With so many restaurants in the town now serving vegan cuisine, HERB LIBRARY’s menu dares to be a little bit different: we offer Herbivore dishes with a tasty range of carefully sourced Omnivore options. None of our dishes are deep-fried and everything is freshly made to order. This ensures that the flavours of our herbs and vegetables, delivered within 24 hours from local farms, remain as fresh as the day they were picked!
Our menu embraces the authentic flavors of Indonesia. As an archipelago, there exist a plethora of ingredients ready to be produced into a menu that you will cherish. Prepared and by following time-tested recipes to bring classic traditional food back into your modern lives. Each dish of our culinary delight celebrates the spirit and diversity of the Golden Age of Indonesia.
Ubud is one of the few places in Bali where we can find cultural landmarks, hip restaurants and a busy market all in the same street. The famous Jl. Raya Ubud is only 10 minutes from Adiwana Arkara Villa & Suite. Start your day with a tour of the Ubud Royal Palace or Puri Saren Ubud. Built in the 1800, this palace is where the royal family used to live. See the amazing Balinese architecture, and catch the dance performances there. Afterwards, get ready to bargain and find hidden gems at the Ubud Market. They got the best arts, crafts, souvenirs, and clothes from local artisans that will be a token of your trip to Ubud.
Ubud is the land of beauty where art runs in the blood of its people. Ubud’s love story with art goes all the way back to the 20th century where each areas started finding their niche in art. Some are known for its paintings, woodcarving, stone carving and gold silver smiths. If you want to learn more about art in Bali, and Indonesia, visit the amazing museums of Ubud. Start with the Neka Art Museum, ARMA Museum, Rudana Museum to the unique Blanco Renaissance Museum. These museums store some of the best paintings. Njana Tilem Museum that showcases woodcarvings, or the Museum of Masks and Puppets are also interesting to visit.
As a place blessed with many beautiful landscape, Ubud offers so many exciting adventures. Play by the waterfalls, explore the river by rafting, or find the hidden tracks that lead to enchanted places. One spot that is getting more and more popular is the hidden canyon of Beji Guwang. It is located in Sukawati, 30 minutes from Adiwana Arkara Villa & Suite. Hire a guide and get ready to do some trekking, perhaps some rock climbing and a lot of wading through the water. The stone wall is a living proof of how magical mother nature is. Explore the canyon, and find yourself.
Monkey Forest Ubud lies within the village of Padang Tegal, which owns it. The village’s residents view the Monkey Forest as an important spiritual, economic, educational, and conservation center for the village. There are many of point of interest that you can see here. Other than 700 monkeys, you can also see 186 species of trees in 12.5 hectares of forest which allows you to get an abundant of fresh air. You can also see a sacred and beautiful temple inside Monkey Forest.
Pendet Museum is one of the museums that is the cultural heritage of the people of Gianyar. Gianyar is not only famous for its natural attractions, but also very rich in its cultural aspect. This museum is considered to reflect a high value associated with high historical. There are various collections of artworks and sculptures that are the fruit of the masterpiece of renowned Balinese artist Wayan Pendet.
Campuhan Ridge Walk is a free and easy nature trek, popular among repeat visitors to the central highland town of Ubud. While the hike lets you enjoy cool fresh air and probably the most gorgeous hillside vista in the region, it also allows you to shed off some calories too with its nine-kilometre hill track.
Tegenungan Waterfall is one for nature lovers who happen to be staying in Ubud or have neighboring Sukawati among their tour itineraries. The falls are conveniently located halfway between Ubud and Bali’s provincial capital of Denpasar, and is considered the closest natural attraction of its kind that you can reach within only a half-hour transfer southeast from Ubud town. Getting to the falls is a pleasant drive down paved village roads lined with stretches of green rice fields on both sides.