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A Hotel in Bolivia is Made Entirely of Salt

The chairs, tables, walls, and ceilings – everything.

Staying in this hotel means restraining yourself from licking the walls. Aptly named Palacio de Sal or Palace of Salt, this is the first hotel of its kind in the world. Created by architect Juan Quesada Valda in 1998, practically everything in this hotel is made of salt – the chairs, tables, walls, and ceilings. The surrounding area of the establishment had an abundance of sodium chloride, making the location a convenient choice.

Doctors may have prohibited us from eating too much salt, but being around salt is another matter. Salt has many healing properties and can improve one’s breathing, uplift mood, and promote better sleep.

According to the hotel’s website, the architect’s goal in creating the hotel is “to provide visitors a place where they can find the balance with nature and enjoy a pleasant and unforgettable rest.”

Palacio de Sal has more than 48,000 square feet and has 30 rooms and suites.

The standard rooms are each equipped with a small sitting area, telephone, heating, and private bathroom.

As for the suites, each has a large living area, sleeping area, and bathroom with soaking tub. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

Palacio de Sal is located at the Salar de Uyuni, a 4,086 square miles of salt flat completely immersed in salt crust.

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The view from the hotel is magnificent; you can see the textures of the flat and beautiful colors during sunset.

The hotel has a restaurant called El Meson and the specialty dish is salt chicken (of course!).

For those who want to see the beauty up close, the hotel has a tie-up with Hidalgo Tours, which offers tours and day trips in the area.

If you’re looking for a unique wedding and you don’t mind flying all the way to Bolivia, why not hold it at the Salar de Uyuni and then stay at the hotel? This is definitely a destination wedding experience up for grabs!

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