explora Atacama

Location: Atacama Desert & Northern Chile | Chile

Price guide: £££££ More than £500 per person per night

Luxury and adventure unite at explora Atacama in the Atacama Desert, with challenging expeditions in the highest, driest desert in the world by day, and relaxing in luxurious surroundings and stargazing at night.
Perfect forAdventurous types who enjoy their adventures done in style.
In the knowAtacama is one of the best places in the world for stargazing, due to the low humidity and perpetually clear skies at night. An observation dome has been created for guests, complete with a large telescope and a “piggyback bracket” that digital cameras can be mounted on to for spectacular astrophotography.

Recommended for...

  • Chic Design
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Eco-tourism
  • Family-friendly

Hotel Overview

Where

San Pedro in the Atacama Desert, at a staggering 2443 metres above sea level.

Rooms at explora Atacama

The stylish rooms are comfortable and spacious, and have Jacuzzis and balconies for making the most of the spectacular views of the desert, mountains and volcanoes.

Food and facilities

Breakfast is a hearty buffet and chefs prepare delicious meals for the day's excursions. Gourmet cuisine is served in the evenings with Chilean wines. At explora Atacama, there are four connecting pools, each solar-heated to a different temperature as well as saunas, Turkish baths and open-air Jacuzzis - so there are plenty of ways to relax after exploring the beautiful surrounding landscapes.

Activities at explora Atacama

The explorations vary in degree of difficulty - choose from a range of options to find one that suits you. Visit the Valley of the Moon’s strange luminous salt lakes and see flocks of flamingoes, or explore the Cordilleras, volcanoes, geysers and hot springs,  and at the end of your day, relax in your Jacuzzi. The hotel has its own private stables, allowing guests to explore the fascinating terrain on horseback, or for those who like to stay a little closer to the ground, mountain bikes also available.

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