Hotels and Style

Uma by COMO Punakha

Hotel address: Punakha, Kingdom of Bhutan
Telephone: + 975 2 584 688
Hotel Type: Country Retreat
Open / Renovated: 2012
Rooms: 9 rooms and 2 villas


Opened in 2012, Uma by COMO, Punakha is located at the western end of the lush Puhakha Valley (1,300m) in Central Bhutan, about 5hrs car drive from Paro Internatioanal Airport (PAH). This is a sister property to Uma Paro located close to the Bhutan’s only international airport


Uma by COMO, Punakha is an intimate, luxury lodge ideal as a base to explore the central and eastern valleys and historic sites of Bhutan including the famous Temple of the Divine Madman and the imposing Punakha Dzong. The valley is the lowest and therefore the lushest of the valleys which can be relatively easily accessed by visitors to Bhutan.


Uma Punakha offers Valley View rooms (with and without terrace) and two free-standing luxury private villas (one One-Bedroom Villa and one two-bedroom COMO Villa).


Bukhari restaurant serves both local and international cuisine based on locally sourced produce.


COMO Shambhala Retreat Spa, located in a separate building, offers traditional holistic therapies.

Getting There

5hrs car drive from Paro International airport (PAH)

Weather / When To Go

Bhutan is an all-season destination. The dry autumn and winter months (from September to mid-March) offer warm days with temperatures ranging from 12°C to 20°C. Blue skies can be enjoyed throughout the days in winter and November is the month of the most attractive festivals in Bhutan. The spring season (mid-March to June) is warmer with temperatures of 16° to 30°C. During the summer (June to September), days are clear with occasional mid-day showers and temperatures of 22° to 26°C.

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