooden pavilions of which house the luxurious bedroom suites, all complete with ensuite bathrooms. The ultimate 5-bedroom tropical hideaway for you and your entourage, just 7 minutes from central Ubud.
Available from $1,351 per night.
1, 2 bedrooms
The ultimate outdoor bath tub awaits at this stunning riverside retreat. Listen to the tranquil sounds of water passing you by as you channel the healing traditions of the Island of the Gods. Indulge yourself in the eat, pray, love lifestyle that Ubud is ever so famous for as you are guided through a truly unique experience focused on relaxation, healing and understanding the human body at Fivelements. This immersive experience is based on the teachings of Puri Ahimsa and thus enforces the limitation of electronic devices making it an ideal place for those who struggle to switch off.
Available from $288 per night.
11. Permata Ayung
An experience like no other, breath taking in design and executed to perfection. Permata Ayung is a 10-bedroom mammoth estate in the flowing lush hills of Ubud, Bali. All bamboo pavilions are divided by well-manicured gardens and a free flowing river. Perfect for large group retreats to unwind after a busy day as you’ll find the villa’s private Bulldog Bar which is lit up by neon lights is fully stocked to quench any thirst.
Available from $14,915 per night.
12. Villa Shamballa
Planning a romantic getaway or simply wanting to take a break to relax – Villa Shamballa truly offers an intimate jungle abode ideal for couples to do just that. Villa Shamballa features one spacious bedroom, built with tall wooden roofs and offering an open-air design. Air-conditioning is not needed, as the cool mountainous air washes over guest with the help of ceiling fans. Serenely located on the banks of the Wos River, Villa Shamballa is one of our favourite villas for 2020!
Available from $255 per night.
13. Viceroy Bali
1, 2 bedrooms
Viceroy Bali counts itself among one of the most exclusive and luxurious resorts in Bali making it a must stay villa in Ubud. Designed in classic Balinese style to complement the lush tropical surroundings; with thatched alang-alang ceilings, tropical artefacts and private swimming pools looking over the jungle ravine. It you are looking for a pristine stay with a loved one, this is our ideal choice of villas in Ubud.
Available from $800 per night.
Wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of tourist beat tracks and explore Bali’s spiritual heartland of Ubud? Villa Rumah Lotus offers just that with spacious villa living, scenic rice paddy views, and an in-house private spa room offering a range of spa treatments – sure to rejuvenate your inner zen. We recommend dining outdoors, we almost insist upon it – as Villa Rumah Lotus has a beautiful outdoor dining bale, with unique thatched roofs and a built-in barbecue.
Available from $431 per night.
15. Villa Nag Shampa
One of the most pristine villas in Ubud, Villa Nag Shampa is a mega compound ideal for hosting large celebrations, groups and retreats. This eight-bedroom villa is divided into separate pavilions and centred around the main swimming pool, there are five pools dotted throughout the estate – some of which are private accessible from four of the bedrooms.
Available from $2,000 per night.
Although we have over 40+ villas in Ubud alone, these are our firm favourites that are catching our eye right now! Featuring real-time rates and availability, you can be assured when booking online you can book with confidence that you are getting the best price guaranteed. If you find a genuine lower price advertised and receive a written quote for the exact same dates, services and inclusions Vilondo will match it and take a further USD $50 off! Fill in the form below if you need assistance to narrow down the perfect option to suit from our villas in Ubud.