Tucked away behind the Andes is South America's tall, leggy beauty, Chile. Her vital statistics are impressive: only 180km wide but 4329km long, and with looks to die for. From the arid Atacama Desert in the north through to temperate rainforests, the spectacular Chilean Lake District and the glaciers, lakes and fjords of Chilean Patagonia, Chile's dramatic landscapes are hard to resist and a luxury holiday or honeymoon here is simply unforgettable.
Once a backpacker-only trip, the excellent luxury explora Atacama hotel now offers the holiday of a lifetime from Chile's Atacama Desert across into Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni, a blindingly-white salt desert dotted with black volcanic rock, giant cactae and multicoloured lakes.
Meanwhile, a five-hour flight west of Santiago, Chile's cosmopolitan capital, mysterious Easter Island awaits discovery, its colossal Moai statues inviting intrigue and fascination from all that set foot on this island's remote shores.
HIGHLIGHTS OF CHILE
Stargazing in the Atacama Desert and Elqui Valley. The best in the world. Honestly.
Wondering at the mysterious Moai statues on Chile’s remote Easter Island.
Absorbing the mesmerizing panoramas in the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia.
Soaking up the tranquillity and natural beauty of the snow-tipped mountains and deep clear lakes in the Chilean Lake District.
Skiing in the Andes, the second highest mountain range in the world after the Himalayas.
Drinking the wines of Concha y Toro, one of the world’s most renowned wine brands, and visiting Lapostolle, a new state-of-the-art winery.
Exploring the mythical and culturally rich island of Chiloe.
Taking the first Air Cruise to Antarctica.
Glamping. Chile has some of the best options in South America.
Enjoying a trip down the largely undiscovered Austral road. With glaciers, ice fields, lagoons and fjords, a journey here ticks pretty much every box for lovers of the great outdoors.
HOLIDAYS IN CHILE HANDPICKED BY EXSUS
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Location: Santiago & Central Chile | Chile
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Location: Easter Island | Chile
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Location: Chilean Lake District | Chile
Best for: Setting & Views, Lodge, Luxury Hotel, Family-friendly
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