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Situated in the Araucanía region of Chile’s Lake District, the birthplace of the valorous Mapuche people, &Beyond Vira Vira is an expansive 34-acre estate that offers a truly picturesque getaway in nature.
The views at &Beyond Vira Vira are immersed by glacial lakes that reflect the snow-capped, dormant volcanoes and the lush flora of neighbouring national parks which provide a uniquely tranquil and intrinsic experience.
Their six serene suites, 12 split-level villas, and single, five-bedroom Hacienda overlook the Liucura River and are individually decorated, themed in beauty. With grand windows that capture awe-inspiring views, handwoven textiles, vibrant tapestries, and traditional artefacts, these features set the tone for the colourful getaway waiting to be had.
Staying true to their organic roots, &Beyond Vira Vira features an organic farm-to-table vegetable garden, modern working farm, boutique cheese factory, and two outdoor hot tubs. Also offering a variety of activities such as rafting on the Liucura, horseback riding, Mapuche community visits, mountain biking, and snowshoeing.
A visit to andBeyond Vira Vira offers an escape into nature’s untouched beauty and Chile’s rich culture. From ascending Villarrica Volcano or participating in grounding yoga to dogsledding with a pack of Huskies and kayaking the nearby cool rivers, there is no doubt that &Beyond Vira Vira provides a highly luxurious stay within an astonishingly beautiful region.
&Beyond Vira Vira Information
Location & Getting There
&Beyond Vira Vira is in close proximity to the Argentinian border which offers several different routes, depending on the itinerary. The most convenient and seamless route is via Temuco Airport that includes a 1.5-hour drive or a 25-minute transfer by a privately charted helicopter. Puerto Montt Airport which connects regularly with Patagonia is a 4.5-hour drive away.
The six &Beyond Vira Vira Suites (including two connecting family suites) offer an intimate yet spacious retreat, featuring a private terrace overlooking the Liucura River or estate garden. Each suite includes a double bed, heated floor, and a large ensuite bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower.
The 12 &Beyond Vira Vira Villas, are uniquely designed to emphasize the open space of nature with panoramic windows and a split-level layout. Each villa is equipped with a fireplace, a large ensuite bathroom, and a spacious terrace with river views featuring an outdoor bathtub to relax in after a day of exploration.
What was once the owner’s residence, the single, five-bedroom Hacienda featured at &Beyond Vira Vira is stunningly decorated with local art, textiles, and unique furnishing. The Hacienda features one master bedroom with its own outdoor hot tub, and four bedrooms, three of which have their own ensuite bathroom. Common areas include an open living and dining area, a second-floor family room, a covered balcony with veranda and a gorgeous garden terrace that best showcase the stellar views available.
&Beyond Vira Vira embraces the richness of Chile’s environment and culture, specializing in activities immersed in nature such as trekking in the Huerquehue National Park, ascending to the top of Villarrica Volcano, catch-and-release fishing, or skiing and snowboarding just to name a few. &Beyond Vira Vira also offers a number of activities on the estate such as tours of the cheese factory and organic vegetable garden, and massages or other wellness treatments available in the spa. Whether lazing along the Liucura River on rafts, touring the local community of Curarrehue, or catching the romantic sunset via helicopter, &Beyond Vira Vira offers many activities for everyone to enjoy.
&Beyond Vira Vira welcomes children to accompany a stay on their estate. Their WILDChild Programme, filled with fun interactive activities such as fishing and biscuit baking, was designed to encourage children to uncover new experiences and learn about new cultures found locally. Childminding service is available on request and depending on the age, children are only permitted on some activities if a private guide has been arranged. Children 12 and older are permitted to partake in all shared activities &Beyond Vira Vira offers.
- Organic Vegetable Garden
- Lodge Shop
- Cheese Factory
- Mountain Biking
- White Water Rafting
- Scenic Helicopter Flights
- Mapuche Community Visits
- Dog Sledding
A getaway to &Beyond Vira Vira offers a luxury stay in the environmentally rich Lake District of Chile. Whether touring their organic farm-to-table vegetable garden, enjoying a helicopter ride over Villarrica Volcano, or just admiring the views of Liucura River, &Beyond Vira Vira is where lavish comfort meets Mother Nature in all her glory.
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