NAUTICAL activities

jet ski

A jet ski ride on the Nam Ngum Lake is the opportunity to have a thrilling experience in an incomparable setting.

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The speed and adrenaline will not prevent you from enjoying the beautiful landscapes that will unfold before your eyes. Several latest-generation jet skis are available for rent. You may use them at your convenience for a time ranging from 20 minutes to an hour.

- Jet Ski Cruiser (2 seats): 110hp


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The Nam Ngum lake is the ideal spot to hire a kayak and explore the surroundings at your own rhythm. Paddle through the islands, soak in the peaceful atmosphere and enjoy the landscapes that are really mind-blowing.


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Have a good time as a couple or family on the Nam Ngum lake. The paddle boat is a great way for all to set out on a ride and appreciate the peaceful surroundings of Laos’s biggest lake.


stand up paddle

The lake body of water is a true playground for stand up paddlers. Light wind, calm waters and stunning scenery makes the Nam Ngum reservoir the ideal boarding location!


join in traditional boat rides

Why not include during your stay a boat ride on the lake!

Weave around the islands, get a glimpse of the fishermen and their fishing techniques and make the most of the amazing landscapes around you. Choose amongst our below suggestions:IMG_20180409_182020_opt.jpg

Morning Cruise:

  • Departure at 6am from the Resort.
  • Boat cruise around the islands and explanation of the different fishing techniques.

Inclusions: Free Coffee/Tea on board. Drinking Water . English speaking guide.

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  • Departure at 2.30pm from the Resort.
  • Boat cruise around the islands and explanation of the different fishing techniques.

Inclusions: One free cocktail (local rhum). Drinking Water. English speaking guide.


boat fishing

Boat fishing is not necessarily all about the fishing, it’s about being on the lake and enjoying a half day’s boating at the same time. Fishing remains a popular activity where you can kick back and enjoy some time with your friends and family.
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Included: None English speaking driver,rods, bait, drinking water, tea/coffee on board. Picnic possible upon request.

Duration: Half Day

 


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Become a real fisherman and try yourself at launching the 4m circular net following local techniques and retrieve the hoped captured fish. A great moment to experience the locals’ expertise and daily life around the reservoir.

Included: English speaking guide.

Duration: 1h

 

other activities

cooking class

Cooking Class_opt.jpgOur four-course cooking class led by our talented chefs are an invitation to an exciting and inspiring journey into the heart of local culinary traditions. Surprise your friends and family upon your return and make them try out Lao delicacies.

Included: English speaking guide

Duration: 2h: 10am to noon or 3pm-5pm


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Hop on your bike and head towards new horizons.

The hotel offers bicycles both for adults and children to allow you to explore at your own pace the various trails along the Lake. Enjoy, breathe in, listen and observe ... the flora is punctuated with small areas full of surprises.


off road tours

Wish to hit the road off the beaten track ?
Set off by 4x4 to admire the lake from a view point up a mountain nearby (27km away from the Resort). Discover along the way the local Lao life in a traditional fishing village by the Nam Ngum lake ( 7km of dirt road).
Included: Non English speaking driver. Drinking water.


rooster fighting

thailand-sanpatong-cock-fighting-017.jpgCock fighting, a long-standing form of popular entertainment, is organised during traditional festivals throughout Laos. Take part with the owners around the arena and assist to a battle (harmless, no artificial spurs) and get to learn about the rules, species and training of the chickens.

Included : English speaking guide, Drinking Water and 1 Lao Beer per pers

Duration: 1h


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Join our daily recreation activities for adults and children of all ages to enjoy. Both these sports are the locals favourite and most popular. Good times guaranteed.

Equipment at disposal at the reception.


pricing

Activity Duration Price
Jet Ski & Super Jet    20min  26$
30min  33$ 
 1h 60$ 
 Kayaking - Paddle Boat - Stand Up Paddle

 1h

5$
1/2 Day 10$
 Day 18$
 Join In Traditional Boat Rides 2h

Price per adult: 25$

Price per child (less than 12): 10$

Free of charge for children under 3 

Boat Fishing Half Day

1 pers: 50$

2 > 3 pers: 45$

4 > 6 pers: 35$

Net Fishing

1h

8$/pers

Cooking Class

2h

25$/pers

Off Road Tours

2h

Price for 2 pers: 50$

Each Extra Person: 10$ 

Rooster Fiighting

1h

10$/pers

Bicycles - Badminton - Petanque - Volleyball

At leisure

Free of charge for inside guests