Top Hotels at Inle Lake - Resorts on the Shore of the Lake

Top Hotels at Inle Lake - Resorts on the Shore of the Lake

By Wendy Updated Jul. 5, 2021

Ensconced among the Shan Hills, Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar. The best boating experience on the glassy waters of the lake is provided by a long-tailed boat.

Since the lake has become a major tourist attraction, many large privately-owned resorts have been developed in recent years for tourists. Resorts with good standards and idyllic lake views are located on the shores of the lake, facing the waterfront on one side and creating beautiful gardens on the other.

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We recommend you stay on the lake shore. Sitting on a cane chair in the shade of a balcony, enjoying the private and serene lake view, is a perfect way to relax. You will feel such release listening to the sounds of nature, watching the boats pass by in the distance, and smelling the fresh sweet air on the breeze from the lake.

After a day’s visiting, reward yourself with a visit to the spa or a drink at the sky bar, or immerse yourself in an open air pool with refreshing cocktails.

The resorts below have been carefully selected by our team during an inspection of Inle Lake, to ensure the best standards and best value for money for our clients.

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Pristine Lotus Spa Resort Inle

Be your own captain on the boat-shaped floating rooms at Pristine Lotus, and enjoy the splendid view of the beautiful blue and balmy lake and sky. Featuring a private balcony, accommodation here is spacious and well-furnished to make your stay comfortable, with separate shower and bathtub.

The lotus villas provide an inner sanctuary with easy access to open space and garden views. An open deck is set, making it convenient to arrange boat rides for visitors. The restaurants serve authentic Shan cuisine and Asian dishes. Special European favorites are also available.

Many local activities, such as cycling, swimming, boating, trekking or simply walking around, are also available. Equipped with spa and hot spring bath, the wellness centre is the perfect place to recover after cycling round the lake.

Aureum Palace Inle

Located next to the lake, Aureum Palace offers a variety of villa-style rooms set beside tranquil waters. From the window, you have a beautiful view of the rippling Shan hills and the lake, with spectacular sunsets. Rooms are lavishly decorated with plenty of space and comfortable amenities.

Well-trained therapists await all-comers with inspiring treatment to soothe the mind and relax the muscles. A variety of massage is available, including Swedish massage, aromatherapy massage and traditional Myanmar massage. The on-site bar and restaurant are well equipped for you to enjoy your stay.

Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min

Spacious and contemporary in design, the rooms at Novotel Inle Lake are perfect for both business and leisure travelers. Set on the lake, the villas offer special luxury living and relaxation, with spectacular views from private balconies.

The infinity pool with a bar offering a wide range of beverages, invites you to soak up the views of the vast lake.

The sunset sky bar is the perfect place to unwind, with food and drink to accompany the stunning sunset views. The terrace restaurant serves a large selection of Asian and international specialties, with fresh ingredients.

A spa with pampering massages is a good way to finish the day. If you still have strength for a work-out, the modern fitness center is right there. The hotel can arrange boat trips on boats with an inside deck.

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Inle Resort

Built with unique flair from wood, Inle Resort is distinguished by its traditional architecture. The resort is only 5 km from Red Mountain Estate Vineyards, where visitors can relax with a glass of wine at sunset, to enjoy the panoramic view.

Royal villa rooms by the lake are ideal for their beautiful lake views, while garden cottages with spacious rooms are hidden in the lush gardens. A sun terrace and a spa centre are available for leisure. The restaurant offers a wide range of Asian and European cuisines.

Inle Princess Resort

Sheltered in a peaceful inlet on the eastern shore, Inle Princess Resort lies beneath a blue mountain and its lush tropical gardens and lily ponds gel with the surrounding nature. The rooms are built with local materials such as teak and bamboo, and nicely decorated with local handicrafts, art and fabric.

Peace emanates from the views of the mountains, gardens and water, or from the spa service, yoga platform and meditation center. If you feel energetic, join in a visit to a village where people still practice traditional crafts, or venture out on a trekking journey.

The kitchen provides fresh and seasonal ingredients, with daily menu and innovative local cuisine. You will be rewarded here with modern comfort and traditional culture, as the resort shares with you its access to Inle Lake.

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