Welcome to La Folie Lodge

La Folie Lodge is a charming hotel located on Don Daeng, a car-free island in front of Champasak Town.
Don Daeng, in Lao the “Red island” is a peaceful haven, within the protected area of the Vat Phu.
Discover Southern-Laos traditional lifestyle and hospitality.

Each one of the 26 rooms has a private balcony facing the sandy beach, mesmerizing Mekong river, and the red sunset over the sacred mountains.
Reconnect with nature thanks to the warm feeling of rustic wooden bungalows nestled in the tropical garden, a sanctuary of biodiversity.

Rest & recover at the Lodge: Swimming pool, restaurant, spa, bicycles, tropical garden, pétanque court… or answer the call to adventure with many experiences Laos has to offer.

The boat transfers from – to Champasak and Ban Meuang are included with every booking.

Transfers available from Paksé Airport (30 mn) & Ubon Ratchathanee.


Choose between the 26 comfortable rooms with Mekong view, exquisitely furnished with local materials.

Garden View Bungalow

Garden View Rooms…

Mekong View Bungalow

Bungalows with Mekong…

Ban Lao

The traditional Lao…

The Residence

Private Villa with…


Enjoy the swimming pool at sunset, cycling around the lovely Done Daeng island, or meeting with the locals is only a glimpse of what the surroundings offer. The Vat Phu, UNESCO World Heritage Site, is just a 15 minutes boat ride away and the Boloven Plateau as well as the 4,000 islands offer great excursions’ opportunities.

On the island

Enjoy Don Daeng’s authenticity: unspoilt huge sand beaches crowded with fishermen and lazy buffaloes, wild forests and enchanting birds, plains of rice fields, local small villages with one floor typical wooden houses and numerous Buddhist temples, by foot or cycling.

Outside the island

La Folie Lodge is the perfect spot to enjoy the best of Southern Laos, ranging from the What Phou temple to the 4,000 islands, or drinking a local coffee on the Bolaven Plateau after 18 holes on the Pakse golf course.