Zhiwa Ling is surrounded by a nature, river and mountains. Cottage and hotel set 10 acres.
(L) A clean stream runs beside the cottage. (M) A corridor of the guest house (R) The entrance of a guest room
(L) A back entrance to the main building of Zhiwa Ling
(M) Condensation of a glass door because of the difference of temperature
(R) A deluxe twin bedroom: Under-floor heating of guest room and bathroom with Swedish technology
Californian king-bedroom is located in the second floor of the grand main building.
This spacious suite has a living room with private balcony. A guest may smoke at a balcony, where an ashtray in the place.
(L) A traditional Bhutanese silk scarf to welcome a new guest (M) A balcony attached to a deluxe room
(R) No-smoking sign plate is placed on the desk of a guest room.
A dinning room of Zhiwa Ling
(L) A second-floor lobby (R) An umbrella is always in ready to use by a guest.
A tea house of Zhiwa Ling: This intimate and private cottage located near the meditation house is designed for quiet relaxation.
The Menlha Spa at Zhiwa Ling Hotel creates a sanctuary where the mind, body and spirits are at ease with the elements.
A lobby hall and the second-floor lobby
A center hall and lobby halls
(L) Bhutanese prayer flags and cottages (R) Set on 10 acres, Zhiwa Ling has an own greenhouse.
Bhutanese altar is located on the second floor of Zhiwa Ling. A wedding ceremony takes place in the Zhiwa Ling's in-house temple.
Nak-Sel Boutique Hotel & Spa
Nak-Sel Boutique Hotel
The entrance and Olive restaurant of the hotel
Signature suites ( two rooms )
Deluxe guest room ( five rooms ) and bath
Hot stone bath and jet-whirl bath
This is an only sign-plate, that shows as 'Designated Smoking Area' in the country of Bhutan, as far as we saw.
Gangtey Palace Hotel
(L) The entrance to the Gangtey Palace Hotel (R) Animal to guard the hotel
In the true style of Bhutanese architecture the stone and mud walls provide insulation in the Winter and a cool environment in the Summer.
A living space and bath room of the Gangtey Palace Hotel
The approach way and entrance to Amankora Paro
The entrance to the hotel and a lobby
A dinning room and stairway
No photography of a guest room was permitted at this data-collecting.
A reception hall and dinning room: A freindly big resident dog came for greeting.
A courtyard, Yoga studio and an indoor swimming pool
Kichu Resort Paro
A dinning room and a twin-bedroom of the Kichu Resort Hotel
Beware of Third-Hand Smoke
The country to prohibit a tobacco sale Bhutan tour 2012 Bhutan temple 01 Bhutan temple 02
Bhutan Thimphu's hotels Bhutan Paro's hotels Bhutan smoking law
Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual SurveyThe ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on the on-the-spot investigation.
The photographs were taken in September, and the article was written inOctober 2012,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.