Spa: The Aman spa contains private saunas, steam rooms, a yoga studio and private treatment rooms with showers and outdoor stone baths.
Accommodation: The hotel has just 24 select suites featuring traditional Bhutanese wood-burning stoves and generous terrazzo-clad baths.
Location: The resort overlooks a 17th century Drukyel Dzong and snow-capped Mt. Jumolhari.
Amankora Paro is located just outside of town and features sweeping views of the Paro valley and snow-capped mountains. The hotel, just 30 minutes from Paro airport, has 24 spacious suites designed to evoke a contemporary and minimalist vision of traditional Bhutanese style, incorporating local wood, stone and terrazzo tile. Each suite has a bukhari, or wood-burning stove, and a luxurious bathroom complete with soaking tub. Bhutanese cuisine and international fare are served in the hotel’s great room lounge, dining room, and terrace. The two-level spa contains private areas for massage and treatments, a glass-walled sauna, hot stone baths and a yoga room with a relaxation area. Fax services are available, as is Internet. There is no fitness center or pool, but the Amankora’s idyllic surroundings are perfect for hiking and mountain biking.
The Bhutanese inspired suites comprise of a large bedroom and comfortable lounge area.
The rooms feature a king-size bed, a banquette window-seat, a reading chair and a traditional bukhari (wood-burning stove). There is a spacious en-suite attached boasting a large terrazzo-clad bath, twin basins, a dressing area and a separate shower and toilet.
The hotel has a range of recreational facilities including a swimming pool, spa, Jacuzzi and a yoga room as well as a library and boutique shop.
The library features books, magazines and the internet. Guests may snuggle up in the library with a hot drink or glass of wine and read up on Bhutanese culture, history and art.
The Aman spa provides the perfect sanctuary to unwind after a day’s touring. The spa, surrounded by woodlands, comprises of a hot stone bathhouse, private massage rooms, a Jacuzzi and yoga room. The spa menu contains treatments inspired by Asian and western healing methods, choose from facials, massages, scrubs and aromatherapy.
The resort's dining room serves Bhutanese, Indian and international cuisine. The chefs incorporate as much local produce as possible to their creative dishes. The hotel bar, Ara, is a welcoming lounge bar with a large drinks and cocktail menu. The Rimps is a stylish tea lounge where guests can order afternoon tea and coffee with fresh cakes, savories, pastries and other sweet treats.
Guests may enjoy Bhutanese, Indian and international dishes as well as a comprehensive wine and drinks list in the cozy circular pavilion restaurant, centered around twin wood burning stoves. The restaurant’s large glass window-walls allow for views of the outside valley and forest.