On behalf of the Kupu Kupu Team, we would like to thank all of our valued guests for choosing us as their Holiday destination during this year.

It has been an incredible year filled with joy, smiles, laugh, hello & goodbye, complaints & compliments but mainly lot of work for each member of the team.

We are sincerely proud and grateful for all the encouragements & kind words received during the last past 12 months as we really strive to give the most memorable experience. We will keep doing our best again and again to make our guests happy.

Thank you again for all the good cheer!

We wish this New Year brings for you lots of Joy, Happiness, Good health and indeed Wealth.

How to create your own solid perfume?


The excitement of staying in Petit Hotel, Jungle Retreat Ubud or Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa by L’Occitane is real. There are many adventure and activities to do while staying at one of the resorts. For instance, you can try making your own solid perfume in the Mango Tree Spa by L’Occitane, with the based ingredients from L’Occitane en Provence and local’s flowers essential.

Here, we would like to share to you a little bit of how to make a Solid Perfume before you start the real one at our resort.

  1. Warm up your burner
  2. Put your favorite essential oil to the container
  3. Put L’Occitane’s neutral oil on the burner
  4. Add L’Occitane’s, Bee Wax slowly stir until it is well mixed
  5. Add L’Occitane’s Shea Butter, slowly stir until it is well mixed
  6. Turn off the candles, and wait until the mixtures is cooling down (approximately 2 minutes)
  7. Pour the Mixed Perfume in the container, slowly stir it
  8. Wait until it is solid and your Solid Perfume is ready to be used

Try it and create your own perfume with your favorite Balinese’s flowers essential. For a complete tutorial, you can experience it yourself at Mango Tree Spa by L’Occitane.

Opening Ritual On Your SPA Experience – Foot Massage by L’Occitane


Whatever massages therapy you choose, our SPA treatment at either Mango Tree Spa by L’Occitane or Bamboo Spa by L’Occitane will always start with foot massage as a ritual.

Foot massage is good for the health to soothe the pain and to relax yourself after a long walk. Before your spa treatment begins, you will have foot massage ritual to release your tension and to refresh your body. Foot Massage begins with feet washing whereby your therapist will firstly help you to wash your feet with warm water and L’Occitane product, sugar cube. It is then followed by a gentle pressing on the pressure points to reduce the tension. After gently pressing on the pressure points, the therapist will start to gently massage on your foot soles, up to your leg. When it is done, you may enjoy your full body massage with the therapy that you have chosen.

Reading is not enough to satisfy your curiosity? Why not try out our Spa Treatment at Bamboo Spa by L’Occitane or at Mango Tree Spa by L’Occitane…

afternoon tea, kupu barong ubud bali

Afternoon Tea in La View Bar

afternoon tea, kupu barong ubud bali

Besides enjoying the spectacular view while enjoying your breakfast or lunch from La View Restaurant, you may also enjoy your afternoon tea or afternoon cocktails at La View Bar. The bar gives you serenity and relaxing afternoon when you need to chill yourself. The area is also surrounded by the view of Ubud Rainforest and a relaxing cool ambience.

In La View Bar, guests may enjoy afternoon tea with three kinds of pastry including Balinese Traditional pastry, with the choices of coffee or tea. The Free Afternoon Tea is entitled for in-house guests of both Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa by L’Occitane and Jungle Retreat Hotel.

Breakfast with Spectacular View


Breakfast with Spectacular View

A french toast,
A cup of tea,
Next to a window,
And a soul,
Bring sunshine to my life.

Oh how I miss,
Every moment,
Of that breakfast.

“That Breakfast” written by Farah D

Imagine yourself sitting on a seat at La View Restaurant with your morning tea or coffee, a French toast and beautiful scenery of nature. Sitting in serenity, feel the fresh morning breeze and enjoy your tasty breakfast.

This is a simple moment yet could make your life feels good.

Breakfast with a Spectacular View

Photo Courtesy by @biancagranieri


One of the Most Romantic Spots to Propose in Bali


Imagine a timeless and romantic moment of you and your loved one surrounded by the beauty of nature and magical twilight, you got down on one knee with your most sincere and heartfelt vows, and she said yes!


