La Résidence Phou Vao

Luang Prabang, Laos


Situated on a peaceful eyrie on top of the verdant hills in the UNESCO heritage region of Luang Prabang, lies La Résidence Phou Vao. A lush tropical retreat set in three acres of flourishing grounds with breath-taking panoramic views extending far into the rural jungle. This retreat promotes calmness and serenity leaving you feeling completely rejuvenated. 

Key Features

  • Variety of elegant rooms
  • Mekong Spa with alfresco treatments
  • Large infinity pool
  • Three acre gardens
  • Buddhist learning centre
  • Exquisite dining with cooking lessons
  • Activities include, archery, bespoke Mekong river cruises, local blessing ceremonies

As a former royal summer house where East blends seamlessly with the West, the architecture is elegant and grand in style with beautiful ornamental lily ponds and fine Buddhist art lathered on the walls. The accommodation boasts a collection of spacious, elegant suites all with spectacular views of the exotic gardens from a private sun-soaked terrace. Sink into your large king-sized bed, flop onto your plush cotton sofa or head to the stunning infinity edged pool to truly relax. The restaurant is filled with talented chefs who work with fresh local produce to fusion into a mixture of traditional Laotian and western cuisines, served in a perfectly peaceful setting. Delight in an aperitif from the Mountain bar as you gaze out into the mountainous jungle to watch the spellbinding sunsets.

To reach complete relaxation after a busy day adventuring in the hustling city, head to the Mekong spa offering a lemongrass-scented escape. A full menu of treatments is on offer to immerse yourself into, using only local botanicals and fragrant oils from the onsite garden and based on traditional Laotian remedies designed to heal and soothe.

Why we love it

Try the Mystery Dine Around where you’ll embark on a journey of gastronomic discovery around Luang Prabangs most incredible restaurants. Travelling in true authentic style, you’ll be driven around in a private tuk-tuk exploring the vibrant city whilst feasting on culinary delights.

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