Mekong Villa


“In the early days, many students would come to the Living Crafts Centre to take classes, and once the classes were over, they did not want to leave and would ask if they could stay overnight,” explains Ock Pop Tok co-founder Jo.

Now you can. An exceptionally beautiful, peaceful and creative setting, away from the bustling tourist centre of town. Veiled by flowering vines and tropical foliage, the Villa is perched right on the banks of the Mekong River, with stunning views of the river and the surrounding mountains.

The Mekong Villa offers the opportunity to engage with the culture and arts of Laos, while still allowing space for ample quiet and relaxation. Enjoy leisure activities in the garden or try your hand at one of the weaving or natural dye classes. In-room massages and treatments are available upon request.

Your stay includes breakfast from our award-winning Silk Road Café when you book directly through our website.

Feel at home, whether you are relaxing in the tranquility of your comfortable room, taking in a spectacular sunset on the Villa’s veranda, or exchanging greetings with our artisans and Ock Pop Tok team.

Laos-Inspired Rooms

The Villa features four exquisite rooms with decor inspired by artisan communities in Laos. The Hmong, Katu, Tai and Hill Tribe room feature textiles handmade by artisans we work with through the Village Weaver Projects.

Tai Bed

Each room offers:

  • High-quality mattresses, pillows and linens
  • Air-conditioning
  • En suite bathroom
  • Free wifi is available in the room and throughout the property.
  • Complimentary breakfast is included, only when booking directly on our website. Enjoy it on your patio or at the Café.
  • 10% off all classes with 1 night stay. 20% off all classes with a 2 or more night stay.
  • Free tuk tuk shuttle service to town between 8 am – 9pm
  • Complimentary bicycles for use during your stay
  • 24-hour, on-site staff available for assistance
  • In-room massages and treatments available
Hmong room

How to find us

Located next to the Living Crafts Centre, the Villa is a 5 minute tuk tuk ride, 10 minute bicycle or 30 minute walk south of the town centre in Ban Saylom. Our free tuk tuk shuttle is available for pick up in both directions.

Take the main street out of town, past Joma cafe in the direction of Kuangsi waterfall. As you pass Phousi Market on your left and the T-Junction, look for our sign on the right hand side and go down the lane, right to the end where you will see our gates.

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*Please note that from November 2018 to December 2019 the property next door to our Villa will be under construction.  This is not our property.  We are working with the owner of the property to ensure that noisy work does not happen before 8 am and after 6pm.  We are sorry for any disruption this may cause.