COMO Uma Paro
Uma by COMO, Paro set in the stunning Paro Valley in our opinion is the best hotel in Bhutan. Blending Bhutanese architecture with stylish interiors, Uma by COMO, Paro offers a perfect base to start a tour of Bhutan for spending a longer period in Paro.
At a Glance
Located in Paro Valley
Ayurvedic therapies, massages, body and face care
Dramatic landscapes with pine-clad valleys and mountains
Possible to arrange day walks, camping treks and mountain biking
Yoga Retreats throughout the year
It's best to book one of their packages as you get all your activities and meals included in the price. It's best to book Full Board as there are no other quality options in Paro.Daniel Smith
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To start planning your vacation to COMO Uma Paro
Situated in the remarkably beautiful Paro Valley and perched on a 38-acre hilltop, Uma by COMO, Paro is the perfect place to start or end an adventure to Bhutan. The fusion of modern minimalist and local Bhutanese style and design gives Uma by COMO, Paro a truly unique feel. Though retaining traditional Bhutanese character, the 29 rooms, suites and villas have oversized bathrooms and minibars, DVD players and yoga mats. The views are quite something to behold, overlooking the vast Paro Valley below you and we love the lovely hand-painted touches here and there reflecting that you really are in Bhutan.
The restaurant offers sumptuous signature Bhutanese dishes and imaginative interpretations of neighboring Indian cuisine from the charcoal tandoor oven. Uma by COMO, Paro also offers Asian-inspired spa treatments, including massage and Ayurveda at the famous ’Como Shambhala’ therapists.
The resort offers trekking, yoga programs and cultural tours. From Paro, there is plenty to see and do, from wandering around the peaceful Bhutanese towns and markets, freewheeling down 30kms of the Haa Valley, trekking to see cliff top monasteries or taking in the vibrant and hugely entertaining festivals. Bhutan is a place that fulfils all the senses.
Uma Paro offers a variety of rooms and villas, all typically Bhutanese in design and feature oversized bathrooms, minibars, DVD players and yoga mats. The unique Himalayan location means that many overlook stunning pine forests and feature hand painted traditional Bhutanese wall designs. The two bedroom villa is perfect for families and the two COMO suites can also be connected to a Valley View room making a perfect family suite.
Children are welcome at Uma Paro but there are no specific facilities. Kids will love toasting marshmallows at the woodland camp in Uma Paro’s grounds before sleeping under the stars with parents close to hand. Youngsters can also try archery, and will enjoy trekking and the many cultural activities on offer in the area. Villa 12 has 2 bedrooms so it is perfect for families.
Facilities at Uma Paro include a swimming pool and a spa featuring treatment rooms, a Hot Stone Bath house, a large indoor pool with outdoor sundeck, steam rooms for men and women, a gym and Yoga studio with Paro Valley views. There is also a restaurant offering Bhutanese and Indian cuisines.
The hotel will help organize trips to local festivals along with , privately guided itineraries incorporating day walks, camping treks and mountain biking with visits to monasteries, markets and museums. Throughout the year they also run yoga retreats.
Location & Directions
Uma Paro, set in the stunning Paro Valley, overlooks Paro, one of the main cultural centers of Bhutan and is surrounded by gorgeous natural beauty.
When to go
In the western, central and eastern Bhutan you will mostly experience cold European-like weather. Winter lasts here from November to March. The Monsoon occurs between June and August when the temperature is normally between 8° and 21°C. October and November are arguably the best months, when the monsoon has passed and the skies are clear. The spring months of March, April and May are best for the flora, but it can be stormy as the monsoon builds up for July-September.