Agenda Bali Tour - Known as the heart of Balinese art and culture, Ubud has a million charms that will make anyone fall in love. Whether you are visiting alone, or on vacation with your family, without having to travel far, in Ubud you will find many interesting tourist attractions with a variety of activities for everyone.
From various exotic temples, popular yoga spots, cafes with spectacular views, to art galleries you can find in this small town located in the highlands. Yes, in addition to hidden beaches, there are many more hidden treasures in Bali that are ready to be explored and visited, especially for those of you who are interested in unusual tourist spots.
So what are you waiting for, get ready to reveal some of the tourist attractions in Ubud that not many people know.
1.D'Tukad River Club, Tegenungan Waterfall
Bali is indeed famous for its cool beachside clubs, but did you know that now there is also a 'jungle club' that offers a completely different atmosphere?
D'Tukad River Club is a new hangout place that carries the concept of a tree house and is located right above Tegenungan Waterfall. You just have to climb a few steps to be able to enjoy the splendor of the waterfall from up here!
Generally, visitors who come spend their time in the terraced swimming pool here while enjoying the cocktails and various snacks provided. In addition, you can also relax on the unique bamboo terrace area or play on the swing while taking pictures
2. Wanna Jungle Pool & Bar
There's nothing more fun than relaxing with friends (or partner) in a place free from noisy children running around.
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Just go to Wanna Jungle Pool & Bar to get that relaxed atmosphere. The concept of this place is very similar to the beach club commonly found in Bali, only there is no beach here, but shady trees in the Oos River Valley that can be enjoyed from the three-story swimming pool!
3. Zen Hideaway
Located in a traditional Balinese village about 20 minutes from the center of Ubud, this accommodation offers a stay that is second to none, because as far as the eye can see, all you can see is the Ayung River, waterfalls, rice fields, and the majestic Mount Agung.
Made of 150 years old teak wood, Zen Hideaway is deliberately designed for those of you who want to fill your vacation with tranquility and peace while breathing in the fresh Ubud air, because almost all of the rooms are semi-open.
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Because it is located in the middle of a genuine village, you can also interact directly with local residents and even see their daily activities, such as farming, practicing dance, or performing traditional ceremonies. This is just the name of authentic Bali! You can also take a walk to the river or waterfall to play water through private access.
But the most spectacular thing that you won't find anywhere else is a swing that hangs between the trunks of coconut trees, right on the side of the hill with a panoramic view of the Ayung River below you. Thrilling and addictive at the same time!
4. Green Kubu Cafe
Want to enjoy a true back-to-nature atmosphere while eating a delicious lunch? Come with us to the fields!
Offering a green view as far as the eye can see, Green Kubu Café is guaranteed to be no less fun than La Plancha, because here you and your partner can also relax in colorful bean bags under the shade of beautiful Balinese decorative umbrellas. Romantic, right?
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Although the view is the main attraction, that doesn't mean the food is just that. Try their signature Fried Rice or Mie Goreng, it's really kicking! Still not full? How about ordering the spicy roasted corn. This cafe also has a pretty thrilling swing (Kubu Swing), so between lunches you can take time to take pictures here to show off on Instagram.
5.Folk Pool & Gardens
Swimming fun on the Island of the Gods doesn't just have to be on the beach, you can try swimming with a different atmosphere at the Folk Pool & Gardens Ubud.
Here, you can dine while swimming. The interior design of this tourist spot is simple but quite interesting. Around the pool there are several beautiful gazebos with a capacity of 4 people complete with soft beds where you can relax or even dine.
If you are lazy to swim, you can also come to just stretch your legs while enjoying the surrounding scenery, the other side of Bali. Wow, the feeling of tiredness after walking around Ubud can immediately disappear!
Another interesting thing, here there is also a Popcorn Club event, where visitors are invited to watch movies together in an open garden by the pool.
6. The Sayan House
This beautiful dining place that is directly opposite the Ayung River is quite famous as a location for holding private events or receptions.
The Sayan House is the best place to be at one with nature. From the view of the forest, green rice fields and water flowing fast in the Ayung River, all can be seen here.
Enjoy a romantic dinner with loved ones while watching the beautiful sunset behind the hill. Or install lights on the trees to create a fairy tale wedding atmosphere.
In terms of food, The Sayan House serves a variety of contemporary menus as well as Asian dishes that are certainly delicious.
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Try their Crispy King Prawn & Avocado Maki as well as their Salmon Carpaccio! There is also a unique menu such as Sushi Babi Guling. If you like trying new foods, you won't be disappointed here.
7. Swept Away
Let's get back to nature with a relaxing atmosphere and a soul-refreshing experience. With a beautiful wooden deck by the river, it creates a calm atmosphere for you to dine at Samaya Ubud.
Feel the stress that has been whacked away by the ripples of the river water that wet your feet. The towering coconut trees and lush vegetation there will make you feel like you are in a world of your own.
