Discover boutique hotels in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
When to go
Ubud’s higher elevation may take the edge off the equatorial swelter, but the annual average rainfall is higher here, too. July to September is high season, when the climate is most appealing, but August is also the busiest time of year.
PlanesTouch down at Ngurah Rai International Airport (www.baliairport.com), just south of capital Denpasar.
AutomobilesThe 30km drive north to Ubud will cost you about RP195,000 in an official airport taxi, but if you’re feeling feisty you can haggle with one of the loitering cabbies beyond the airport perimeter. For a hassle-free transfer, however, organise a car ahead of time through your hotel.