El Manantial Del Silencio

Salta and The Northwest


  • Purmamarca (2,200m above sea level), Salta & The Northwest
  • Bed and Breakfast

El Manantial, a Moorish-styled, boutique hotel has 19 rooms, all with private facilities (bath and shower), tiled floors and bamboo ceilings. One suite is larger than the standard rooms and has a private lounge and Jacuzzi. There is an outdoor swimming pool set in gardens that are surrounded by colourful hills.

The restaurant serves local specialities including Llama meat, quinoa and other regional dishes. Breakfast comprises of delicious homemade jams and marmalades. The village is a short walk (500m) from the hotel where the indigenous population brings life and colour to the town square with a daily handicraft market.