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Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa

Desert luxury, adventure, and cultural immersion
Visit Atacama DesertChile Holidays· 32 Rooms · £££

Desert luxury, adventure, and cultural immersion.

A desert sanctuary in Chile's Atacama Desert, where luxury meets adventure amid epic landscapes and cultural immersion.

The Tierra Atacama Hotel is a luxurious oasis nestled in the heart of Chile's stunning Atacama Desert, one of the driest and most otherworldly landscapes on Earth. This boutique hotel is a true gem, offering an unparalleled blend of comfort, adventure, and cultural immersion in an environment that seems like it's straight out of a science fiction movie.

Upon arrival at Tierra Atacama, guests are immediately struck by the breath-taking scenery that surrounds them. The hotel is designed to blend seamlessly with its natural surroundings, featuring adobe-style architecture and earthy tones that harmonize with the desert landscape. Each room and suite offers panoramic views of the desert, allowing guests to wake up to the awe-inspiring beauty of the Atacama Desert.

Adventure seekers will find a wide range of activities to choose from, including guided hikes to the surreal Moon Valley, stargazing sessions in one of the world's best astronomical observatories, and exploratory excursions to hidden lagoons and salt flats. The Atacama Desert's unique geography and geology offer a playground for photographers, hikers, and nature enthusiasts.

After a day of exploration, guests can unwind at the tranquil spa, indulge in a rejuvenating massage, or take a dip in the outdoor pool, all while enjoying the uninterrupted views of the desert and the Andes Mountains.

What truly sets Tierra Atacama apart is its dedication to cultural immersion. Guests have the opportunity to interact with local artisans, learn about the region's indigenous culture, and gain a deep appreciation for the desert's history and traditions.

Closure: Please note Tierra Atacama is closed from 01 April-30 November 2024 for refurbishment.

Sustainability: Tierra Atacama's commitment to sustainability and responsible tourism is evident in every aspect of its operation. The hotel strives to minimise its environmental impact while supporting the local community. It sources locally grown produce for its gourmet restaurant, which serves a delectable fusion of Chilean and international cuisine.

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When to visit Chile

Discover the best times to visit Chile with this guide

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January is the peak of summer in Chile, making it an excellent time to visit the country's coastal areas, including the vibrant cities of Valparaiso and Viña del Mar. The temperatures during this month are generally pleasant, ranging from 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F), perfect for enjoying the beaches and outdoor activities



Another fantastic month to explore Chile, especially if you're interested in the landscapes of Patagonia. The weather remains warm and inviting, making it an ideal time for hiking and outdoor adventures. In Valparaiso, you can experience the colourful Carnival of Valparaiso, a lively celebration filled with parades, music, dancing, and stunning street art. It's advisable to book accommodation well in advance due to the popularity of this season.



March marks the beginning of autumn in Chile, and the weather starts to cool down. It's still an enjoyable time to visit, with fewer crowds and lower prices compared to the peak summer season. The wine regions of Chile, such as the picturesque Colchagua Valley and Maipo Valley, are particularly beautiful during this time, as the vineyards display vibrant hues of red and orange.



The weather is mild, and the autumn paints the landscape in impressive array of colours. It's an ideal time to visit the captivating Lake District, which encompasses stunning destinations like Pucon and Puerto Varas. The iconic Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia is also worth exploring during this time, with agreeable temperatures and fewer tourists. Additionally, Easter Island experiences comfortable weather in April, making it an opportune moment to visit this remote and enigmatic destination.



May marks the beginning of the low season in Chile, as the temperatures continue to drop, and the tourist numbers decrease. It's a quieter time with ample opportunities to explore Santiago's cultural attractions and museums without the usual crowds. If you're a ski enthusiast, you can head to the majestic Andes Mountains, where the ski resorts begin to open for the winter season, offering thrilling snow sports activities.



June brings winter to Chile, making it an excellent time to hit the ski slopes. The ski resorts in the Andes Mountains, such as Portillo and Valle Nevado, offer excellent conditions for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. However, it's important to note that June is the coldest month in Chile, especially in regions like Patagonia and the southern parts of the country. Make sure to pack warm clothing and gear accordingly.



In the northern regions of Chile, such as the extraordinary Atacama Desert, temperatures remain mild during the day but drop significantly at night, creating a unique and captivating atmosphere for stargazing.



It's a great time to visit the renowned wine regions, such as the Maipo Valley and the Casablanca Valley, as the vineyards prepare for the upcoming grape harvest. The cities and attractions are generally less crowded during this time, allowing for a more relaxed and peaceful experience.



September marks the beginning of spring in Chile, as the weather starts to warm up, and the landscapes come alive with blooming flowers and lush greenery. It's an excellent time to explore the coastal regions and enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, surfing, and whale watching.



October is a beautiful month to visit Chile, with relaxing temperatures and fewer tourists compared to the peak summer season. It's an ideal time to explore the stunning fjords, glaciers, and snow-capped mountains of Patagonia. In the Casablanca Valley wine region, you can participate in the grape harvest festivals, known as vendimias, and indulge in wine tastings, surrounded by the famous Chilean vineyards.



The temperatures are comfortable, and the landscapes are vibrant and picturesque. In Santiago, you can explore the bustling markets, savour delectable local cuisine, and immerse yourself in the city's cultural offerings. Outdoor enthusiasts can go hiking in the scenic Aysén region or visit the picturesque Chiloé Island, known for its distinctive architecture and rich folklore.



It's a great time to visit the country's beaches and coastal cities. The temperatures rise, providing ample opportunities for water sports, sunbathing, and swimming. Whether you choose to relax on the sandy shores of Arica or explore the vibrant beach towns like La Serena, you can bask in the summer vibes.


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