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Ban Nong Khiaw village | Mueng Ngoi district, Nong Khiaw, Laos
+856 20 28 633 010
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a one hour oil massage. The massage itself was nice, but the place was not relaxing and was very loud and unprofessional. Kids came in a few times during, jumping and even climbing on the massage bed, while their mathers (who probably work there) chase them. It was funny at first, but kind of annoying after 3-4 times. The... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This truly was the best massage I've ever had. The oil they use smells amazing, the music was relaxing. I felt so good and happy afterwards. Do yourself a favor and come here!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

No good massage, no good sauna! Didn't enjoy it at all. Staff is friendly but no professional masseurs.

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Thank JK-Amsterdam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Well stumbled across this place at the end of the day, decided to have a full body massage as you do. Nice and atmospheric friendly staff too, well worth checking out if you want to unwind at the end of the day.

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Thank Peter L
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

I went there after a day trek to 100 waterfall. Strong hands and really nice atmosphere in the room. I could have stayed there for hours. There were other traveller's also behind the curtain to take head and foot massage.

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Thank Tuulia J
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is a sauna not a bath as stated up sabai sabai, so if you are expecting something similar to Sapa, Vietnam so may be disappointed. The room gets really hot but we kept popping in and out every ten minutes or so and drinking tea in between. We used it as preparation before our night bus to help us... More 

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Thank Beckie E
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I got a full body oil massage here this afternoon and it was wonderful! I still feel so relaxed! It cost 70,000 kip which was more expensive than the guide books said but it was still worth it! Only reason I didn't give 5 stars is that in the garden there were kids toys all around and dogs lying about,... More 

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Thank Nathan M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Went for a foot massage after climbing up to the viewpoint - had one foot massages for 45 minutes and the other for 15. Not the best I've had. Sit outside on the verandah so it got very hot and uncomfortable

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

We found out about Sabai Sabai from Nong Khiaw Adventure's guide, Kent. He was our tracking guide to tad mok waterfall and also the owner of Sabai Sabai Massage & Restaurant. He invited us to have our dinner at his restaurant after the trek. December is winter time in Northern Laos, and Kent suggested that we should try Laos BBQ.... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

The quality of the massage and value for money was excellent. The steam bath was also the best one I've ever had - strong aromatherapy oils and lovely herbal tea afterwards. The steam bath is only open if there are enough advance bookings. Be patient, Sabai Sabai is run by a quite an old local Laotian couple - when their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Nong Khiaw village | Mueng Ngoi district, Nong Khiaw, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Nong Khiaw
  • Phone Number: +856 20 28 633 010
Description
Face au temple du village de Nong Khiaw, un joli restaurant construit tout en matériau naturel qui ne manque vraiment pas de charme surtout le soir avec ses lumières tamisées. Installés sur des coussins autours d'une table basse, ou plus occidental, table haute, nous testerons la cuisine traditionnelle Laotienne comme par exemple le bambou farci au porc, qui laisse un souvenir impérissable, le lapp au poulet envoûtant de saveur, la soupe de potiron au lait de coco et a la citronnelle,  le tout accompagné de riz gluant. Un détail de taille pour l'Asie : serviette de table en tissus ! Ça change du PQ !Aussi le jeune hôte de ces lieux nommé hôme, est d'une grande convivialité et pas avare de conseils de balades aux alentours.Cet établissement propose également des bains de vapeur aux herbes, et des massages Lao totalement décontractants.

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