Have ever wondered where to do your romantic wedding proposal in Ubud Bali? There are few places to highlights for your upcoming romantic wedding proposal venue. According to culturetrip.com, Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa by L’Occitane is one of the most romantic spots to propose in Bali. Bird nest and romantic twilight pool dining venue are the two most favourite places for romantic dining, chosen by the guests.

Source: https://theculturetrip.com/asia/indonesia/articles/the-most-romantic-spots-to-propose-in-bali/

Introduction To Petit Hotel

A New Wing of Kupu Kupu Resorts & Spa by L’Occitane


Kupu Kupu Resorts and Spa by L’Occitane proudly announces the opening of its new boutique hotel property, Petit Hotel, in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. The boutique hotel is named after ‘Petit’ means small in French which in tune with the number of rooms, small for a total of a 12-spacious-suites. It is located in the main entrance of its sister properties’ complex – Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa by L’Occitane and Jungle Retreat Ubud Hotel, overlooking at a timeless landscape of Kedewatan Village and Balinese Temple. Petit Hotel delivers a spacious, elegant, and stylishly décor, family-oriented hotel for the guests. It is only 15-minutes’ drive away to Ubud Market and 25-minutes’ drive away to Monkey Forest, one of the most well-known tourist attractions in Ubud, Bali.

The 12-spacious-suites boutique hotel is encompassed with three different categories of suites such as Family Garden View, Grande Garden View, and Temple View Suite. Family Garden View and Grande Garden View. In terms of service, it is readily to deliver a 24-Hours services to all of the guests, assisting with foods and beverages, laundry services, wake-up calls, indoor and outdoor activities in Ubud, shuttle car, on-hotel taxi, airport transfer, and any other enquiries with full attentiveness.

The hotel is featured with a rooftop pool with sundeck, on site restaurant for breakfast, fitness and gym centre, and Spa by L’Occitane. Guests at Petit Hotel are granted a free access to visit its sister properties, Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa by L’Occitane and Jungle Retreat Ubud. Guests can explore and enjoy the facilities of the fascinating luxury boutique resort, Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa by L’Occitane while staying at Petit Hotel.

With its strategic location, guests are able to get a better insight and experience the livelihood of the locals at Kedewatan village, Ubud. It is fascinating that guests can learn and experience the culture, languages and culinary of the locals while staying at Petit Hotel. Besides, Petit Hotel offers guests with outdoor and indoor activities such as picnic breakfast, rafting, trekking, rice-farming, yoga, traditional Balinese dance learning, solid perfume making and many more.

Petit Hotel marks the sixth property of Kupu Kupu Resorts & Spa by L’Occitane and the fifth property in Bali, Indonesia.

For more information or to make reservation, please visit www.petithotelbali.com or email to reservation@kupubarong.com.

Behind The Name of Kupu Kupu Barong


Many have been asking about the origin name of Kupu Kupu Barong Villas and Tree Spa by L’Occitane. Well, Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa was named after groups of giant butterflies that beautifully fly around the resort. In Balinese language, Barong is also means Giant and Kupu Kupu is Indonesian language meaning Butterfly. Hence, the resort, Kupu Kupu Barong means Giant Butterfly.

Balinese Night at La View Restaurant


La View Restaurant by Kupu Kupu Barong & Spa by L’Occitane invites guests to join Balinese Night Buffet Dinner every Thursday, starting from 7 PM. During the dinner, La View Restaurant showcasing the Balinese Traditional instrument music performance and Barong Dance performance. These performances deliver a culture insight to guests who watching it.

For reservation, please contact reservation@kupubarong.com or call +62 361 975 478.

Experience Rice Farming At Kupu Rice Farm

Rice Farm

Ubud, Bali, has been well-known for its rice-fields and “close-to-nature” ambience. It is a tourist destination for yoga, trekking, hiking, and experience the local Balinese livelihood, and Ubud’s rice field has been mesmerizing tourist for decades.

Kupu Kupu Barong invite guests to embark on an adventure and experiencing the live of a farmer for one day, rice farming at Kupu Farm, instead of only gazing into the rice field. On the day of farming, guests are invited to wear sarong (traditional Balinese sarong) and get ready to transplanting the sprouts in the lush green rice.

At Kupu Kupu Barong’s Kupu Rice Farm, guest can enjoy various activities such as breakfast or lunch at the rice fields, picnic by the rice fields, and rice farming. Guests from Jungle Retreat and Petit Hotel may join these activities as well.