Why, 30 years after opening, Aman resorts are still the best in Bali – Telegraph.co.uk

In Bali, if youre outside when the torrential, tropical rains start, theres little you can do to avoid getting soaked. Or so I thought, until I was hiking in the Ayung Valley, near Ubud, when the heavens opened, and my guide, Eca, chopped down a banana leaf to use it as an umbrella. It was surprisingly effective.

Eca was guiding me down through the belly of the Ayung Valley, the tangle of luscious green that ends with a wide, fast-flowing river. The trek is one of the many activities offered at the Amandari hotel, where I was staying, which is set high up on the valleys hillside.

We walked past the hotels vegetable gardens, a seventh-century river temple, fuschia frangipani plants and palm...

See original here:

Why, 30 years after opening, Aman resorts are still the best in Bali - Telegraph.co.uk

Related Post

Comments are closed.