ViewPoint Eco-Lodge

Set on the banks of a canal leading to Inle Lake, this getaway has 20 cottage suites made of eco-friendly materials including limestone, mud, rice-straw and wood. Onsite, there are two eateries—ViewPoint restaurant and The Shan—that have been praised by the Routard Guide and the Lonely Planet Travel Guide for their refined take on local and continental cuisine. The place also has a strong collection of French, Italian and even Myanmese wines. Rates start at US$70 ($90).