Far away in the majestic Himalayas, the mystical Kingdom of Bhutan sits peacefully amidst lush landscapes and cultural monuments. From the dzongs to the stunning valleys, the region pays tribute to its Buddhist roots, which is integrated into all aspects of the Bhutan lifestyle. COMO Hotels houses two tranquil Bhutan properties—COMO Uma Paro and COMO Punakha. Immerse yourself in refined culture, untouched nature, and five-star service at these intimate resorts. Here are some of the best wellness retreats at COMO Uma Bhutan to add to your calendar…
Note: Due to the recent developments of COVID-19, COMO Uma Paro and COMO Uma Punakha are currently closed until further notice.
COMO Shambhala at COMO Uma Paro
The intimate, countryside property COMO Uma Paro is located in Paro Valley offering only 29-rooms for ultimate exclusivity. Each viewpoint spans views of the country’s iconic cultural landmarks. Guests can retreat with wellness activities from yoga to Himalayan camping adventures in luxury among the rugged wilderness of Bhutan.
The COMO Shambhala Retreat at COMO Uma Paro features a range of holistic, Asian-inspired treatments. There are two private Bhutanese hot-stone bathhouses, a large indoor pool with an al-fresco sundeck, a gym, and private steam rooms. The yoga studio offers floor-to-ceiling views of Paro, reigning in natural daylight. Guests can embark on the complimentary yoga classes held daily by the in-house naturopathic doctor.
There are a range of services to add on to a stay at COMO Uma Paro. Guests can indulge in massage therapies, facial care, body care, yoga, meditation, pranayama, ayurvedic therapy, and beauty care.
COMO Shambhala at COMO Uma Punakha
The nearby COMO Uma Punakha is situated on the far end of Punakha Valley, a remote and picturesque location overlooking the Mo Chu River.
Practice yoga and meditation in a setting where it truly belongs—the sacred mountains. Wellness treatments at the spa include massage therapies, body care, and ayurvedic therapy.
Embark on an adventure at COMO Hotels & Resorts’ luxury Bhutan properties.
COMO Uma Bhutan Culinary Adventure
Practice your culinary expertise at COMO Bhutan by embarking on Bhutanese cooking classes. This retreat is available in six or seven-night stays, which includes stays at both COMO Uma Paro and COMO Uma Punakha, and features a one-hour Bhutanese cooking class, using traditional techniques and ingredients native to the Himalayan country. The programme also includes a signature COMO Shambhala treatment, complimentary daily yoga classes, a private guide, and an array of activities.
COMO Uma Bhutan The Land of the Thunder Dragon
This nine-night adventure at COMO Uma Bhutan takes you across the Himalayan Kingdom. The itinerary covers stunning drives, nature walks, and cultural visits. Spend the first three nights at COMO Uma Punakha, four nights at COMO Uma Paro, followed by two nights at Gangtey Lodge, in Phobjikha.
COMO Uma Bhutan Himalayan Explorer
Embark on the Himalayan Explorer package at COMO Uma Bhutan. The retreat combines two stays at COMO Uma Paro and COMO Uma Punakha, where you will be guided by the in-house experts through the Paro, Punakha and Thimphu Valleys. Choose from five, six, seven or nine-night stays for a blend of cultural and natural activities with wellness including daily yoga and a COMO Shambhala body treatment.
COMO Uma Bhutan Himalayan Explorer and Druk Path Trek
For those seeking a fitness challenge, this Druk Path adventure at COMO Uma Bhutan will take you on a ten-night journey through the spectacular Paro Valley to Thimphu and Punakha Valley. The retreat includes spectacular drives, nature walks, and cultural visits. The trip includes four nights at COMO Uma Paro, and three nights at COMO Uma Punakha followed by an overnight adventure which includes picnic lunch, dinner and breakfast, ponies for carrying luggage, the services of an experienced Uma guide and cooks, all tentage, kit bags and a first aid kit. This trip has been labelled as a moderate to difficult adventure.
COMO Uma Bhutan Two Kingdoms One Journey
This retreat at COMO Uma Bhutan begins with a night at the COMO Metropolitan Bangkok followed by Bhutan for five nights, where you will visit both of the hotel’s Himalayan lodges: COMO Uma Paro and COMO Uma Punakha. After this, you will return to Thailand and spend four nights at COMO Point Yamu, the stunning beach spot on Phuket’s east coast. Here you can unwind at the resort and explore the wonders of Phang Nga Bay. Finally, you will return to Bangkok for the last two nights at the Metropolitan. This retreat includes private excursions, museum entrances, three COMO Shambhala treatments per person, and tours of the cities.
COMO Uma Bhutan Scenic Heli-Adventure
Enter the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan and explore the spectacular sights on this six-night journey at COMO Bhutan. This programme includes two private-helicopter rides, four nights at COMO Uma Paro and two nights at Uma Punakha, full-board stay including a private guide, a COMO Shambhala body treatment, and complimentary yoga classes.
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