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Tepi Sawah, Ubud

Tepi Sawah

An intimate property set amidst beautiful tropical gardens with views over rice fields, Tepi Sawah offers spacious, locally-owned accommodation just a short distance from Ubud town.

The peaceful swimming pool area has been built in a traditional Balinese style and makes a wonderful escape after exploring the sights and sounds of Ubud. The property also has a small spa offering a variety of treatments at very reasonable prices, providing complete relaxation.

Accommodation is in a handful of tastefully decorated villas, with each room offering ample living space and modern amenities for convenience and comfort. In the evening, guests can choose to eat at one of the two on site restaurants, both of which serve delicious Indonesian dishes and Western favourites.

Our rating: Medium

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There are five villa categories for guests to choose from, with all but the private Campuhan Villa housed in two storey buildings dotted around the lush topical gardens. The entry-level Batuan Villas are located across two floors, offering twin beds and either a garden or rice paddy view from a private balcony or veranda. The slightly more spacious Taman Villas have a double bed or twin beds and tropical garden views, while the Peliatan Villas are located on the first floor and offer an impressive 200 square metres of space. Ubud Villas offer a touch more luxury, with private verandas, four-poster beds and views over the rice paddy fields. They can also be converted into two or three bedroom villas for families or larger groups. However, the Campuhan Villa is the best option for those seeking complete privacy as it's housed in its own bamboo-roofed building, featuring an open-air shower and views of the rice paddy fields.

Amenities in each villa include air conditioning, satellite TV, complimentary Wi-Fi access, a safe, hairdryer and minibar, with en suite bathrooms featuring both showers and bath tubs.


The property has a rural setting just off Jalan Suweta, and is two kilometres north of Ubud’s bustling town centre; where guests will find a wide selection of restaurants, markets and shops.

Food and drink

Bale Banjar Restaurant is an intimate venue open to hotel guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving Indonesian and Western dishes. The larger Tepi Sawah Restaurant is located at the front of the property and is open to the public for lunch and dinner. The smoked duck is the house speciality, while a variety of cocktails and other beverages can also be enjoyed.

Facilities and activities

The property has an outdoor swimming pool and a boutique selling clothes, accessories and handicrafts. Guests can take part in activities such as painting, wood carving and offering making classes for an additional fee. The spa offers a range of treatments and massages, and there's a laundry and dry cleaning service.

Our opinion

A great value option that makes a comfortable base for those looking to explore all that Ubud has to offer.

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