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Surrounded by lush gardens, Awasi Atacama is an oasis amid the immense Atacama Desert, the aridest place on Earth. This Relais & Chateaux property is located in the historical town of San Pedro de Atacama, this intimate resort blends into the landscape and offers guests a range of bespoke private experiences.
Set within an ancient adobe wall, there are ten private cottages, each with their own solarium, patio, and indoor and outdoor showers. The spacious round and rectangular structures feature king-sized or twin beds, elegant writing tables, comfortable reading nooks, and alpaca blankets. They are also family-friendly.
The open-air restaurant serves Chilean and international dishes, infused with unique flavors and complemented by Chilean wines. Guests can book cookery lessons with the chef.
Each suite has its own 4WD and private guide. Explore the Atacama Desert, visit archaeological sites, float in a salt lake, bathe in hot springs, visit local villages, and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities.
Awasi Atacama Information
Location & Getting There
Situated in the remote Atacama Desert in the north of Chile, in Chile’s archeological capital, Awasi Atacama is a 1-hour drive from Calama Airport.
The hotel provides 8 very unique thatched-roof cottages built of stone, adobe, and wood. Round Rooms boast private solariums with an outdoor shower, bathroom, and closet, while Superior Round Suites have an additional writing desk. A private terrace can be shared if guests choose to occupy both the Round Room and a Superior Round Suite. Rectangular Suites also feature a private solarium with an outdoor shower, along with desks and reading armchairs, a bathroom, and a walk-in closet.
Awasi Atacama offers a multitude of tailor-made private excursions in modern 4x4s to volcanoes, salt flats, hot springs, and archeological sites. Guests can also go hiking, horse riding or biking, visit local villages or stroll through San Pedro. After a day of unforgettable adventures, laze by the pool or sip a glass of superb Chilean wine by the open-air fire in the outdoor lounge.
The hotel caters to families and there are plenty of child-friendly activities on offer. However, be cautioned that young children may not easily adapt to the high altitude.
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Open-air restaurant serving Andean cuisine
- Library with guidebooks and chess tables
- Private 4WD and guide for each lodge
- Explore the Atacama Desert, tranquil nature walks or hikes
- Cultural excursions
- Archaeological sites
- Horseback riding and mountain biking
- Cookery lessons
- Bird and wildlife watching
- Art and photography classes
Ten-roomed Awasa Atacama in Argentina is a cozy and secluded haven in a historic setting and has been designed to fit harmoniously into the local culture and environment. Expect comfortable and authentic rooms with excellent amenities, outstanding food, and the benefit of a private guide. We like the communal courtyard and the small pool offering a welcome respite from the heat.
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