A tran­quil hill­side re­treat of­fer­ing seclu­sion and pampering in lux­u­ri­ous rain­for­est vil­las.

Asia Dreams - - ELEGANT ESCAPES -

Drive a short dis­tance north of Ubud vil­lage and the bus­tle of life and hum of traf­fic fades away to re­veal count­less rice fields and the quiet, mys­ti­cal rain­for­est. Amidst this green­ery, hid­den from the main road down a wind­ing lane, is Alila Ubud, a mod­ern, lux­ury re­sort dot­ted across the lush, nat­u­ral land­scape.

The re­sort's rooms and vil­las are set into the banks of the river val­ley and paths criss-cross the site pro­vid­ing ac­cess to the sculp­ture gar­den, bars and res­tau­rants, the won­der­ful spa and the re­sort's famed 25m in­fin­ity pool, con­sid­ered one of the most beau­ti­ful pools in the world.

The rooms and vil­las all have panoramic views of the mag­i­cal Ayung River val­ley or the trop­i­cal for­est and our favourites are the Ter­race Tree Vil­las, specifically the 252sq.m two-bed­room tree villa. De­signed as an in­ti­mate haven of lux­ury and pri­vacy with its own pri­vate en­try court and wa­ter gar­den, it has its own pri­vate lap pool al­low­ing you to swim above the rich jun­gle canopy watch­ing the birds and mon­keys. A spa­cious ter­race looks out over the alang-alang plan­ta­tions and rice pad­dies.

Max­imis­ing nat­u­ral light and views, there is an in­door/out­door bath­room with a high-ceilinged bed­room open­ing di­rectly onto the ter­race. Beau­ti­fully dec­o­rated, the in­te­ri­ors are clas­sic Alila with re­strained el­e­gance, ac­cented with op­u­lent hand­wo­ven tex­tiles from nearby Side­man vil­lage and plush Ploh linen on the beds.

If you can tear your­self away from the won­ders of your villa, the Alila Ubud

Leisure Concierge's lo­cal know-how will be in­valu­able as you de­cide what to do and where to ex­plore, or which of the fas­ci­nat­ing Alila Ex­pe­ri­ences you would like to join.

Alila Ubud

Desa Mel­ing­gih Kelod, Payan­gan, Gian­yar, Bali 80572, In­done­sia

T: (+62) 361975963 E: ubud@alila­ho­ alila­ho­

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