Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao

Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao is a tranquil, colonial and beguiling luxurious retreat located on a hill overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage town of Luang Prabang. With simply stunning views of Mount Phousi, it's a truly wonderful place to stay.

Luang Prabang, Laos
Belmond La Residence Phou Vao
  • La Residence Phou Vao is uniquely positioned outside Luang Prabang, giving it the wonderful feeling of being a lush tropical retreat

  • The Spa at La Résidence Phou Vao is the first luxury spa in Luang Prabang

  • Delicious French influenced local cuisine

  • Large outdoor swimming pool, perfect for relaxing by after a busy day of sightseeing

Set in two acres of lush tropical gardens, Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao sits in an outstanding location on a hill above Luang Prabang. This beautiful property, where East blends seamlessly with West, is a peaceful retreat and as it is only 10 minutes from Luang Prabang, it's easily accessible.

Each room and suite has been planned with local design and materials in mind creating an airy elegance; think teak wood floors and furnishings, with private balconies overlooking the surrounding area. The restaurant serves delicious Lao cuisine; beautifully presented in a simply stunning setting this and the chic bar is the perfect place to enjoy an aperitif as the sun sets over the amazing view.

The luxury spa at Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao has been built with traditional and local materials, including hand woven local silk panelling in keeping with the hotel's philosophy of a calming atmosphere and modern comforts. The indulgent and soothing treatments are based on traditional Laotian herbal remedies, designed to heal and nurture they only use pure botanical ingredients from local organic gardens and farms.

Scenic bicycle rides with hand made gourmet picnics, boat tours, walking tours and even Lao cooking classes can all be enjoyed here - the pace of life is relaxed, the hotel welcoming and the service outstanding.

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We really recommend experiencing a traditional baci ceremony, an important part of Lao life. A baci ceremony is usually performed at important moments and events and is said to bring good luck. Ask us for more information as we can arrange this for you!

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Luang Prabang, Laos

La Résidence de Phou Vao is located atop the Phou Vao hill, easily accessible from Luang Prabang, Laos. Laos is located in the south-western part of the Indochina peninsula, bordered by Cambodia, China, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

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