Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

Location: Luang Prabang | Laos

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Set high on a hilltop, Belmond La Residence Phou Vao is a luxury spa hotel enjoying breathtaking views of the mountains and surrounding World Heritage Site town of Luang Prabang. A member of the Belmond family, slick five star service comes as standard, along with thoughtful luxurious touches and simple yet elegant interiors.
Perfect forSpa lovers wishing to experience the beautiful country of Laos, along with spectacular scenic views and welcoming service.
In the knowBook a Mountain Pool View Room, which overlook both the infinity pool and the magnificent, glittering Phousy Temple, and you’ll enjoy views you’ll remember forever.

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion
  • Family-friendly
  • Food & Wine
  • History & Heritage

Hotel Overview


Built on Phou Vao Hill, (the only hotel here in fact), overlooking Luang Prabang with its skyline of temples and Laotian rooftops, surrounded by lush tropical forest.

Rooms at Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

There are 32 spacious rooms and 2 suites, furnished using local materials such as rosewood and sumptuously finished in rich cottons. Admire the panoramic views of the forest canopy and distant mountains dotted with pagodas and stupas from your private terrace or balcony.

Food and Facilities

Executive chef's run an experienced and talented Lao team serving local and European specials. Better still, impress your friends on your return by taking a cookery class and learning how to prepare an exotic three course Lao meal. Romantics will enjoy dinner by 500 candles in the Spirit House Garden.

Activities at Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

The Mekong Spa at Belmond La Residence Phou Vao was the first luxury spa in Luang Prabang and offers custom-designed treatments based on traditional herbal remedies aimed at healing and nurturing. A beautiful infinity pool looks out across the forested valleys beyond. Exploring the local area is not to be missed; Concierge can organise a range of trips and tours taking in local waterfalls, caves, rice wine distilleries and the historic treasures and secrets of Luang Prabang itself.

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