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Fivelements Retreat Bali: Spiritual journey in Ubud

Set between the sacred Ayung River and lush jungle, Fivelements Retreat Bali is a true invitation to escape and renew. This sanctuary of peace showcases retreats focused on spirituality and holistic well-being. The hotel also offers Balinese mystical experiences, such as purification rituals and ancestral ceremonies. These ancient practices guarantee total immersion in the local culture and enrich the inner connection. Discover Fivelements Retreat Bali, where eco-luxury and spirituality merge for unforgettable personal transformation.

A place out of time… (Photo: Fivelements Retreat Bali)

Fivelements Retreat Bali, on the banks of the Ayung River

Located in the heart of nature, near the Ayung River and half an hour’s drive from Ubud, Fivelements is the perfect place for those who want to immerse themselves in peace and quiet while remaining close to Ubud’s cultural attractions. To get there, most people take a transfer fromNgurah Rai International Airport, which is about an hour and a half’s drive away. The trail is magnificent, with views over terraced rice fields and dense rainforest.

The hotel’s design is remarkable. It pays homage totraditional Balinese architecture with a modern twist. The idea is to create structures in bamboo, wood and stone that blend naturally into the landscape. Furthermore, the thatched roofs blend seamlessly with the surrounding canopy, and the open spaces invite nature in, allowing you to enjoy the breeze and soothing sounds of the river all around.

Green as far as the eye can see (Photo: Fivelements Retreat Bali)

Accommodations combining tradition, luxury and nature

The accommodations at Fivelements Retreat Bali are just as charming as the rest of the place. The suites and villas are all built using natural materials andecological architecture principles. Each living space is unique, but they all share a clean, open style that encourages connection with nature. The suites are spacious and bathed in natural light, with large bay windows and sliding doors that open onto magnificent views. Imagine waking up to the sound of the river, the songs of exotic birds and the sounds of the jungle: a change of scenery guaranteed.

Elegant room (Photo: Fivelements Retreat Bali)

The River Suites are ideal for those looking to wake up to the soothing sound of water. Located along the Ayung River, they offer breathtaking views of the water and surrounding rainforest. Suites on the hillside or with gardens are a little more spacious, with private exteriors and swimming pools. They’re perfect for your yoga sessions or for enjoying an al fresco meal in contact with nature. Finally, the Signature Suites with pool and meditation pavilions are ideal if you want even more space and luxury, but above all more privacy for your daily meditations. These larger villas offer larger layouts with several bedrooms!

The interiors feature local wood furniture, Balinese artwork and all the modern comforts you’d expect, while remaining true to an eco-friendly lifestyle. The bathrooms are also very pretty, often semi-open to give the impression of being out in nature. On top of all this, each villa has its own private garden or terrace for relaxing, meditating or simply enjoying the peaceful surroundings.

Terrace with pool (Photo: Fivelements Retreat Bali)

Private or group wellness retreats

Fivelements Retreat Bali offers personalized, private wellness retreats, each focused on a holistic approach to self-care, ranging from a few nights to two weeks. Here is a detailed overview of the three retreats:

Fivelements Signature Retreat – Panca Mahabhuta

This retreat can last from 3 to 14 nights. Centered around the philosophy of the “five great elements”(Panca Mahabhuta), it offers a series of holistic therapies inspired by ancestral Balinese practices. These therapies are administered by traditional Balinese healers, using techniques and wisdom handed down from generation to generation. It’s a deep immersion in a world of spirituality and natural healing, perfect for those seeking to realign their energy.

Energy treatment (Photo: Fivelements Retreat Bali)

Holistic Cleansing Retreat – Tri Kaya Parisudha

Available for stays of 7, 10 or 14 nights, this retreat focuses on the purification of body, mind and soul. It combines traditional Balinese healing therapies with a focus on self-love and self-respect through holistic practices. This retreat also includes a plant-based diet and the exploration of sacred art, creating an environment conducive to deep detoxification and overall revitalization.

Signature Culinary Retreat – Cuisine for Life™

For those interested in the link between wellness and food, theCuisine for Life™retreat offers the perfect fusion of culinary inspiration and superfood-based therapies. This program is ideal for cooking enthusiasts who want to learn how food choices can positively influence health and well-being. Participants discover how to prepare dishes that nourish the body while being delicious and aesthetically pleasing.

In addition to customized wellness retreats, Fivelements Retreat Bali also offers programs specifically designed for health and fitness, as well as an executive performance retreat. These programs offer unique opportunities to focus on personal and professional development in an environment that also encourages relaxation and renewal.

Healing journeys inspired by Balinese culture

Fivelements Retreat Bali offers two deeply transformative Balinese rituals in their Special Wellness Experience, each reflecting key aspects of Balinese culture and its beliefs in healing and purification:

Fire Blessing Ritual

This ritual uses fire as a symbol of transformation to release negative energies. It includes meditation around the fire, recitation of Sanskrit mantras to invoke the divine, and offerings to solicit blessings of health and abundance.

Traditional Balinese rituals (Photo: Fivelements Retreat Bali)

Water Blessing Ritual

Water is used in this ritual to symbolize purification and the renewed flow of energy. Participants take part in a Melukat ceremony, led by a Balinese priest who prepares and uses holy water, flowers and incense, while chanting Sanskrit mantras. This “sacred shower” aims to cleanse the body and mind on a physical, emotional and spiritual level.

One-day wellness experiences

Fivelements Retreat Bali also offers one-day wellness experiences, perfect for those wishing to immerse themselves in tranquility and revitalization without committing to a long-term retreat.

Here’s an overview of the different days available:

  • Wellness Day Experiences : combine Balinese healing and spa rituals with live food and sacred arts for a full day of relaxation and revitalization.
  • Romantic Day Experiences: ideal for couples, this day includes shared Spa treatments and activities designed to strengthen bonds and celebrate love in a sublime setting.
  • Fivelements Group Day Experiences: perfect for groups, this package blends authentic beauty and healing rituals with specialty tastings.
A lovely place to practice yoga (Photo: Fivelements Retreat Bali)

What’s more, you can enjoy other experiences lasting a day or more. These include a guided tour of a sacred grotto to discover a place of spiritual power, accompanied by a guide. For those seeking inner realignment, chakra balancing sessions are available. For physical relaxation, the resort offers massage therapies including holistic techniques combining prana, deep reflexology and acupressure. In addition, sacred arts activities encompass meditation, yoga, somatic therapy, as well as art forms such as dance and vibrational healing music. Last but not least, you can take advantage of the spa and beauty salon.

Catering Sakti Dining RoomTM

The Sakti Dining Room™ at Fivelements Retreat Bali offers an exceptional culinary experience in an eco-luxurious setting, nestled between the sacred Ayung River and lush tropical gardens. This award-winning restaurant stands out for its epicurean, plant-based cuisine, designed to celebrate “vitality” through fresh, invigorating ingredients. With a focus on products sourced from local producers and a commitment to sustainable agriculture, the Sakti Dining Room™ reflects a deep respect for the environment while offering guests dishes that are both delicious and responsible, perfect for nourishing body and mind.

Book a stay at Fivelements Retreat Bali

Rates: from around €280 per night. Contact us using the form below to plan your wellness stay and make a reservation.

Call us for the USA on +1 (646) 980 6652 or for the UK on +44 20 4577 3258

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