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January 2021


Capella Ubud, Bali has appointed Mr. Nicola Russo as Executive Chef. In his new role, Chef Russo will bring a wealth of experience working in internationally acclaimed Michelin starred restaurants and luxury hotels across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

9 July 2020

Capella Ubud, Bali Voted No.1 Hotel In The World At Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2020

Travel + Leisure announced the results of its highly anticipated annual World’s Best Awards, with Capella Hotels and Resorts’ properties receiving top honours. Capella Ubud, Bali, the brand’s tented-retreat designed by acclaimed architect Bill Bensley, scooped up the top title of No.1 Hotel in the World in Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Awards! Accompanying this grand title is Capella Hotels and Resorts ranking No.2 Hotel Brand in the World.

17 June 2019

Capella Ubud, Bali Unveils The Lodge A Luxe Tent For Affluent Adventurous Family Traveller

The award-winning tented camp sanctuary, Capella Ubud, Bali, today launched The Lodge, a new addition tailored to accommodate the nuanced needs and wishes of an adventurous small family or the well-heeled traveller seeking stylish and lavish accommodation and tranquillity amongst untouched surroundings.

17 June 2019

Capella Ubud Has Appointed Mark Swinton As General Manager

Mark Swinton has been appointed as General Manager for Capella Ubud, Bali. In his new role, Mark will channel his 30 years of professional experience in the luxury hospitality industry, innate love for Bali, and passion for wellness to work alongside the Capella Hotels & Resorts team to further elevate their highly successful first Capella branded array into Bali.

17 June 2019

Award-winning Australian Chef Matt Mccool Draws More Than A Decade’s Worth Of Global Experience In His New Role As Culinary Director At The Capella Ubud, Bali

Locally-sourced organic produce and top-tier imported meats combine in Chef McCool’s ingredient-driven opening menus for the camp’s two distinctive dining concepts, Mads Lange and Api Jiwa Opening its doors on the 18th of July, The Capella Ubud, Bali is the latest property of the Capella Hotel Group, the luxury brand’s first venture under the Capella name in Indonesia.

1 May 2019

Capella Hotels & Resorts Launches Capella Curates

Committed to maintaining excellence in the craft of hospitality, Capella Hotels & Resorts have launched Capella Curates. Carefully cultivated by the expert team in each locale, Capella Curates offer exclusive adventures, which incorporate interesting characters, whimsical traditions, and the opportunity to hone unexplored skills.

11 January 2019

Api Jiwa at Capella Ubud, Bali Debuts Its Culinary Takeover Series with Guest Chef Adam Liston from Adelaide's Shobosho Restaurant

12 December 2018

Capella Ubud, Bali Received “THE BEST NEW HOTEL IN THE WORLD 2018” Awards.

Capella Ubud, Bali is pleased to announce that it was recognized as the “Best New Hotel in the World 2018” at the ULTRA travel awards, which were held in Dubai earlier this month.

10 October 2018

A Sip of Burgundy at Its Best By Domaine Prieure Roch

Capella Ubud, Bali is hosting Yannick Champ from Domaine Prieure Roch for two exclusive wine events at its signature restaurants presenting the finest Burgundy collection in an unrivalled rainforest setting.

8 August 2018

Award-Winning Australian Chef Matt McCool Draws More Than a Decade's Worth of Global Experience in His New Role as Culinary Director at Capella Ubud, Bali

Inventive, sustainably-sourced food will be a key element of the camp’s offering with Chef Matt McCool helming a gifted team of local talents at Capella Ubud, Bali.

25 June 2018

Capella Ubud unveils Auriga wellness with signature lunar phase treatments

Capella Ubud, Bali set in the heart of Bali’s rainforest, launches the Auriga Wellness inspired by 100% natural organic products, pampering and treatments and drawing on the varying energies of the lunar cycle. Treatments are based on Balinese and Hindu traditions, with signature treatments dedicated to the phases of the Moon

25 June 2018

Capella Ubud, Bali pays tribute to the spirit of adventure of the First European settlers from the early 1800s

Capella Ubud, Bali brings a new definition to the jungle experience with the opening of its refined tented camp in the second quarter of 2018. A true rainforest retreat, nestled within lush forest terrain and sloping rice terraces, is brought to life by celebrated architect Bill Bensley. 

25 June 2018

Capella Ubud, Bali: Facts at a Glance

Capella Ubud, Bali offers twenty-two refined one-bedroom tents as well as one two-bedroom lodge, all featuring private salt water pools. 

25 June 2018

The first refined camp in Indonesia: Capella Ubud, Bali is the ultimate adventure in the unspoiled rainforest of Ubud.

Capella Ubud, Bali is a refined tented camp that brings together the most luxurious accommodation with a total jungle immersion experience that is set to redefine adventure travel. 

25 June 2018

A refined tented camp in the unspoiled beauty of the Ubud rainforest

Capella Ubud, Bali, the refined tented camp set in the heart of a verdant rainforest, is bringing the rich heritage of Bali’s exotic past back to life. Inspired by the first Europeans to settle in Bali in the 1800s, celebrated architect and designer Bill Bensley has created this stunning rainforest retreat as a tribute to their spirit of adventure. 

Capella Ubud, Bali

Jl. Raya Dalem, Banjar Triwangsa 
Desa Keliki, Kecamatan Tegallalang 
Ubud, Gianyar 
Bali 80561, Indonesia 

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