Karma Mayura is in the tiny village of Mas – just a 10-minute drive from the centre of Ubud, Bali’s artistic, spiritual and cultural heart.
This fascinating area was thrown into the spotlight by Elizabeth Gilbert’s 2006 memoir Eat Pray Love, later a hit film starring Julia Roberts. Visit the royal palace, experience a traditional Balinese dance performance or spend a day exploring Ubud’s many galleries – which range from grand museums to tiny hole-in-the-walls. And don’t miss the Sacred Monkey Forest – a lush jungle sanctuary populated by attention-seeking macaques.
Despite the throng of activity in the centre, the mood here is tranquil and serene. There’s so much beautiful countryside to explore and a wealth of soulful spots where you can eat, pray, love – or simply relax and recharge…