Set amid lush rolling hills and rice paddy fields, surrounded by the mandapas for which it is named and overlooking the Ayung river in Ubud, there’s scarcely a more picturesque location for a peaceful getaway then at Mandapa, a Ritz Carlton Reserve. Each of the 60 private villas and suites is attended by a personal butler and features its own outdoor space with views of the natural scenery in abundance. Guests can relax on their terrace, in their private pool or within the elegant interior, or opt to venture out to enjoy the resort’s outdoor vitality pool, indulging in a light snack from the pool bar. Full relaxation is guaranteed at the spa, where local herbs are used in ancient therapies, or in the fitness center where yoga pavilions overlook the river’s waters. Dining, meanwhile, is a delight: with four outlets to choose from, guests can enjoy fresh cuisine from Bali and beyond in beautiful settings.
History: Set in Bali’s cultural heartland, Mandapa is named for the ancient temples that surround it and draws on a long history of tradition and heritage.
Location:Nestled in the hills of central Bali, Mandapa enjoys the beautiful surroundings of Ubud.
Service: From the gong signalling guests’ arrival to every whim during their stay, staff attend to the tiniest details, and each room’s personal butler is on hand day and night.
The hotel’s 60 villas and suites are decorated in a warm and welcoming style, taking cues from local aesthetics, and include private outdoor areas to fully take advantage of the natural beauty in the surroundings.
Sprawling over 1,590 square feet, this elegantly-appointed suite features a master bedroom and en-suite bathroom as well as a separate living space. Guests can relax in their own personal paradise on their private balcony with stunning natural views.
Perfect for a family, this vast three-bedroom villa is spread over 21,530 square feet. Besides beautiful living spaces and bedrooms - each with their own en suite - it features a steam room and sauna. The outdoor space comprises a large pool with lounging and dining area.
Combining the great outdoors with gorgeous interiors, this spacious villa is the ideal couple’s retreat. The private patio and pool are set in lush gardens while indoors, the 4,630-square-foot villa comprises master bedroom, and fully-equipped living space.
With a strong emphasis on wellness, the facilities at Mandapa are designed with guests’ enjoyment and relaxation in mind, from the peaceful spa to the vitality pool and fitness center with dedicated yoga pavilions.
The resort features a beautiful vitality pool with warm massage jets and a view of the Ayung river below. After a relaxing swim, guests can unwind poolside with snacks and drinks from the bar.
With the sound of the river rushing by, Mandapa Spa & Wellness provides an escape for meditation, healing and tranquility. With a range of therapies incorporating a combination of modern and ancient techniques, guests will be able to find the perfect treatment for them.
The hotel’s four distinct dining venues make use of the natural produce growing around the resort, for seasonal menus that offer freshness in every bite. Guest can choose between relaxed and laid back, al fresco and intimate settings at mealtimes and throughout the day.
Decked in bamboo, Kubu is elegant and romantic, offering nine private cocoons for intimate dining with river views. Diners can order Mediterranean cuisine a la carte or enjoy the full range of flavors from the degustation menu.
Here the chef prepares delicacies freshly from the onsite organic garden, for classic Balinese flavors. Guests can enjoy a meal or light snack on the terrace at any time of day.
This breezy and relaxed lounge area provides a comfortable space to enjoy a good book with a cup of tea and some finger food. It’s also ideal for pre-dinner drinks, with a stunning sunset view.
Guests lounging by the pool can make use of the comprehensive pool service and enjoy classic cuisine, plus light snacks from sandwiches to salads. A full range of detox juices and tea is available for those who have worked up a thirst in the water.
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