If you’re tired of the average vacation experience, check out the Palacio de Sal Hotel & Spa in Bolivia, which has been rated as one of the most unique chill out spots on the planet by several magazines, and one of the best for adventure and travel by Travel & Leisure magazine.
The hotel provides a fantastic experience that will leave you feeling relaxed and satisfied and like you’ve just encountered of Mother Nature’s best creations.
The newly remodeled Hotel Palacio de Sal is unlike any accommodation in the world and is completely constructed with salt including the floors, walls and even the furniture. The surroundings are exceptional, offering amazing views of the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt desert on the planet, 3650 meters above sea level.
The hotel has 16 rooms amazing rooms with private baths, solarium and electricity and/or central heating are provided in every room. You’ll also find lovely sculptures throughout the hotel and a spa that add a distinctive touch to the overall, eye catching ambiance. Throughout the Palacio de Sal you’ll find lots of charming hidden places and chill out spots where you can enjoy the stunning sunsets with the surreal backdrop of the mountains far off in the distance. Once the stars start to make their appearance at night, the magic really begins because they stand out like jewels with the absence of harsh artificial light to disturb the views.
The dining room offers delicious cuisine like you’ve never tasted before in your life based on salt, their specialty chicken salt, lamb and meat. You’ll also find a beautifully designed and decorated bar and a recreation room, the perfect place to relax, play chess, Billiards and a variety of other games.
For some outdoor fun there’s a 9 hole golf course which will be one of the most unique courses you’ve ever played on, with the magical moonscape like landscapes and with the extraordinary Salar de Uyuni as your backdrop; every golfer’s dream come true. The golf course was designed by golf course design specialist Christian Pensu. If you stay at the golf course until sunset, you’ll be amazed by the views.
Besides the one of a kind hidden places to explore around the hotel and the golf course, you can take tours of the city of Potosi, visit the mines, and the Tunupa Volcano, shop at the Tarabuco Indian market, check out the Mint House Museum and of course tour all the wondrous chill out spots within the Salar de Uyuni. The Hotel Palacio de Sal Hotel & Spa really offers a vacation experience like no other and should definitely be on your list of best places to visit someday soon.
The closest airports are La Paz LPB, 12 hours away and Cochabamba CBB which is 10 hours away. Palacio de Sal Hotel is located by port of Colchani, near Uyuni town on east coast of the incredible Uyuni salt flats.