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Villa D’Uma: Where to Stay for Affordable Luxury in Ubud

Villa D’Uma: Where to Stay for Affordable Luxury in Ubud

If you are wondering where to book in Ubud to got some of the affordable luxury Bali is so well known for then look no further.

Villa D’Uma should be your number one choice during your stay in the culture capital of Bali.

Nicknamed the culture capital of Bali, Ubud is a truly special place.

Filled with amazing restaurants, colourful boutiques, monkey filled forests, incredible waterfalls, yoga retreats, rice paddies and unique temples it’s no surprise Ubud is so well known.

With plenty to do here to attract every kind of person, there is also accommodation to suit every budget, especially those looking for affordable luxury.


Located a 5 minute drive from Ubud’s centre in the village Penestanan Kelod Villa D’Uma is the perfect slice of modern luxury nestled among the rice paddies.

Penestanan Kelod has become a very hip little village with its own yoga studio, meditation centre, restaurants, shops and bakeries! So you do not have to venture very far to be reminded of the Ubud culture.

Only accessible by scooter or on foot, about 10 minutes to walk, it is far from the bustling streets Ubud is known for, but this all adds to the wonderful tranquility and magic of your stay.

On arrival you are dropped at the top of the lane, the staff then arrive to greet you and help you down the lane with your bags to Villa D’Uma.

This was an exciting start to our stay, the transport is very much Asian as your bags are transported while balanced on scooters!

Check In Process

You are greeted by the reception team, and offered a welcome drink of freshly made watermelon juice.

Check in is from 2pm until 12am.

Check out is 12pm.

The check in process in very simple and once you have provided your passports and filled out a quick form your are taken round to your room.


Villa D’Uma has 3 accommodation types available, the Deluxe Garden Villa, the One-Bedroom Villa with Private Pool and the Two-Bedroom Villa with Private Pool.

We stayed in the Deluxe Garden Villa for the duration of our visit in Ubud.

The Deluxe Garden Villa is a large bedroom hosting plenty of storage, a workspace, free water, fridge and mini bar, television, safe, air conditioning, tea & coffee facilities, free toiletries, WIFI connection, outside seating along with a shared pool.

It is a wonderfully presented room which has been decorated beautifully and provides that little bit of extra attention to detail with fresh flowers and cute origami swan towels – these always raise a smile!

Both the One-Bedroom and Two-Bedroom Villas host all of the above as well as a private kitchen and private pool.


The atmosphere of Villa D’Uma is true to the Balinese culture with little pieces of its tradition dotted around everywhere.

The interiors and decoration throughout are colourful, clean and filled with lush greenery. You are very close to nature with the elements never too far, the peaceful location surrounded by rice paddies paired with your open air bathrooms promote relaxation and help you to unwind.

You will find Frangipani (plumeria) flowers growing in the gardens and sprinkled around your room and the hotel along with offerings.

The welcoming and attentive staff ensure all guests are treated as family to ensure your stay here feels more like a ‘home from home’ and not a hotel stay.

All of these elements working together in harmony is what makes your stay at Villa D’Uma so unforgettable.

The pool area outside the Deluxe Garden Villas is beautiful. The planting is full of colour and traditional Balinese flowers.


The services and amenities provided by Villa D’Uma are excellent.

Breakfast is included and provided every morning between 7-10am, this can either be served at their restaurant overlooking the rice paddies, in your room at your outside seating or as a famous Balinese floating breakfast at the pool.

There is a breakfast menu to choose from it consists of your main dish chosen from the menu, either a fresh fruit juice or fruit plate and tea or coffee.

While you are out exploring the surroundings in Ubud, all rooms are cleaned daily by the staff and all toiletries, water and towels are either replaced or replenished.

Additionally Villa D’Uma offers laundry services, airport shuttle, transport, scooter hire, car hire, luggage storage and childcare at an additional cost.

The showers are open air to the elements, its a wonderful feeling showering under the sun or the moon light

Our stay here at Villa D’Uma was one we will never forget, it captures the essence of Balinese culture beautifully and we were made to feel very welcome during our stay.

As backpackers looking for affordable luxury stays this one will always be high on our list to recommend as soon as we hear someone is visiting Ubud.

It is close enough to Ubud to head into the centre whenever you want to but also far enough away so that you feel as if you are somewhere completely remote, it truly provided the perfect balance.

Click here to book now, Villa D’Uma should be your only choice for affordable luxury in Ubud.

Villa D’Uma

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Phone: +62 87 862 627 527

Whatsapp: +62 87 863 987 807

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