Ubud is a cultural centre where the natural beauty of rice terraces and river valleys are set against a panorama of spectacular mountains. Many traditional activities abound in the area including temples and ceremonies, music and dance, arts and crafts, cooking and dining.
Travellers can explore the village by walking or cycling to see traditional community life, houses, temples, museums, shops and galleries. Yoga, meditation, spa and health retreat can be perfectly experienced here in peace and tranquility.
Food and dining venues offering local and international cuisines are spread all over the village. Some restaurants serve healthy, organic and raw food as well.
Payments can be made in the local rupiah currency or in US dollars in some places. There are many authorized money changers all over Ubud.