Hotels Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

Luang Prabang, Laos

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Andrew Harper Travel Benefits

  • 50-minute massage for two per stay
  • One-way private airport transfer for two, arranged in advance
  • Local fresh fruit and complimentary bottled water in-room upon arrival
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast for two daily
  • Early check-in and late check-out upon availability
  • Upgrade at time of check-in, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

About Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

This tranquil hillside resort overlooks the ancient capital of Laos, now a UNESCO World Heritage site. The 34 spacious lodgings are decorated in a traditional style that incorporates Lao textiles, cotton sofas and rosewood furnishings. Rooms feature large baths with free-form green terrazzo tubs, and many have private terraces or balconies with cozy daybeds. The indoor-outdoor Mountain Terrace serves inventive French dishes with traditional Laotian touches. Other amenities include a magnificent spa set beside a lily pad-speckled pond, an elegant cocktail bar, a conservatory and a 42-foot freshwater infinity pool with impressive views of the surrounding mountains and nearby pagodas and shrines. Cooking classes, private river cruises, waterfall tours and local blessing ceremonies can be arranged.

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