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Bolivia Honeymoon Guide: Ideas, Tips, Hotels & Destinations

The Salar is virtually devoid of any wildlife or vegetation

The first couple weeks after getting married should be an exciting time, and going on a honeymoon adventure is something you want to carefully plan out. Bolivia makes for an exotic honeymoon vacation with colorful landscapes, outdoor markets, big-city excitement, and many friendly people. You are sure to fall in love with Bolivia and its local culture during your visit.

Here are some romantic activities, locations, and hotels you will want to include on your Bolivia honeymoon vacation.

Isla del Sol is a Bolivian island in Lake Titicaca

Isla del Sol is a Bolivian island in Lake Titicaca. It’s crossed by trails and known for Inca sites

Isla del Sol

Lake Titicaca is a location in Bolivia filled with history, legends, and a popular spiritual retreat for many who visit the region. One of the most romantic things to do when visiting Titicaca Lake is to go for a boat ride or take a tour out to Isla del Sol. During the day, you will see breathtaking landscapes filled with mountain scapes, and at night you will be able to sit under a sky of stars as you have never seen before. Activities for couples include relaxing on the beach, dipping in the calm waters, or listening to music while sitting around the campfire at night.

There are hotels located on the islands of Lake Titicaca, including Utasawa Lodge, which is located right on Isla del Sol, which is a cozy bed and breakfast. If you are looking for a romantic hotel with amazing views of Lake Titicaca, you will want to stay at Mirador del Titikaka. This hotel is on a hilltop overlooking the lake and offers a quiet place to relax after a long day out on the lake.

Uyuni Salt Flats, is the world’s largest salt flat.

Salar de Uyuni, amid the Andes in southwest Bolivia, is the world’s largest salt flat

Uyuni Salt Flats

The Uyuni Salt Flats are not very far from Potosi, which are home to fascinating views as far as the eye can see. During your honeymoon vacation, you can enjoy many outdoor activities when exploring the salt flats. A popular activity is visiting the town of Colchani, a small village that was developed for the sole purpose of processing salt. While there, mingle with the friendly locals, and stop by the salt factory for a tour.

Visiting Uyuni Salt Flats is definitely for those seeking outdoor adventure in Bolivia. There are many activities to enjoy, including hiking, biking, and watching the sunset. One romantic spot is Aguas Termales de Polques, which is nestled among the patterns of salt and volcanoes. There you can relax in the bath in the thermal waters of the hot springs. This is a great way to relax after spending the day exploring the salt flats. Uyuni Salt Flats are another fantastic location in Bolivia to spend a romantic evening under the stars.

For a romantic evening, plan to stay under the stars in the dome cottages at Kachi Lodge. This puts you close to all the activities available at Uyuni Salt Flats. Another romantic place to stay is Casa del Sal, a hotel wholly made out of locally gathered salt. Other romantic hotels in the area include Hotel Boutique Atipax and Hotel Palacio del Sal.


You are going to fall in love with the Mediterranean town of Tarija. This town is known for its leafy plazas, colonial buildings, and wine. While in Tarija, you can take tours of local wineries and taste locally crafted wines. Local wineries include La Ruta del Vino, Aranjuez, and Kohlberg.

Your stay in Tarija will be complete when you select one of the many romantic hotels, many of which offer fantastic views of the local wineries. La Pasarela has some of the area’s best views and has a romantic spa for couples to enjoy after a long day visiting the wineries. Hotel Mitru and Los Parrales Hotel offer spacious rooms and are close to local wineries.


Be enchanted by the laid back village of Samaipata, surrounded by lush, natural greenery, creating a romantic atmosphere throughout the town. Samaipata is famously known as “Bolivia’s Little Switzerland,” which surrounds you with a mountain backdrop as you stroll hand in hand along the beautiful streets. One activity you must do on your honeymoon vacation is to see the breathtaking waterfalls at Las Cuevas.

Samaipata is home to a pre-Colombian ritual site, El Fuerte de Samaipata, an archeological jewel. These ruins were once an Inca fortress, complete with temples, amphitheaters, and courtyards. El Fuerte is a must-visit when in Samaipata.

When visiting Samaipata, make plans to stay at El Pueblito Hotel Boutique, which offers excellent views of the village, is located next door to Bodega 1750 winery, and offers intimate settings honeymooners love. Other romantic hotels in the area include La Vida es Bella and Casa Lynda.

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz offers a picturesque view showcasing Bolivia’s biodiversity. To experience nature in this city, make your way to the Santa Cruz Botanical Garden. You will be surrounded by lush greenery and spot giant turtles, butterflies, and colorful birds. If you still want to experience more nature and wild animals after visiting the botanical garden, make your way to Amboro National Park. This park is home to hundreds of species of plants, mammals, birds, and reptiles.

For your stay in Santa Cruz, book yourself at the Cosmopolitano Hotel Boutique, which offers luxury accommodations in the historical center of town. Another romantic hotel perfect for a honeymoon vacation is the Buganvillas Hotel Suites and Spa, also located near the center of town. Other accommodation options for a honeymoon in Santa Cruz include Los Tajibos Hotel and Sun Hotel.

These romantic honeymoon activities will offer you and your new spouse the opportunity to experience Bolivia. Many activities are available for couples throughout Bolivia, and the accommodations only help enhance your honeymoon vacation experience.


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This entry was posted June 16, 2021
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