Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal, the first luxury resort in Namo Buddha, Dhulikel, has started operation. Managed by Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, the resort combines Dusit’s unique brand of Thai-inspired gracious hospitality with local culture and traditions.
“Dusit Thani means ‘Town in Heaven’. Our resort is just over an hour's drive from Tribhuvan International Airport and 25km from Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site,” shares Alina Shakya, marketing staff of the resort.
The resort greets guests with a personal butler – a first-of-its-kind experience in Nepal – ensuring impeccable service and a truly unique experience throughout their stay. The resort also aims to redefine hospitality by offering an unrivalled wellness experience that resonates with guests and the local community.
As part of its initial opening, Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal, offers 28 exquisitely designed rooms including four junior suites and 18 luxurious residences managed by Dusit at affordable rates. The opening of Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal marks the beginning of an exciting chapter in Dhulikhel’s hospitality landscape, says Kris Panya, general manager of Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal.
"We are thrilled to unveil this magnificent haven that reflects our core values of care and commitment. We aspire to treat every guest as a cherished member of our own family and ensure an unparalleled level of personalized service and attention while also promoting the local community around," he added.
"The second phase of the resort, slated to open at the end of the year, will feature an additional 26 rooms, bringing the total number of rooms to 72. At Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal, wellness takes centre stage. Dusit’s signature Devarana Wellness offers an array of tailored wellness activities and experiences that cater to individual preferences and needs," the resort said in a statement.
“Whether indulging in a rejuvenating spa treatment that blends ancient Thai and traditional Himalayan healing therapies, practising yoga amidst nature's embrace, or exploring the surrounding trails for a soul-soothing hike, guests will discover a sanctuary that fosters holistic well-being.”
Guests can enjoy the stunning views of the Himalayas and valleys from the infinityw simming pool and outdoor jacuzzi, and also take advantage of the steam, sauna, and fitness centre facilities for a complete wellness experience, says Shakya.
In line with Dusit’s commitment to creating extraordinary moments for guests, dining at the resort is another exceptional experience. Led by Executive Chef Bhavi Khanal, winner of The Best International Executive Chef category at the Galaxy Excellence Awards, the resort’s enticing dining options include Thaan, a versatile multi-cuisine destination, and Bela, a lively poolside bar with a welcoming ambience. Locally sourced ingredients and expertly crafted menus and cocktails combine to deliver a culinary adventure that delights all the senses, the resort operators said.
The resort also provides ample space for memorable meetings and events, catering to intimate gatherings and large-scale celebrations. Designed with versatility in mind, the grand ballroom expands to 226 sq m and has the remarkable capacity to comfortably host up to 350 guests, creating an ideal setting for grand weddings and other noteworthy occasions.
Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal, also offers the unique advantage of combining the grand ballroom with a meticulously manicured lawn spanning an expansive 540 sq m. This seamless fusion of indoor and outdoor spaces enables the resort to cater to events with extensive guest lists. Operators of Dusit Thani claimed that it is the only resort in the vicinity to provide such comprehensive services.
"From the inception of this project, I have envisioned a sanctuary nestled amidst the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas, where guests could immerse themselves in a world of bespoke luxury and authentic local experiences. So, when your passion and dreams come true, it’s a completely different feeling. And today, I am overwhelmed with joy and pride as we open our doors to the world," Marvendra Mor, principal partner of Omstone Asia Capital Nepal Pvt Ltd, the company which owns Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal said.
Babita Hamal, Managing Director of Omstone Asia Capital Nepal Pvt. Ltd said that her team is delighted to invite the world to experience the unparalleled grandeur of the luxury resort. "We look forward to promoting Dhulikhel as a premier tourist destination in Nepal,” she added.