Fivelements Puri Ahimsa is a lavish five-star resort located next to Ayung River. Surrounded by luscious tropical foliage and facing the forest hillside, it is a peaceful haven that is ideally suited for those looking for the ultimate relaxing retreat. The resort features an elegant vegetarian restaurant, a pristine outdoor pool and spa, and is the perfect spot from which guests can visit Taman Ayun Temple, Dalem Agung Temple and Goa Gajah elephant cave.

The resort’s villas boast private balconies with extensive views of the surrounding lush greenery. The rooms include air conditioning, an en suite bathroom with bathtub, an ipod dock and sound system. The décor is beautiful and designed to ensure total relaxation, with glass ceilings, wooden furnishings and billowing white curtains. The comfortable bed is laden with traditional woven cushions, and a direct line to concierge next to the bed ensures your every need will be met.

Traditional Balinese spa treatments and massages are offered at the resort’s healing centre, and guests can relax and meditate in the flourishing garden or by the pool. Bathhouses, function rooms and other sacred areas for reflection and therapy are also available, and guests can learn techniques for rejuvenation and inner strength at the hotel in their free time.

Sakti Dining Room is the retreat’s fine dining restaurant that offers delicious creations made from vegetarian, raw and organic ingredients. The architecture is incredible, featuring bamboo furnishings and a drooping thatched roof, and the venue overlooks a lotus pond. Room service is provided during the restaurant’s hours of operation.

Fivelements Puri Ahimsa is located on Tebrar Duduk Road in Ubud. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi and a shuttle service to Ubud. The enchanting sanctuary is a 20-minute drive from Ubud Palace and an hour’s journey from Ngurah Rai International Airport.