4.5
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What We Love

  • Up-close-and-personal elephant experiences that you can’t get anywhere else
  • Unique setting in a lush sanctuary near Bali’s art and culture hub, Ubud; if you’re looking for beaches stay elsewhere
  • Sunset drinks overlooking the lodge’s pond

What To Know

  • Family-friendly; the elephant experiences are tailored to all ages
  • The hotel can arrange activities like hiking, rafting and mountain biking with parent company Bali Adventure Tours
  • The sanctuary is 30 minutes north of Ubud (shuttles to town are available) and 75 minutes from the international airport (airport transfers can be arranged)
  • Spa treatments incorporate local ingredients like avocado, aloe vera and ginseng

Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

The Review

With a stay at Elephant Safari Park Lodge in Taro, you’ll be in a provincial park and minutes from Elephant Safari Park, and close to Tirta Empul Temple. This 4.5-star resort is within close proximity of Tegallalang Handicraft Center and Gunung Kawi Temple.

Make yourself at home in one of the 25 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with onsite massages, body treatments, and facials. You’re sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services. Guests can get to nearby shops on the complimentary shuttle.

Grab a bite to eat at the resort’s restaurant, which features a bar and a garden view. You can also stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Elephant Safari Park Lodge
Jalan Elephant Park Taro
Taro, 80561 Indonesia

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 1254 Reviews
OMG AmAzing
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well what can we say the best thing we have ever done and experienced.
A lot of people judge elephant parks but I must say you can tell these animals are love and well looked after.
I must be honest being in my 50’s and to enjoy this experience was amazing.
There was even moments when I actually cried. To be so close to the animals I most love in the world and cuddle them OMG thanks Mason Family.....
Nigel Mason you should be so proud of what you have achieved.
We got to watch elephants play football, paint and take people on awesome rides
Next time we go we will be staying their so we can wash the elephants and enjoy the wildlife
We will be back just to experience this amazing park again....😊😊😊😊😊

Beautiful hotel- not in Ubud
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel because we wanted to explore ubud, unfortunately the hotel is about 30-40 minutes further north of Ubud. The hotel is fantastic and spa facilities great. Seeing the elephants was good but sad they are unable to be in the wild.

Day trip with the amazing elephants and their handlers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure what people are so upset about... Elephants are wild animals and for the safety of the animal need to be contained so they don't fight and hurt each other. From what we saw, these elephants are treated amazingly. Do people realize that without this Park, they would be killed by poachers and left for dead for their ivory tusks...! Ignorance. Glad this place is here to help protect the elephants. Must see!

I regret it
Reviewed 1 month ago

I regret so much that I went to this Hotel. I went 2016. I did all the activities but I felt constantly sad and depressed because I felt that the poor elephants were treated bad: a lot of shows, separated and lonely at their spot with a chain at their leg, the hook from the staff... Nothing good about this place. Use the money to donate it at sanctuary for elephants!!!

Didn’t stay but had a great time on elephant ride!
Reviewed 1 month ago

My partner and I didn’t stay at the lodge but we came for a day trip to Ubud from Seminyak and enjoyed a elephant ride here!
I had been here before but my partner hadn’t been on an elephant before or seen one up so close so we were super excited, we got here at 10am on a Monday and it was very busy we were told a one hour wait for the ride but we were welcome to get photos with the elephants or to watch any shows they had scheduled in the mean time.
The only disappointing thing was the fact we had to wait closer to two hours in the really hot sun which not much shelter but apart from that the ride was worth it.
When we got on the ride it was just two elephants going along as the others were resting so our guides were really interactive and even took photos of each others elephants with the two different couples on each for us further into the jungle!
We learnt about some of the scenery and the elephants and it went for approx 20mins.
Really enjoyed it and highly recommend - once in a lifetime opportunity!

The elephants are in a humane park with plenty of love and are there for conservation reasons. I believe the family who funded it are Australian too.