Tranquility: The resort has a relaxed pace of life, residing in a pine forest in the upper Thimphu Valley away from the lively Bhutanese capital.
Location: The resort is an ideal retreat from the capital city of Thimphu, yet within easy reach to the city’s main attractions.
Library: In the evenings guests may get cozy with a hot drink or glass of wine in the on-site library which boasts a collection of literature on Bhutanese culture and art.
Amankora Thimpu is located on a hillside in a verdant pine forest far above Bhutan’s capital city. The hotel’s architecture is reminiscent of Bhutanese temples, or dzongs, and incorporates white-washed stone buildings around an enclosed courtyard. Sixteen suites are composed of living and sleeping areas, with views of the forest and nearby streams. The spacious terrazzo-tiled bathrooms have soaking tubs and twin vanities. Guests may dine either in an elegant dining room or on the adjacent terrace, both of which serve Bhutanese and international cuisine. Steam and sauna rooms are available, and massage and spa treatments are offered in private rooms nearby. Traditional hot stone baths can be scheduled. There is no fitness center. Fax and Internet are available. The resort is approximately 30 minutes from the airport in Paro.
The resort features 16 sumptuous lodges with combined living and bedroom areas.
The spacious suites overlook either a landscaped courtyard, or the stream and surrounding pine forest. The open-plan living and bedrooms feature a king-size bed, a reading chair, a window banquette and a traditional bukhari (wood-burning stove). The inside décor combines wood paneling and warm chocolate colored walls. The generously sized bathrooms have twin basins, a deep terrazzo-clad bath, a separate shower and toilet and dressing and hanging space.
Amankora Thimphu has a library for quiet reading and relaxation. The resort spa invites guests to unwind and indulge in one of the many Asian inspired treatments.
The resort library provides a comfy space to unwind and learn about Bhutan from the many books on Bhutanese history and culture. The library is replenished daily with magazines and newspapers.
The spa features three private treatment rooms (two accommodate one guest and another is for couples), a steam room and changing areas. The spa menu ranges from foot reflexology to facials and oil massages.
The on-site restaurant serves international and Thai cuisine. The menu also features traditional Bhutanese cuisine using local produce. The dining rooms have high ceilings and diners may choose between indoor or outdoor dining on the deck with views of the natural waterways and surrounding forest.
At the restaurant look out for Thai curries and mouthwatering appetizers as well as a range of international dishes such as steaks, pastas and salads.