Location: This peaceful property is nestled amid rice paddies against a backdrop of mountain ranges.
History: The village-style guest rooms reflect the heritage and culture of the Rakhine people.
Service: Traditional Myanmar hospitality coupled with five-star amenities provide a superior travel experience.
This hotel has previously been described as one of Burma’s best kept secrets. The Mrauk Oo Princess superbly balances luxury and unpretentiousness. Situated on the banks of Mrauk Oo River, the hotel is surrounded by magnificent views of the blue mountain ranges, green rice fields and large pools punctuated with pink lotuses. The structural inspiration for the property was taken from the traditions and culture of the local Rakhine people. The hotel is laid out in the style of a traditional Rakhine village; each house boasts an eye-catching thatched, monastery-style, 7-tier roof. From the well-appointed spacious rooms, guest can look out from their own veranda to romantic views of the rice paddies, ponds and river. Rooms are furnished with traditional Burmese furnishings made from rich teak and other woods. The large bathrooms have his and her’s sinks and a separate bath and shower. The restaurant serves traditional Rakhine, European and vegetarian cuisine, and private candle light dinners are also available on request. The hotel has a delightful bar with an extensive wine list and signature cocktails. Those wishing to relax and indulge may head to the spa, which offers a range of treatments, using local aromatic and healing herbs. The hotel also offers guest the chance to try something different with their wood or stone carving lessons with local artisans.
The Mrauk Oo Princess Resort has 21 authentically-styled and very spacious Village House rooms, with tranquil rice field, Aungdat Creek and garden views. Sunlight fills each Village House, decorated in a graceful natural style with luxurious appointments and traditional furnishings.
Featuring blonde wood furnishings and a light, airy ambience, each of these rooms includes a sitting area, work desk, minibar, IDD telephone and safe. Complimentary tea and coffee is provided, as well as 24-hour room service. Luxurious bathrooms feature a free-standing tub and separate shower, while a private terrace allows guests to enjoy the surrounding rice fields and traditional-style buildings.
Guests at the Mrauk Oo Princess Resort can enjoy ultimate relaxation in this secluded location, far from the stresses of urban living. Aside from spa treatments, fishing expeditions and day-trips to nearby villages, visitors are free to explore the picturesque grounds independently or just enjoy the privacy of their own spacious quarters.
Offering the full spectrum of relaxing, rejuvenating treatments for beauty, body and spirit, Natshinmae Spa provides a long list of therapies, including meditation and healing rituals using local herbal medicines. Open from 9am to 10pm.
With a picturesque view over green rice paddies, tropical gardens and the resort's authentically styled Villa House rooms, this all-day restaurant offers guests a taste of Rakhine cuisine, plus European and regional dishes. Vegetarians are well catered for. Guests can also opt for a romantic candlelit dinner on their terrace or in one of the resort's private venues.