Uma, expect a holistic, cultural adventure, complemented by
the core of the COMO Shambhala experience, featuring yoga
and Asian-inspired therapies devoted not just to the body
but to spiritual wellbeing.
Uma is ecologically aware, respecting the land in which its
retreats are located. In design, each hotel reflects local
aesthetics, combining indigenous detailing with a serene
modernity, keeping the number of rooms deliberately limited.
cuisine, Uma incorporates local organic foodstuffs with
sophisticated Asian-led traditions. Uma also acknowledges
the greater wisdom of ancient cultures and the powerful
salve of unspoilt spiritualism.
Indeed, Uma offers more than the usual five-star hotel
experience, but the opportunity to discover subtle layerings
of landscapes and forgotten people. Enjoy this within the
calming environment of each hotelís location or by active
exploration of the surrounding region.
autumn 2004, COMO Hotels and Resorts opened Uma Paro, a
29-room hotel offering five-star comfort and singular style
in the wildly beautiful Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan.
To the south lies India, with Tibet to the north. The
topography is dramatically varied, featuring pine-clad
valleys, terraced hills and towering, snow-tipped ranges
with impenetrable heights. Monasteries cling to cliffsides
and rivers snake through valleys. Orchards line their banks.
The entire nation is Buddhist, and retains deep respect for
Paro is an inland retreat, dedicated to Umaís understated
philosophy of quiet comfort in inspiring, culture-rich
locations. It is also a place for adventure, where the
landscape and people won't fail to uplift you. Simply gaze
across the valley the morning you awake.
Traditional hot stone bath
Enjoy your stay & have a nice day
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