space & place

Learn, Do, Connect

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Ubud is located in the mountains of Bali and is considered the island’s arts and cultural heartland.

Founded in the 8th century by a Javanese Hindu priest Rsi Marhandya, Ubud or Ubad (literally meaning medicine) is considered a place of ‘holy inspiration’. It has been an epicentre of creativity attracting famous artists such as Walter Spies, Rudolf Bonnet, Colin Macphee, Noel Coward and Antonio Blanco. Also renowned for healing, Ubud attracts people from across world who seek out Balinese traditional medicine, massages & yoga.

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Bali & its culture

Bali is a rich tapestry of religion and custom—simply by stepping outside your door you will notice aspects of Balinese culture which are woven into everyday life.

If you wish to learn more about Balinese culture our staff will be able to book you tickets to see traditional Balinese dance, or you can learn it for yourself! You can also join us class on making Balinese offerings or cooking Balinese Food.

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Places to see & thINGS to DO

Ubud is the ideal location for not only getting out to see other parts of the island but also getting creative and getting your hands in the dirt. Speak to our front office staff to arranges tours across the island or join workshops with local artisans and producers:

Gaya Ceramic »

Threads of Life »

The Kul Kul Farm »


Connect with the community

Visit local organisations who have a big impact on the community in Bali and across the globe:

Bumi Sehat »

Kopernik »

Five Pillar Village »

Green School »