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“blue lagoon”(342 reviews)
“steep climb”(36 reviews)
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7km West of Vang Vieng, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
+856 20 55 528 090
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 13, 2012

The entrance to Poukham Cave is roughly half way up a cliff face which shadows the popular swimming spot known as the “blue lagoon.” From the parking area below, a large dark hole is visible in the vertical limestone massif which many, mistakenly, think is...More

6  Thank MEGA-ASIA
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 27, 2013

this is Laos nice country nice culture but Vang vieng and this blue lagoon is full of stupid western tourist make party drinking noise. Why do they come to Laos to do this? Why don't they do it at home in new york in paris...More

4  Thank menee c
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had no desire to swim in this lagoon. The water was more murky than blue with lots of fish that onlookers fed.

Thank JC W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lagoon and the cave were really nice. The only problem was that the lagoon was completely full of people in the afternoon - it’s better earlier or close to sunset. Even though the lagoon was full of people the cave (included in the price...More

Thank Tullipilli
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We liked so much we came twice during our stay. Best is to get one of the small bungalows by the water and order food from the restaurant nearby. The water is a bit cool, but that is to be expected.

Thank 500yannl
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Highly reccomend hiring your own scooter & making the trip out to the blue lagoons and the caves. From what we saw the tour groups are very time bound so you don’t have as much fun in comparison to if you have your own time...More

1  Thank NatalieSmith92
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I have been there for more than 8 times and its getting crowded everyday. Packed by Chinese and Korean group but okay if u like the crowded. Food there is quite expensive, you can bring your own if you like. No tours package needed to...More

1  Thank Minmin V
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Could be due to the rainy season but at least it wasn’t brown like what the other reviews stated. It was a small pool with locals and tourists. If time persist, also take a walk into the cave and trek up. Steep stairs up to...More

Thank Companion796136
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

One of the must see must do in laos. Enjoyed the scenery and the water was awesome. Water wasn't as clear since it's been raining non stop other wise it would be immaculate. Worth the trip. Enjoy!

Thank kennethtan51
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I've been here before once last year and come back again before 2 months in this year on 19th Aug.18 but quite disappoint for water it brown like coffee but anyway Its ok.

Thank Wilaibrand
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

After looking on here and seeing recent reviews we were unsure what to expect. The caves here are fantastic! Take a torch and be prepared to get dirty!!! You have to follow red signs on the wall and navigate over lots of rocks but it...More

3  Thank Faye K
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We walked up the rocky steep steps to the cave which didn’t take our young family too long. The cave was immense with high ‘ceiling’ and Buddha in the centre. Lots of nooks and crannies to explore. Wear sturdy sandles or trainers, and bring a...More

1  Thank EttaP
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Response from FoodxFood | Reviewed this property |
We've cycled it in about 20-25minute I think. It's a pretty quick ride but we have our own touring bikes. I guess it depends on the rental if that's what you're using! It's a fun ride, worth it!
October 12, 2017|
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Response from Wai Yin Y | Reviewed this property |
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Response from MartinBaxter58 | Reviewed this property |
I travelled from Vientienne to Vang Vieng by taxi, took about 3 1/2 hours and coat US$100. I visited Them Phu cave and Blue Lagoon as part of a full day tour also including the water cave and kayaking on the river (booked... More