La Perla - playa de la Calavera ( has several basic rooms with private bathrooms, hot water, electricity (albeit till midnight only) and superb views across the northern coastline. Prices vary according to the season, but are approx 100 to 110 USD per room, per night.

situated adjacent to La Perla, it has four double rooms and three triple bedrooms with almost identical characteristics and prices to la Perla. The decoration of both hotels was obviously no creation of French interior designer, Philippe Starck!.

(Tel : 098 565 966 mobile - playa de la calavera about 200 metres from the centre of the village) is run by friendly couple Laura and Matias. The charming posada, with 3 individual sea-facing rooms and a dorm for 4, also boasts the only library in the village. Reservations and prices can be consulted by phone.

To rent the ranches and beach houses, you can contact Alejandro at the central ‘square’ in the tourism booth, or call +598 99 09 90 11. He has several houses at his disposal. Alternatively, ask for locals « la Bruja », « El Rubio » or « El Piaba » who will happily rent out their houses.