Located just outside the centre of Ubud, Mandapa A Ritz Carlton Reserve is a fabulous property offering a selection of luxury villas and suites and is a great choice for guests looking to explore Bali's cultural hub.
Only a 15-minute drive into the cultural centre of Bali, Ubud
Every room showcases traditional Balinese architecture and artwork
There are over five different and very unique dining opportunities at Mandapa, including a private cocoon overlooking the Ayung river
There are lots of complimentary classes and workshops, such as Balinese batik, farming and visits to the Temple
Mandapa A Ritz Carlton Reserve is located by the Ayung River and amongst the lush jungle, the hotel is just a mere 10 minute drive from the bustling town.
The property is made up of just 60 villas and suites, all of which have a private outdoor space with views of the surrounding scenery, and showcase the architecture and craftsmanship of the local area.
The suites are located closer towards the main building and have wonderful views across the hotel towards the rice paddies. Interconnecting rooms are available which work really well for families.
The villas require a very short buggy journey from the reception area and all extremely spacious with views of the rainforest and a private pool.
During your stay at Mandapa, take a morning yoga class in the onsite pavilion, enjoy a good book in the library, ride a bicycle through nearby villages, or indulge in a relaxing treatment at the hotel's spa after a day of sightseeing and shopping in Ubud.
When to visit
If you're looking for a particularly luxurious stay, opt for one of the hotel's Pool Villas. They're extremely spacious and provide you with that extra bit of privacy!
Mandapa Ritz Carlton is situated just outside the town of Ubud. The resort is a short shuttle ride away from cafes, shops and restaurants.
17-hour international flight with one change. From the airport Mandapa is a one and a half hour drive away.
A Journey through Picturesque Central Bali
Visit some of Bali's most impressive holy temples and stunning UNESCO recognised rice terraces on this journey to Taman Ayun temple complex, Candi Kuning, Ulun Danu Temple and the rice terraces at Jatiluwih.
Ayung White Water Rafting
Enjoy an exhilarating experience white-water rafting down the Ayung River. With a backdrop of the black and glistening gorge walls rising high on either side, explore another side of Bali: nature uninterrupted.
Bali Street Food Tour
From exotic fruits to exquisite beef rendang, fish fresh from the ocean to regional delicacies, a tour of Denpasar’s street food stalls is a chance to uncover the cultural nuances of the country while enjoying the flavours of its famed cuisines.
Batur's youngest crater - Volcano cooking
Spend an afternoon walking through the luna-esque landscape of Mount Batur from previous eruptions and experience panoramic views of the volcano's caldera. Discover craters and multi coloured minerals as your meal is prepared using a steam vent oven.
Denpasar Street Food Tour with an Expert
Enjoy a foodie experience like no other during this street food tour through Denpasar. Meet with a food expert who will guide you through the different culinary delights of Indonesia.
Exotic Bali by Volkswagen Convertible
Explore Bali's temples and surrounding landscape in a Volkswagen convertible. Take your classic car to Pura Kehan and Gunung Kawi Sebatu temple complexes near Bangli town and bamboo enshrouded Penglipuran and on to arts and crafts villages near Ubud.
Explore the Charms of Northern Bali
Take a day to explore northern Bali, taking in the central highlands, the famous market at Candi Kuning, Ulun Danu temple, the sacred hot springs at Banjar, Lovina town for lunch and the former Dutch capital, Singaraja before visiting Gitgit waterfall.
Kintamani and Monkey Forest Tour
In addition to the Ubud Monkey Forest, this trip takes in Hindu temples, volcanic scenes and traditional Balinese arts. Your day will begin with a Barong dance performance and include three craft villages, Gunung Kawi temple and the "elephant cave".
Kintamani Besakih Tour
Visit the Mother Temple of Bali and witness some of the region's best views on this full day trip of temple culture and traditional arts and crafts. See examples of batik, wood carving and the work of silver and gold-smiths.
R.O.L.E Charitable Experience
Spend half a day with Rivers, Oceans, Lands and Ecology (R.O.L.E) Foundation, which is based in southern Bali. This environmental organisation educates local people on environmental awareness as well as women's empowerment.
Spirit of Belimbing
Visit one of Bali's most remote areas and explore on a 7km trek through rice paddies and plantations. Find the hidden and sacred Benben Waterfall and then at 4pm you will be dressed in Balinese national dress and taken to a jungle temple.
Sunrise over Mount Batur
Experience incredible views from the summit of Mount Batur as the sun rises. Have breakfast before your descent and visit three younger craters with evidence of lava flow and finally enjoy a soothing dip in Toya Bungkah hot springs.
Traditional Bali and Natural Wonders
Discover a traditional Bali as you spend the day exploring farming villages, an 11th century temple complex guarded by a mythical dragon, Penglipuran village concluding with a visit to Kintamani which boasts views of the active volcano, Mount Batur.
Ubud - Local Encounters on the Blessing Trail
During this spiritual experience, meet with The Brahams, holy people who are members of the caste of the priests. Learn about their traditions, religious customs and everyday life as they welcome you into their home.
Visit Bali's Central Highlands & Tanah Lot at Sunset
Travel through Bedugal's central highlands and past Lake Beratan on this full day adventure across Bali. Witness awe-inspiring views of Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan before arriving at spectacular Tanah Lot in time for an unforgettable sunset.