Como to open new Bhutan property

Singapore-based hospitality group Como Hotels and Resorts has announced it will unveil a new 11-bedroom sister lodge to the Uma Paro boutique hotel in Bhutan this September.

Uma Punakha is sited on a hillside towards the head of the Punakha Valley and will provide guests with the option of a two-centre stay in the remote Himalayan region.

Bali-based Cheong Yew Kwan has designed the lodge, which will boast a Como Shambhala Retreat with a double treatment room and a single treatment room with a hot stone bath.

Therapies at Uma Punakha will concentrate on massages and body treatments, which feature the Como Shambhala Bath and the Bhutanese Traditional Hot Stone Bath and Massage.

A spokesperson said the majority of guerts will also stay at Uma Paro, which offers facilities such as a steamroom and sauna; a swimming pool; and a fitness centre.

Como group marketing director Gabriela Henrichwark said: "The COMO Group was one of the first luxury hotel companies to open in the Kingdom of Bhutan, opening Uma Paro in 2004.

"Now, it is a privilege to be able to share the Punakha Valley with our guests and be a part of a community that has been so carefully preserved for future generations."

Details: www.como.bz

Singapore-based hospitality group Como Hotels and Resorts has announced it will unveil a new 11-bedroom sister lodge to the Uma Paro boutique hotel in Bhutan this September. Uma Punakha is sited on a hillside towards the head of the Punakha Valley and will provide guests with the option of a two-centre stay in the remote Himalayan region. Bali-based Cheong Yew Kwan has designed the lodge, which will boast a Como
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Como to open new Bhutan property
Singapore-based hospitality group Como Hotels and Resorts has announced it will unveil a new 11-bedroom sister lodge to the Uma Paro boutique hotel in Bhutan this September.