Secreted away in the verdant jungle surrounding Ubud and hidden down quiet side-streets in town, there are so many cool resort hotels to choose from in the area. To help you out, we’ve selected 21 of the best to suit every budget and every kind of traveller.

1. Best For Indulgence: Kamandalu Resort

Designed in the style of a traditional Balinese village, Kamandalu Resort is perfect for indulgence. Admire lush, green palm fronds as far as the eye can see from the Tree Deck, or from the idyllic infinity pool. Private villas and chalet rooms with sprawling beds have been designed with elegance in mind.

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Cost: From US$250
Google Rating: 4.7
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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2. Best For Luxury Rooms: Alaya Resort

For some of the best rooms in Bali, book a stay at the Alaya Resort. Suites feature freestanding baths, king-size beds, all mod cons, and private balconies with views over the rice fields. Spend days sipping cocktails in the Bamboo Bar, or indulging in the onsite spa.

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Cost: From US$94
Google Rating: 4.5
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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3. Best For Privacy: Kayon Resort

Set in a secluded jungle, Kayon Resort is the ideal escape from the bustle of Ubud. Relax with a cocktail by the pool, or try the atmospheric restaurant perched on the banks of the holy Petanu River. With homely staff ready to answer your every question, who needs to leave the hotel to experience Balinese culture and hospitality?

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Cost: From US$103
Google Rating: 4.8
TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
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4. Best For Atmosphere: Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas and Spa

A stay here is like staying in the ruins of an ancient temple. Moss-covered walls line a turquoise swimming pool. The gardens are dotted with ancient stone statues, and the walk between rooms is almost as enjoyable as sprawling out on the king-size beds. Rooms are decorated in dark teak wood and are adorned with traditional paintings.

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Cost: From US$210
Google Rating: 4.8
TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
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5. Best For Young Families: Komaneka at Monkey Forest

Relax in your own private villa in the very heart of Ubud. All the sights of the town are within a 5-minute walking distance. Families travelling with young kids will love how close it is to the monkey park, and sometimes these cheeky chappies will swing around by the swimming pool. Families can book entire private villas for quality time together.

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Cost: From US$195
Google Rating: 4.7
TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
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6. Best For Yoga: Oneworld Retreats Kumara

If yoga is your passion, Oneworld Retreats Kumara is the resort for you. Start your day with a wake-up yoga class, and salute the Balinese sun dappling through the forest trees. Find inner peace in the onsite spa, and sleep soundly at night in luxurious king-size beds.

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Cost: From US$130
Google Rating: 4.8
TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
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7. Best For The Whole Family: Ashoka Tree Resort

Hidden in the hills, a 10-minute drive from Ubud is the Ashoka Tree Resort. This child-friendly resort has plenty of activities to keep kids of all ages entertained, including table football and a kids’ pool. Grown-ups can relax in the spa, or try out cooking classes and yoga lessons. Bike rides for the whole family are on offer. Accommodation in two-storey villas comes with a  kitchenette for those craving self-catering.

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Cost: From US$64
Google Rating: 4.5
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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8. Best For An Escape: Jungle Retreat By Kupu Kupu Barong

Kupu Kupu is named after the butterflies that fill the surrounding forest. Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa is considered the first luxury resort in Ubud. A cluster of villas and suites set high in the trees overlook rice terraces and the Ayung River. Each block of rooms comes with its own butler.

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Cost: From US$63
Google Rating: 4.5
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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9. Best For Teenage Families: Ayung Resort

Ayung Resort has rooms and restaurants to suit all travellers. Choose from standard suites or Javanese wood-carved villas with private pools. There are three onsite restaurants, including Italian for young fussy eaters, and the hotel staff will organise day trips for you to temples and elephant safaris. This is perfect for families with teenagers or older kids.

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Cost: From US$114
Google Rating: 4.6
TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
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10. Best Swimming Pool: Padma Resort

Padma Resort is all about the swimming pool. The temperature of the water is regulated depending on the weather, and the jungle backdrop, hanging on a cliff above the treetops is made for Instagram moments. There’s a kids club for family travellers and the elegant rooms come with phenomenal views over the misty, forested hills.

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Cost: From US$175
Google Rating: 4.8
TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
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11. Best Views: Hanging Gardens Of Bali

For the best views in Bali stay at the Hanging Gardens, a group of villas set on a sheer cliff hanging above the endless forest. This is one of the top-end choices around Ubud. The award-winning infinity pool lives up to every fantasy image of Bali. Each room has been designed to blend in with the natural surroundings. Needless to say, private terraces off your suite come with breathtaking views.

