Luang Prabang

Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

‘Gracious living and spell-binding views’

Positioned atop a hill, with stunning mountain views, Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao greets guests with a serenity that sets the scene for a tranquil stay. Accommodation here is spacious, contemporary and lush with most suites featuring tropical garden views and terraces surrounded by verdant shrubs and flowers. Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao is renowned for its wonderful French-influenced local cuisine and there is a bar where cocktails coupled with sunsets are pure heaven. Your days may be spent calmly within the grounds enjoying a spa treatment, bike ride or swim however taking concierge’s advice on how best to explore the stunning villages and attractions nearby should not be missed.

In Our Opinion

‘Waking up to panoramic views of the sacred mountains and sleepy valleys is simply otherworldly.’

Phou Savanh
Phou Savanh is renowned as one of the best restaurants in Luang Prabang. Guests are treated to a fusion of new flavours inspired by inventive French cuisine delicately enhanced with traditional Laotian touches. There is a choice of indoor or outside seating with captivating views of Mount Phousi. In the evening, experience the romantic glow of candles and lanterns hung among the shrubs and trees of the hotel’s lush gardens. Open for lunch 11:30 to 15.00 and dinner 18.00 to 22.00
Doc Champa Bar
An ideal place to meet for pre or post-dinner drinks the Doc Champa Bar provides large comfortable armchairs indoors for a sophisticated evening or outdoors in the laid-back, open-air lounge from where remarkable sunsets may be admired. Open daily from 13.00 to 23.00

• 13m freshwater cliff-edge infinity swimming pool

• Boutique
• Business centre
• Library / meeting room

Activities / Excursions
• Cycling (various routes via concierge)
• Ladotian farm experience
• Cooking classes
• Sunset cruise
• Pak Ou Caves
• Village tours
• Traditional Baci ceremony
• Waterfalls of Laos


The custom-designed spa treatments offered at Mekong Spa are based on traditional Laotian herbal remedies designed to heal and nurture using only pure botanical ingredients from local organic gardens and farms. Treatments include:

• Facials
• Massages
• Body scrubs
• Body wrap


Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao is located on the Phou Vao hill, easily accessible from Luang Prabang.

Luang Prabang UNESCO World Heritage Site

The town is beautifully-preserved, featuring traditional Laotian architecture and European colonial buildings, set at the remote and peaceful confluence of the Mekong and Nam Kam rivers.