Location: Bumthang is one of the most remote, least visited parts of Bhutan –known as the spiritual hub of Bhutan and steeped in folklore and stories- providing a unique and authentic visitor experience.
Décor: The 16 guest suites balance Bhutanese flair and contemporary luxury, each suite is centered around a traditional bukhari wood-burning stove.
View: The resort looks out towards the crumbling Wandichholing Palace the birthplace of Bhutan’s monarchy in Jakar in the Choekhor valley.
Amankora Bumthang is a recently opened Amankora in Bhutan, with views of buckwheat, millet and potato fields, an apple orchard, and Wangdicholing Palace, the Kingdom’s oldest palace, which is now a monastery. There are 16 suites complete with a bukhari and views of the courtyard and palace. Amankora Bumthang has a spa with three treatment rooms and a steam room. There is no business center, but the Library has an Internet station and WiFi access. The resort is approximately nine hours from the airport in Paro.
The 16 select guest suites are reached through an impressive stone-clad hallway and are distributed between four separate structures, each housing two suites on the ground floor and two on the upper floor.
The spacious suites feature king-size beds, a traditional bukhari (wood-burning stove), tasteful wooden paneling and a daybed. The room’s en-suite bathroom contains a terrazzo-clad bath, shower and twin basins. The luxury Bhutanese inspired suites overlook the outside courtyard and nearby Wangdichholing Palace and monastery.
The hotel has a luxury spa, to relax and refresh guests after a day's touring. There is also a library and study area with Wi-Fi and a selection of books containing information on Bhutan's history, culture and arts.
The library and study area provide a cozy and comfortable place to relax and read. The library has Wi-Fi and a selection of books presenting Bhutan's history, culture and arts.
The spa contains three individual treatment rooms, a steam room, comfortable changing rooms and a menu boasting holistic treatments and specialized oil massages.
Amankora Bumthang’s dining room has something to fulfill every palate. Diners may sit inside the inviting restaurant or outside on the terrace for an memorable dinner experience. Guests may observe villages and local monks performing traditional dances around a campfire. The area is famous for producing a variety of products including butter, cheese, honey, spirits and brandies, chefs incorporate as much local produce as possible to their creative dishes. The menu contains a range of local and regional dishes as well as international classics.
The hotel’s grand dining room has high ceilings and serves a range of local and international cuisine. Why not try one of Bumthang’s variety of local products including butter, cheese, honey, spirits and brandies. Outdoor seating is also available in the courtyard terrace with dining space under the shade of fruit trees.