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Satay Night: savoring your own handmade satay!

Ubud offers many different dining experiences. But if you are craving a dinner that excites a feeling of real Bali, consider SATAY NIGHT by Komaneka Resorts. Charmingly situated in our shady garden at Komaneka at Monkey Forest, Satay Night is held regularly to invite you to experience the fun of making your own satay. Satay [...]

June 24th, 2017|Culinary, Events, Komaneka|0 Comments

Komaneka Star Cooler Sensation

Good drinks come with no season or right occasion. It is an anytime-pleasure for the restless soul’s uncountable rewards and blessings. Here, you can add Komaneka Star Cooler Sensation to your collection of favorite cocktails. Star fruit is a local favorite in the tropical countries of Southeast Asia, including Indonesia. It can be eaten fresh [...]

June 10th, 2017|Komaneka|0 Comments

Star Anise – a gorgeous spice

Star anise (Illicium verum) or kembang lawang is a unique spice in the shape of a star, five to ten pointed boat-shaped sections, about eight on average. Star anise is the fruit of a small oriental tree that is native to China and Vietnam. Nowadays, it is widely used as food flavoring as well as [...]

May 15th, 2017|Culinary, Komaneka|0 Comments

Abug Gobes – Komaneka’s Sweetness Secret

Komaneka Kitchen highlights the rich flavors of Bali's culinary heritage in our daily service, from main course to traditional light snacks. One of Komaneka's favorite is Abug Gobes. Abug is an authentic Indonesian dish from Bali. The main ingredient of abug is cassava, widely used as a snack and easy to find, especially in the [...]

May 6th, 2017|Culinary, Komaneka|0 Comments

Jineng – Sacred Symbol of the Spirit of Prosperity

Komaneka at Monkey Forest is designed for the atmosphere of being in a Balinese home, and it has numerous elements of traditional Balinese architecture. One example is the jineng, or rice barn. The jineng is a steeply curved roof above a platform. Its function is to store agricultural crops, especially newly harvested rice. According to [...]

April 14th, 2017|Culture, Komaneka|0 Comments

Penjor – A Living Symbol Full of Meaning and Beauty

With its rich tradition of offerings, Bali is filled with uncountable symbols. It is like a timeless puzzle, repeating in an endless cycle of rituals. On April 5th, 2017, Hindu Balinese will observe the holy day of Galungan. This island-wide ritual celebrates the victory of dharma (good) over adharma (evil). It is held every 210 [...]

April 1st, 2017|Culture|0 Comments

Melasti – Ritual of Purification

Melasti is derived from the word mala meaning 'dirt' and asti which means 'to dispose of or destroy'. Thus, Melasti is a purification ceremony to dispel all negative energies. It is meant to wash away the suffering of people and any impurity that spoils the sanctity of the universe. Melasti is part of sacred ceremonies [...]

March 25th, 2017|Culture|0 Comments

An indescribable taste: Pepes Ikan Kecarum

Taste is a mystery. Everyone experiences it a bit differently. And taste is always an adventure. At Komaneka, one famous dish is our special Pepes Ikan Kecarum—spiced snapper fillet grilled in a banana leaf. Unlike other pepes ikan that you may find in Bali, our Pepes Ikan Kecarum is unique. What makes it special? It’s [...]

March 18th, 2017|Culinary, Komaneka|0 Comments

Pandan Wangi Spa – Tradition Meets Luxury

The notion of traditional healing may conjure up images of a rustic hut, perhaps a shaman, and possibly being caught in the rain in a muddy farmer’s yard. At the Pandan Wangi Spa at Komaneka Monkey Forest, you can experience all the natural goodness of traditional healing remedies in circumstances of quiet luxury. Pandan Wangi [...]

July 26th, 2016|Komaneka, Spa, Wellness|0 Comments

Alit “The Invisible Hand”

Pak Ketut Alit is the Chief Engineer at Komaneka Monkey Forest. His job is to make sure that guests remain unaware of his job — that is, to make sure that everything works. He is responsible for the perfect functioning of the practical things that make a resort comfortable: electricity, plumbing, the swimming pools, the [...]

July 17th, 2016|Komaneka|0 Comments