Bolivia boasts the largest salt lake in the world – Salar de Uyuni – and you can easily reach it by bus or short flight from La Paz. There are lagoons dotted with pink flamingos, weird rocks and geysers and a choice of touring options – mostly via 4x4 vehicles.
Accommodation in Uyuni
Situated in the west of the Uyuni salt lake, the unique Stone Hotel is constructed of local stone and volcanic sand. The ceilings are made of traditional straw that is common to the local Andean communities. All of the rooms make use of solar energy to ensure a constant supply of hot water and maintain […]
The name is meant to be taken literally. This hotel is, in fact, made from salt. Stay here to take in the wonders of the immense salt flats, and sleep in one of the strangest hotels in the world. The amenities are perfectly acceptable and the salt beds are actually pretty comfortable.
The setting for this hotel is arguably the most incredible in Bolivia and it is really this location, at altitude in the Uyuni salt desert, more than the property itself that is so inspiring. This remote accommodation was built as a community project by four local families, with a capacity for 47 guests in basic […]
Take in the surreal beauty of Bolivia’s vast salt flats from the luxury of a vintage-style Airstream caravan. The Airstream sleeps two (with the option of a third traveler on a sofa-bed) and is equipped with everything you need: a bathroom, toiletries, shower with hot water, heater, a comfortable queen-size bed with electric blankets, an […]