Tayka de Piedra

Location: Uyuni Salt Flats | Bolivia

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

Tayka Hotel de Piedra was inspired by its surroundings at San Pedro de Quemes with its traditional thatched roofs and foundations made from local materials like volcanic rock and sand, typical throughout the Andes. It is a cosy retreat on the southern border of the Uyuni Salt Flats, 170km from Calama in Chile.
Perfect forAdventures into the heart of southern Bolivia.
In the knowTayka Hotel de Piedra is a rustic retreat, so don’t expect five-star luxuries here!

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion
  • Educational
  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Rustic

Hotel Overview

sense of place

A stone’s throw from the ruins of Pueblo Quemado de San Pedro de Quemes, south of the Salar de Uyuni.

rooms at Tayka de Piedra

Solar energy is used to heat the rooms, which wrap around two central courtyards: a cool, welcome respite from the heat of the day. They feature comfortable beds with cosy blankets, wooden floors and en suite bathrooms.

food & facilities

Fuel up on local specialties at the hotel restaurant, adorned with textile wall hangings and with views over the highlands. The breakfast is American style, and you can enjoy coca tea whenever you like – it helps soothe altitude sickness.

Activities at Tayka Hotel de Piedra

Venture to active volcanoes, pre-Columbian sites and the Cuevas Galaxias to discover just how fascinating this region is. Head off on treks to explore the archaeological and cultural sites of the region, like Pukara de Tojota, Jawincha and Cueva del Diablo, and marvel at the local flora and fauna. Visit Incahuasi Island and don’t miss the sunset from the Mirador Caltama.

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