Alila Ubud is a tranquil and secluded hillside retreat that sits high up on the edge of the rich green Ayung River valley in Bali’s central foothills. The resort is located just minutes from Ubud, the island’s cultural heart. Blending contemporary design and traditional Balinese architecture, the secluded courtyards, spacious terraces and private gardens create an intimate feeling like none other.


Alila Ubud Bali, Indonesia in the traditional hill village of Payangan and on the banks of the mystical Ayung River, is just five kilometres from Bali's artistic centre of Ubud, the place where artists, painters, writers and musicians from around the world have long found inspiration. Just an 1.5 hours away from Ngurah Rai International Airport and 15 minutes away from Central Ubud, Alila Ubud is truly the place to relax away from it all in Bali.


The resort's 56 rooms and villas are housed in 14 two-storey blocks designed to resemble a Balinese village. All rooms and villas have panoramic views of the magical Ayung River and surrounding volcanoes. Enjoy the indulgent bedscapes from 'Ploh' in fresh white down comforters and soft high thread count bed sheets and plump pillows. Sleep Mints in the form of in-room Apple iPods are available in the resort's Deluxe Rooms and Villas. Guests can also upload their choice of music at the library. Just plug it in, pop in your iPod and play.


The dramatic award winning emerald-green swimming pool is perched on a terrace and appears to float above the plunging Ayung River valley below and surrounded by stone-tiled sun decks that feature comfortable sun-beds with attractive Balinese umbrellas. Enjoy a couple's spa treatment at the Spa Alila Suite or Pavilion which features open-air treatment areas and bathrooms with waterfall showers.

Not-to-be-missed tours include a trip to the island's central volcanoes, the village of Kintamani and the beautiful scenery of Lake Batur; a cultural tour of Ubud and a visit to Gianyar, the home of ikat weaving and the Goa Gajah Elephant Cave.

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