Last week, while visiting Ubud, I decided to make a break to enjoy the wonderful pools that Hanging Gardens offers in the middle of the jungle.
It is a 5 star resort located 30-45 minutes drive from the center of Ubud.
I went on a motorcycle, following the GPS, and I was glad that along the way there were signs indicating the path, because my GPS pointed me to an incorrect location. So trust the signs and you will find the place!
The Resort, decorated in traditional Balinese, offers 38 villas with private infinity pool.
It costs 500 USD a night, which includes free shuttle from Ubud center, breakfast buffet, guided tour around the area and a cultural ceremony of tea. Check out their website because they always offer packages and promotional discounts.
My visit was a last minute decision, I already had plans for my days while In Ubud, so I could not stay at the resort. I just went to spend the day enjoying the incredible pools surrounded by greenery and overlooking the river Ayung.
It seems like I ‘m getting addicted to these infinity pools in the middle of nature, right?
Well, with this hot weather and no beaches in Ubud, to be able to soak in this paradise was always a pleasure!
This is a very exclusive resort and they want to maintain the privacy of their guests. They respect their space, so they keep a high fee entrance to avoid many visitors and crowds at the pool.
So it’s not a place I would recommend just for a day. The fee entry that entitles you to use the pool costs 2,500,000 IDR and to be honest, it’s a gorgeous place, but this price is too expensive. I would rather pay more and enjoy the whole resort.
As a guest, I would appreciate that fee entrance, so you can enjoy the pool with no crowd problem. So I think it’s a good idea.
If you only want to go sightseeing while enjoying their menu at the restaurant, then the input is reduced to 4.00.000 IDR, but again, it’s not a cheap restaurant.
Another option is to hire one of the Spa packages that they offer.
The employees were very friendly. The receptionist kindly answered all my questions, and the girl who accompanied me in the transporter cart was all smiles and the waiter who served me at the restaurant was very attentive and helpful. He explained to me the story and significance of the three temples of Bali that they say, you must visit before you die.
By the way I think that the transport system that they use is curious. It’s an electrical cart that takes you from the reception to anywhere at the resort.
Hope this information finds you well!!
Love and gratitude