Amantaka derives its name from the Sanskrit-derived word for ‘peace’, aman
, and from Tipitaka
, which symbolises the ‘three baskets’ of Buddha’s teachings in Theravada scholastic literature. The resort is located just south of Mount Phousi in the centre of the picturesque Luang Prabang peninsula. Within walking distance of the many boutiques, bakeries and restaurants along the main street, Amantaka is also close to the banks of the Mekong River and to Luang Prabang’s fabled night market. This Laos luxury resort
provides access to the town’s many historic sites including more than 30 golden-spired temples and the former Royal Palace, a classic example of the town’s unique blend of 19th and 20th century French colonial and Lao architectural traditions.