"There are 13 primate species in the forest, and we have seen nine of them on the property," my guide tells me.
Ute Junker worked as a magazine editor and TV and digital producer before running away to become a travel writer. She now gets to pursue her passions - including food, history, art, architecture and wildlife - across the globe, and is happy to travel a long way for a coral reef, fine French champagne, or a bathtub with a view.
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The beaches and the food at this resort are spectacular, but you might find the going tough if you like to go to bed early.