Relax & Recharge Your Senses in Lao Nature

Pamper yourself on one of Bounmi’s private spa-on-cruise experiences. Cruise along the mighty Mekong and its tranquil surroundings while relaxing in the hands of an experienced and mindful therapist.

Our exclusive spa-on-cruise partnership with Spa Professional provides guests with internationally trained therapists and exceptional massage services. Spa Professional has 15 years of experience operating in European and Asian regions providing world-class spa services.

Choose from one of our 3 spa-on-cruise experiences: Spa on the Mekong (2hr), Spa on the Mekong (3hr), or Spa & Pak Ou Caves (6hr).

Nava Thip

45m Custom Slow Boat

7 Guests

Spa On The Mekong

2hr, 3hr & 6hr

Spa on the Mekong


What To Expect


Professional Spa Cruise

2 or 3 Hours

Professional Spa Therapist


Your driver and local transportation will meet you at your hotel for transfer to the boat dock. Upon your return to Luang Prabang, transportation will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.


Spend a few hours cruising the Mekong, taking in the natural landscapes and serenity of your surroundings. Your spa treatment will take place within your cruising time, and you can enjoy the rest of the journey with light snacks and refreshments.


Professional Spa Cruise & Pak Ou

6 Hours

Professional Spa Therapist


Your driver and local transportation will meet you at your hotel for transfer to the boat dock. Upon your return to Luang Prabang, transportation will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.


On the 2-hour cruise upriver to Pak Ou caves, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy your chosen spa treatment or package. As you arrive at Pak Ou, your guide will lead you into the caves to explore beautiful rock formations, cavernous chambers, and the mass of Buddha effigies blanketing the cave floors. You’ll have about 45 minutes or so of exploration time at the caves. We’ll then depart Pak Ou to begin the cruise back to Luang Prabang. Therapists will be standing by to continue spa treatments. If having lunch on-board you’ll enjoy a delicious Lao meal along the way with time to make a stop-off in a local village.


Additional Information

Boat Information

Nava Thip ~ 45m Custom Traditional Slow Boat 

Complimentary: Traditional Lao snacks, chilled beer Lao, soft drinks, water, tea & coffee. 

Meal Services: A delicious experience served buffet-style with comfortable seating throughout the boat. Pick your view! Upon request.

Bar Services: Bar area with an open layout, bar tops & stool seating. Bar menu available.

Day Beds: 4

Lounge Areas: 2

Dining Area: 1

Bathrooms: 2

Music System & Karaoke: Yes

Onboard Cooking Facilities: Yes

Safety Equipped: Yes

Water Filtration: Yes

Solar Power: Yes

Food & Beverage Services

Traditional Lao Cuisine & Appetizers

Delight in traditional Lao dishes prepared fresh by our experienced, local chef, Ms. Bountan. Vegetarian options available and spice levels can be adjusted. Do let us know of your food preferences or if you any special requests.

Wine & Champagne

Enjoy a selection of wine & champagne by the bottle. Provisioning upon request.

Bar Menu (Nava Thip Only)

Import & local beer Lao, house wine by the glass, Torresella Prosecco (by the bottle), cocktails, spirits, coffee drinks & juice. Provisioning upon request Nava Song or Nava Noi.

Spa Treatments & Packages

If enjoying a spa time as part of your cruise please choose from the range of treatments & packages listed below.

Traditional Lao Massage (60mins / 90mins / 120mins)

This rhythmic oil-free treatment is performed over loose comfortable clothing and uses a gentle series of stretches that open the body for enhanced mobility.

Deep Head Shoulder and Neck Massage (30min, 60mins / 90mins / 120mins)

The therapist Massage prepares a tailored selection of skills full techniques to address specific tension areas.

Asian Foot Massage (30mins, 60mins / 90mins / 120mins)

Based on principles of Eastern philosophy this relaxes and soothing massage use gentle to firm pressure technique concentrates on harmonizing the physical state of the body with the balance of mind also assists in the release of stress on joints.

Let It Go Spa Package (90mins)

Start with a perfect stimulating foot massage.

Detoxify & cleanse with a traditional Lao massage.

Relaxing head massage.

Feel Good Spa Package (120mins)

Purifying with cucumber foot scrub & foot massage.

Upper back, neck, and shoulder massage.

Refresh and rejuvenate with a tailor-made Lao massage.

