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100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.

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Romantic Places in Bhutan

Located between India and Tibet, this Buddhist Himalayan kingdom has been isolated from foreign cultural influences and still retains ancient traditions and customs.

Paro

One of the main cultural centres of Bhutan.

Zhiwa Ling

Satsam Chorten, Paro, Kingdom of Bhutan

Zhiwa Ling faces the rocky cliffs surrounding Tiger’s Nest Temple. Hand-built by locals in the traditional style featuring century old wood, stone walls, and exuberant hand-painted details, the guesthouse also features high technology (wi-fi) and a modern fitness center.

T: +975 8 271277. 45 rooms. US$ 200-
www.zhiwaling.com

Uma Paro

Paro, Kingdom of Bhutan

Located on a 38-acre site atop a tree-clad hill, close to the town of Paro, this former palace has been recently transformed into a luxury boutique hotel.

T: +975 8 271597. 29 rooms. US$ 320-
www.comohotels.com/umaparo

Punakha

One of the main cultural centres of Bhutan, Punakha in Central Bhutan was once the capital of Bhutan and remains an important cultural and religious center. The beautiful lush valley contains major Buddhist temples as well as a 17th century fortress where Bhutan’s King recently wed. It’s a five hour winding drive from Paro’s international airport.

Uma Punakha

Punakha Valley, Kingdom of Bhutan

Rooms clustered around a sheltered courtyard with views of rice fields, Khamsum Uley Namgay temple and the Himalyan peaks. Located on the Mo Chu River.

T: +975 8 271597. 11 rooms. US$ 375-
www.comohotels.com/umapunakha