Alila Ubud

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Why we like it

  • Secluded on a hillside, it has the feel of an ancient Balinese retreat
  • The infinity pool is reputed as one of the world’s best, with stunning views of the Ayung Valley
  • An intimate hotel with just 56 rooms, including 12 hidden villas
  • The Plantation Restaurant serves creative and unique dishes
  • Sustainable tourism is a hallmark of the Alila collection

A&K Top Tip

Pick up a bicycle and a map from reception and explore Ubud at your own pace

Indonesia Offers

Alila Resorts Bali

Alila Resorts Bali

Prices from £1,870pp saving from £350pp for 9 nights
Book a 3 night stay at each Alila resort in Bali – Alila Ubud, Alila Villas Uluwatu and Alila Seminyak - and receive 10% discount and complimentary upgrade to a Deluxe Room at Alila Ubud, 15% discount at Alila Villas Uluwatu, 10% discount at Alila Seminyak and complimentary inter-resort transfers between Ubud and Seminyak. You will also receive one authentic Balinese tasting menu dinner at Alila Ubud’s Plantation Restaurant and, at Alila Villas Uluwatu, a couples treatment at Spa Alila. Prices from £1,870pp based on 3 nights in a Superior Room at Alila Ubud, 3 nights in a Superior Room at Alila Seminyak and 3 nights in a One Bedroom Pool Villa at Alila Villas Uluwatu. Price includes breakfast, transfers and international flights. Valid for travel until 31 March 2017. Subject to availability. Bookings must be made 60 days prior to travel to receive discounted rates. Terms and conditions apply.


Located just 15 minutes from Bali’s cultural heart, Alila Ubud resembles a small, traditional village nestled in the hillside amid lush jungle and a resident family of macaques. The views from Alila are simply astounding: from exotic jungle to emerald paddy fields, this is your front row seat to the ‘real’ Bali. The rooms at Alila are inspired by local villages and interiors reflect a traditional style, standing above a ravine on stilts like tree houses, or set into the banks of the river valley. Natural, local materials have been used wherever possible, but there’s a definite sense of style here. Smooth plaster and concrete vie with thatched roofs; ornate terrazzo tiles meet crushed rock, and wood marries perfectly with glass. The rooms are split into Deluxe and Superior; Superior rooms feature private balconies with daybeds on the upper level, while Deluxe rooms on the ground floor boast individual garden terraces and a back courtyard with an open-air bathroom and shower. The 12 villas are separated into Valley, Pool or Terrace Tree, offering a choice of hideaways. Each villa offers masses of space and stunning views; our favourite is the Pool Villa, with a large private swimming pool and a large open-air bathtub that’s the best seat in the house for watching the monkeys swinging through the trees.

Facilities include one of the best infinity pools we’ve ever seen, shooting out over the jungle with incredible views of the River Ayung Valley. There’s also an Art Gallery, a library and TV lounge, and a range of activities such as yoga, tai chi, Balinese dancing, cycling and trekking to keep you occupied. One of the highlights of Alila is the Spa, which blends ancient Asia healing techniques with age-old beauty recipes. Nearby you’ll find art galleries, museums, temple festivals and traditional villages to explore

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Fly to

Denpasar (British Airways via Singapore, Thai Airways via Bangkok)

flying time

16 hours 30 minutes via Singapore

time difference

GMT +8 hours


Visa required for UK passport holders, issued on arrival

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area

Best time to travel

April - October


Indonesia is located very close to the Equator which means you have 12 hours of daylight daily. It is a year round destination with the western monsoon bringing the wet season from October to April providing nice, warm temperatures and rain in the afternoon, perfect for a nap, especially with a twist of sea-breeze in the coastal areas. The eastern monsoon brings the drier weather from May to September, which is generally a more popular time to visit

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