VIK hotel Chile

Vik Chile

Art, wine, and luxury in a unique space

Vik Chile

A masterpiece of art and culture in Chile's Millahue Valley, where luxury, wine, and nature converge for a unique experience.

Vik Chile is an exceptional luxury hotel located in the heart of the Millahue Valley, an enchanting wine region in Chile. Situated about two hours south of Santiago, this architectural masterpiece is not just a place to stay but an immersive experience in art, nature, and culture.

The hotel's design is a work of art in itself, created by renowned architect Smiljan Radić. Its avant-garde structure combines modern aesthetics with the natural surroundings, featuring a unique organic shape and innovative use of materials. Each of the 22 suites is individually decorated by different international artists, making every stay a one-of-a-kind encounter with contemporary art.

Vik Chile is deeply rooted in the world of wine, and it boasts one of the most cutting-edge wineries in South America. The hotel is part of the Vik Retreats collection, known for producing exceptional wines, particularly their iconic VIK label. Guests can embark on a wine journey, exploring the vineyards, learning about the winemaking process, and indulging in wine tastings guided by expert sommeliers.

Beyond the world of wine, Vik Chile offers an array of activities to cater to every guest's desires. The pristine natural surroundings invite adventure seekers to explore hiking trails, horseback riding, and mountain biking. For relaxation, the hotel's infinity pool and spa provide a tranquil escape with stunning panoramic views of the valley.

The cuisine at Vik Chile is a gastronomic delight, with farm-to-table ingredients sourced from their own gardens and local producers. The restaurant offers a fusion of Chilean and international flavours, paired with exceptional wines, creating an unforgettable dining experience.

Sustainability: Vik Chile employ eco-friendly practices, from energy-efficient design and renewable energy sources to organic farming for their cuisine. Moreover, their winemaking adheres to sustainable viticulture principles, ensuring the preservation of the breath-taking natural surroundings in the Millahue Valley. The hotel's dedication to sustainability extends to responsible water and waste management, making Vik Chile a conscientious choice for environmentally-conscious travellers seeking luxury with a green conscience.

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When to visit Chile

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January

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

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February

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.

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March

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.

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April

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.

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May

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.

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June

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.

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July

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.

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August

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.

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September

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.

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October

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.

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November

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.

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December

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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