The beautiful nature reserve and temple complex known as the Ubud Monkey Reserve sees around 10,000 visitors each month. Home to a mischievous monkey species the verdant confines of the park promise plenty of soothing environs for rejuvenating mind body and soul. One of the many central Bali attractions the reserve is resplendent of the Ubud region well known for its cultural diversity and stunning scenery. To enjoy a holiday in eco-friendly environs consider the beautiful Uma by COMO Ubud.
This gorgeous sanctuary is situated amidst the lush paddy fields and rolling hills of Ubud. The hotel is an ideal base to explore the artisan workshops, historic temples and relish the gorgeous landscapes of the region. Indulge in the ultimate spa experience or dine on the most heavenly cuisine at the in-house restaurants. Ask the hotel for excursions to monkey sanctuary, hillsides and traditional villages. Indulge in a spot of morning yoga to views of the Tjampuhan Valley, relax at the pool and simply soak up the holistic nature of Bali. Accommodation at this Bali hotel consists of cleverly planned out rooms and villas that seem to sink into the lush gardens and hills of Ubud. Enjoy modern amenities within the well-appointed rooms together with the luxury of infinity edge plunge pools.
The Monkey Reserve in Ubud is home to 605 Crab Eating Macaque Monkeys. These animals reside in various quarters of the 27 hectare forest. The forest in itself is a treasure housing over a 115 varieties of trees.
Much effort has been made to preserve a natural state of habitat for the monkeys however the creatures are now quite accustomed to humans and will unashamedly beg for food. So watch out and hang onto those bags.
Enjoy the experience, the natural environs and ungoverned beauty of the monkey forest as you tour the cultural land of Ubud.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.