Mrauk Oo Princess Resort

Location: Rural Burma | Burma

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

This secluded resort offers traditional boutique accommodation, gourmet cuisine, an inviting spa and beautiful views over the surrounding landscapes, and is an ideal choice for exploring the historic temples of Mrauk U.

Perfect forThose who are looking to immerse themselves in an off-the-beaten-track cultural setting.
In the knowThe resort has its own jetty: hop onboard one of its traditional teak riverboats and sail up the river, seeing wildlife such as water buffaloes and a variety of birds.

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion
  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Village Life

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

Mrauk Oo Princess Resort sits on the banks of the Kaladan River in Mrauk U and is accessible only by boat – arrive on a scenic journey taking in pagodas, remote villages and stunning views.

Rooms at Mrauk Oo Princess Resort

The charming rooms are decked out in rich woods and traditional furnishings, and they all have spacious bathrooms with deep tubs and private terraces with views over the pretty gardens, the river, the rice paddies and the Blue Mountains beyond.

Food & Drink

Enjoy authentic Rakhine specialities in the Gamone Phyu restaurant, which overlooks a tranquil lotus pond. The ingredients are fresh, sourced from the local markets and grown on site in a small vegetable garden.

Facilities

The resort has its own jetty that you can step out on to take in the gorgeous scenery. You can even get a guided tour of the river to see the wildlife in the area including beautiful birds and water buffaloes. There’s also a traditional spa on the banks of the river, which utilises ancient medicinal herbs in its treatments, and a swimming pool to relax in after discovering the region’s sights.

Activities at Mrauk Oo Princess Resort

As well as relaxing at the resort, explore the area’s star attraction, the numerous temples, which are scattered around the surrounding hillsides and are best visited at sunrise and sunset for spectacular views. You should also take the chance to visit local villages and meet the Chin tribes, who have distinctive facial tattoos.

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Hotel location

The hotel is approximately 150km (or 4.5 hours by car) from Sittwe Airport

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