Amantaka, Luang Prabang, Laos
Set on a large garden estate, Amantaka is housed in graceful French colonial buildings in the UNESCO protected town of Luang Prabang. Airy and elegant throughout, the décor and furnishings reflect the town’s French colonial history. Situated just south of Phousi Hill, the resort is within strolling distance of the boutiques, bakeries and restaurants lining the town’s main street. The fabled night market, the picturesque banks of the Mekong River and the former Royal Palace are also nearby.
Location and Transfers
The resort is located just south of Mount Phousi in the centre of the picturesque Luang Prabang peninsula which is a short ten minute drive from Luang Prabang International Airport.
Amantaka offers 24 suites ranging in size from 70 to 120 square metres each. These include eight Suites, four Pool Suites, eight Khan Pool Suites, two Mekong Pool Suites and two Amantaka Pool Suites. Entered from louvered doors from the courtyard, each suite contains a spacious interior and exterior living area.
Suites – each features a king size bed positioned under a high ceiling, the living area and bedroom opening onto an outdoor area shaded by mango trees with loungers and large umbrellas
Pool Suites – special features include a private pool located just beyond the room’s lounge
Khan Pool Suites – like the Pool Suites, the Khan Pool Suite features a private pool and outdoor lounge area but, in addition they also offer a spacious lounge that overlooks the gardens of the central courtyard or a private outdoor area
Mekong Pool Suites – feature spacious interiors for lounging, dining, and sleeping as well as a private pool
Amantaka Pool Suite – the two stand-alone Amantaka Suites are surrounded by large verandas and offer generous living rooms and spacious outdoor areas including a garden, a private relaxation sala and a large pool
Amantaka offers authentic Lao and French-influenced cuisine in a number of dining venues
The Dining Room – provides an airy colonial ambience
Lounge Bar – the perfect spot for relaxing with a pre-dinner aperitif
Pool Terrace – a casual dining spot and serves light meals all day
Private dining – can be arranged in a choice of secluded locations around the property, as well as in the privacy of guests’ suites
Facilities and Activities
Private yoga classes are available
Private Tennis court – situated a short distance from the resort
Boutique and art gallery
Guided excursions and activities