Explora Patagonia, Chile

Explore: The art of travel explored through your surroundings, through luxury, and through sustainability.

Locations: Patagonia Chile

Style: “Hotels built for linking man to temporary space - present and past - and the mysteries of nature.”

Explora Patagonia: With a stay at Explora Patagonia, you can experience the beautiful wilderness of Chilean Patagonia (the Torres del Paine, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve) with its mountains, turquoise lakes, glaciers, forests, viewpoints, prairies and rivers via treks and hikes, or on horseback. Or just from your hotel room, which will have stunning views of either the Paine Massif, the Paine River or Salto Chico Falls!

Suitable for: Couples, groups of friends, families, honeymooners, wilderness and photography enthusiasts.

Wellness: Spa Ona at Explora Patagonia is located 100 meters away from the main building, and has a heated covered pool, a sauna, and four open-air jacuzzis with views to the Paine River. You can also choose from a variety of essential oil massages for yourself.

Green Hotel facts: The Chilean owners of the Explora hotels were innovative and forward thinking, hiring local staff and guides who go through 3 to 6 months’ training to be qualified. The hotels’ horses are specially bred for either Patagonia or Atacama, and are well cared for; they’re trained by ‘imprint’ and never by force.

The food is sourced locally, and there are solar panels for some heating. At Explora Atacama, they use solar power for heating their pool; they also have water stations for refillable bottles and conservation programs called ‘Wildcats of the Andes.’ The hotel at Explora Rapa Nui is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified eco design. They have programs for waste management, and they don’t produce any landfill; instead, everything is sorted, recycled and composted.

Offers and inclusions: All inclusive, meals, drinks, room, hiking, horseback, guides.

Virtuoso Exclusive: Upgrade on arrival subject to availability, Full daily breakfast for two, USD100 Hotel credit, early check-in/late check-out subject to availability and WiFi

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