Inle Lake, Myanmar
Offering warm hospitality, an intimate atmosphere and excellent facilities including a restaurant, a bar and a spa, this luxury boutique hotel will appeal to travellers seeking an exclusive and unforgettable escape in an enchanting lakeside setting.
Villa Inle Resort & Spa provides 27 wooden, Myanmar-style bungalows overlooking the lake and offering the utmost privacy and seclusion. Designed to blend in with the natural surroundings, each villa is supremely stylish and spacious, featuring a king-size bed, a lavish bathroom, panoramic windows and a private balcony. Interiors are filled with local art and antiques.
The main restaurant serves up an array of traditional local and international cuisine. Guests can pick their own fresh fruit from the hotel’s fruit trees and there is an organic vegetable garden.
Take a boat trip on the lake to the floating market; see the distinctive leg-rowing technique of the Intha ethnic group; visit local villages; or head to the Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery and the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, a famous pilgrimage site. Excursions further afield can also be arranged.
After a tiring day, indulge in a relaxing treatment at the spa or sip a cocktail from your balcony as you enjoy the spectacular views across the lake.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Inle Lake into a greater Myanmar or Asian holiday. Take a look at Best of Burmese Culture as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Villa Inle Resort & Spa Information
- Location & Getting There
Villa Inle Resort & Spa is a charming resort nestled amidst 20 acres of tropical gardens on the shores of Inle Lake, a 90-minute drive from Heho Airport.
The spa resort provides 27 wooden, Myanmar-style bungalows overlooking the lake and offering the utmost privacy and seclusion. These bungalows feature high wooden ceilings, spacious living areas and bathrooms, together with the lakefront balcony from which guests can watch fishermen glide by on the lake, and flocks of migratory and Inle local birds take off from the surrounding treetops.
- Chemical-free vegetable garden
- Business centre
- Dining: 1 restaurant, 1 bar
Take a boat trip on the lake to the floating market; see the distinctive leg-rowing technique of the Intha ethnic group; visit local villages; or head to the Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery and the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, a famous pilgrimage site. Excursions further afield and around the Inle region can also be arranged, such as to Taunggyi, Kakku and Pindaya.
Children are welcome, though the resort isn't particularly recommended for those that are very young as there are no facilities. Babysitting service is available.