Shopping

A Shopper's Paradise From high-end boutiques to humble market stalls, Laos is a heaven for souvenir hunters.

Laos is an excellent destination for those interested in picking up elaborate handicrafts and Vientiane is the best place to do so. Hill tribe silk, arts, crafts, home-furnishings, jewelry and couture-quality textiles are all readily available within the city.

There are some markets taking place around Vientiane where fresh produce, as well as crafts and ornaments, can be picked up. The city's main shopping streets are Samsenthai and Setthathirat, around the Nam Phu Fountain area and the Morning Market, where you can find the best deals on local product.

Handicraft

Textiles, basketry, silver, woodcarvings and hand-made paper are some of the most popular handicrafts in Laos. Lao weavers are known for producing intricate fabrics in home-spun silk and cotton. most notably, complex mutmee (ikot) patterns based on folklore and natural themes. Some of the best weavers come from the Tai ethnic groups in Houaphan Province. If you are planning a visit to Luang Prabang and are interested in weaving, don't miss Ban Phanom or the night market in the center of town.

Relaxation

Indulge yourself and pamper your weary body with traditional Lao massage

In Laos, wellness-both physical and mental is holistic. The concept of a stress-free and contented life is nothing new. After all, this is a place many travellers have described as somewhere you can't help but relax.

Laos is where you will find a tranquility rarely found elsewhere. Even better, this internal peace can be complemented with a physical well-being – why not try a traditional Lao massage, similar to Indonesian and Vietnamese massage, and equally relaxing? Traditional Lao Herbal Steam Bath, raditional Lao massage, Swedish massage, Aromatherapy massage, Reflexology, Body & Facial care, Pedicure/Manicure, Waxing. Spa is situated in a majestic colonial-style residence, surrounded by lush gardens. 2 steam bath rooms, ‘Women's corner', turquoise blue patio, VIP Pavilions with exclusive garden.

Textiles, basketry, silver, woodcarvings and hand-made paper are some of the most popular handicrafts in Laos. Lao weavers are known for producing intricate fabrics in home-spun silk and cotton. most notably, complex mutmee (ikot) patterns based on folklore and natural themes. Some of the best weavers come from the Tai ethnic groups in Houaphan Province. If you are planning a visit to Luang Prabang and are interested in weaving, don't miss Ban Phanom or the night market in the center of town.