Know Santa Cruz

Get to know Santa Cruz, Bolivia

A pleasant, tropical climate and cosmopolitan atmosphere have drawn visitors to Santa Cruz de la Sierra for decades. Situated on the River Pirai, the city is considered Bolivia’s most important business hub. Newcomers will find our neighborhoods teeming with local culture, vibrant street life and authentic Bolivian cuisine.

Located 15 minutes from downtown and two minutes from the Equipetrol Norte financial district, Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Center is perfect for business and leisure travelers in Santa Cruz.

Head to nearby Ventura Mall for the area’s best shopping, check out bustling nightlife on Monseñor Avenue or venture downtown to explore historic cathedrals and museums. You’ll even find great restaurants, shops and cafes right outside our door on San Martin Avenue.

Los Tajiboshotel

Ave. San Martin, #455
Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Santa Cruz Convention Center
Come visit us today!

Local Attractions

  • Viru Viru International Airport (30 mins.)
  • Trompillo Airport (15 mins.)
  • Zoo (5 mins.)
  • Main square (15 mins.)
  • Botanical garden (30 mins.)
  • Biocentro Guembe Butterfly Sanctuary and Natural Resort (20 mins.)
  • La Rinconada Park and Restaurant – a garden with ponds, aquatic plants and koi fish (20 mins.)
  • Yvaga Guazu – botanical garden and restaurant (20 mins.)
  • Cafes on Monseñor Rivero Avenue (5 mins)
  • Cathedral Museum (15 mins.)
  • Manzana Uno – art and cultural exhibitions, handicrafts, etc. (15 mins.)
  • La Recova – handicrafts and souvenir shops (15 mins.)
  • Artecampo – handicrafts and souvenir shop (15 mins.)
  • Country Club – 18-hole golf club and restaurant (10 mins.)
  • Ventura Mall – open December 2014 (5 mins.)
  • Art and Archeology Museum (15 mins.)


Area Events

  • Tahuichi Sub-15 Soccer World Cup (January)
  • Carnival (February)
  • Feria del Libro (April)
  • Festival Internacional de Música Renacentista y Barroca Americana "Misiones de Chiquitos" – Barroque Music Festival (April 2014, every 2 years)
  • Bolivia Moda – fashion runway (May)
  • Ibiza Open – electronic and house music festival (May)
  • ExpoCasa – international design and architecture exhibition (June)
  • Winter Solstice – Samaipata (June 21)
  • Food and Wine Festival (July)
  • Fexpocruz – international commerce, trade, services, agriculture, cattle and beauty exhibition (September)
  • Festival Internacional del Teatro – “Santa Cruz de la Sierra” (2015, every 2 years)