The Tharhara Inle Heritage Hotel is a delight. I don’t give 5 stars lightly, but this one deserves it. A small boutique hotel comprising just 10 individual cottages on stilts, at the southern end of Inle Lake. They do everything right from an environmental / cultural perspective. The hotel serves as a training ground for students in the hospitality industry. It grows its own vegetables in a sustainable manner. It encourages conservation. It houses a Burmese cat rehabilitation project. Highly recommended as a base to tour the sights and cottage industries of southern Inle.