Hotel de Sal

, Bolivia

This newer hotel and community project is in Tahua, a small village right on the edge of the northern side of the flats under the volcano Thunupa. It's more upscale than other hotels in the region, as reflected in the locally crafted furniture, arty design, and, impressively, Wi-Fi. An extension of its natural environment, the hotel has stone floors and walls made of salt blocks. Most rooms have views of the surrounding dessert. It also has the great advantage of being at the end of the new road from La Paz and 20 minutes from the Isla del Pescado, meaning you can avoid Uyuni entirely. It is one of the four Tayka hotels that the upscale tour groups use, and is the best option for those looking for some comfort during their Salar tour.

PROS

  • modern facilities
  • staggering location
  • serious commitment to the community

CONS

  • you need a car to get here
  • cold at night

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 02-7202–0069 | 02-693–2987

HOTEL DETAILS

20 rooms
Rate Includes: Breakfast

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