Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort


This property was originally established as a government guesthouse more than 30 years ago, and even though it has changed hands since, it has welcomed world leaders, captains of industry as well as tourists and travellers. On the banks of the Irrawaddy River, set in 24 acres of glorious gardens, it is a place of tranquillity and comfort.


  • Wandering peacocks
  • Panoramic river views
  • Glorious sunsets
  • Meditation programs


Bagan, Myanmar

Best time to go

The perfect time to visit would be between November and February to avoid the sweltering heat of March - May and the monsoon season of June - October

Our thoughts

Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort, with its setting in the spiritual heart of Myanmar, provides peace and seclusion in a beautiful river scenery. A sanctuary of bliss, it is an ideal hideaway to get in touch with your inner self and explore the history and culture of Bagan.

  • Spa
  • Bicycle hire
  • Swimming pool
  • Tour desk
  • Boutique


The Terrace - Treat yourself to an all-day al fresco dining overlooking the pool and the Irrawaddy River. In the evening, instead, enjoy a romantic candle-lit dinner under the stars.

For special dining experiences, Thiripyitsaya can arrange Royal Dinners at the Pagoda Garden, complete with an option of donning Myanmar royal costumes, as well as exclusive dining set-ups at Poolside.

Deluxe River View Rooms - Deluxe River View Rooms have huge windows looking out to the Irrawaddy River. Each comes with a private verandah where lounging chairs are placed for relaxation. Bathrooms are provided with bath tubs.

River View Suite - Opening to the Irrawaddy River, the 8 suites have spacious verandahs to enjoy dramatic sunsets. Sixty square metres in size, they have a sitting room, a bedroom and a well-appointed bathroom including a terrazzo bathtub. The suites are housed in villas located far away from the reception to ensure privacy and quiet.

Deluxe Garden View Rooms - Deluxe Garden View Rooms overlook the landscaped gardens. Each provides a spacious verandah and a bathtub installed in the bathroom.

Deluxe Classic Room - Spacious, modern and comfortable, each room boasts beautiful views of a stupa and meditation garden set against the backdrop of the beautiful Ayeyarwady River or a grove of bamboo.

Superior Rooms - Surrounded by greenery, these gorgeous rooms come with their own verandah for a complete immersion into nature. Bathrooms come with standing showers.

  • Meditation program
  • Tours of historical Bagan
  • Horse cart journeys
  • Horseback riding
  • Bicycle hire
  • Sunset & starlight cruises
  • Golf
  • Cooking lessons
  • Myanmar language lessons
  • Lacquerware painting
  • Fortune telling
  • Spa
  • This family-friendly resort provide free infant beds in the guestrooms.
  • Family amenities include a children's pool.
  • Babysitting/childcare is available.
  • One child 9 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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