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Five years in the making, Zhiwa Ling is a tribute to the ornate architectural arts of Bhutan. Every part of the hotel is handmade, from the massive hand-carved wooden beams to the seemingly endless designs of the colorful, hand-painted ceilings and walls. Zhiwa Ling provides the most authentic top-tier hospitality and accommodation experience in Bhutan and is Bhutan’s first locally owned, faithfully traditional hotel with 21st century conveniences. As a result, guests can experience an authentic Buddhist ceremony beside the 450-year-old timbers of our in-hotel temple while remaining comfortably warm thanks to an advanced Swedish in-floor heating system. Likewise, guests can order room service for favorite local dishes such as “ema datsi” which is traditional chillies and cheese while checking their email or surfing the Internet, wirelessly, inside the privacy and comfort of their rooms. Zhiwa Ling is a unique cultural hybrid–an exuberant celebration of the best of a 1,000-year-old culture combined with modern day innovations.
COMO Uma Paro is located in the heart of Bhutan. Hotel guests enjoy sweeping views of the pristine Himalayas from the 38-acre estate, comprising 20 rooms and nine villas with a design that is a subtle fusion of indigenous style, and a fresh, clean-lined modernism. COMO Uma Paro also offers adventure. The town of Paro, Bhutan’s main cultural hub, lies nearby. Hiking, mountain biking, archery, festivals, and overnight camping trips are all available, as well as two-centre trips with sister hotel lodge, COMO Uma Punakha. Guests can later restore and indulge in vital holistic therapies at COMO Shambhala Retreat, and dine in style at the Bukhari restaurant, where local Bhutanese produce is blended with Indian cuisine.
An array of Bhutanese, Western and Indian dishes are served across all five Amankora Lodges, using local ingredients such as yak meat and fresh honey from the Bumthang Valley. Private dining can be arranged both inside and outside the Lodges, whether for an intimate dinner or group celebration
Discover a land of mythology and magic at Taj Tashi, nestled in the folds of the magnificent Thimphu Valley. An enchanting fusion of Bhutan’s Dzong architecture and modern design, this spectacular hotel will leave you captivated.
Celebrate your special day in a veritable Shangri-La, where the ancient and modern unite in a series of unforgettable moments. Surrounded by the majestic Himalayas and positioned in the heart of Bhutan’s capital city, we promise a wedding that captures the spirit of the destination while being perfectly attuned to your tastes. Le Méridien Thimphu offers one of the city’s largest banquet spaces, our 382 square-metre Tshokhang Ballroom. This striking space can accommodate receptions of up to 300 guests, with an adjacent 158 square-metre pre-function area providing the ideal space for cocktails before, during, and after. The ballroom also offers access to a private outdoor courtyard where guest can enjoy fresh air and engaging conversation. Customisation opportunities and state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems support any experience you can envision.
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