Hotel La Mision
Smart colonial style hotel close to the centre of San Ignacio, convenient for visits to the UNESCO restored mission church.
This pleasant two-storey hotel, well located for a visit to the town and mission church, is just off the main plaza of San Ignacio de Velasco, a 5-6 hour bucolic drive from Santa Cruz. The design and décor capture the heritage and atmosphere of the restored UNESCO Jesuit missions. Built in traditional Spanish style with columns of carved wood which depict the local history, the hotel has spacious patios with lush, neat gardens that create a peaceful ambiance.
The 32 comfortable, colonial-style rooms and suites include a private bathroom, minibar, air-conditioning, TV and telephone. The hotel welcomes small conferences, so it features a business centre and small fitness room as well as a pretty, surprisingly decent-sized outdoor swimming pool.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Across the Bolivian border was the long route which involved a four hour journey over a makeshift road with many potholes. However, the scenery was spectacular and I looked on it as a bit of fun.SG, Chigwell
Most Memorable Moment: Difficult to pick out one thing as it was all great! For me probably being on Lake Titicaca, the achievement of a childhood ambition!JS
Highlight: Oh PLEASE !?? How can we do that. I think the early Hito Cajon border of Bolivia to Sucre had to be the highlights - the Salar, etc. the views all the way, our guide must have got tired of us oohing and aaahing !RH, Carshalton
Most memorable experience: “The time we spent in Bolivia was amazing, despite the altitude sickness! The Uyuni salt flat was so beautiful and all the lagoons and mountains we saw on the way. We also loved Iguazu falls and lake Titicaca.”SC, Manchester
Highlights: The trek and Bolivia in general.GN, Kingsbridge
Bolivia - just stunning.PG, Northwood
The flight with Amazonas felt v safe. The plane is brand new CRJ200 Bombardier, the staff is helpful and v efficient and the pilots seemed v highly skilled and trained. So of all companies that provides short haul national flight in Bolivia I would highly recommend using Amazonas.JO, Borough
Best aspect was that the constant variety of wonderful experiences and sights and - due to excellent guides - information on history and local culture.CR, Aylesbury
Bolivia is very spectacular in terms of scenery but both food and hotels leave something to be desired. Not a problem for us but some might find it below expectations.MW
For both of us though the highlight of our trip was the journey through Bolivia, the crossing of Lake Titicaca and the visit to the Sun Island and then the 3 days we spent driving down to the Chilean border with the guide Juan Carlos and driver Rene was simply the best, it reminded us of journeys we made back in the late 60’s through Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran.RA, Croydon
Bolivia was outstanding and we are grateful to our JLA travel consultant for her description of this trip.BR, Hornsey
Bolivia was a revelation. I knew little about the country before the tour, but I fell in love with it. We visited beautiful towns and cities, the Bolivians were charming, we saw marching bands everywhere, ate great food very cheaply and stayed in an interesting range of hotels.DK, Coventry
Most memorable experience: “So many...Bolivia was outstanding and we are grateful to our JLA travel consultant for her description of this trip.”BR, Hornsey
The landscape in Bolivia was more stunning than expected. Uyuni was the highlight.MO, Liverpool
Highlight: “Seeing the physical geography of Bolivia and visits especially the silver mine and the mint.”KS
Highlight: Views over Lake Titicaca from Isla del SolBC, London
It felt like the most authentic South American experience.CC, Carnforth
Overall a fantastic itinerary. Bolivia was an unknown for us but it exceeded our expectations in every respect thanks to a wonderful guide in Noel.SM, Wokingham
A highlight was driving through Bolivia and salt flats. The lack of tourists during the long drive was something else. We saw hardly any other people at the attractions we stopped at. At some places we were the only people. Truly magical. More people at salt flats as expected but still a really memorable and spectacular experience.
Most Memorable Moment?: Uyuni salt flatsRH, Warrington
Most Memorable Moment: Lunch on the Uyuini Salt PlainsFA, Preston
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