Top things to do

Church in Buena Vista

Iglesia de los Santos Desposorios

Buena Vista’s Jesuit mission was founded in 1694 as the fifth mission in the Viceroyalty of Peru, but its current form dates from 1767. When the Jesuits were expelled from Bolivia later that year, the administration…
International in Buena Vista

La Cunumisita

A surprisingly varied international menu with Chinese, Italian, Peruvian and French dishes among others, and some pleasant outdoor tables on the west side of the plaza to enjoy them at (if you can phase out the nois…
River in Buena Vista

Río Surutú

Río Surutú is a popular excursion for locals, and there’s a pleasant sandy beach ideal for picnics, swimming and camping during the dry season. From Buena Vista it’s an easy 3km walk to the river bend's nearest town…
Cafe in Buena Vista

Cafe Rogelia

A low-key snack bar on the south side of the plaza with a cheap and simple menu of sandwiches, empanadas, juices and other bits to pick at.
Fiesta in Buena Vista

Día de los Santos Desposorios

The local fiesta, Día de los Santos Desposorios, features bullfights, food stalls and general merrymaking.
Fiesta in Buena Vista

Chocolate Festival

Chocaholics can sample some of the local artesanal chocolate at stalls set in the main square.
Fiesta in Buena Vista

Coffee Festival

A chance to sample local coffee and buy other artisan goods at stalls in the main square.