explora Atacama

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Average Kiwi Rating

8.0

Kiwi Rating Explained

Service
8
Rooms
7
Food & Beverage
8
Spa & Fitness
8
Attention to Detail
8
Generosity & Value
8
Wow / Hip Factor
8
Architecture & Design
8
Location
8
Fit to Promise
9

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Overview

At an elevation of 8,000 feet, the unforgettable, all-inclusive desert oasis of explora Atacama is nestled at the base of the Andes in Chile - literally on a level all its own.

Explora's private stables provide the opportunity to explore unique territory on horseback suited to your equestrian experience.
Amid the ancestral lands of Chile's Ayllu de Larache plains, the Hotel de Larache at explora Atacama offers casual elegance and an unforgettable experience in an otherworldly setting.

Situated on the Atacama flats at the foot of the volcanic Andes range, the explora Atacama features 50 tastefully appointed rooms, including the spacious Catur Suite, all of which require a minimum three-night stay.

You'll need at least three days to take in everything the region has to offer, from explorations on foot and horseback, to swimming in the local pools and nearby hot springs. Inspired local cuisine, TV-free rooms, and a traditional Turi Puri massage room are located in a restored Adobe hut and ensure that you'll retire in comfort afterwards.

At night, far from the lights and sounds of the city, it's impossible not to relax, as a deep silence descends over the desert and the skies become perfect for stargazing at the nearby observatory.

Amenities

  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Concierge
  • Front Desk
  • Gift Shop
  • Laundry Service
  • Nanny/Babysitting Service
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Room Service

Interests

  • Adventure
  • All Inclusive
  • Family
  • Hiking
  • Photography
  • Romance
  • Sightseeing
  • Wildlife
  • Winetasting

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Location

The explora Atacama lodge sits at the foot of the Andes in Chile's central Antofagasta region. It can be reached in three hours from the capital of Santiago via the city of Calama, which lies approximately one hour to the northwest.

Reservations

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PHONE: +1.877.999.0680
EMAIL: Reservations Team

Monday to Friday 6am – 12am
Saturday and Sunday 7am - 3pm
Hours of operation are in Pacific Standard Time.
  • explora Atacama
  • Atacama
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  • Chile


Recognition & Affiliates

explora Atacama is part of Explora

Condé Nast Traveler - Gold List - 2008 & 2009
Forbes Traveler 400 - The World's Very Best Hotels and Resorts - 2008
Travel + Leisure - Best High Altitude Hotels - 2008
Condé Nast Traveler - Top 100: Best in the World - 2007
Condé Nast Traveler - Top 10 Central/South America Resorts
Condé Nast Traveler - Reader's Choice Awards - 2007
Condé Nast Traveler - Gold Standard - 2006