Pampering Spa Package (150mins)

Foot compress with Asian Marma point foot reflexology.

Upper back, neck, and shoulder massage.

In-depth traditional Lao massage.

Finish by enjoying a relaxing deep head massage.

Choosing Your Spa Package

Spa Treatments & Packages can be customized and shared between guests as they wish.


Spa & Pak Ou Caves – 4 guests. Included: 3hr spa treatment = 180mins.

1 guest (spa treatment) + 3 guests (cruise only) = 1 person enjoys 180 mins. spa treatment.

2 guests (spa treatment) + 2 guests (cruise only) = 180mins/2 people = 90mins. spa treatment each.

3 guests (spa treatment) + 1 guest (cruise only) = 180mins/3 people = 60mins. Spa treatment each.

4 guests (spa treatment) = 180mins/4 people = Each person enjoys 45mins spa treatment.

Guests along just for the cruise can relax and take in the river’s sights with snacks and refreshments.

Additional Spa Services

Professional Spa Therapists & Spa Treatment Packages

Let us know if you would like to add additional spa services to your cruise. Max. 4 therapists.

The Crew

Professional Spa Therapist(s)

Experienced Spa Therapist(s) providing world-class spa services.

Bounmi Host (2hr & 3hr Spa Experiences)

Bounmi’s English-speaking hosts have been carefully selected for their professionalism and experience, ensuring quality service and customer care.

Licensed English-Speaking Tour Guide (Spa & Pak Ou Caves)

Our guides have been carefully chosen for their professionalism, cultural knowledge, and fun characters!

Professional Boat Captain

Bounmi’s captains are local experts on the river and safety conscious.

Departure Times & Meeting Points

Departure Time

Spa on the Mekong Experiences can be flexible and depend on the season, and availability.

Spa & Pak Ou Caves cruises can be flexible and arranged for the hours between 0800AM and 0100PM depending on the season, and availability.

Meeting the Boat

We offer transfers to and from the boat and will pick you up directly at your hotel. Within city limits.

If you would like to make your own way to the boat, dock confirmation will be provided at the time of your booking.

What’s Included/Not Included

Nava Thip


Private custom slow boat & professional captain.

Transportation to and from the boat (hotel pick-up within city limits).

Comfortable organic clothing for clients enjoying a Traditional Lao Massage.

Chilled beer Lao, soft drinks, water, coffee & tea.

Traditional Lao snacks.

On-board music system.

Spa on the Mekong (2hr)

English-speaking Bounmi host.

1 professional therapist & 1.5-hours of spa treatment.

Spa on the Mekong (3hr)

English-speaking Bounmi host.

1 professional therapist & 2-hours of spa treatment.

Spa & Pak Ou Caves (6hr)

English-speaking tour guide.

1 professional therapist & 3-hours of spa treatment.

Entrance fees to Pak Ou caves.

Not Included

Traditional Lao cuisine & appetizers.

Cocktails, spirits & juice.

Wine & champagne.

Personal insurance.

Crew gratuities.

Please let us know should you have any special requests.

What To Bring

If visiting Pak Ou Caves, please ensure you are dressed appropriately and respectfully. Ladies should have their shoulders and knees covered. Men should also have their shoulders covered but knee shorts are acceptable.

Suitable footwear and clothing for the appropriate seasons. Mornings and evenings can be cool during the winter months.

Sun protection & bug spray.

Things To Consider

Visiting Local Sites of Interest

When visiting local sites along the Mekong river, do be aware that oftentimes there are no paved pathways and you’re usually met with uneven ground and stairways. We ask each of our guests to please be aware of your own fitness level and to take this into consideration on your tour.

Cultural Considerations

It is polite to remove your shoes before entering any temple or local Lao home. Your feet should never be used for pointing, especially in the direction of a monk or novice. One should not stand directly above or pass over the top of another person’s head, especially a monk and/or elder. In general, it is best not to touch another person’s head if you don’t know them. Children included.

Responsible Tourism

We kindly ask our guests not to hand out money to children in the villages they visit. Should you wish to support any of the villages or temples that you come across, please let us know and we’ll be happy to advise on how to do that responsibly.

Seasons & Temperatures

The dry season is between Nov-Apr with average temperatures of 27°C. The rainy season is between May-Oct with average temperatures of 32°C.

Cruise Rates

Price per Adult
Price per Child
  • Prices are in US Dollars.
  • Free – Infants 3 years and under.