PuLuong Retreat is located in Pu Luong National Reserve, Ban Don District, Thanh Lam Commune, Ba Thuoc District, Thanh Hoa Province, which is about 180 km from Hanoi. This eco-friendly resort is a hot spot that many people decide to visit on their Pu Luong trekking tour in the North for exploring and relaxing in the mountains of Thanh Hoa.


View from Pu Luong Retreat

This is a separate resort operating as a hotel. With a small space of only 2 stilt houses and 8 bungalows in an area of about 3000 m2, the resort cannot accommodate for visitors or guests who do not book. Puluong Retreat has 8 beautiful bungalows built right next to the terraced fields. All bungalows have beautiful views overlooking the bellowing valley. Every morning when you wake up, you will be surprised because of the wonderful view here with the cloud and bright sunrise from the mountains far away.

Much modern equipment is not available at Puluong Retreat but basic facilities are provided, which help to bring visitors closer to nature. For that goal, this place is not equipped with television, refrigerator, air conditioning or other entertainment services, which might make you find it quite strange. However, this place is equipped with quite stable free Wi-Fi. These reasons are persuasive enough for tourists to choose the resort for their Pu Luong trekking tour.


Wonderful swimming pool

The water in the swimming pool comes from the high mountains, flows in and out according to the circulation of nature. No chemicals are used to clean the pool or water here, so it is very safe. However, on the days when the weather change, the pool can appear algae, which might last for one to two weeks. Located in the nature reserve zone, most of the materials in the room are environmentally friendly, which is made in the Pu Luong area and stylized.

You cannot have a perfect Pu Luong trekking tour without enjoying dishes in the resort’s restaurant. The restaurant serves European, Asian and traditional Thai dishes made from local ingredients. However, guests should book their meals as the resort is located far from the center and the market.


Wonderful place for tracking tour

Because the resort is located in Thanh Hoa Province, your Vietnam countryside tour to Pu Luong can take about 4-5 hours for traveling from Hanoi. In that journey, you can feel the change from the crowded urban life to a quiet and harmonious blue sky. Coming to Pu Luong, you can experience activities such as cycling, hiking, kayaking, rafting. In addition, you may gain experience of exploring the diversity of plants and animals in the nature reserve. You can also visit the ethnic villages and learn about the cultural identity of the Thai people in Thanh Hoa.

Each room and suite has a balcony, a living area, and views of the valley. Private bathrooms come with shower facilities, hairdryer, and free toiletries. Some suites include a bathtub. The resort has limited party activities such as singing all night, which make sure the absolute calm for visitors after 10 pm. This is also the principle of common behavior of the community living in the peaceful villages of the surrounding Thai people.

If you want to have a Pu Luong tailor-made tour, you can borrow motorbike to take a scenic stroll around to explore the nearby forest and visit a gorgeous waterfall. Watch terraced fields from above view and enjoy the silence of the region, there is no word describing the natural beauty in here. In your journey, you should get up early to enjoy the landscape’s beauty from the sunbeams in the dawn until the end of the horizon shines blue at sunset. You can have the feeling of standing in the clouds, among the mists. And if you can sleep a little later, you should take time to visit the empty field, in the middle of the grass and watch the starry sky.

If you have the intention to bring your children to Pu Luong Retreat, you should also carefully notice that the resort does not have a separate play area for children. In addition, as the resort is also an open space and close to the natural lake and pond, fields, you will have to keep your eye on the children. However, it is undeniable that this resort is a wonderful place for your Pu Luong tour. Therefore, let’s enjoy your tour in the most ideal resort.

Author Since: Jan 23, 2019

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