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About Paraguay

A landlocked country in South America, Paraguay is a little-known destination for travellers eager to explore the great outdoors. Popular with birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts, this is an ideal destination for couples or families eager to experience the wonders of South American wetlands without the crowds. Accommodation options range from simple, self-catering spots to chic city hotels, fit for a whole host of tastes and budgets. Many of the best places to stay in Paraguay are in Asunción, the bustling capital city, but there are also some wonderful rural retreats in the heart of the countryside.

The Guaraní people were the first to settle in what is now Paraguay, and their influence can still be seen in the region’s architecture and cuisine. The Spanish arrived in the 16th Century, and founded Asunción in 1537. The city’s historic centre is well worth exploring; the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Asunción is one of its highlights. Further afield you should try to get to the Jesuit ruins of Trinidad de Paraná, situated in a rural spot north east of Encarnacion.

Head out into Paraguay's countryside for hiking, horse riding, cycling and birdwatching trips. You’ll find a plethora of wildlife at Parque Nacional Ybycui and Reserva Natural Embotelladora de Ypacarai — perfect for keen birdwatchers! The Pantanal wetlands also offer opportunities to spot a huge array of wildlife whilst canoeing or on guided tours. Head to the Chaco Plain, a vast scrubland area bordering Bolivia and Argentina, to see pumas and jaguars and visit Mennonite Communities. Paraguay is also a good location for anyone wanting to witness the Iguazu Falls, potentially without the crowds!

Whether you’re dreaming of a wildlife-focused holiday or just travelling to see something a bit different, Paraguay offers something very special. Book a room at one of the best places to stay in Paraguay for a taste of this intriguing South American destination!

The Best Places to stay in Paraguay

For a chic city stay

  • The Factoria Hotel may look like an industrial conversion, but it's a brand new luxury property with industrial chic suites and a fabulous restaurant serving gourmet dishes with a focus on local ingredients and flavours.

For a colonial style B&B

  • Situated in a residential neighbourhood of Asuncion, La Casona offers a boutique retreat from the buzz of the city. It has a range of suites and an apartment all beautifully done and seamlessly combining period features with a contemporary twist. There's also an outdoor pool, perfect for post exploring!

For five star luxury

  • One of Asuncion's grand dames, La Mision is the property to book if you're looking for grown-up, sophisticated luxury. It features elegant and spacious rooms and suites, plus there's an exotic garden, gourmet restaurant and a stunning rooftop terrace with outdoor pool.

For a self catering apartment or villa

  • If you're travelling as a family or a group of friends it may be a better option to book a villa or apartment. For a wide range of properties for all tastes and budgets we recommend you visit our online partner

Travel Information

  • Most visitors will fly in to Silvio Pettirossi International Airport in Asuncion. From here you can either catch a domestic flight onwards, or use the very efficient bus service (though this will obviously take much longer).
  • If you wish to hire a car, we recommend you check out the prices with our partner Rentalcars
  • The best time to visit Paraguay is between May and September. This is Paraguayan winter, however the temperatures will still be warm (average daily highs between 23 and 29°C) and there will be fewer mosquitos!

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See all » 3 hôtels in Asuncion

  • La Casona Asuncion 9 rooms from $99

    Hideaway  -  A tranquil colonial property to return to after a day exploring the city.
    Sights nearby  -  View the hotel's most iconic building Panteón Nacional de los Héroes.
    Local markets  -  Delve into Mercado 4 for a real feel of authentic Asuncion.
    Air conditioningSwimming PoolGardenDisabled accessParkingNo pets

    A small boutique property in a converted colonial house. Chic suites and rooms mix contemporary stye with traditional charm; think white washed walls, exposed beams and luxurious bathrooms. A courtyard pool is utterly tranquil. The perfect spot to return to after a day exploring the city. See More

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  • Factoría Hotel Asuncion 17 rooms from $149

    Foodies  -  Foodies will love the hotel's Ofelia Kitchen, a vanguard gourmet experience with a focus on regional flavours
    Local exploring  -  Set close to local museums and galleries, this hotel is perfecly placed for cultural exploring in Asunción
    City Style  -  Set in an industrial-style property with luxury interiors, this hotel has chic and contemporary city style
    Great walks  -  Explore downtown Asunción on a long walk; head to the Botanical Garden and Zoo of Asunción on the way
    Air conditioningRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenDisabled accessParkingNo pets

    Built-in the style of a 19th-century factory, this luxury hotel is nestled in Asunción. Industrial-chic suites feature exposed brick walls contrasted with plush linens on an extra-large bed. Book a suite for intricate, floor-to-ceiling wrought iron windows. Dine at the Ofelia kitchen; a smart hotel. See More

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