The Samaya Ubud

Bali, Ubud

Spa Boutique Hotel Villas Private Pools
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  • Boutique hotel with luxurious villas
  • Perfect for romantic candlelit dinners 
  • Sunset yoga and biking and hiking in nature 
  • A wonderful spa

The Samaya Ubud is a tranquil sanctuary, set in a romantic location in Ubud, Bali, making it the ideal retreat for couples. It’s situated alongside the River Ayung and is surrounded by tropical gardens and rice fields. There are some fantastic activities to experience together, including biking, hiking, and nature walks.

The hotel also offers plenty of activities for those just wanting to relax. Try sunset yoga classes in a peaceful atmosphere or enjoy the limousine rental and butler services. Your private villa is a luxury sanctuary, with its own private pool, set in peaceful surroundings. Enjoy a candlelit dinner in the evening and immerse yourself in the exotic local flavours or simply relax with a spa treatment beside the tranquil river in the day. Learn about the island’s fascinating culture with a Balinese Cooking Class at the hotel or spend a day exploring the nearby Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

The hotel has 19 villas. Hotel child prices apply to ages 3–11 years.


Bars & Restaurants

Scene Restaurant

A beautiful restaurant which serves a diverse range of cuisine and overlooks the rice fields, mountains and volcanoes in the horizon. It also serves traditional breakfast and afternoon tea.

Swept Away

Enjoy award winning dining along the Ayung River. I Nyoman Wiratma, the Executive Chef, offers a superb menu serving authentic flavours made using fresh local produce.

100 Candle Dinner at Swept Away

Indulge with a six course tasting menu, including premium wine and views of the breathtaking natural landscape. Candles and flower petals complete the romance of the meal.

Romantic Candlelit Dinner

Enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner for two by the swimming pool, in your villa or at the Swept-away Restaurant next to the river.

Cabana Rendezvous Dinner

Celebrate together in the most romantic way. Settle down for a succulent four course menu served in your own private cabana, with specially selected drinks and wines, and pretty views of the pool. 

Seafood Barbecue

Located at the Swept-away Restaurant, exceptional chefs cook up an incredible seafood barbecue. 

Open: 18:00 - 21:00 on special occasions.

Scene Bar

Luxurious cocktails, mocktails and canapés are served at Scene Bar and Lounge every evening.

Open: 17:00 - 19:00.

Spa & Wellness


The spa is a sanctuary set in paradise. There are incredible treatments including the ceremony of the face and the ritual of touch, as well as a tranquil indoor swimming pool.


There is a fully equipped gym at the Samaya Ubud, with advanced cardio and strength equipment for all your fitness needs.

Activities & Entertainment


Sports and activities include sunset yoga, biking and hiking through the stunning natural landscape.

Balinese Cooking Classes

This unique experience allows you to immerse yourself the authentic cuisine and succulent local produce of Bali. The classes are held in the Swept-away Restaurant.

About the location

The Samaya Ubud is located in the centre of Bali, close to the town of Ubud. It’s surrounded by beautiful rainforests, rice paddies and streams; ideal for those wanting to explore the tranquility of the area. Ubud itself is a spiritual retreat with a unique culture. It is full of fantastic restaurants and streets of shops, as well as plenty of opportunities to explore. 

The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary stands out as one of the best tourist destinations in Bali, and is located in a fascinating temple complex. Escape from traffic with the Campuhan Ridge Walk which takes you through rice fields and into a beautiful valley, perfect for sunrise or sunset walks. For spiritual awakenings go to the Lotus pond at Saraswati or explore the natural beauty of the area with a cycling tour.

Transfer time

The Samaya Ubud is 90 minutes from Bali Denpasar Airport.
Hillside Villa

Max 3 adults

Hillside Villas are approximately 392m² and are located either close to the Ayung river or at the upper level of the resort surrounded by tropical gardens. Ideal for privacy, Hillside Villas have their own private pool, furnished terrace and gazebo.


Hill View Villa

Max 3 adults

Hill View Villas are approximately 392m² and have wonderful views of the rice fields and hillsides. Each villa features it own private pool, furnished terrace and a gazebo. The bathroom features a shower room and separate bathtub.


Ayung Villa

Max 3 adults

Ayung Villas are approximately 292m² and are situated in front of the river. Each villa has its own private pool, funished terrace and gazebo.


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The Samaya Ubud Three Bedroom Villas

Max 6 adults + 3 children (below 12 years old)

The Samaya Ubud Three Bedroom Villas are approximately 700m², and are the perfect choice for families and small groups of friends. Made for privacy you'll have access to your own full-sized swimming pool as well as an enclosed living space. The three separate bedrooms are complete with their own amenities.


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The Samaya Ubud Two Bedroom Villa

Max 4 adults + 2 children (below 12 years old)

The Samaya Ubud Two Bedroom Villa is approximately 795m², and boasts its own private full-sized swimming pool. Situated in the middle of a tropical garden found in the resort's upper-level complex, you'll have total privacy in a beautiful surrounding. There are two separate bedrooms, with full amenities.


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A Luxurious Escape in Bali

Amanda L,

Tripadvisor review Nov 20 2023
From the stunning room with a private pool to the exquisite dining and impeccable service, we only wished we stayed longer than one day! The room was a visual masterpiece, and the upgrade to a...
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Fabulous hotel with amazing attention to detail

Stephanie H, Bristol, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review Nov 15 2023
We stayed here again for three nights this month. We were here in 2019 just before lockdown. We loved it then so decided to come back. No regrets. Just as amazing. We had a hillside view this time...
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