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Explora Atacama ChileAtacama Desert
Located on the outskirts of San Pedro de Atacama in Chile, Explora Atacama is ideally positioned to explore the desert, Andean high plains, mountains, and wildlife of this ancient landscape. One of the most luxurious hotels in the Atacama Desert, it’s renowned for its guided explorations, superb cuisine, and stunning location.
The 50 rooms and suites are designed to offer a sanctuary from modern life with no TVs or WiFi, only sweeping views of the desert landscape. Exposed brick walls and unfinished wood blends with muted textiles and comfortable beds, while bathrooms feature hydro-massage baths.
The restaurant at Explora Atacama serves gourmet Chilean cuisine made from locally sourced produce. There’s an open-bar policy with Chilean varietals, plus a premium wine menu.
The bar is the hub for planning explorations. Choose from over 40 guided treks, horseback adventures, or van tours. After a day’s adventuring, refresh in the pool, unwind in the spa, or retire to the observatory for uninterrupted views of the night sky.
Explora Atacama Information
Location & Getting There
Explora Atacama in Chile is one hour away from Calama Airport.
The lodge provides 50 elegantly-appointed rooms with spectacular views across the desert and the Cordillera de la Sal. Rooms do not have televisions or WiFi to help you disconnect from everyday life. For those seeking maximum comfort and luxury, the Catur Suite is ideal. It features four balconies and a lavish bathroom. Interconnecting rooms are available for families.
Over 40 different guided hikes, bike rides, high mountain ascents, horseback rides, massages, stargazing.
Children are most welcome at Explora Atacama.
- Four heated swimming pools
- Sauna, steam baths, and open-air Jacuzzis
- Turi Puri massage room
- Puritama hot springs
- Restaurant & Explorer’s Bar
- Private observatory
- Stable and horses
- Guided hikes
- High mountain ascents
- Horseback adventures
- Mountain biking
- 4WD tours
One of the most luxurious hotels in the Atacama Desert, Explora Atacama in Chile is renowned for its guided explorations, superb cuisine, and stunning location. The 50 rooms and suites are designed to offer a sanctuary from modern life with no TVs or WiFi, only sweeping views of the desert landscape. We especially like the Catur Suites which boast dramatic views of the alfalfa fields and the Licancabur volcano. This is the place to be at one with nature.
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