The Alila Ubud is located near the artistic and cultural center of Ubud on the edge of the Ayung River.

The resort has been designed in traditional Balinese architecture, has secluded courtyards, spacious terraces and private gardens that combine to create a feeling of intimacy

The pool at Alila Ubud has a global reputation, and no wonder: it’s a watery sliver of infinity that seems to overhang the valley plunging beneath it.

Photo: Sean McGrath