Welcome to La Folie Lodge

La Folie is a charming lodge located on Don Daeng, an island facing Champasak Town.
Don Daeng, in Lao the “Red island”, is a peaceful haven within the UNESCO protected area of the Vat Phu, well known for its outstanding sunsets. Discover the best of Southern-Laos traditional lifestyle and hospitality, a well-kept secret.

Each of the 26 luxurious wooden room has a private terrace boasting a panoramic view of the Mekong river, its sandy beaches and the sacred mountains of Champasak.

Answer the call to the many adventures Southern Laos offers: half or full day excursions to the Wat Phu, 4000 islands, Bolaven plateau, Xe-Pian park, Pakse city or Champasak areas
Or just rest, disconnect & recover at the Lodge: swimming pool, spa, restaurant, bicycles, tropical garden, petanque court, etc.

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

Private minivan transfers are available from-to Pakse Airport (Laos) & Ubon Ratchathanee Airport (Thailand)


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

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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: unspoiled sand beaches full of 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 vat Phu temple to the 4 000 islands, or drinking a local coffee on the Bolaven Plateau after 18 holes on the Pakse golf course.

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