Top things to do

Top Choice South American in Rurrenabaque

La Perla de Rurre

Many in Rurre will tell you that this is their favorite restaurant and ‘the Pearl’ does indeed serve up some mean fresh fish and chicken dishes. The surroundings are simple but the service is excellent.
Top Choice Museum in Trinidad

Kenneth Lee Ethno-Archaeological Museum

Named for the gringo querido del Beni, the beloved white man of the Amazon, this museum north of the center is considered the city's top cultural attraction. It exhibits artefacts from the Trinidad region, including…
Top Choice Barbecue in Trinidad

Churrasquería La Estancia

Ask anybody in Trinidad where to get a good bit of beef and you will be sent here. With its palm roof and coal-fire barbecue hamming up the ranch-house setting, the succulent and juicy cuts will make you wonder how …
Top Choice International in Riberalta


This is Riberalta’s most upscale restaurant, located near the airport, leading the residents to nickname it tropicarísimo (very expensive…). Gargantuan portions of meat, chicken and fish accompanied by salad, rice a…
in Guayaramerín

Restaurant Un Gusto a Más

Get Brazilian-style grub at Bolivian prices at this bright, popular eatery, run by a hard-working Bolivian-Brazilian family. The self-serve spread is modest but tasty, with dishes from both sides of the border, and …
Top Choice European in Rurrenabaque


Fusion in the jungle! This Tunisian emigre to Bolivia – via Paris – makes some awesome fish dishes (pescado Juliano is tasty) and has the only imported Peruvian shellfish in town. Save some room for the crème brûlée…
Health Food in Rurrenabaque

Casa de Campo

Healthy food is the name of the game here, with all-day breakfasts, homemade pastries, vegetarian dishes, soups, salads, on a breezy terrace across from El Lobo. Hospitable Adele is keen to make her guests happy (an…
Steak in Rurrenabaque


Set in an old house, this is a restaurant-cum-cultural center where there is always something going on. There is a lounging area on the ground floor, and two movie rooms (B$20 per film) and a billiard table upstairs…
Arts & Crafts in San Buenaventura

Centro Cultural Tacana

The Centro Cultural Tacana has a handicrafts store and celebrates the Tacana people’s unique cosmovision on the west side of the plaza.
in Trinidad


If you’re a Mexican food fanatic you’ll have been scouring the continent for a place like this. Top-class burritos and all the rest are served in this palapa roofed hangout. Key to its success is that…