The Namkhan Resort
Ban Donkeo, Luang Prabang,
06000 Laos
Phone: +856 (0)30 999 7327

An organic farm consisting of a row of greenhouses.

Press release

At the heart of The Namkhans core values lies a mission in Sustainability, promoting eco friendly travel & environmentally responsible living. Since its inception as an organic farm in 2016 The Namkhan has evolved to dedicatedly offer guests an unparalleled experience where luxury meets sustainability.

Sustainability practices

Sourcing much of its energy from an abundance of solar panels The Namkhan works towards energy conservation. Waste from the restaurant feeds the animals & is turned to compost for the farm inciting a green cycle that serves the resort & it’s guests year round. The commitment to sustainability extends to its water management practices as ground water is recycled & filtered through out the property. Beyond this they have eliminated single use plastics, each guest is provided with a refillable glass water bottle & a bamboo toothbrush to promote environmental consciousness.

Sustainability certifications

The Namkhan is proud to hold various sustainability certificates including the coveted Travel Life certificate, a plastic free certification & Lao Farmers certification. These accreditations reflect the resorts ongoing dedication to promoting sustainable tourism practices & supporting local communities.

Community engagement

Beyond it’s commitment to environmentally friendly practices The Namkhan is dedicated to a positive impact on its local community, supporting local businesses & providing employment opportunities for native residents. By prioritising community engagement & empowerment The Namkhan strives to make a positive impact beyond its own walls, contributing to the economic & social development of the region.

Green building design

All of our accommodations, built by our team of builders have been designed and furnished by our carpentry team. We have chosen to use local teak wood, bamboo, and recyclable grass for roofing, promoting sustainability from the inside out.

Carbon footprint reduction

In an effort to minimise its carbon footprint The Namkhan utilises solar energy where ever possible. Mountain bikes are offered to guests free of charge, alternatively they have the option to rent electronic scooters promoting eco friendly transportation options & reducing the reliance on fossil fuels.

Guest experience

Guests at The Namkhan can indulge in a range of eco friendly amenities & experiences designed to immerse them in nature whilst minimising their impact on it. The resorts restaurant offers organic dining options striving to source as many ingredients directly from the on site farm & local suppliers. For those seeking relocation the eco friendly spa offers treatments that utilise natural locally sourced ingredients, promoting personal & environmental wellbeing. The Namkhan offers its guests an array of outdoor recreational activities that foster an appreciation of the surrounding environment. Whether enjoying the lush landscapes from a kayak or learning about sustainable farming practices guests can experience firsthand the beauty & importance of preserving the natural world.

Travelife Gold Certification for the namkhan resort
Plastic-free Luang Prabang logo.
The safe and clean logo on a blue background in Luang Prabang.

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