Considered the spine of South America, Chile’s long and narrow shape is never wider than 150 miles. Yet on a Chile itinerary you can explore one of the world’s most unique treasures, roam amongst giants on the mystical Easter Island, stroll sun-drenched vineyards and spend hours observing nature.
The Atacama desert offers idyllic isolation and out-of-this-world experiences that would light up any honeymoon to Chile. Marvel at the bright white salt flats that turn fiery red at sunset. Walk amongst rare Andean flamingos. Step across the lunar-like landscapes in the Valley of the Moon. Stare out at the pastel peaks of the Chilean Andes as you wander across sky-high sand dunes. And while the rest of the world sleeps, witness the night sky come alive with celestial magic for the ultimate stargazing experience. This is just a taste of our tailor-made holidays to Chile.
Travel south and Chile will surprise you. Distinctly different, The Lake District region is home to fragrant green forests, glacial lakes, hot springs and snow-capped volcanoes. Further south, Chilean Patagonia (shared with neighbouring Argentina) is an adventure playground. Thereare breathtaking fjords, marble caves, towering glaciers and rugged national parks trails for an adventure holiday to Chile you won’t forget in a hurry.
Chilean culture is at the centre of life in Santiago. You’ll find a vibrant art scene, endless green parks, wide colonial streets with history on every corner and an electric nightlife. From the capital, you can discover the flourishing wine regions of Maipo Valley, Colchagua and Casablanca Valley.
Head west of Chile on your luxury holiday and land in the tropical South Pacific at Easter Island. The mystical Moai statues reign over the remote UNESCO World Heritage island. Over eight hundred giant heads (some with their bodies revealed) dot the landscape. Surrounded by gin-clear waters, Easter Island offers unique diving. Whilst you won’t see many colourful fish and coral reefs, you’ll swim through caves, cliffs and lava formations. As well as finding green sea turtles and sharks, you might be lucky enough to spot or hear whales on their migration routes.
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Stretching from the belly of South America to its southern tip, Chile is impossibly long. This twelve-day trip explores the wealth of landscapes which lie in between, from the cosmopolitan capital Santiago to the epic Atacama Desert and northern Patagonia, while toasting its rich diversity with visits to some of the country’s finest wineries along the way.VIEW EXPERIENCE
From the wonderful sights of Buenos Aires, you’ll travel to Ushuaia, the southernmost city before Antarctica, where you’ll discover the natural beauty of Cerro Alarkén Natural Reserve.VIEW EXPERIENCE
Showcasing the highlights of Chile’s evocative and bewitching landscapes, spend eleven remarkable nights immersed in Chilean culture and the beauty of mother nature. Experience the iconic Atacama Desert, the dynamic capital city Santiago and breathtaking Torres del Paine National Park.VIEW EXPERIENCE
Head ashore to Magdalena Island to admire thousands of Magellanic penguins in their natural habitat, as the largest colony in the whole of Chile.
Sleep amongst the stars as you stay overnight in a deluxe yurt surrounded by the beauty of nature at Patagonia Camp. Expertly designed with sustainability in mind, this eco-conscious accommodation is circular in shape and designed to maximise both light and heat energy efficiently. Enjoy listening to the wind and rain, birds singing in the surrounding forest all with one of the most impressive views on the planet.
Kayak around the protected bays and islands on Lake Toro accompanied by extraordinary views of the Patagonian landscape.
Fronting the serene shores of Lake Llanquihue, AWA Hotel in Puerto Varas delivers gasp-worthy views of Osorno volcano from every single room. Its ambitious stone and glass design is striking enough to draw you in but not so much as to take away from the epic landscapes it looks out onto. It’s more than just a handy base for exploring the Lake District’s great outdoors; its restaurants deliciously taps into the local seafood scene with its tasty roster of fish dishes.
High in the northern desert of Chile, Tierra Atacama lodge encapsulates exquisite design, unique experiences, and an intimate homely atmosphere. With clear night skies, high altitude lagoons and moon-like valleys, all set in an unforgettable desert landscape where a sense of both adventure and pure relaxation are combined, you will leave feeling fully restored.
An exceptionally beautiful camp on the edge of Lake Toro provides the unique opportunity to stay overnight in the middle of Torres del Paine National Park. Revel in the wonder of nature’s harmony from sunrise until sunset, and as the night falls, enjoy stargazing through your very own ceiling window. We recommend upgrading to a yurt with a jacuzzi to make the most of the breath-taking sunsets. Passionate guides will help you uncover the area’s highlights.
Blending in seamlessly with the raw beauty of the Atacama Desert, this luxury oasis is surrounded by a divine chocolate box of natural wonders, including salt flats, volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and sand dunes. Its adobe-style desert retreats pay homage to the indigenous architecture that’s befitting of the area, while Explora Atacama is far enough away from San Pedro de Atacama to benefit from the dark skies that make this wilderness one of the world’s premier stargazing spots.
A grand nineteenth-century mansion, the Gallic grandeur of Le Rêve Boutique Hotel fits very snugly among the leafy boulevards and other grand houses of Santiago’s Providencia neighbourhood. Its ivy-covered exterior hides a homely feel inside where the understated elegance is matched by a tranquil atmosphere – invaluable for a city hotel. Handily, it’s close to all of Santiago’s must-see landmarks, as well as many museums and gourmet restaurants.
Lording over eleven thousand acres of sun-soaked vineyards in the Millahue Valley, VIK Chile is a titanium-topped retreat with one hell of a view. Of course, wine permeates every aspect of a stay here, whether it’s premium tastings or soaking in a wine bath in VIK’s spa but it’s far more than that. There are so many opportunities to explore the surrounding countryside, from hiking to horseback adventures and everything in between. Millahue means ‘place of gold’ in indigenous Mapuche – VIK certainly feels that.
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