Amankora Thimphu

Location: Thimphu | Bhutan

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

A charming yet contemporary hotel located high up in the Thimphu valley of Bhutan’s splendid mountain kingdom. Inspired by Bhutan’s rich heritage, the Amankora, Thimphu offers guests an authentic stay amidst whitewashed stone buildings, wood-panelled walls, and architecture reminiscent of ancient Buddhist fortresses.
Perfect forCouples seeking a secluded retreat in dzong-inspired surroundings, with the sights of the capital close by.
In the knowThe Amankora, Thimphu has four sister hotels, each uniquely located throughout Bhutan’s valleys. Why not combine two or more for a culturally diverse journey throughout the kingdom?

Recommended for...

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

Hotel Overview

Where

Located just outside the capital of Thimphu, the hotel is well-placed to explore the gorgeous western and central valleys.

Rooms at Amankora Thimphu

Crisp white linen and warm wood furnishings make the hotel’s 16 attractive suites a luxurious place to unwind. With each featuring a traditional bukhari wood-burning stove and a terrazzo-clad bath for authentic charm, the suites provide spacious lounge areas overlooking the adjacent courtyard and pine forest beyond.

Food and Facilities

Accessed via a charming courtyard, the hotel’s Living and Dining Room combines the flavours of local and Thai cuisine to offer guests a diverse menu in a beautiful setting. Top-notch service, amazing valley views, and the sweet sound of traditional Bhutanese music combine for an enchanting dining experience.

Activities at Amankora Thimphu

The capital’s bustling streets are ideal for sightseeing and shopping; peruse local handicrafts and Himalayan jewellery, or marvel at the architectural splendor of His Majesty’s Tashichoe Dzong. Explore the natural wonder of the valley with a walk along one of the country’s oldest cantilever bridges, visiting Cheri Goemba on the way; it was here that the kingdom’s first monk community was formed. Back at the hotel, head to the spa for their signature treatment; a Hot Oil Head Massage. Using nourishing coconut oil, the Ayurveda-based treatment is the ultimate treat to detox and soothe the body after a day’s trekking in the Himalayan wilderness.

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