Formerly a guest residence of Cambodia’s King Sihanouk, Amansara is a masterpiece of 1960s New Khmer architecture in the heart of Siem Reap. Carefully and sensitively restored back to its former glory in 2002, Amansara boasts original monochrome minimalism and is a subtle contemporary take on Indo-Chinese styling, providing guests with a sophisticated base from which to explore the nearby temples of Angkor. On 1 August, Amansara reopens from a short closure with a series of enhancements, including the launch of a new gym and movement studio and the introduction of several new movement experiences, complementing the hotel’s existing Khmer holistic traditions.
The new gym at Amansara is nestled amongst the resort’s bamboo trees, and features floor to ceiling windows. Located just moments away from the resort’s iconic lap pool, the gym features Technogym equipment, providing guests with the opportunity to work up an appetite before embarking on a street food tour of Siem Reap or dinner at Amansara’s Khmer Village wooden house in Angkor.
The new movement studio benefits is flooded with light with unobstructed views of the surrounding spa garden, with its canopy of mature indigenous trees and serene courtyards. The studio will offer a range of activities inspired by Khmer culture, designed to relax and stretch muscles after a day spent exploring the complex temples of Angkor.