You can visit just for a cold beer or lunch, of course you should try their signature Asian Tapas. This variety of delicious food in small portions creates an amazing culinary experience.
It's only when it gets dark that you realize how quickly time flies by spending time relaxing by the river. But don't rush home, order another cocktail and take a peek at their dinner menu!
Swept Away comes alive at night with 100 candles that light up when it gets dark. The view of the river is even more beautiful with these candles, creating a very special atmosphere.
Don't just be amazed by the comfortable-looking deck and furniture in their lounge, Swept Away also serves a variety of extraordinary menus that are ready to satisfy anyone.
Sit back and rest in peace, let the stress wash away here at Swept Away.
8. Maha Restaurant
After being satisfied with shopping for souvenirs, it's time to stop by to refuel the body, aka eat! Our recommendation is Maha Restaurant which is known as an attractive and comfortable family restaurant.
The atmosphere of the dining area in the form of a beautiful garden plus the fun of playing with rabbits will certainly be a special experience for you.
As a complement to the large garden area, Maha Restaurant also provides several rabbits. Eits, not to be eaten, you know, these rabbits are deliberately released freely to accompany you to play. As a result, visitors are free to play with the rabbits.
Most visitors were so entertained by the presence of the rabbits. What's more, you can also try feeding the rabbit. Talking about the menu, you can find various types of food here.
9. Pomegranate Cafe
You know that holidays in Bali are not just beaches and fun, right?
Who says we can't find peace in Bali? Just imagine the rice swaying in the rice fields accompanying you while enjoying a cup of coffee or tea in the afternoon. That's what you'll find at Pomegranate, a cafe owned by a Japanese brother and sister that has been operating since 2012.
From Pomegranate you will be able to see rice fields and fields in Ubud with a 360° view that stretches to the Campuhan River.
If you come in the morning, you can even see the majestic Mount Agung in the north and Mount Batukaru in the northwest.
At night, you will be greeted by hundreds of fireflies and the twinkling lights of people's houses in the distance.
Remember to bring a flashlight if you plan to go there at night, as you will be traveling through a small dirt road between rice fields without any lighting.
10. Bali Adventure Rafting
By the Balinese people, the Ayung River is considered sacred and used as a source of life, but for visitors, activities on the river with this spectacular view is a very memorable experience.
While walking along the river that crosses this forest, what you can see on your right and left is a charming wild atmosphere, as well as a very beautiful waterfall panorama. Along the way you will be accompanied by monkeys hanging from tree branches and the melodious chirping of various wild birds.
If you are a fan of adrenaline-pumping activities, then the 45 rapids on the Ayung River will certainly keep you entertained.
No need to worry about trying this challenge, because beforehand you will be given a briefing on safety and health, helmets, and life jackets. Plus, the guide will accompany you along the way.
After rafting as far as 9.6km with a travel time of about 2 hours, you can immediately clean yourself with warm water and clean towels in the locker room provided. After that, get ready to eat a delicious buffet menu at the restaurant located at Bali Adventure Rafting while enjoying the beautiful panorama of the mountains and the expanse of rice fields.
How, interested in trying it? Don't forget a waterproof camera or a waterproof case for your phone so you can capture this special moment!
11. Tegallalang Rice Fields
One of the most recognizable things about Ubud is definitely the beautiful and charming terraced rice fields. Therefore, don't miss a visit to this one place!
No need to rush, just enjoy your afternoon by taking a leisurely walk on the rice fields while watching the farmers harvest and cultivate their fields.
This serene and peaceful expanse of rice fields will certainly make your mood calmer and make you forget all the problems that come your way.
If you are confused about which terraced rice fields to visit, we recommend you to Tegallalang which is located north of Ubud. The view of the terrace which is right on the hillside displays a truly stunning and amazing panorama.
12. Studio Perak Celuk village
Are you a lover of silver jewelry collections? Have you ever thought about trying to make your own? Yes, at the Silver Studio in Celuj you can not only buy silver as a souvenir, but you can also take crash courses directly from the experts.
Interestingly, the business and the idea for this silver making course belong to local residents who have been creating contemporary art inspired by nature.
Here you can learn to combine silver jewelry and precious stones with traditional techniques. Fun huh? There are two classes every day, which is between 09.00 – 12.00 and 14.00 – 17.00.
13. Campuhan Ridge Walk
With a unique landscape, Campuhan Ridge Walk is a short path through rice fields, traditional huts and beautiful villas with a very romantic atmosphere.
The right time to visit this place is in the morning (preferably before sunrise) so that you avoid the scorching sun that is quite hot during the day.
Not infrequently you will also meet some butterflies on the 2-3km long path. And before going home, take the time to rest for a while at Karsa Kafe. Restore your energy and don't forget to drink lots of water so you don't get dehydrated.