When people think about Bali, one might think about gorgeous beaches and vibrant nightlife, so it seems like a relaxing vacation on Bali seems impossible. However, that scene happens only in Kuta, the most developed area in Bali. So if you want a quiet, relaxing or memorable vacation, definitely consider a visit to the town of Ubud, what many people believe is the “arts and culture centre” of Bali. Most of the town consists of galleries and museums, where you can see local art being featured. It’s also home to plenty of delicious restaurants and even a monkey forest! To add onto the greatness of Ubud, it’s a town that’s surrounded by breathtaking landscapes of forests and rice fields. So if you think that sounds lovely to you, check out these 6 awesome hotels with unbelievable rice field views in Ubud!
If you love nature and animals, you might want to consider staying at Green Field Hotel and Restaurant, a hotel that’s just a 10-minute walk from the Monkey Forest! This hotel is one of the top picks in Ubud and we can definitely see why! From its cosy bedrooms to large ensuite bathrooms that come with both a shower and a separate bathtub, guests are ensured to have a comfortable stay here. Even better, all the rooms feature their own balcony where guests are ensured fantastic views of the rice fields. If you don’t want to be isolated to the hotel, have no fear. There are always several recreational activities taking place in the hotel, and there’s also a free shuttle service that brings you to central Ubud.
“The beautiful rice terrace view, the quiet relaxing atmosphere, the helpful staff, the free shuttle bus any time.” - Nikita, a Booking.com user.
If a 28-metre outdoor pool, free scheduled yoga classes and also morning rice-paddy trekking are something that appeals to you, then The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah might be the hotel for you! Some of the other on-site hotel services include cooking and yoga classes, The Restaurant and Club Lounge which overlooks the Gunung Agung Volcano, an organic farm and a gift shop. That all sounds great, but do the bedrooms live up to those expectations? Well, we’re glad to say yes! The spacious and contemporary bedrooms have both 32-inch flat-screen TV and Bose home theatre system, a private terrace and even a partially outdoor bathroom. And if you’re lucky, you might get a room with access to a private pool with outdoor dining area. You’re worth the luxury, so consider staying here if you’re ever in Ubud.
The Ananda Cottages is a wonderful and traditional Balinese-style hotel that’s close to both central Ubud and Monkey Forest, and it comes set amidst beautiful and lush green rice fields. Not only is the exterior reflective of the traditional Balinese-style, the bedrooms are also decorated in that style. All the bedrooms also come with a private balcony with gorgeous views of the rice fields. Guests also have access to the hotel’s 3 swimming pools, a spa, an open-air restaurant and even Balinese dance or local cooking lessons! So it’s definitely a hotel that you definitely won’t want to leave because the fun doesn’t seem to stop.
If you want to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre, you should book a room in Ubud Padi Villas! In addition to its awesome location, the bedrooms are also a huge plus. The bedrooms have a traditional Balinese architectural style but a chic and modern interior design, and it comes with flat-screen TV with cable TV access and also an ensuite marble bathroom with a bathtub and free toiletries. If you want to be treated like royalty, well you’re in luck, because there will be a 24-hour butler service on hand! So head out to the private pool and enjoy the view of the rice fields and Mount Batur.
“Far away from the hustle and bustle this is an oasis in Ubud. The villas are very comfortable with your beautiful private garden and pool. We had a room overlooking the rice paddies it was breathtaking.” - Jacqueline, a Booking.com user.
Located just a short 5 minutes drive away from the centre of Ubud lies Villa Metimpal, a quiet and beautiful accommodation that’s perfect for tourists who just want to kick back and relax. Villa Metimpal seems like heaven on earth because of its private and surrounded by vast rice fields, so it seems like you’re isolated and in a lush green environment. Despite feeling like you’re in your own zone, you won’t ever be disconnected because you can just take a quick trip to the town centre and you’ll have access to free Wi-Fi. You’ll have access to a comfortable and modern living room, air-conditioned bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. Even better, you’ll have access to your own balcony where you can view the rice fields up close!
Address: Jalan Suweta
3.8 km (2.4 mi) from Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
6. Be surrounded by gorgeous views daily!
Being surrounded by the seemingly never-ending rice fields seems like such a dream, doesn’t it? So if you can imagine yourself or want to wake up to the gorgeous green fields, how about considering a trip to Ubud!
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