Two-acre garden, library of DVDs, CDs and books, WiFi throughout. In rooms: air-conditioning, ceiling fans and Green Leaf Herbal Product toiletries.
Four-poster beds luxe up the two main-house suites. Thekka and Khumbuk are identical in layout: for the best views pick Thekka; for privacy choose Khumbuk. Suites in the New Wing feature private courtyards and larger bathrooms.
A dashing 20m L-shaped swimming pool stretches between the old and new wings and out to the lush garden beyond. Beside it, wave-shaped loungers line a cobblestoned terrace.
Pencils and parchment for sketching the views.
Ask about the Yoga & Wellbeing programmes, held in May, June, September, October and November, including daily yoga, healthy meals, massages and excursions. Smoking isn't allowed in the bedrooms.
Very welcome. Extra beds (free for the under 12s; US$50 for teens) and free baby cots can be added to most suites. Babysitters are available at US$10 a day.
More than welcome: kids under 12 stay for free; teens can bed down for US$50 each a night.
All ages, though tearaway teens might get bored.
All of the suites, except for Kokomna, are big enough for one extra bed, where kids up to the age of 12 can sleep for free (US$50 a child a night for the over 12s). Baby cots can be fitted in any suite.
Outdoor pursuits include croquet, badminton, petanque, cricket and volleyball, as well as cycle rides and turtle watching that will appeal to big Smiths, too.
The shallow stretch is within sight of dining and lounging terraces, and arm bands are available on request.
There isn't a kids’ menu, but there are highchairs and the chef is happy to prepare child-friendly food. The staff can heat milk and baby food, and prepare picnics, too, if required.
Nannies are available at a day’s notice for a charge of US$10 each day or evening. If you need a babysitter for your entire stay, you need to let the hotel know a week before you arrive.
No need to pack
Highchairs, baby cots and arm bands.
There aren't any baby listening devices, but if you bring your own, know that Amba and Ehela are the closest suites to the restaurant.