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Cost: From US$531
Google Rating: 4.5
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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12. Best Value: Bali Dream Resort

Perfect for those on a budget. Bali Dream Resort has a relaxing pool, ideal for cooling off after a day’s sightseeing. Winding paths between villas give a sense of privacy and all the ensuite rooms are spotlessly clean. A decent breakfast is included with every stay, so you get all the perks of a luxury resort without the hefty price tag.

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Cost: From US$28
Google Rating: 4.2
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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13. Best For Art & Culture: Tanah Merah Art Resort

A 10-minute drive from Ubud, seclude yourself away at Tanah Merah Art Resort. Be inspired by the onsite gallery, packed with oriental paintings, antiques and textiles. Let the setting in the forest overlooking the Patenu river gorge inspire your own artistic endeavors with a stay in one of the 18 artistically designed villas.

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Cost: From US$69
Google Rating: 4.8
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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14. Best For Eco-Travel: Bambu Indah

For the ultimate unique, eco experience, opt to stay in one of the restored Javanese bridal homes that make up the rooms at Bambu Indah. Dine in the restaurant to experience fresh flavours from the hotel’s own organic vegetable and herb garden. This eco resort offers a host of bespoke experiences, including village hikes, jungle treks and traditional Balinese ceremonies.

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Cost: From US$95
Google Rating: 4.6
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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15. Best For Wildlife: Beji Ubud Resort

Get up close and personal with nature at the Beji Ubud Resort. This is another great option for travellers on a budget who still want the iconic Ubud experience of an infinity pool overlooking the jungle-clad hills. Located north of Ubud, but with a free shuttle into town, the jungle setting attracts colourful birds, lizards, and even the occasional curious monkey right onto your doorstep.

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Cost: From US$52
Google Rating: 4.4
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
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16. Best For Tradition: The Mansion Resort Hotel & Spa

For a taste of authenticity, choose The Mansion Resort. Set in estate gardens and featuring an imposing white building with a pagoda roof, this hotel will transport you back to the past. The restaurant serves classic Balinese dishes and the halls are lined with antiques.

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Cost: From US$80
Google Rating: 4.3
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
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17. Best For Foodies: Ubud Village Resort & Spa

The Angkul Angkul restaurant at Ubud Village Resort & Spa offers some of the finest dining in Bali. Local ingredients are combined to create gastronomic works of art every evening. Coffee lovers will enjoy a caffeine hit at the Paddy Coffee Shop overlooking rice terraces. The chefs at Angkul Angkul will arrange cooking classes and let you in on their secrets. This resort is ideal for anyone who takes their food seriously.

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Cost: From US$260
Google Rating: 4.7
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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18. Best Location: Plataran Hotel & Spa

Boasting one of the best locations in Ubud, the Plataran Hotel is just off Hanoman Street, the town’s main drag. You can be close to all the action, and still enjoys views of the countryside from the room balconies. Set in quiet gardens, enjoy close proximity to Ubud’s centre, paired with a quiet night’s sleep and a peaceful escape in the exceptional onsite spa.

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Cost: From US$125
Google Rating: 4.7
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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19. Best For Shoestring Budgets: Y Resort

This is another option for those travelling on a budget, but don’t want to compromise on luxury. Y Resort is centered around a big swimming pool and offers accommodation in pagoda-style bungalows. It boasts a location close to the main market in Ubud, but peace and quiet can be found amid the lush gardens.

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Cost: From US$37
Google Rating: 4.2
TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5
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20. Best For Wellness: Fivelements Bali Retreat

Fivelements Bali Retreat outside Ubud is ideal for anyone looking for a wellness break in the beautiful jungle surroundings. The spa offers rejuvenating massages and wellness treatments, and the restaurant caters to vegans. Each suite faces the sacred Ayung River. Admire the view from your private terrace and listen to the water rush over the stones.

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Cost: From US$255
Google Rating: 4.4
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
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21. Best For Everything: Viceroy Bali

We end with the big-hitter. For a once-in-a-lifetime luxury experience, splash out on the best 5-star resort Ubud has to offer. The Viceroy Bali is where celebrities stay when they’re in Ubud. With an award-winning restaurant, an infinity pool that seems to slip away into the forest, and staff ready to tend your every need, it’s easy to see why they choose this one. In-room espresso machines, marble ensuite bathrooms and some villas with private pools are just some of the perks.

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Cost: From US$556
Google Rating: 4.6
TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
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