The Ubud Monkey Forest Nature Reserve is a nature reserve and a temple complex in Ubud, Bali. There are four groups of monkeys each occupying different territories in the park. The Sacred Monkey Forest is a popular tourist attraction in Ubud, and is often visited by over 10,000 tourists a month. The forest has been populated by monkeys in greater numbers than an environment undisturbed by humans would allow for a number of years. The visitors at the nature reserve will notice the interesting phenomenon of numerous obese monkeys, a testament to the almost unbounded food supply the huge number of tourists entering in and near the forest provide. The best place to stay over while visiting Kunti, is the Samaja Villas Kunti in Seminyak. This is located within close proximity to the Ubud Monkey Forest Nature Reserve. This villa is spread across a spacious area of land, enabling guests to enjoy a convenient atmosphere and privacy. This hotel is situated in the heart of the Seminyak Tourist resort, making it easier to reach many shopping hubs, nightlife and business complexes.
The Ubud Monkey Reserve compromises approximately a tenth of a kilometer and contains at least 115 different species of trees. Tourists can walk around the reserve and enjoy the calm and serene atmosphere. The Monkey Forest also has the Pura Dalem Agung Padantegal Temple, and a ”Holy Spring” bathing Temple and another temple that is being using for cremation purposes. There are many eateries to enjoy along the Monkey Forest Street including western cuisine and Balinese dishes. Ubud is only about one hour away from the airport. The Ubud Monkey Forest Nature Reserve is situated on the main road, so therefore getting to the forest is not a hustle. Normally hotels and villas provides a shuttle service for those who are interested in visiting this sacred Ubud Monkey Forest Nature Reserve.
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