Taking a trip to Bolivia gives you the opportunity to explore the country’s fascinating history and culture, while also taking part in one-of-a-kind adventures, such as exploring the Bolivian Amazon, the island of Isla de Sol, or touring Potosi’s silver mines. Of course, if you are particularly adventurous, riding a bike down “Death Road” or climbing Huayna Potosi may be more your style. Also, in Bolivia, you get the chance to enjoy mouthwatering meals cooked by the warm and welcoming locals, as well as discover the unique, often homemade wares at the numerous artisan markets. Additionally, it’s worth mentioning that Bolivia is home to Copacabana Beach, which was made famous by the 1978 Barry Manilow hit.
If you are planning to visit Bolivia, you’ll be happy to learn that the South American country is home to quite a few luxury hotels that are very affordably priced. To help you narrow down where to stay on your Bolivian adventure, here are the top five luxury hotels in Bolivia.
Hotel Presidente in La Paz
Located in the valley of the Andes Mountains, Hotel Presidente is a 5-star hotel that puts you right in the center of the energetic city. Rooms vary from single rooms that start at $139 per night to executive suites that are priced at $236 per night. All rooms are well decorated, comfortably furnished, and include LED TVs, a mini-bar, and 24-hour room service.
The hotel includes laundry and dry cleaning services, a fully equipped business center with secretarial assistance, cab service, and free Wi-Fi. It also offers visitors the use of Club Oasis, a recreational area that includes an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, and steam and dry saunas. While staying at Hotel Presidente, you can take part in the various treatments offered by the spa, including massages, anti-aging treatments, and mani/ pedis. Two restaurants are located within the hotel, serving everything from sandwiches and desserts to authentic local and international cuisine.
Hotel de Su Merced in Sucre
A family run, boutique hotel, Hotel de Su Merced is known for providing outstanding customer service, serving a delicious breakfast buffet, and offering amazing rooftop views of the historic city. The hotel has only 23 elegantly decorated rooms, including single rooms that start at $53 per night. Double ($75 per night) and triple rooms ($96 per night) are also available. Additionally, suites, which include a separate living room and bar, are available, starting at $100 per night. Hotel de Su Merced does offer discounts for multiple night stays. Each room offers cable TV and a private sun terrace with panoramic views of the city.
In addition to the their daily breakfast buffet, Hotel de Su Merced has a restaurant serving lunch and dinner. Free Wi-Fi is included with your staff and shuttle service is available at an extra cost. The hotel provides laundry, fax, and internet services.
Los Tajibos Hotel and Convention Center in Santa Cruz
Known for its museums and historic cathedrals, Santa Cruz also offers amazing shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Los Tajibos Hotel and Convention Center sits right outside the city’s hustle and bustle on more than 13 acres of tropical gardens, sparkling fountains, waterfalls, and more. The hotel has a variety of rooms to choose from, starting with the beautifully decorated standard room (starts at $120 per night) and ending with the presidential suite, which includes 4 living areas, a separate entertainment area, 2 bathrooms, and more (starts at $410 per night).
Los Tajibos has every amenity you could possibly want or need, including 3 award winning restaurants, a lobby bar, and lounge that features nightly entertainment. It is also home to the world class Viva Club & Spa, where a full menu of luxury spa treatments are on the menu, a fully equipped fitness center, a beauty salon, large pool with jacuzzi, wet bar, food service, and hammocks, a 24-hour business center, and racquetball and tennis courts. 24-hour room service, airport shuttle service, concierge and translation services, and free Wi-Fi are included with your stay.
Hotel de Sal Luna Salada in Uyuni
Situated in a remote area that overlooks the Uyuni salt flats, Hotel de Sal Luna Salada is a unique hotel that was designed using blocks of salt from the nearby flats. However, don’t let this fool you; the hotel is luxurious. All of the beautifully appointed rooms include goose down pillows and thermal sheets, as well as a salt desk. Standard rooms start at $124 per night, though suites and rooms with views of Salar Lake and Kozuna Mountain are more expensive. The hotel does offer early bird special reduced rates. Be aware that the goal of Hotel de Sal Luna Salada is total relaxation, so TVs are not available, though Wi-Fi is.
The hotel includes a spa with various massages, treatments, and therapies to choose from, as well as a jacuzzi and sauna. Also, located within the hotel, Tunupa Restaurant, considered one of the best restaurants in Uyuni, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Hotel de Sal Luna Salada is consistently named a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice hotel.
Terramia Resort in Las Barreras, Warnes
Centrally located in one of Bolivia’s must-see cities, Terramia Resort offers visitors plenty of opportunities to have fun and relax. The resort has an array of accommodations to choose from, beginning with the Lagoon Suite, which starts at $130 per night and includes a gorgeous room, breakfast, mini bar, and HD digital TV. Private cabins, starting at $240 per night, are a second option that includes a separate living and bedroom, free Wi-Fi, HD TV, minibar, breakfast, and a sauna. You can also opt for the Master Suite, which starts at $300 per night and includes everything mentioned above in a suite that has been designed for maximum relaxation.
The resort is home to the largest pool in Bolivia, divided into 4 zones and featuring a swim up bar, slides, and more, as well as a natural lagoon that spans more than 2 acres and includes a fitness circuit, canoes, and the opportunity to get up close and personal with the diverse array of fauna and flora. The resort also includes soccer and baseball fields, volleyball and basketball courts, ping pong tables, and more, along with a movie theater that shows international hits. Of course, an excellent restaurant that serves a variety of different foods is on the property, as is a world class spa.