Palacio de Sal, Uyuni, Bolivia, a hotel made out of salt!
Posted on 01/08/2016 | About Potosi, Bolivia
One of the most unusual hotels in the world, Palacio de Sal offers a different experience. It is perfect for a getaway or when you want to rekindle a romance without having to venture out of the hotel and just relish the view, solitude and exclusivity.
Located in the small town of Colchani in Bolivia, Palacio de Sal is set at the edge of Salar de Uyuni. The town is about 23 kilometers from the Uyuni, a city which serves as a gateway to Palacio de Sal. The Joya Andina Airport is served by Amaszonas and Transporte Aéreo Militar which links the city to Rurrenabaque, La Paz, and Sucre. The city has a number of attractions which you can visit before, during or after your stay in Palacio de Sal including the Train Cemetery, Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez, Plaza Arce, Tunupa Volcano, Isla Incahuasi and Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat covering a total area of 4,086 square miles.
What makes Palacio de Sal unique and worth staying at? The hotel is entirely built in salt including its ceilings, walls, floors, tables, chairs and beds. The hotel has 9 double rooms and 21 twin rooms that are equipped with modern amenities. It also has a dining room, bar, game room, and a viewing point where you are afforded a spectacular 360 degree view of the salt flat at any time of the day or night. Facilities include a unique hard surface salt golf course designed by Christian Pensu which is open from May to November, and a spa facility which features a whirlpool, salt beds, massage room, and a number of treatments.
The next time you want to get away from it all or spend a romantic time with your partner, book a room in Palacio de Sal. Consult one of our Travel Consultants for more information.