Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort

Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort sits amidst 24 acres of landscaped gardens, on the banks of the Irrawaddy, Burma's river of history and legend. This grand hotel sits among tropical gardens and trees with fantastic sunset views over the river.

Bagan, Myanmar
Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
  • One of Bagan's original and grandest hotels, it has been extensively renovated in the last few years

  • All of the rooms and suites are made with local wood and materials

  • Thiripyitsaya can arrange meditation lessons with a local Buddhist monk

  • Take a cruise on the river in a private motor yacht for sunset cocktails

With a total of 76 guest rooms, from superior rooms to the lavish suites, Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort is the perfect base to explore the stunning temple-strewn plains of Bagan. Each room is decorated in a Burmese style, with an abundance of wood and local materials. The eight suites open to the Irrawaddy River, each with a wide verandah from which to view dramatic sunsets. Comprising 60 square meters, a suites feature a sitting room, a bedroom and a well-appointed. The suites are housed in villas located in a peaceful corner of the resort away to ensure privacy and quiet.

Before a long day out on the plains of Bagan, enjoy a breakfast served on the Terrace looking out to the pool and the Irrawaddy River. All-day alfresco dining is available at the Verandah and in the evening, the Terrace is transformed for candle-lit dining under the stars.

A great spa menu of massages, body treatments, wraps and scrubs, is available, and. Spa services can be enjoyed in the Spa building, or at the outdoor Spa on the banks of the Irrawaddy River.

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Top tip:

Visit Mount Popa, Burma's equivalent of Mount Olympus. It is said to be the traditional home of Myanmar’s most powerful Nats or Spirits and is an arresting sight on the flat plains.

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Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort is located a few minutes’ drive from the Bagan/Nyaung Oo Airport. Following a westerly direction toward the Irrawaddy River, the roads pass through numerous important pagodas and monuments on the way to the Resort.

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