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Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary

Paro, Bhutan

Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary

Overview

There's never been a better time to visit the mystical land of Bhutan. Stay at the 5-star spa-inclusive luxury Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary and experience the happiest country in the world first hand. This new resort is located high in the Neyphu Valley and offers unique wellbeing concept - all restorative spa treatments, delicious meals, outdoor experiences and everything else is being included in your stay. Their wellness concept is based on traditional Bhutanese medicine which is using an abundance of local herbs. If you are well travelled or searching for a new type of body-mind-spirit balance, want to learn about history and culture, benefit from pristine nature and experience the real essence of Bhutan, the Sanctuary is the right place for you.

When to go

Bhutan is a year-round destination with four seasons. Spring and Autumn are warm, dry and sunny. Summer is the “green season” with its blooming flowers and birdlife, with chance of rain. Winter has sunny days, cold nights and offers amazing views.
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What we love

  • All-inclusive concept - treatments, meals, activities, hikes, classes - all is included in your programme so you can enjoy a worry free stay
  • Herbal walk with the in-house traditional medicine doctor who will tell you all about the healing abilities of the local herbs
  • Express your inner artist in the pottery studio and take your creation home with you!

Who should go

  • Traveller searching for balance and wishes to escape the craziness of daily life
  • A mature traveller who wants to discover an untouched land and learn about the culture
  • Local nature is stunning so any nature enthusiast will love it here

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Offers

  • Discounted room prices (already included in the price) 
  • Free room upgrade from Balcony to Terrace room (subject to availability at the time of booking)
  • No mandatory surcharge for single traveller or group of 2

Stay at Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary

Signature stay at the Sanctuary - this package includes everything from a daily spa treatment, meals to airport transfers. Enjoy a consultation with the traditional Bhutanese medicine doctor who will tailor the whole stay to your 'mind-body-spirit' needs. There is no minimum or maximum length of stay.
£417
per person

Wellness

The resort works with an all-inclusive spa concept meaning that you have at least one treatment included per day.

The Sanctuary's speciality is traditional Bhutanese medicine. You will see a traditional medicine doctor on arrival who will tailor your programme to achieve a healthy balance between body, mind and spirit. The Restful Mind philosophy, based on teachings of His Eminence Gyalwa Dokhampa, is infused in the daily life of the Sanctuary. 

Resort has a collection of more than 100 original Bhutanese herbs which the in-house doctor uses in treatments and therapies. 

Facilities include 6 treatment rooms, heated indoor pool, saunas and steam rooms (male and female), Jacuzzi, fitness centre, lounge area and terrace for sunbathing. 

Daily yoga and meditation classes can be done in a group setting or one to one basis. Classes are not pre-scheduled and timing will be tailored to your needs. Classes are suitable for every level and sessions take place in the yoga studio or on the pool terrace. 

The Sanctuary has an art studio where you can try pottery and take your creations home with you. Upon request, traditional Bhutanese sports such as archery can be arranged in the apple orchard. All these activities are included in your price already. 

Example treatments at Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary
  • Herbal compress
  • Hot oil compression
  • Moxibustion
  • Herb infused hot stone bath
  • Ku Nye massage
  • Manicure and pedicure

Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Pottery
  • Archery
  • Cooking classes
  • Darts
  • Lectures on local culture
  • Library
  • Waking and hiking (nearest forest is 10 minutes walks away) 

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Hikes in the Neyphu Valley
  • Visit to Thimphu
  • Climb famous Tiger's Nest
  • Visit local monasteries and communities 
  • Share a meal with a local family and learn about Bhutan traditions
  • Visit Paro

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga 
  • Meditation



Rooms

There are 24 rooms in total divided into 2 categories. All rooms are modern and intimate, designed in traditional Bhutanese style using local woodworks. All rooms have either a balcony or terrace (8 SqM with outdoor furniture) offering scenic views of surrounding country. What a spot to sip a green tea! 

Drinking water is available in glass bottles. TV with cable channels is available on request. 

Important: In order to protect its natural beauty, Bhutan has implemented 'Minimum Daily Package' (MDP) fee. This fee is already included in your price. Hotel cannot be booked without MDP. 


Balcony room
Balcony room, 46 SqM, offers amazing views of the country. These rooms are located on the second floor.

Room has a sitting area with sofa and a writing desk.

Bedroom offers king or twin bed configuration. Bathroom has a bathtub and a separate walk in shower.

Facilities include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, heating, coffee/tea making facilities, Bluetooth speakers. mini-bar with refreshments, safe, free laundry service, hairdryer, bathrobe, slippers and locally handmade amenities.

Terrace room
Terrace room, 54 SqM, offers amazing views of the Neyphu Valley. These rooms are located on the ground floor. 

Room has a sitting area with sofa, intimate dining table and a writing desk. 

Bedroom has king bed or twin beds. Bathroom has a bathtub and a separate walk in shower. 

Facilities include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, heating, coffee/tea making facilities, Bluetooth speakers. mini-bar with refreshments, safe, free laundry service, hairdryer, bathrobe, slippers and locally handmade amenities. 

What’s on the menu

Resort is offering all-inclusive concept so all your meals are included. This consist of breakfast, 4 course lunch and 6 course dinner, snacks and all drinks (excluding alcohol). Menu offers a variety of Bhutanese dishes as well as Indian and Western cuisine. All meals are prepared according to farm to table concept so first class freshness and quality is guaranteed. All meals can be enjoyed at the time and location of your preference. Kitchen will customise your food so if you are vegan or have any food intolerance there will be no issue. 

Restaurant has an outdoor terrace with stunning views of Neyphu Valley. A home-made picnic in Neyphu valley can be organised. 

The Sanctuary has its own greenhouse, veg and herb garden and uses local produce where possible. On request, the executive chef can take you on a tour through the gardens and explain all about Bhutanese cuisine. 

The restaurant
The restaurant
The only restaurant in the resort where all meals are served. Restaurant offers a 'social table' where you can join other guests.
Tea Bar
Tea Bar
The tea bar in the restaurant offers over 20 herbal infused teas, each focusing on a different aspect of balance between the body-mind-spirit.

Location

The Sanctuary is located high in the incredible Neyphu Valley, perfect spot for hikes and walks. 

Day trips to places like Paro or the capital Thimphu can be arranged. Besides the traditional tourists spots, the Sanctuary can organise to visit interesting places or meet people such as local writers, artists and monks. 

Bhutan is rarely visited kingdom between China and India. This traditional country is deeply connected to its roots and ancient traditions. The land of optimism, spirituality, rituals and mysticism has so much to offer - from majestic mountains to endless smiles and should be on a list of every mature traveller. 

Nearest airport

Nearest airport is Paro and car transfer takes about 20 minutes. Transfer is included in your package. 

There is no direct flight from the UK. You can fly to Paro from 6 cities only: Bangkok, Delhi, Kathmandu, Singapore, Dhaka and Kolkata. 


Bhutan Entry Restrictions & Visas:
In order to protect its natural beauty, Bhutan has implemented 'Minimum Daily Package' (MDP) fee. MDP is already included in your price. Hotel cannot be booked without MDP. 

You will need to obtain a tourist visas before the arrival. Cost is $40 per person. Visa can be purchased at the booking stage and the Sanctuary will organise those for you. Your passport must be valid at least 6 months after the arrival in Bhutan. 

The visa application and all other regulations can only be arranged by a Bhutanese operator. Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary works closely with a local operator and will help you with all arrangements on your behalf. 

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Families, Children & Infants

Kids are allowed but hotel is more suitable for adult travellers. There is no kids club. 

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