Six Senses Bhutan has announced the opening of its first three lodges in Thimphu, Punakha and Paro. The luxury retreat comprises of five lodges totally.

The lodges vary in design, and reflect the diversity and special aspects of each valley. Inspired by Bhutanese architecture, the interiors feature local elements such as bukharis (traditional wood-burning stoves) and vegetable-dyed, antique-washed Himalayan rugs.

Sally Baughen, General Manager said, “We are delighted to welcome guests to Six Senses Bhutan in this beautiful Kingdom we call home. As we open our doors, guests can experience the transformative power of this magical destination through adventure, culture, serenity, cultural and enriching experiences.

Sustainability is the key focus of Six Senses Bhutan, and therefore efforts are taken to manage consumption of energy, water, waste, purchasing and chemical usage.

“Six Senses Bhutan offers endless options for every kind of traveler to explore: from architecture and art, to birdwatching, botany, history, meditation, spirituality, sports, wellness and more.”

Bhutan is served by Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines. International destinations to and from Bhutan include Bangkok, New Delhi, Kolkata, Singapore, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Bagdogra, Guwahati and Gaya. Domestic flights are available between Paro and Bumthang and helicopter charters and private jets assistance is available from Paro airport and Bhutan Air Services respectively.