This Resort Nestled In Bhutan is Perfect For Romantic Couples!

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The Land of Dragons, Bhutan is one of the most mystical places you can go to. The dreamy meadows, lush green mountains and ever-friendly people make Bhutan what it is. Still ruled by a monarchy, visiting Bhutan is like going back in time. The Bhutanese people pride themselves on their culture and tradition. Bhutan is also one of the most romantic places to visit. There is no dearth of some great resorts there, however, Terma Linca Resorts and Spa has carved a unique niche for itself.

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Ideal for

This property is ideal for couples who want to relax in a hotel with five-star facilities and also just be at one with nature. The resort offers modern amenities while being close to nature.

About the property

Terma Linca resorts and spa is located just outside the capital of Bhutan, Thimpu. The resort sits on banks of Wangchu river and it showcases the local architecture of Bhutan while offering modern amenities. The luxury resort is conveniently located just five minutes away from the laid back capital, Thimpu. It’s also just 50 minutes away from the Paro International Airport. The drive to the hotel is scenic which goes though small villages and green landscapes. The hotel has 30 traditional rooms and suites offering the comfort that you will want in your home in Himalayas.

There are two types of rooms available here, deluxe rooms and the suites. The deluxe rooms are wood panelled and you will find a strong influence of Bhutanese culture. The suites are a true blend of luxury and nature which is the hallmark of this property. Each suite has a large bedroom with a separate dining and lounge area. The view from the suite is superb as even the bathrooms overlook the hills and the river.

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Food

They have two restaurants which offer the guests a nice mix of international cuisines. Their restaurant, Aie offers cuisines from India, China and Europe as well. They have traditional seating with sweeping views of the Wangchu river and the mountains.

They also have Apa restaurant, which offers unforgettable tastes of Bhutanese cuisine. The dishes are prepared in the traditional method on wood fire while folk singers and dancers serenade the guests offering a nice cultural experience.

They also have Ara bar which is a great place to relax and enjoy some nice cocktails . The mountain air and the exhilarating views offer the perfect setting to sit back, relax and have a good time.

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Cost

The room costs start from ₹17,604/ night which include breakfast as well. The suites start from Rs 23,000.per night including breakfast

Best time to go

October to December is the best time to visit Bhutan, as the air is clear and the skies are sunny. The winters are pretty cold here, so after January is not recommended.

What to do here and around the property

There is plenty to do here at the resort, whether it’s just relaxing at the magnificent property or indulging in games like archery, which is the traditional sport of Bhutan. The resort also has its own archery field that offers the guests an opportunity to enjoy the national pastime. If sports don’t interest you, you can indulge in learning the Bhutan cuisine. The guests can enjoy special sessions with the chefs as they guide you through preparing the traditional dishes of Bhutan. Here are some more things to do in and around the city of Thimpu:

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One can also play golf, at the publicly accessible Royal Thimpu Gold Club which is located just 30 minutes away from the resort. This is a great pastime for Gold aficionados.

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Photo of Royal Thimphu Golf Course, Chhophel Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan by Nikita Das - Vagabond Stories

Other than that, you can always explore the royal capital of Bhutan, Thimpu, where you can go to the famous Tiger Monastery which is nestled on top of a hill. Take time to stroll through the quaint markets of Thimpu which sell traditional Bhutanese items like caps, handicrafts, etc.

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Photo of Tigers Nest, Paro, Bhutan by Nikita Das - Vagabond Stories

This is one of the most important monasteries of Nyingmapa school of Buddhism, the main seat of the Pema Lingpa tradition. lt is located in central Bhutan and is one of the most pretty places to see in Bhutan. Surrounded by hills, it's a peaceful place to go to. It is bounded on the west side by the Black mountains.

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Photo of Gangtey Monastery, Wangdue Phodrang, Bhutan by Nikita Das - Vagabond Stories

Getting there

The nearest metro city is Kolkata, from where you can either take a cab or fly to Bhutan.

By air: One way flight fare is Rs 5,750

By road: You can drive from Kolkata to Phuentsholing which is the entry point of Bhutan. After that you can take another cab to Thimpu and drive till Terma Lenca, which is just half an hour away from Thimpu. It will take around four hours to complete this drive of 165 km.

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There is an error I guess . Tiger’s nest is accessible from Paro and not the capital Thimpu. You have mentioned - Other than that, you can always explore the royal capital of Bhutan, Thimpu, where you can go to the famous Tiger Monastery which is nestled on top of a hill.
Sun 11 05 17, 06:47 · Reply · Report
I stayed there for two nights..amazing location. If you tell them in advance, they can cook decent Indian food for you.
Sun 11 05 17, 06:45 · Reply · Report