Lao Herbal Sauna and Spa
If you’re planning to unwind and take a break from all the sight-seeing around Vientiane, head over to Wat Sok Pa Luang where you can enjoy a one-of-a-kind pampering experience.
Spa centres catered to every budget may be all around Vientiane, but if you want to experience the real-deal, you have to try Lao Herbal Sauna and Spa near Wat Sok Pa Luang. The place may be devoid of the features found in fancy spa centres like exclusiveness or sycophantic staff, but it offers guests a chance to experience Lao hospitality and care all while enjoying a peaceful, relaxing location — the massage centre is located inside a forest. With an invigorating, herb-infused sauna, and traditional Lao massage that will surely soothe your muscles, the experience will surely make you feel rejuvenated and ready for your next trip.
Lao Herbal Sauna and Spa is located at Sok Pa Luang Road, 3 kilometres away from Vientiane’s centre.
Opening Days and Hours
The place is open from 13:00 to 22:00, daily.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance is free but guests need to pay LAK 35,000 (USD 4) for a massage, and LAK 15,000 (USD 1.5) for the sauna.
How to Get There
- Fly to Wattay National Airport via Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, Philippine Airlines, and AirAsia.
- From the airport, hail a taxi to Vientiane’s town centre.
- From the town centre, rent a tuk-tuk to bring you to the Lao Herbal Sauna and Spa.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
You can spend at least two hours in the massage centre.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Visit the place as early as 13:00 so you can secure a slot in the limited massage beds.
Aside from basic toiletries, a small store in the massage centre sells food and drinks to the guests.
- Mekong Riverside Park
- Wat Chan
- Wat Mixay
- Vientiane Night Market
Nearby hotels such as Rama Hotel, Sanctuary Luang Prabang Hotel, Villa Maydou, and Namkhan Riverside Hotel offer accommodations at rates starting from USD 60 to USD 250.