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La Folie Lodge, Don Daeng Island

Cast away from the bustling busy world and far from your normal life. But within a few steps you could be surrounded by international class luxury.

On the edge of the Mekong, La Folie Lodge is a romantically positioned hotel, surrounded by Laotian landscapes and tropical gardens. Dong Daeng Island has a worthy place on the itinerary of your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Laos, for its natural beauty, peace and tranquillity, and for its immaculate La Folie Lodge. A peaceful haven within the UNESCO protected area of the Vat Phu.

Discover the very best of Southern-Laos traditional lifestyle and hospitality . The elegant hotel restaurant serves the finest regional delicacies sourced from local markets, farms and their own organic garden.

La Folie Lodge, at a glance

  • Wonderful, lodge-style hotel on a picturesque island in the Mekong River
  • Choice of 24 large and comfortable, wood panelled bedrooms arranged in 12 rustic bungalows, plus a two bedroom residence
  • Set in verdant tropical gardens
  • Furnished with local materials
  • Some balconies have stunning river views and panoramas of the sacred hills of Vat Phou
  • Excellent restaurant serving local specialities

For leisure and pleasure

  • Great swimming pool
  • Island setting within Champassak Cultural and Natural Heritage Landscape
  • Visits to pre-Angkorian ruins
  • 20 minute boat trips to Vat Phou
  • Good bird watching on the island
  • Traditional, seasonal local ceremonies and celebrations
  • Bike rides to local ruins
  • Superb walks to island cascades

  • What was particularly impressive was the way in which Catherine listened to what we like to do and combined all of this in a destination we would not have considered - a truly terrific effort.

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