Five Relaxing Activities to Do in Ubud

If you want to experience a breathtaking destination that offers both relaxation and adventure, you can’t go wrong with Ubud, Bali. This picturesque town is nestled among rice paddies and jungle-covered hills, providing the perfect setting for a peaceful and luxurious getaway.

Within the town limits, you’ll find museums, temples, and markets selling everything from handmade Batik fabrics to locally grown coffee. And just a short drive away are some of Bali’s most popular beaches, where you can surf, snorkel, or simply enjoy stunning sunset views. If you’re looking for an enchanting and luxurious experience, these are some of the best activities to enjoy in Ubud, Bali!


  1. Stay at Ubud Nyuh Bali Resort

There are plenty of luxurious resorts located in Ubud, so you’re sure to find one that suits your needs and budget. From world-class spas and yoga classes to a private pool, these resorts offer everything you could possibly want for a luxurious vacation.

If you are looking for a luxury villa in Ubud, we recommend you stay at our luxurious Nyuh Bali Villas. The villas are inspired by the philosophy of coconut trees which are known as Nyuh in the Balinese language. The Ubud Nyuh Bali Resort was created as an extension of the Nyuh Bali villas Seminyak to provide a luxury retreat.

Consider spending time in Nyuh Ubud Villas to recharge your body and soul and feel reborn. There are delicious healthy foods, daily yoga, a home gym, and spa treatment that will allow you to relax as your well-being deserves. Here are some of the reasons you need to spend some luxury time at Ubud Nyuh Bali Resort:

  • Nature at its best

Wake up in Ubud resort with your eyes open to a profusion of color from the tropical garden and fresh air, and hear the groups of birds singing.

  • Private pool

All the villas have a private pool, natural stone bathtub, authentic Balinese shower, and more! The luxury spa at Ubud Nyuh Bali Resort has a collection of delightful spa treatments that will pamper your body and soul.

  • Luxury Private Villas

Choose to stay in a luxurious one-bedroom deluxe pool villa, a one-bedroom Royal pool villa, honeymoon suites pool villas, and 2, 3, and 4-bedroom pool villas for families and groups of friends.

  • Amazing flower baths and floating breakfast experiences

The villa offers wonderful options to indulge in hand-decorated flower baths, and you will get the best floating breakfast to enjoy in your pool. Plus, you won’t have to leave your villa because room service is on standby.


  1. Balinese Purification Ceremony at Tirta Empul

The Balinese Purification Ceremony is a luxury activity many tourists participate in while visiting Bali. The Tirta Empul Temple is a Hindu Balinese water temple dedicated to Vishnu, and the main shrine is devoted to his incarnation, Krishna. This temple is in the middle of a lush green valley, and the temple complex consists of three courtyards, with the outermost one containing several large pools.

The pools represent past, present, and future life. The spring water is said to be holy, and it is believed that it can cleanse away sin and impurity. The ceremony is a beautiful cultural experience and a great opportunity to take in stunning natural surroundings. It is performed by bathing in the water while reciting prayers. Many people choose to participate in this ceremony as it is a unique and memorable experience. If you are interested in experiencing this unforgettable Balinese purification ceremony for yourself, then be sure to add Tirta Empul to your list of must-see destinations in Bali.


  1. Full-day in Bali: Private design-Your-Own luxury tour

Enjoy the luxury of building your itinerary on this private build-your-own-day tour for up to five travelers. This tour allows you to have a customized itinerary. Your private driver will help you to map out your itinerary for the 10-hour tour service. On the 10-hour design-your-own tour, you will have an opportunity to see the best of what Bali offers.

Meet your driver and plan a route that suits your interests. This can include temples, waterfalls, rice terraces, coffee plantations, markets, villages, or waterfalls. Sit back and enjoy the air-conditioned comfort as your driver does the hard work. Your driver will also provide you with information about the places you visit and assist you in taking pictures.


  1. Get A Massage and Eat at amazing restaurants:

There are dozens of fabulous spas located in Ubud, offering a variety of massages and treatments. Whether you’re looking for a traditional Balinese massage or something more indulgent like a hot stone massage, you’re sure to find the perfect spa for you.

One place we highly recommend is the Mahamaya Spa at Ubud Nyuh Bali Resort, which has various pure relaxation spa treatments for couples or singles. The experience will refresh your body and soul.

Ubud is also full of amazing restaurants serving everything from traditional Balinese cuisine to international dishes. Whether you’d like a romantic dinner for two or a group meal with friends, you’re sure to find the perfect restaurant in Ubud.


  1. Shop Exquisite Arts from Local Artisans

Bali’s Ubud is not just about upscale resorts or tropical landscapes. Ubud is also known for its high artistic culture, spawning numerous exceptional traditional crafts by Bali’s artisans’ skillful hands. They include woodcrafts, high-value paintings, and hand-woven fabrics. To get your hands on them, go on a shopping spree at the local market in Ubud or the Guwang Sukawati Art Market!

Final Take Away

Ubud is perfect for those who want to experience the serene side of Bali. With its lush jungles, unending sacred sites, and breathtaking landscapes, there are plenty of activities to do during the day. The Ubud Nyuh Bali Resort offers guests a comfortable, tranquil, and luxurious stay with an attentive staff for maximum relaxation. For an unforgettable luxury experience in Ubud, contact us today!