The River Resort lies on the serene banks of the Mekong in Southern Laos, in the town of Champasak. It's the gateway to Wat Phu, an 11th-century Khmer temple complex with carvings of Hindu deities. Apart from the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Champasak is also home to an endangered freshwater dolphin species.
The resort is one of Laos's most impressive colonial-style boutique hotels with lush tropical gardens, rice paddy fields, and mesmerizingly beautiful views of the river and natural landscape. It's an exclusive place with just 20 rooms in 10 villas, most of which are river-facing.
The resort takes its crispy fresh veggies from their organic and hydroponic gardens, using modern techniques to reduce water usage. The on-site restaurant incorporates these organic ingredients to serve you tasty Laotian dishes. Their environmentally friendly and sustainable efforts don't stop here. They employ 90% of their staff is from the neighboring villages.
One of the resort's highlights is the reflective, Mekong-facing infinity pool. Sunsets from this spot will burn into your memory like the final golden rays of the sun setting behind the magical landscape of rural Laos. In addition, the River Resort is a great place to start your discovery of the 4,000 nearby islands and try kayaking and trekking in the wilderness of Southern Laos.