La Posada del Sol, Bed & Breakfast, Samaipata, Bolivia

Samaipata is located 120 km. from Santa Cruz de la Sierra on the old road between that city and Cochabamaba. The trip is approximately two hours and the road is usually well paved depending on the season. At 1640 meters above sea level the town of Samaipata is the principal tourist center of the region that offers the visitor an ideal colonial environment to relax in. Samaipata’s delightful climate comes thanks to its location at 1,640 meters above sea level that grants it average temperatures between 19 and 22º C.
At the feet of the towering Andes, Samaipata is a tiny and agreeable village. Samaipata consists of a series of lush valleys and cloud forested mountains. From the mountainous topography with European style cabins this town has earned the nickname “little Switzerland”.
Samaipata has an almost mystic aire, and spots numerous gardens of vegetables and herbs (see La Vispera in the accommodation section), as well as local ceramic and iron crafts. It exists a good developed infrastructure of hotels, restaurants, and tour operators, which offer a variety of tours and excursions within the region. In Samaipata one can feel the strong influence of foreign expats which came to stay in this beautiful place.

For information about tours to Samaipata and the Amboro National Park, please click here.

Calle Ezequiel Arteaga, Samaipata, Bolivia
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