AVANI+ Luang Prabang is a modern boutique hideaway with just 53 rooms which was formerly the site of the French Officer Quarters, which are in the heart of the old town now styled in a fresh, classic-contemporary design whilst remaining true to the town’s colonial architectural heritage. Boasting a central garden and 30 yd long swimming pool; there's also free Wi-Fi and on-site parking
Hire a cycle and ride along the picturesque streets of a UNESCO World Heritage town, taking in temples, cafes and artisan stores. Or why not charter one of the hotel boats for a sunset cruise down the Mekong River a truly special and romantic experience. Not to be missed; Kuang Si waterfalls and Pak Ou caves both reached on the hotel's boats; Nomad or Monsoon.
Facilities include East-meets-West favourites, French bistro fare and authentic Lao dishes. Sip fresh coffee, refreshing juices and locally inspired cocktails overlooking the pool or bustling street. After a day exploring the local temples, treat yourself and your partner to a soothing Lao massage in the AVANISPA.
Luang Prabang International Airport is just 5km from the hotel (SW to check)
With just 53 rooms in buildings no higher than two storeys and open plan rooms that ease you into a sense of calm with teak flooring, local style fabrics and sleek design. French louvered doors open onto your private balcony or terrace with verdant green or pool-blue views.
Enjoy the comforts of home and more, with a blissful rain shower, coffee machine and wall-mounted flat screen TV.
Airport shuttle available.
AVANI GYM: Keep up your training regimen with an array of cardio machines from treadmills to elliptical machines. Strength conditioning with weight stations and free weights available.
With so much culture, heritage and nature close by the hotel, you'll be spoilt for choice. Here are a few ideas to whet the appetite:
KUANG SI WATERFALLS: Board Monsoon or Nomad and head downstream to the village of Ban Muang Khai, where a driver will be waiting to take you to the remaining 5 km to Kuang Si Waterfalls. These many-tiered waterfalls are one of Laos’ most impressive attractions and the azure blue pools are a perfect location for swimming and picnicking.
PAK OU CAVES: Cruise upstream to the remote island temple shrine of Wat Done Khoun Nelemith, 16 km from Luang Prabang. Continue north to the famous Pak Ou Caves. These ancient shrines are filled with thousands of Buddha images. Refreshments on board during the return trip.
SUNSET CRUISE: Cruise gently down the Mekong River aboard Monsoon or Nomad and enjoy the spectacular backdrop of Luang Prabang with its mysterious forest whilst you watch the sun set in between the lush mountain ranges. Gourmet canapés and drinks will be served on the way back to Luang Prabang.
AVANI Spa: Open 9.00am - 9.00pm you can retreat for rejuvenation and your own glimpse of nirvana. Treat yourself to soothing Lao massages perfected by the Spa's traditionally trained therapists. Double the relaxation by indulging in a couple’s journey in a private treatment suite.
Luang Prabang International Airport (Airport Code: LPQ) just 5km from the hotel