I'm really not a garden person, but Ubud's Botanic Garden is a perfect place to wind down, walk around and have a snack. It was ridiculously humid (more so than in the town), so expect to move slowly when you're here. Admission was about $1, and I pretty much had the place to myself. The...more
This is probably considered a more basic accommodation in Bali (only because many places have fancy pools and spas attached), but I found it to have everything I was looking for. It's cozy, family-run, clean, lush and romantic! At just $40 for two people in a private bungalow (including...more
It's easy to check out a traditional Kecak dance at one of Ubud's many temples. I bought mine while at the post office (the guy there was selling tickets for his brother's temple's show that night). The performance didn't feel touristy at all. I think they really just do...more
Monkey Forest was pretty laid back - not many people bugging you to buy anything, although that may have changed since I've been there. Yes, every city seems to have it's own Monkey Temple, but the Balinese sculptures made it extra special.