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Annnouncing Laos’ luxurious new retreat - Alila Luang Prabang

Annnouncing Laos’ luxurious new retreat - Alila Luang Prabang

Asia’s most recent and exciting luxury boutique hotel group, Alila Hotels & Resorts, has introduced its second property in Indochina: Alila Luang Prabang. Set to open its doors in October 2010, Alila Luang Prabang is expected to raise the bar for luxury retreats in Laos.

The small UNESCO Heritage town of Luang Prabang is the cultural centre of Laos, known for its laid back atmosphere & profusion of temples, handicraft shops & art galleries. Overlooking the confluence of the Mekong & Nam Khan rivers, the new Alila hotel & spa will offer breathtaking views of the surrounding sacred mountains & nationally treasured landmarks. The property will perfectly complement the existing property also owned by the group, 3Nagas by Alila - a boutique hotel in central Luang Prabang that was sensitively restored in 2003.

Alila Luang Prabang has conserved the site’s architectural heritage, combining existing colonial buildings built between 1910 and 1920 with new structures designed to complement the original designs. The all-suite property will comprise 23 suites, all uniquely designed, with private gardens & either a pool or outdoor pavilion with fantastic views.

Laze the day away in private poolside cabanas, relax in the library, join Laotian cooking demonstrations & culinary excursions with the hotel chefs, or be pampered in Spa Alila. Housing four single & double treatment rooms, hydrotherapy & aromatherapy baths, Spa Alila offers a full programme of natural spa therapies using locally sourced ingredients.

To make the most of a stay in Laos, the Alila Concierge is on hand to organise outings & activities according to personal interests. Nearby attractions include the former royal palace Haw Kham, Kuang Si Falls, local night & day markets & the magnificent Pak Ou Caves.