Ubud Food Festival

BANGKOK, 11 May 2017: Airbnb is introducing its Indonesian properties with a food theme to gain travellers’ attention during the Ubud Food Festival, 12 to 14 May.

Themed “Every flavour is a story”, Ubud Food Festival is now in its third edition offering food fanatics an opportunity to explore Asia’s top dished during the three-day event.

It draws top chefs, restaurateurs and celebrated culinary icons from Indonesia and around Asia.

Bali, recently named the world’s best destination by TripAdvisor, is already a holiday favourite among travellers and its popularity is showing no signs of slowing with Airbnb data indicating an 89% year-on-year increase in 2016 for its lodge and house bookings.

Ubud, the second most booked area in Bali, which comes alive during the Ubud Food Festival,  a must-see event for foodies around the region.

To make life easy for those who like to have a villa to themselves, Airbnb is promoting the town’s top vacation rentals.

  1. Antique Javanese Teak House

What better way to experience the heart of Balinese culture than to stay at listing made from antique Javanese teak? This 150-year-old listed property offers guests an in-depth look at what defines Indonesia architecturally.

  1. Rice Field Bamboo Dome

This eco-friendly 2-story dome is situated in a rice field, designed for eco-conscious travellers who love nature. Made primarily from bamboo, guests will be treated with beautiful panoramic views of the rice fields from the top of the dome.

  1. Villa Mahakal

Situated at the heart of the Syan rice fields, the villa promises to bring you the rustic charm of Ubud, bringing you unrivalled views of Ubud’s iconic rice fields and volcanoes.

  1. Wu Wei Wisdom Sanctuary

This serene listing sits at the crossroads of nature, spirituality and the creative arts, and promises to allow guests to relax and soak in the tranquil atmosphere of the “world’s first Wisdom Sanctuary”.

  1. Bennu House

A beautiful perfect romantic getaway to tuck in and enjoy with your significant other after a long day at the Ubud Food Festival, which is touted to be “a dream come true” if you’re looking a “serene and peaceful” place to stay at.

  1. Villa Lebah

Live like royalty at the heart of Ubud at Villa Lebah with a fabulous pool and patio and being able to enjoy all the comforts of a home nestled in a secluded rice field.

  1. Pandora Villa

Wake up to gorgeous sunrises at Pandora Villa along with a distinctive tropical vibe that looks to soothe the senses. Far enough to be away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to get a true experience of Ubud’s culture.

  1. Villa di Sawah

Situated close to Ubud’s art and cultural scene, Villa di Sawah offers the rural ambience from rice fields while also bringing you close to traditional yoga, cultural ceremonies and fun nightlife.

  1. Alang Alang Cottage

With the cottage made completely from the Balinese plant Alang Alang, the listing promises a comfortable stay with cool natural breeze and lovely wooden furnishing. Previous guests of the cottage have said that it was “nothing short of amazing”.

  1. Bamboo Eco Cottage

Reconnect with nature at the bamboo cottage with a picturesque view of the luscious greenery and paddy fields. The listing promises to give guests a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.