Ubud in General
Ubud is located in Gianyar regency, well known as a central of art & culture in Bali. So many of famous Balinese artist are from here, from painting artist, sculpture artist to dance artist. As an evidences, Ubud has at least 3 major museum, Puri Museum Lukisan ( owned & managed by a royal family of Ubud ), Museum Antonio Blanco ( Owned by an expatriate from Belgium, which has married & stayed as an Indonesian – Mr. Antonio Blanco ), Arma Museum ( owned & manage by Mr. Agung Rai, one of royal family from Gianyar regency ). The rest, tourist can found many of other museum, art & panting galleries line up on the both side of road all over Ubud area. Beside enriched of culture heritages, Ubud also famous of it beautiful panorama, the most interesting is the rice field view the monkey forest. It culinary are also one thing that tourist wont to missing out.
As they adjusted with the culture, mostly of the accommodation (like villas, bungalows or homestay ) in Ubud are in natural, ethnic & traditional style blends. However, their standard of services and facilities are most like star rated hotels. The rates also vary, from low budget class ( likes; Ketut Places, Artini Home Stay, Puri Garden Hotel, Saren Indah Hotel, Agung Raka Bungalows ), Intermediate ( Tjampuhan Resort, Pertiwi Resort & Spa, Pitamaha Resort & Spa, Nefatari Villas, Ubud Village Hotel, Komaneka Resort, Aniniraka Hotel, kori Ubud Resort ) to high level of expenditures ( Maya Ubud Resort, The Ubud Village Resort & Spa, Royal Pitamaha, Warwick Ibah Resort, Komaneka Bisma, etc. ).