Le Meridien Kathmandu - INTRODUCTION
Hotel Le Meridian Kathmandu, Gokarna Forest Golf Resort and Spa is a luxury 5 star deluxe hotel in Kathmandu city. A winding road climbs through the forest leading to the main complex of Gokarna Forest Golf Resort which includes modern equipments along with newly designed structure making this resort a fascinating place for travelers. Hotel Le Meridian Kathmandu, Gokarna Forest Golf Resort and Spa is located inside the serene temperature Gokarna Forest, private Royal hunting grounds of the Kings of Nepal. Hence with a perfect luxurious accommodation in Kathmandu, you can experience a quiet peaceful haven set between ancient towering trees, enchanting forest walks, and time close to nature.
Hotel Le Méridien Kathmandu, Gokarna Forest Golf Resort & Spa is located inside the serene temperate Gokarna Forest , private Royal hunting grounds of the Kings of Nepal. Situated within the city limits of Kathmandu , capital of Royal Kingdom of Nepal, this Hotel Resort, Spa and Golf Course is operated by Le Méridien, a leading global chain of luxury hotels and resorts.
A winding road climbs through the forest leading to the main complex of buildings, comprising a mix of subtly majestic Malla period architecture and Rana period lodges. Further on exotic Heritage Country Club rooms are set besides a century old restored Hunter's lodge.
A quiet peaceful haven set between ancient towering trees; glimpses of the second fairway in the valley below; the perfect getaway for a few days of golf, relaxation and rejuvenation at the Spa, enchanting forest walks, and time close to nature.
Resort Description - Spa and Health Club
Set within Gokarna Forest amongst majestic trees on the edge of a plateau, overlooking the grassed valley below, Harmony Spa combines therapeutic care within a natural environment impossible to recreate elsewhere.
Harmony Spa includes a variety of rejuvenating courses, emphasizing Ayurvedic treatments within Ayura, a dedicated Ayurvedic treatment area, the Adam & Eve, and Serenity massage rooms. The Health club encompasses Apsara, the Beauty Treatment center, an indoor temperature controlled pool complex, luxurious changing rooms each with a Sauna, Steam room, and Jacuzzi. The large well equipped gym, the finest in the country, overlooks the forest through large picture windows.
Resort Description - Golf Course
Against the backdrop of the snow capped Himalayas, close to the heart of Kathmandu city, South Asia's finest, and one of the world's most spectacular Golf Resort Courses is stunningly set within 470 acres of the hundreds of years old Gokarna Forest Reserve.
Designed by David Kidd (Gleneagles Golf Developments of Scotland), the 6,715 yard par 72 course boasts the only Bent Grass Greens in South Asia , making it one of the highlights of the professional tour circuits in the region. The serenity and settings are overwhelming. Deer and monkey wander freely, as will the spirits of all who enter. Truly an enchanting sanctuary.
Gokarna Forest Resort Data
||Gokarna Forest Resort|
|Golf Course Name
||Gokarna Forest Golf Club|
|Elevation of Kathmandu Valley
||1,336m (4,400 ft)|
|Rooms Available for stay:
||Indoor temperature controlled pool, Gym, Beauty Treatment Center, Treatment rooms, Spa facilities including Sauna, Steam, Jacuzzi, massages and treatments.|
||18 Holes par 72 - 6715 / 6305 / 5977 / 5586 yds|
|Distance/Time from Airport:
||10 km. (20 minutes)|
|Distance/Time from town center:
||10 km. (30 minutes) due N.E. from Town Center|
|Distance/Time from Hyatt
||4 km. (10 minutes)|
|Distance/Time from Boudhnath
||3.5 km. (8 minutes)|
|Visa fee on arrival at the Airport
|Airport Tax to SAARC countries
||US$20 (included in ticket)|
|Airport Tax to other countries
||US$30 (included in ticket)|
|Currency Conversion Indian Rupee (INR)
||NRs. 1.6 (fixed)|
|Currency – USD
||NRs. 70~75 (floating)|
|Total Size of Gokarna Forest
||approx. 750 Acres (300 Hectares)|
|Total Size of Resort
||approx.470 Acres (185 Hectares)|
|Earmarked for project
||approx 240 Acres (971,280 m2) (95 Hectares)|
|Preserved forest for recreation use
||approx 230 Acres (90 Hectares) |
|Area of site available for hotel estate
|Total capacity of main car park
|Number of jobs to be created - estimated
||250 full time / 150 part time |
||Par 72,18 Hole: 6,715 yards – open since 1999|
|Golf Club House:
||Pro Shop, Restaurant & Bar, Changing Rooms|
|Golf Practice tee:
||7 open berths and 3 covered berths|
|Room Facilities :
||Forest or Garden view, Fresh Air and heated air-conditioning, Tea/Coffee making, Mini Bar, Internet Access, Satellite TV, Hair dryer, Telephone, Tub/Shower, Writing Desk.|
||Technical: 220V electricity supply, PABX with ISDN compatibility & Tele account facilities.|
||Coffee Shop, Private Dining, Bar, Lounge hall, Travel Desk, Business Center, Conference Hall, Room Service, Laundry & Dry cleaning, Housekeeping, Souvenir shop.|