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Luang Prabang's Amantaka Resort & Spa is Filled With Luxury, A Sense of Place & History

It is rare to find a hotel that blends luxury, history and a unique sense of place under one roof, but travelers who venture to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Luang Prabang, nestled at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, can find all three at Amantaka.

Even the name Amantaka is the blending of the Sanskrit words aman, which means peace, and Tipitaka, which means three baskets and symbolizes the teachings of the Buddha, a nod to the deeply rooted Buddhist culture of the region.

Eric Rosen

Eric Rosen lives in Los Angeles and writes about food, wine, travel and adventure... usually in some combination of the four. He regularly contributes to Los Angeles Confidential Magazine, Condé Nast's HotelChatter and Jaunted, TravelAge West, Palate Press, Frontiers, Edge and Wandermelon. His work has also appeared in the L.A. Times. When he is not exploring the Los Angeles dining scene, Er...(Read More)

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