Situated less than two hours by car from Inle, and surrounded by a picturesque lake, Pindaya is located in the western part of the Shan State of Burma. Trek through the hills and around the countryside to soak in the landscapes filled with farms and tribal villages. Witness the thousands of Buddhist images inside the celebrated ancient limestone Pindaya Caves. Wander around the local produce market to experience the quaint town’s indigenous customs and culture. Shop for traditional handcrafted Shan paper umbrellas. Savour delicious Burmese cuisine. A road less travelled—Pindaya.
Surrounded by the host’s organic garden and featuring beautiful mountain views, red soil and green plantations, embrace a new simple farmhouse, which was carefully constructed in the traditional Shan way. Nestled in the farmlands away from any noise with idyllic scenery, this cosy luxury 5-bedroom farmhouse set on seven acres of land is just a 5-minute drive from Pindaya or a 30-minute stroll through the fields.
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“I created Pindaya Farmhouse to show the world the beauty of Shan State and the friendly and simple Danu people’s rural lifestyle. I love sharing my favourite food with guests, walking around the village and farms, embracing the silence, and listening to the birdsong.”
Welcome to Inle Lake
Inle Lake Myanmar is one of the country’s iconic sights, fascinating local culture within stunning scenery make this a must for any itinerary, and Secret Retreats have selected the best Inle Lake hotels to share with you. Set in the Shan Hills of Myanmar Inle Lake is a freshwater lake at over 800m elevation, it is the 2nd largest lake in Myanmar. A lake of superlatives it is also home to unique wildlife with over 9 species of fish and 20 species of snails unique to Inle Lake. The uniqueness of its ecosystem was noticed and protected by UNESCO in 2015 when the lake was designated one of the World’s Network Biosphere Reserves. The Inthar people who call Inle Lake home have provided great inspiration to the Inle Lake hotels and resorts. The architecture of their homes, built on stilts over the lake, has been employed by many of the local Inle Lake resort owners in the design of their hotels, making check-in by boat a necessity and giving guests an uninterrupted view of the lake scenery from their Inle hotel room windows. The area around Inle Lake offers so much to the visitor that a stay at Pindaya is highly recommended before heading to your Inle hotel, and Secret Retreats’s Pindaya hotel selection offers a truly local experience, complimenting and contrasting wonderfully with the Inle Lake luxury hotels to follow.
“Pindaya Farm House is a 5-room contemporary Shan style house surrounded by its own organic garden and overlooking a typically red-soil valley.”
Kim, the discoverer.
GENERALTotal number of rooms: 5
Time zone: (GMT+07:00) Hanoi
Currency accepted: USD, MMK
Electricity voltage: 230V
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ACCESSAbout one hour drive from Heho Airport to the North.
Nearest airport: Heho Domestic Airport (HEH) - 30 km
Nearest railway station: Ang Ban Station - 35 km