This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in La Silleta. To help you make friends with La Silleta before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
La Silleta, Argentina, is a small, rural village within the multiplicity of Salta. There is not a whole lot to do in La Silleta, but that is exactly why some people love it. The town itself offers little to detain the traveler; it's rural, which means that there are lots of farms and animals around. Long grassy plains and a mountains provide the calm backdrop of La Silleta, and there are not really any shops or restaurants here, so those wishing to grab a bit to eat must travel into Salta.
What La Silleta does have, however, is a growing hotel and destination hostel industry. Despite its distance from Salta, many destination hostels are choosing La Silleta and other small towns on the outskirts of Salta to set up in. Hostels in La Silleta, Argentina, tend to be set on large properties and serve as destination hostels. This means that hostels in La Silleta, Argentina, aim to provide guests with everything. Many hostels in La Silleta, Argentina, are set up like resorts or party destinations for backpackers and will even offer guests tour packages to nearby sites.
Many hostels in La Silleta, Argentina, feature onsite bars and restaurants; a downside to this is that guests cannot cook for themselves in these hostels. Hostels in La Silleta, Argentina, tend to be well set up for entertaining their guests and may features things like swimming pools, volleyball or soccer fields, outdoor BBQ areas, pool tables, and hammock circles. Hostels in La Silleta, Argentina, tend to either attract those who want to relax in a quiet location outside of the city for awhile or younger backpackers who wish to mingle and party their nights away.
Getting to and from La Silleta is simple, though a little time consuming. Buses pass regularly through the town, commencing at 6:30 a.m. and running approximately every ten minutes until midnight. The journey takes approximately forty minutes. Once in Salta, the main bus station houses multiple bus companies that will take travelers almost anywhere in Argentina and even onto Chile, Uruguay, or Bolivia.
Written by local enthusiast for La Silleta hostelsChloe