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Las Velas

Isla del Sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia
712 356616
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“trout” (64 reviews)
“quinoa” (17 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Isla del Sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Great private location 200m into the woods off the main "street" near the top of the mountain. Don't forget to bring a flashlight as after dinner there are no lights when walking back through the woods. Pizza was mediocre: little sauce and an excessive amount...More

Thank WaderlusTraveler
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I was hiking around the upper hills of the island (south side) and saw signs pointing towards organically prepared food. Like a kid on a scavenger hunt, I was intrigued by the mystery and wanted to follow this rainbow until the end to see if...More

Thank Kelvin C
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting, cosy and warm with sunset view. I ordered the lasagna, and settled down to write my diary..haven’t had such a great pasta dish since leaving England 14 months ago. So full of flavour, just go!!!

Thank porterbec
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Basically, you will find no signs or indications on where this restaurant is located, once you arrive at Isla del Sol. My tip is: keep hiking, don’t give up - it is located at the top of the island, and that’s what make it special:...More

Thank Marcello S
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I think this is probably hands down the best food you will get in Isla Del Sol- yes you will pay a tiny bit more for it but it definitely worth it. But that isn’t actually the reason you go here- the restaurant’s draw card...More

Thank Ros N
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Funky little restaurant on the ridge, hidden through a forest of eucalyptus trees. No power, hence the name "las velas", but that is what makes it special. Go and watch the sun set then grab a table here for a romantic dinner. Beware, the owner...More

Thank Rich C
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We found this little treasure by chance when walking around the island. You should definitely come here for dinner! They have no electricity in the building, so as soon as it gets dark, they light up the room with candles. Also you’ll have a great...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Visitors recommend catching the sunset here. There were too many clouds to see one properly. Instead we caught thunder and lightning over the lake...and it was still amazing to see. First come, first serve. It's a cozy little restaurant with no electricity. You eat by...More

Thank Carmela A
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

What a superb little restaurant this is. A simple setting with truly amazing food and a wonderful host. The restaurant overlooks lake titicaca to the west so you can watch the stunning sun set from either inside or outside the restaurant. There is no electricity...More

Thank sarahallen87
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Food is well worth the wait, yes it takes a while but there are only two members of staff cooking everything in candle light. The atmosphere is really cool and you get talking to people around you. Initially the owner seemed off with us but...More

Thank Jeyshwey
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Dinner, After-hours
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Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla del Sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  Isla del Sol
  • Phone Number: 712 356616
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