Aye Yar River View Resort

Location: Bagan | Burma

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

With a prime location right on the banks of the mighty Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwaddy) River and in the heart of Old Bagan, the Aye Yar River View Resort echoes the traditional Burmese style, with four hectares of tropical garden encasing the resort, and a crumbling, atmospheric stupa within its stunning grounds.
Perfect forEveryone: family holidays, individual solitude, self-renewal or intimate stays for the hopeless romantics.
In the knowFor those who want some added romance, we recommend taking a moonlit horse carriage ride along the river - easily arranged for a pick-up right in front of the resort.

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion
  • History & Heritage
  • Romantic
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

The Aye Yar River Resort is found near the Bu pagoda, between the Royal Palace and the Irrawaddy riverbank.

Rooms at Aye Yar River View Resort

The resort features three wings decorated in contemporary designs that house the guestrooms, suites and a luxurious spa. The 103 spacious rooms are dotted with indigenous furnishings, local fabrics, neutral colours and lots of wood, and have a private patio or balcony from which you can admire the views of the gardens, the temples and the river.

Food & Drink

Bringing together Chinese, Myanmar and Thai cuisines into one restaurant, the Mekhong uses the freshest local ingredients, choice meats and exotic Asian sauces to compliment the warm culture of Old Bagan. 


Sample the large selection of fine wines and refreshing local beers from either the Myit Sone or Sunset Bar as you relax, drink in hand, gazing at the beautiful natural backdrop of the ancient city and the mighty river.

Activities at Aye Yar River View Resort

You will be dying to get out and explore some of Bagan's famed temples, and, if you fancy, you can take one of the hotel's bicycles - a great way to see the sights. Back at the hotel, the snooker table, swimming pool and spa will ensure you feel refreshed and revitalised, ready for an aperitif at sunset in the many bars available at the resort.

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Hotel location

Aye Yar River View Resort is a 15-minute drive from Nyaung-U Airport.

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