The Hotel: Bhanuswari Resort and Spa Ubud
Get away from daily routine and head to unwind in the peaceful settings of Bhanuswari Resort and Spa Ubud. Surrounded by coconut trees and streams meaders, this four-star hotel makes for a perfect destination for couples and bigger groups alike. The retreat can be upgraded with a visit to the on-site spa which offers a range of massages and body treatments. Guests looking to find their inner balance can also partake in yoga and meditation classes.
When not exploring the island and making the most of the resort’s amenities, retreat to your private villa boasting a pool and a gazebo, as well as a cable TV and DVD player. Each day can be started with breakfast, while longer breaks come complete with a massage.
- Bed size/type: King or twin bedding
- Standard occupancy: Two people
- Bed size/type: Two king beds
- Standard occupancy: Four people
The Area: Ubud, Bali
With beautiful beaches and verdant rice terraces, traditional villages and magnificent cliff-top temples, Bali is the ultimate tropical escape. The lush environment around Ubud in the island’s centre feels a million miles away from the hubbub of the coast. Here among the palm trees, honeymooners and relaxation-seekers discover a private retreat.
Perched on the gentle slopes leading up towards the central mountains, Ubud, the artist’s community, overlooks natural forest and emerald green cascades of rice paddies that have existed for centuries. Temples, ancient sites and villages brimming with culture make up the region, providing visitors with more of an authentic cultural experience. Here among the palm trees and lush surrounds, relaxation-seekers discover a serene oasis. See volcanic peaks and valleys or instead go west to view the cliff top temple of Tanah Lot by sunset. Explore the picturesque local countryside by bicycle, or head to the village to shop for local silver, silk, wood carvings, and artworks. A visit to the Monkey Forest is a must-see highlight in the area.