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Pristine Lotus Spa Resort
Why we like it
- Pristine Lotus Spa Resort Inle is laid out over a landscaped hillside that gently slopes into the lake, offering great views of the lake and the Shan hills beyond
- The hotel boasts a Jiivala Spa and a sauna and steam room
- The 49 luxury private villas are designed to take in the natural beauty of the tropical landscape
- A natural hot spa spring and outside Jacuzzi are complimentary for all guests
- A luxury resort in a beautiful location
- The new boat-shaped Floating Duplex at Pristine Lotus features 70 high-quality designer rooms affording great views of Inle Lake
After a day exploring Inle Lake returning to the resort for a scrumptious High Tea enjoyed outside on the terrace overlooking the Hot Springs.
I would also like to make special mention of Thida Win - she is an absolutely wonderful guide - very kind, patient, knowledgeable and a consummate professional in undertaking her job. She made sure that everything happened seamlessly without any hitches whatsoever - she is a great advert for A&K and for Myanmar.
In the evening the restaurant is lit up beautifully enjoy your meal in the main restaurant, or on the terrace overlooking the hot spa. Arrive at the resort by a 20-minute fascinating boat-ride from Nyang Shwe or a 45-minute interesting drive from the Heho airport.
Best time to be thereMyanmar (Burma) has three clear seasons: from March to May are the very hot summer months, the wet and humid monsoon runs from May to October and the cold dry winter lasts from November to February. The best time of year to visit is late November early December when the rains have gone, the landscape is lush and green and the skies are crystal clear. However any time from late November to March is a good time to travel.
Yangon (Thai Airways via Bangkok)
12 hours 55 minutes via Bangkok
GMT +6 1/2 hours
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