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Sanctum Inle Resort is located in the Maing Thauk Village in Myanmar, this superb village is home to a culture that are residence of the Inle Lake where they decided to step into the Lake and build their homes on stilts within the waters. Making the community half land and half over the water. The nearest airport is Heho which is a 90 minute drive by road to the Sanctum Inle Resort.

The lake surrounding the resort is the country’s second largest and is a perfect example of the beautiful landscapes in Myanmar. The lake and its surrounding cities and villages are located in Nyaung Shwe, which is 5 miles from the Red Mountain Estate Vineyards.

The resort itself is home to 96 bedrooms, some of which are located in the main building the other are situated across the resort. They all celebrate the virtues of a monastic life, the design of each room is very minimalistic, the hotel has integrated all of the modern comforts to make them all homely for all guests. For example the natural wood floors and the spacious bathrooms are perfect for anyone. They are furnished with plush beds, air-con, cable televisions, minibar and free WIFI.

There are fantastic cultural opportunities around the lake and the surrounding villages, you could visit the 5 day market which travels from village to village, this is great for a in sight of the culture and handmade antiques the locals make. There is also the famous Inle Lake leg rowers which are an iconic sighting of the region. You could float across the serenely beautiful lake by hot air balloon or trek through the surrounding hills to discover the seldom visited villages.

As well as this you can discover some of the on-resort facilities such as the Chapter House, which is home to the business centre and library for all guests to use. You can also escape the stress and revivify the mind, body and soul with a great selection of amazing treatments in The Sanctuary Spa.

Key Facts

  • Sanctuary Spa
  • Free WIFI
  • 90 Minute drive from connecting flight
  • Located near the country’s second largest lake
  • Range of activities to do around the lake
  • 96 bedrooms

      Price Guide

      From GBP £225 per room per night, in a deluxe room (Low Season)


      Bed and breakfast basis.

Room Types

  • Cloister Classic
  • Cloister Deluxe
  • Provost Junior Suite
  • Abbey Suite

      Children’s Policy

      Children are welcome at the resort.

      Would Suit

      This resort is perfect for couples or families wanting to explore the culture and landscapes of Myanmar

      Recommended length of stay

      We would recommend a minimum stay of 3 nights

Speak to any of the team at Inspirational Travel to get ideas for your holiday or honeymoon to IndoChina. Call us on 01778 382764.

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