Uma ParoAddress: P O Box 222, Paro view map
Since its opening in 2003, Uma Paro has been a symbol of luxury at its best. Located on a hilltop overlooking the majestic Paro valley, the Uma Paro hotel is a 15-minute drive away from Paro international airport. One of the first 5-star rated hotels in Bhutan, it has lived up to its name of UMA, which implies a Living House in Sanskrit. It offers a perfect balance of tradition and luxury, which is largely understated in a rustic fashion; incorporating indigenous healing therapies such as hot stone bath and national sports archery.
Uma Paro is co-owned by COMO hotels resort and Dasho Tobgyal Dorji Wangchuk. The project was one of the first foreign direct investments in Bhutan and has been instrumental in providing top class accommodation and service benchmark in Bhutanese hospitality industry. It supports more than 200 Bhutanese by providing employment and support local business via direct purchase of consumer goods.
Main area of focus in Caring for the Destination:
Uma Paro via COMO Foundation has supported local grassroots non-profit organizations that work to improve the lives of women and girls.
Detailed description of the Caring for the Destination Initiative: