Luxurious Himalayan Retreat in Paro, West Bhutan - Yoga, Wellness, Adventure

Immerse yourself in the richly textured culture of Bhutan while enjoying the luxuries of an exclusive retreat

Description

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.

Yoga and meditation practice is led by our resident expert and excursions and treks are brought to life by local guides. 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.

The resort offers nine exclusive private villas, 20 bedrooms and retreat. Styled with pared-back interiors, accented with work by local artisans.

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

Accommodation

Forest View Rooms: comfortable double rooms overlook the surrounding pine forests and feature a king-sized bed, a well appointed bathroom with combined shower and bathtub.
Valley View Rooms: rooms provide undisturbed views over the Paro Valley from their Juliet balconies. Rooms feature a king-sized bed and generous bathroom with bathtub and separate shower stall.
Suites: oversized suites have separate dining, sitting, study areas and a kitchenette. The bright bedrooms feature 180-degree views of the Paro Valley. Suites can be interconnected with a Valley View Room.

Accommodation

Accommodation in Villas

One Bedroom Villas: spacious, freestanding villas feature a separate kitchen, bedroom and sitting area with a traditional bukhari woodburning stove as well as a private spa treatment room. All villas offer personal butler service.
Villa: stately Villa features one king-sized bed and one twin bedroom (which can be made into a king), a living area with panoramic views of the Paro Valley, an outdoor hot-stone bathtub, a private spa treatment area and an open-air courtyard with a fire pit. The villa offers a personal butler service.

Accommodation in Villas

Health and Fitness

Yoga and meditation is an important element of the experience, as are Asian-inspired treatments incorporating Bhutanese traditions in holistic wellness.
• Four treatment rooms
• Indoor yoga studio
• Steam rooms
• Hot-stone bath house
• Indoor pool with outdoor sundeck
• Asian-inspired holistic therapies; including reflexology, Ayurveda, massage and facials
• Fully equipped gym/ fitness centre

Activities and Excursions

Exciting activities and excursions to enhance any visit to Bhutan.

Himalayan Discovery (3, 5, 7 nights): Cultural itinerary with option to include a night at the remote Bumdra Camp in the high Himalayas
Jomolhari Trek (10 nights): trekking package includes five nights at the resort and five nights camping
Complimentary daily yoga (except Sundays)
Cultural and special interest tours – temples, museums as well as customised excursions into Central and Eastern Bhutan
Guided day walks – exploring the valleys and their cultural highlights with English-speaking Bhutanese guides
Mountain biking – tours ranging from gentle downhill runs to more challenging routes

Activities and Excursions

Combine Your Stay

Extend your time in Bhutan by visiting our luxury lodge located at the far western end of the lush Punakha Valley.
Providing luxury accommodation in this less-visited area of Bhutan, a five-hour drive from Paro.
The lodge overlooks a snake-like bend in the Mo Chu river, Uma Punakha is ideally located for those who wish to explore this remote Himalayan Kingdom.
This retreat also offers a range of holistic, Asian-inspired treatments including signature massages, facials and body therapies; all nestled in the hush of a woodland glade near to the hotel and commands far reaching valley views.

Combine Your Stay

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

Dining

Designed to maximise energy and wellbeing with the use of nutritionally rich foods; much of our produce comes from our own organic kitchen garden, which we maintain in partnership with local farmers from the Paro Valley, affording us a bounty of fresh and vital ingredients. Our international dishes, too, are well regarded—Bhutan’s royal family regularly make this their Paro restaurant of choice—along with specialities from neighbouring India.

Restaurant This restaurant serves Western, Bhutanese and Indian dishes alongside wholesome cuisine.
Bar This casual bar offers all-day dining and a selection of fine wines, cocktails and healthy juices.
In-Room Dining Available

Dining

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

Directions and Travel

Located close to Paro, where the international airport links to Bangkok, India and Singapore. Paro airport is a 10-minute drive from the resort.

Retreat Features and Activities

LuxuryAll InclusiveMeditationYogaOutdoorsNatureAdventure / SportRural HideawaysTreatments & TherapiesAyurvedaFitness / Fitness TrainingMassageWalking / HikingCyclingHotelHealth & Wellness

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