Modern luxury meets ancient history at the Maison Souvannaphoum Hotel, once the home of Laos' Prince Souvanna Phouma, and today a one of a kind riverside resort. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, now its a palace-turned hotel, an ideal destination for travellers looking for elegant accommodations off the beaten path.
Blending colonial charm with contemporary style, this boutique hotel offers sun-kissed courtyards, shimmering pools and frangipani-fragrant gardens. The all suite retreat in the Ban Mano quarter, Luang Prabang, with an indulgent spa, fine dining and a cooking school.
Perched on top of a hill in Phonsavan, Xieng Khouang, Vansana Plain of Jars Hotel offers great 360-degree views of Phonsavan town and the surrounding fields and mountains. This popular property boasts an excellent place to enjoy a drink at sunset from your private balcony or the restaurant.
Lao Green Park Boutique Hotel and Resort Vientiane offers Lao style with contemporary architecture. Within walking distance to major tourist sites and amenities, the hotel has an undeniably superb location in one of the most sought areas in Vientiane.
Laos is considered to be the hidden jewel of Indochina, a tranquil, landlocked country full of tradition, age-old cultures, rugged natural landscapes, mist-veiled mountains, lush green countryside, dense forests, snaking rivers, dense forests, ancient ruins, rice paddies, an unspoiled way of life and serene, charming and ever- smiling locals. The options for visitors are wide and varied. One can opt to visit temples, cruise down the Mekong River, experience the diverse hill tribes in the northern forests, converse with the orange-robed monks as they search for morning alms or observe the fisherman throwing their nets as they have done for years gone by. Laos is a country with a deeply Buddhist lifestyle, a land of timeless appeal.
|Location:||Landlocked, bordering Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and China||Vaccinations:||Recommended, contact your doctor|
|Size:||236,800 square kilometres||Flying Time:||Approximately 17 hours to Vientiane from UK/Ireland|
|Population:||Approximately 6.5 million||Electricity:||230 volts|
|Local Time:||GMT + 7 hours||Nearest Laos Tourist Office (Laos):|
|Visa:||Required to be arranged in advance of travel for UK and Ireland passport holders||Website:||www.tourismlaos.org|