The small town of Muang Sing sits in a valley filled with rice paddies, surrounded by a vast green mountain range, where a large number of ethnic minority villages live side by side.
This eco-lodge is set back from the road, in a quiet back street surrounded by a lush and expansive acacia grove. The bungalows are made from local materials, bamboo and wood, in a traditional Lao style. Rooms are spacious and clean, tastefully decorated in a simple style with fan and mosquito nets for comfort, and each benefits from a terrace overlooking the garden courtyard. The restaurant is popular – arguably the best place to eat in town - and offers classic Lao, Thai, Chinese and European dishes, and prides itself with its range of Muang Sing dishes.
The Phou Iu II is a great choice as a base for the varying activities in the area, as well as offering a comfortable and relaxing stop in some lush surroundings.