Find inner peace at… BELMOND LA RÉSIDENCE PHOU VAO, LAOS
The water in the infinity pool at Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao seems to flow straight into the jungle beyond, which is dotted with golden temple spires. Many bedrooms also overlook this spellbinding scenery, and feature spacious balconies and Laotian art and furnishings. Each night, gifts such as handmade paper and engraved chopsticks are left on your pillow. Commandeer hotel bikes to explore the nearby town of Luang Prabang at dawn, when the monks perform their daily alms ritual.
The idyllic, sun-drenched pool