Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel – one of the highly anticipated resorts in Nepal – Opens Today
Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal, the first luxury branded resort in Dhulikhel, has opened its doors in a beautiful location in the Himalayan foothills between the Mahabharat range and Alpine highland ridge.
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. Translated from Thai, Dusit Thani means "Town in Heaven,” and, true to its name, the resort is a testament to the captivating charm of its surroundings, where nature and heritage unite to create an unforgettable experience.
This stunning location is just over an hour’s drive from Tribhuvan International Airport and 25km from Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Upon arrival, guests will be greeted by their own personal butler – a first-of-its-kind experience in Nepal – ensuring impeccable service and a truly bespoke 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 alike.
As part of its initial opening, Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal, will offer 28 exquisitely designed rooms inclusive of four junior suites and 18 luxurious residences managed by Dusit. Showcasing a harmonious blend of comfort, elegance, and modern amenities, these meticulously appointed and elegant spaces range from 47 sq m to 57 sq m. Guests can enjoy sweeping views of the valley and the awe-inspiring 180-degree Himalayan vista from their private balconies, guaranteeing a serene retreat that provides a taste of the luxurious offerings to come.
The second phase of the resort, slated to open at the end of the year, will feature an additional 26 keys, bringing the total number of keys 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. Whether indulging in a rejuvenating spa treatment that blends ancient Thai and traditional Himalayan healing therapies, practicing 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 infinity swimming pool and outdoor jacuzzi, and also take advantage of steam, sauna, and fitness centre facilities for a complete wellness experience.
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 multicuisine 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 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. It is the only resort in the vicinity to provide such comprehensive services.
Additionally, the resort provides two meeting rooms designed to accommodate small gatherings, intimate events, and meetings. Whether it's a business meeting, a brainstorming session, or a private gathering, the rooms offer comfortable and conducive environments equipped with advanced facilities to facilitate seamless meeting experiences.
The opening of Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal marks the beginning of an exciting chapter in Dhulikhel’s hospitality landscape, said Mr Kris Panya, General Manager, Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal. We are thrilled to unveil this magnificent haven that reflects our core values of care, commit, and can-do attitude. Our aspiration is to treat each and 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.
Mr. Marvendra Mor, Principal Partner of Omstone Asia Capital Nepal Pvt. Ltd, the owning company of Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal said "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."
Mrs. Babita Hamal, Managing Director of Omstone Asia Capital Nepal Pvt. Ltd, said "We are delighted to invite the world to experience the unparalleled grandeur of our luxury resort and we look forward to promote Dhulikhel as a premier tourist destination in Nepal.”
To celebrate its opening, Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal, is offering a special New Himalayan Hideaway room package, including daily breakfast at Thaan, complimentary afternoon tea at Bela Bar, a complimentary 30-minute neck and shoulder massage at Devarana Wellness for two, 15% discount on F&B and spa treatments, a complimentary guided visit to Namo Buddha, and more exclusive benefits.
For more information and reservations, please visit dusit.com/dusitthani-himalayannepal
About Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal
Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort Dhulikhel, Nepal is a tranquil oasis over an hour's drive from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and 10 minutes from Namo Buddha, one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal.
Comprising 72 tastefully decorated rooms and suites including 18 exclusive villas showcasing the best of contemporary design, this resort is equipped for business and leisure travellers with a wealth of experiences for guests to enjoy.
Facilities include Thaan, an all-day dining multi-cuisine restaurant with live stations, Bela, pool side bar, Dusit’s signature Devarana Wellness, a fully-equipped fitness centre, infinity swimming pools, outdoor jacuzzi and steam and sauna rooms. The resort also offers a large pillarless ballroom with a terrace overlooking Panauti village, two meeting rooms, and one manicured event lawn.
About Dusit International
Established in 1948, Dusit International or Dusit Thani Public Company Limited (DUSIT) is a leading hospitality group listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. Its operations comprise five distinct yet complementary business units: hotels and resorts, hospitality education, food, property development, and hospitality-related services.
The group’s portfolio of hotels, resorts and luxury villas includes approximately 300 properties operating under a total of seven brands (Dusit Thani, Dusit Devarana, Dusit Suites, dusitD2, Dusit Princess, ASAI Hotels, and Elite Havens) across 19 countries worldwide. The group also operates culinary schools and hospitality colleges in Thailand, plus catering companies for the education sector in Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
Dusit International’s diversified investments in real estate development, hospitality- related services, and the food sector are part of its long-term strategy for sustainable growth, which focuses on three key areas: balance, expansion, and diversification.
For more information, please visit dusit-international.com.