Amankora Punakha

Location: Punakha | Bhutan

Price guide: £££££ More than £500 per person per night

Tucked away in one of the lowest valleys of the kingdom, the Amankora, Punakha offers guests an authentic Bhutanese stay in this luxurious and lovingly-restored lodge. The peaceful atmosphere of the quaint farmhouse truly reflects the rural tranquillity of the surrounding region, and the contemporary rooms offer an intimate space to unwind.
Perfect forCouples and honeymooners seeking luxury in traditional Bhutanese surroundings.
In the knowGetting to the hotel is an adventure in itself; navigate the wooden suspension bridge before a golf buggy whizzes you up the lodge.

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  • Chic Design
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Eco-tourism
  • Food & Wine

Hotel Overview

Where

Once the former capital of Bhutan, Punakha is renowned for its regal monasteries, rice farming and a temperate year-round climate.

Rooms at Amankora, Punakha

Hidden amid an enchanting orange orchard, the hotel’s eight suites are an oasis of natural beauty, affording peaceful views on the nearby rice terraces of the region. Featuring warm décor and natural light, the rooms induce a sense of tranquility whilst Bhutanese embellishments add local charm.

Food and Facilities

Guests can enjoy the warm ambience of the Dining Room, with its rustic décor and preserved vegetable-dye paintings, or take advantage of dining outside in the charming courtyard during the warmer months. The menu offers a variety of freshly-prepared dishes, with a combination of exquisite Bhutanese specialties and western fare.

Activities at Amankora, Punakha

At the hotel spa, therapists combine their expertise with a fusion of local honey, yoghurt and oranges to perform the hotel’s signature treatment; the Holistic Facial. Meanwhile, the surrounding area offers hiking trails among pine forests, rivers and suspension bridges, not to mention one of Bhutan’s most beautiful fortresses; the Punakha Dzong. Straddling two rivers, the fortress is an iconic display of splendid Bhutanese architecture, and remains the second oldest and second largest monastery in the kingdom.

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