Uyuni was created in 1889 during president of Dr. Aniceto Arce, in whose sector a small place called Uyu was a resting place for llama caravans carrying salt to barter food with different areas.
The Uyuni salt flat is the largest continuous salt desert in the world, with an area of 12,000 km². It is located about 3650 meters in the southwest of Bolivia, in the province of Daniel Campos in the department of Potosí within the highland region of the Andes Mountains.
The Uyuni salt flat also constitutes one of the largest reserves of lithium in the world, it also has significant amounts of potassium, boron and magnesium.
All 25 rooms have central and / or electric heating in bedrooms and bathrooms, hot water with solar panels.