GOCO developing five Bhutanese wellness resorts

by Jane Kitchen | 25 Apr 2016

Through an exclusive partnership with Bhutan’s Queen Mother, GOCO Hospitality is developing projects in Bhutan’s top five tourist destinations.

GOCO Hospitality has taken over the management of Terma Linca Resort and Spa, which is the first and flagship development of this partnership, constituting the largest of the five resorts.

Located just outside Bhutan’s capital of Thimphu and perched on the bank of the Wangchu River, the Terma Linca Resort and Spa showcases local architecture and Bhutanese charm.

The resort currently offers 24 traditional guestrooms and six suites, numerous dining options and a full-service spa, including five treatment rooms, one spa suite, separate male and female thermal areas offering sauna and steamrooms, traditional herbal hot stone bath, a mind and body studio and a fitness studio.

Terma Linca Resort and Spa will undergo a soft renovation this year, followed by the development of a second phase in 2017 that will include an extended spa and fitness facility with an indoor vitality pool, as well as a further expansion of the organic gardens.

The second phase of development will rebrand and rename the resort as the GOCO Retreat Thimphu, with the vision to develop it into Bhutan’s leading wellness destination. The next development will also see the riverfront being incorporated further into the retreat programmme.

The second Bhutanese resort to be developed will be a site in Punakha, which will have the most substantial wellness programming components, followed by sites in Paro, Gangtey and Jakar.

The proposed circuit is envisioned to offer a unique, integrated, sustainability-conscious, cultural experience that merges Bhutan’s ancient healing and spiritual traditions with diverse natural settings, topographies and climates.

GOCO Hospitality has also recently acquired the Glen Ivy Hot Springs Resort in California, which will be expanded to include a GOCO Retreat.

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Through an exclusive partnership with Bhutan’s Queen Mother, GOCO Hospitality is developing projects in Bhutan’s top five tourist destinations. GOCO Hospitality has taken over the management of Terma Linca Resort and Spa, which is the first and flagship development of this partnership, constituting the largest of the five resorts. Located just outside Bhutan’s capital of Thimphu and perched on the bank of the Wangchu River, the Terma Linca Resort and
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