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Intimate Hillside Retreat Overlooking the Punakha Valley, Bhutan

Picturesque retreat overlooking a snake-like bend in the Mo Chu river, ideally located for those who wish to explore this remote Himalayan Kingdom

Description

An intimate, luxury lodge located at the far western end of the lush Punakha Valley. The property is part of the landscape, nestled on a hillside at a bend in the Mo Chu river. This means every room commands sweeping views of the Punakha Valley and the Mo Chu as it winds its way through the rice fields and orchards.

Providing luxury accommodation in this less-visited area of Bhutan, offering guests exceptional access to some of Bhutan’s most celebrated landscapes and historic sites.

Optional Retreat in Paro Valley: Extend your stay in Bhutan with with a retreat at a luxury lodge in the Paro Valley (see below)

Accommodation

Accommodation is in Valley View Rooms, plus One and Two Bedroom Villa

Rooms are light and airy with king-size or twin beds. These rooms also have a comfortable lounge area, deep bathtubs and separate shower.
1-bed Villa: with separate living room, dressing room and bathroom offers extremely spacious accommodation. The villa has French windows opening up to the valley view from the bedroom. Outside, there is a private glade.
2-bed villa: large living and dining area opening on to a panoramic view of the Valley. Two double bedrooms flank each side, affording dramatic views from the floor-to-ceiling windows and the large outdoor terrace. In the bedrooms, luxurious Indian cotton bedcovers have hand-stitched patterns paying homage to Bhutan’s Buddhist culture and colours, while hand-knotted rugs come from nearby Nepal. The villa sits within its own glade.

Accommodation

Health and Fitness

Whether travelling alone, with a partner, friends or family, our facilities are available to anyone with an overnight stay—and promise to immerse you in the local culture.
The retreat offers a range of holistic, Asian-inspired treatments including signature massages, facials and body therapies.
The Retreat’s treatment rooms are nestled in the hush of a woodland glade near to the hotel and commands far-reaching valley views.
• Two treatment rooms
• Hot-stone bath house
• Asian-inspired holistic therapies, including reflexology, massage and facials

Health and Fitness

Dining

Much of our produce comes from local farmers-Punakha is considered one of the most bountiful valleys in Bhutan-which means we benefit from fresh vegetable, fruit and dairy products every day. All of this is used in traditional dishes as well as our international menus.
Restaurant and Bar
Restaurant menus are based on seasonal, local produce with western influences.
Bar Offering all-day dining and a selection of fine wines, cocktails and healthy juices.
In-Room Dining Available
Healthful cuisine rich in living enzymes, vitamins and minerals, raw food and predominantly vegetarian selections, available at Bukhari and from the in-room dining menu.

Dining

Paro Valley Retreat

Extend your time in Bhutan by visiting our luxury retreat in the Paro Valley.
The Paro resort is close to Bhutans only airport and Punakha is around five hours drive.
This intimate and exclusive resort in the Paro Valley is close to Bhutan’s cultural landmarks. With activities ranging from yoga to Himalayan camping adventures
The resort offers nine exclusive private villas, 20 bedrooms and retreat. Styled with pared-back interiors, accented with work by local artisans.
With access to some of the country’s main cultural highlights, including ‘Tiger’s Nest’ monastery, and activities such as the national sport of archery.

Paro Valley Retreat

Combined Stay Excursions

Choose from individual hotel packages or combine stays at both properties to experience all that this magical country has to offer.

Combining Paro and Punakha: There is the option for full service treks, sightseeing, experiencing local culture and overnight camps, including:
Bhutan Through a Lens (7 nights): Photography package includes five nights at Paro and two nights at Punakha.
Himalayan Explorer (5, 6, 7, 9 nights): Immerse yourself in Bhutan’s cultural heritage and extraordinary landscape through the Paro, Punakha and Thimphu Valleys.
Druk Path Trek (10 nights): Trekking package includes four nights at Paro, three nights at Punakha and three nights camping

Combined Stay Excursions

Seasonality

Although Bhutan is very small, it has a surprising range of climates. The very far north-western region (in the most mountainous region) has a polar climate, whereas the southern plains and foothills are subtropical.
The weather is best in spring (March to April) and again in autumn (September to November). The Himalayan views are considered best during the autumn months, particularly October. These months constitute the official high season.

Seasonality

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