An Ubud, Bali summer is nothing short of spectacular. For those planning a vay-cay to Bali, HOLR has compiled a list of must-do’s this summer.

Ubud, Bali

Things to Do

Padma Resort Ubud 

Padma Resort Ubud, Bali

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First on our list is the luxury Padma Resort – which is a top attraction for tourists visiting Ubud! The 149-room resort features stunning views overlooking bamboo forests, world-class rated spas, and a breathtaking 89-metre infinity swimming pool. According to Padma Resort Ubud, they describe themselves as: “idyllic and the perfect place to refresh your mind and body, and to explore the wonders of north and central Bali.”

Penida Island Boat Tours 

Penida Island Boat Tours

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For water lovers, consider traveling on a “private” Penida Island Boat Tours to see the majestic sights of Pendia. On the tour, guests are treated to lunch and have the opportunity to swim with lively fish, massive manta rays, and snorkel bright coral. Guests have the option to opt for a snorkeling-only tour, or to relax at the island with scenic visits to Angel’s Billabong, Kelingking Beach, and Broken Beach (Pasih Uug Beach).

Jungle Swing 

Jungle Swing

Ubud tourists rave about the acclaimed Jungle Swing private tour! Soar up high in the sky on the swing and later take a trip to the Tegalalang Rice Terrace and the Tegenungan Waterfall. The tour also consists of traveling to two temples—Ubud Monkey Forest and Tirta Empul. Tourists can expect to see cheeky tropical animals at the monkey forest and sacred springs at the Tirta Empul.

ATV Ride and White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting

This is the perfect activity for adventure lovers! Travelers can expect a professional rafting guide on the waters of Ayung River and later enjoy a buffet lunch with scenic forest views. Next, get your adrenaline pumping by taking an ATV ride through the bamboo forest, rice fields, and impressive tropical landscapes. The experience concludes with a trip to a coffee plantation.

Balinese Cooking Class 

Balinese Cooking Class in Bali

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Foodies can be sure to enjoy a traditional Balinese Cooking Class! In this activity, guests join a Balinese family for half-of-the-day to cook meals at lunch or dinner. The cooking experience also includes drinks such as alcohol. Learn about the brilliant culture of Ubud while you help prepare a delicious meal. Also, guests can expect to learn about the spices, medicines, and crops raised on the farm that went into the dish they cooked. 

Which activity would you most like to do?

Published by HOLR Magazine.