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Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao
Luang Prabang

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La Residence Phou Vao has one of Ampersand's Top 10 Swimming Pools

Perched high on the Hill of Kites, this idyllic hotel is encircled by mature gardens and offers magical panoramic views. We recommend admiring these from the state-of-the-art infinity pool, where they are arguably at their finest, and taking a dip or simply reclining poolside to embrace the tranquility of this rural oasis.

The 34 generously-sized suites are elegantly furnished with local materials, from rosewood furniture to natural cotton fabrics. While none of the well-appointed suites interconnect, every single one of them has a private balcony facing out onto various scenic vistas: the lush gardens, the scenic azure blue pool or the atmospheric mountainous landscape surrounding Luang Prabang.

The warm and attentive service provided by the caring staff is a huge plus, and is particularly well demonstrated within the great on-site restaurant ‘Phou Savanh’, which harmoniously melds together Southeast Asian flavours with French influences. Not only can guests enjoy an outdoor al fresco dining experience here, but panoramic views onto to the arresting Mount Phousi are also provided from the spacious terrace.

Guests can also be treated within the Mekong Spa, which is famed as being one of the best wellness venues in Laos. Home to three lemon-grass scented treatment rooms, this is the perfect spot to unwind and indulge in authentic Laotian therapies packed with locally sourced botanicals, we recommend the Sip Sen Lao massage.

Luang Prabang is only a few minutes stroll away so local boutiques, towering temples and shimmering pagodas are practically on your doorstep.

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