Luxury in Nepal’s Hidden Gem

Renowned designer Bill Bensley has brought his creative genius to the frontier town of Jomsom in the magical district of Mustang, Nepal. Shinta Mani Mustang – A Bensley Collection, nestled on the hillside above town, is a perfectly positioned base and haven for experiencing the hidden gems of Lower Mustang.

Tibetan-Style Suites with Mountain Views

Each of the 29 suites measuring 45 square meters (2,484 square feet), are designed in the style of a traditional Tibetan home with an open-plan bedroom combined with a living area and a separate bathroom. Floor to ceiling windows offer majestic views of Nilgiri mountain.

Aara Bar
Aara Bar

A Mystical Retreat in Ancient Lands

Shinta Mani Mustang – A Bensley Collection, is perched high above the town of Jomsom at the gateway of Mustang, an isolated kingdom which was previously forbidden to outsiders for centuries. This almost mythical region with its dramatic landscapes is hidden in the Kali Gandaki valley between the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. It is one of the deepest valleys in the region and one of the most unique and preserved regions in the world.

“Mustang” in Tibetan, translates to “Plain of Aspiration”. It is bordered by the Tibetan plateau with an elevation that rises from 1,372 to 8,167 meters above sea level. Shinta Mani Mustang – A Bensley Collection is the perfect base for trekking and adventures in the surrounding area, exploring Buddhist monasteries and culture, or just enjoying the awe inspiring vistas of some of the highest snow-capped peaks in the world, including the formidable Mount Nilgiri Himal.

  • Even by the standards of cult hotel designer Bill Bensley, this is a breakthrough project - for its embrace of Himalayan culture and spiritual traditions in a vast and mysterious landscape, overlooked by the 23,000-foot-tall Nilgiri mountain, one of the tallest on earth.

    Condé Nast Traveller
  • A stay at the new Shinta Mani Mustang in Nepal puts sublime landscapes, ancient kingdoms, and remote monasteries within easy reach.

    AFAR
  • Breathtaking scenic, culturally richand inaccessible for many years, Mustang is Nepal’s most fabled region. Now a majestic new retreat makes an ultra-luxe base for exploring the wonders of The Forbidden Kingdom …

    The Australian Travel + Luxury

Key Facts

40 % Local

40% of the resort team are from the local community. We offer them employment opportunities and training programs to enhance their skills. We actively encourage women to join our team, aiming to maintain a fair gender balance within our workforce.

2500 Trees

The resort has four hectares of apple and apricot orchards with more than 2500 trees across the property.

3000 metres high

High at 3,000 metres above sea level but low in relation to its steepling surroundings, Shinta Mani Mustang is in the Kali Gandaki river valley, between the Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri mountain ranges of northern Nepal.

The internal courtyard provides shelter from the powerful Jomsom winds
Elegantly designed interiors, utilise local materials, hand-picked art and rich textiles

Creating an ambience of opulence and comfort

Impeccably decorated by Bill Bensley, with all the modern comforts you’d expect from Shinta Mani. The aesthetic draws from local Tibetan art and imagery with flashes of bold colour. Designer blankets, Tibetan rugs handmade in Nepal and stylish wooden furnishings create a combination of timeless design and luxuriant comfort.

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