5 Spas in Luang Prabang Will Really Make Your Day
15/01/2018 1836 Views 0 Comments Brian Vu
It is obvious that your tour to Luang Prabang, Laos will not be complete without visiting temples and pagodas. After hours wandering around temples grounds in Lao heat, the best way to cool off and to soothe your overworked limbs is a spa treatment. However, Luang Prabang offers you a wide range of spas with various choices, from the top right down to the basic, which may make you overwhelmed. Hence, information below about the five best spas in Luang Prabang can be useful for you to find out the one to enjoy relaxing moments.
1. Spa Burasari
Address: Kingkitsalat Road, Ban Khili Village, Nam Khan River Road, Luang Prabang 8000, Laos
Opening hour: 10 am – 9 pm
Tel: +856 71 213 331
Spa Burassari which overlook Nam Khan River provides you with skillful ancient healing techniques and modern body remedies. To make your mind and your body comfortable, each treatment here gets started with a Purification Ritual. This ritual begins with a warm foot bath and scrub, utilizing natural bergamot, ylang ylang, mint, and kaffir lime. After that, you will receive a soothing foot and shin massage. But this is just a start! Moreover, the therapies and spa package are the combination of ancient remedies and modern understanding of contemporary lifestyles to bring about wonderful feeling of health and wellness.
2. Le SPA at Sofitel Luang Prabang
Address: Manomai Street, Ban Mano, Sofitel Luang Prabang, Laos
Opening hour: 9 am – 8 pm
Tel: 00 856 71 260 777
Le Spa located in the front of Sofitel Luang Prabang Hotel offers the best and most luxury massage in Luang Prabang. With traditional ingredients and techniques, the therapists here are experts in soothing weary muscles and lead your body to the well-being. Also, the products are natural and organic, which provides you with a variety of specialized treatment. Whether you have healing need or simply just want to indulge yourself, Le Spa is a good choice.
3. Angsana Spa Luang Prabang Laos
Address: Maison Souvannaphoum Hotel, Rue Chao Fa Ngum Banthatluang, PO Box 741, Luang Prabang, Laos
Opening hour: 10 am – 8 pm daily
Tel: +856 7125 4609
The spa has Asian-inspired recipes which are made from natural ingredients and freshly mixed right before your treatment to give your body only the best. In addition, the decoration looks natural and makes you feel relaxed, some are very romantic and nice for couple massage. Every Angsana Spa therapist has to undergo at least 350 hours of training so they will bring an intuitive art of touch and high standards of service. Despite the high price, it is still worth your money.
4. L’Hibiscus Spa
Address: 45 Sakhaline Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Opening hour: 10 am – 8 pm
Tel: +856 30 96 35 079
The spa is situated on the main street in Ban Khily, right opposite Wat Son Temple, where you can have a visit after having an amazing massage at L’Hibicus. It is a two-story, unique historical building. The spa has been opened for many years and famous as a great place for having massage treatment and spa among tourists. There are a lot of different kinds of massages, spa, and treatments with reasonable prices like traditional Lao massage, foot massage with cream, eyes treatment, facial treatments, and so on.
5. Lao Red Cross Sauna and Massage
Address: Visoun Road, Ban Visoun Village, opposite Wat Wisunarat (Wat Visoun)
Opening hour: Daily, 1 pm – 9 pm (massage), 4 pm – 8 pm (sauna)
Tel: (071) 252 856
What makes this spa special is that it offers Swedish-Lao massage and a traditional sauna in an old mansion beside the Mekong River. The traditional sauna which is a very unique local experience deserves trying while you are in Luang Prabang. Since the steam is infused with mixture of plants and herbs, the Lao believe that the sauna is good for your health. The price is from 50,000 – 80,000 Kip, depending on the type of massage you choose. All the proceeds go to support Lao Red Cross projects in the poorest villages in Luang Prabang and Udomxai provinces.
In a nutshell, if you need a break from the picturesque Luang Prabang and the stunning sight of the Mekong River, the 5 best spas above are highly recommended for you.