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Punakha Valley, Bhutan

Located high above the Punakha Valley, Dhensa offers fantastic views overlooking terraced rice fields and a winding river, conveying a very serene and tranquil atmosphere.

The hotel’s 24 suites all have spacious interiors and private balconies making admiring the views that much easier and enchanting. The whole property is tastefully design, mingling traditional Bhutanese architecture with more contemporary design.

The restaurant at Dhensa Punakha offers clients a selection of Western dishes as well as traditional Asian delicacies, more specifically Bhutanese ones. In true Bhutanese spirit, seasonal, local and organic produce are used whenever possible.

The Dhensa Spa is a haven of relaxation making recharging after a long trek very easy and enjoyable, and whilst admiring the outdoors.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Punakha into a greater Bhutan holiday. Take a look at Jumolhari Trek: From Paro to Timphu as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Dhensa Information

Location & Getting There

Located high above the Punakha Valley and overlooking terraced rice fields, Dhensa Boutique Resort is a 5-hour drive from Paro Airport.


The hotel's 24 suites are spread across 6 cottages, all with spacious interiors and private balconies.The enormous en-suite bathrooms have tubs in which guests can relax in, and there is a desk for study and work purposes.


- Spa
- Fitness centre
- Business centre
- Dining: 1 restaurant, 1 bar


Dhensa Boutique Resort is surrounded by plenty of walking and trekking trails, and is just a 5-minute trek up the mountain to the Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Lhakhang Nunnery. The resort's location at Punakha Valley also allows guests to visit its highlights such as the Punakha Dzong, Mo Chu and Pho Chu rivers and the various Bhutanese Buddhist temples. Other activities available include rice threshing, barbeques, river rafting, crafts workshops and private picnics.


Children are welcome but there are no specific facilities available.

Dhensa Price Guide

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