Casa Higueras

Location: Santiago & Central Chile | Chile

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Perched on Valparaíso’s steep hills with spectacular views over the bay, Casa Higueras is a boutique luxury hotel with real character and provides a fantastic base from which to explore – possibly – Chile’s most charming city.
Perfect forAnyone seeking an elegant base for exploring Valparaiso, a UNESCO World Heritage port town and arguably a far more interesting city than Santiago, yet still within easily reach of the international airport.
In the knowDespite views and fine restaurants the capital Santiago can underwhelm so try Valparaíso as a more bohemian base. It’s worth taking a guided tour to get under the skin of this fascinating city and learn about its rich, intriguing history.

Recommended for...

  • Boutique Hotel
  • City Hotel
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Food & Wine

Hotel Overview

Where

Casa Higueras is located in Valparaiso, a one and a half hour’s drive from Santiago through the vineyards of the Central Valley.

Rooms at Casa Higueras

The 20 elegant, spacious rooms at Casa Higueras are spread over four levels of what was originally a 1920’s mansion. Décor is both in keeping with the original features of the building, yet with sumptuous contemporary touches. There are five different room categories with prices varying according to room size and views.

Food and Facilities

Montealegre, the restaurant at Casa Higueras, offers delicious modern cuisine using the finest local ingredients, with a special emphasis on seafood. Dine inside, or on the terrace for spectacular views, all washed down with wonderful Chilean wine. Tiered gardens are home to a spa, sauna, swimming pool and jacuzzi.

Activities at Casa Higueras

Stroll through the fascinating port town of Valparaiso, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and marvel at the network of lifts and funiculars which link the port with the steep cobbled streets above, where you’ll find a colourful and eclectic mix of buildings and impressive viewpoints. Ten minutes by taxi from Casa Higueras is Pablo Neruda’s house, La Sebastiana, and guests can also explore more of the Pacific coastline including his other museum/house at Isla Negra. Wine lovers should take a day trip inland and explore the Central Valley vineyards.

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