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Atacama Desert, Chile | Explora Atacama
Atacama Desert, Chile

Explora Atacama

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Description

Located in the oasis of San Pedro de Atacama, explora Atacama was designed to be the perfect base for exploring the desert and the Andes Highlands in Chile’s Atacama Desert.

Wondering where or how to explore the vast, intriguing landscape around you? explora Atacama has you covered with more than 40 exploration routes and an array of ways to get out and go including hiking, cycling, and horseback riding. Huge sand dunes, salt pans, impressive volcanoes, and cloudless skies inspired the design of each route.

When you’re all tuckered out from exploring, relax at your resort with food, beverage, pools, jacuzzis, and a “Quincho,” or traditional barbecue area complete with local music and dances. Puritama Hot Springs, a series of eight geothermal pools at the bottom of a nearby canyon, is located just 45 minutes from the resort for some more adventurous relaxation.

Highlights

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    Enjoy a "Quincho," or traditional BBQ with local music and dancing

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    More than 40 exploration routes nearby

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    Hike, bike, horseback ride, and marvel at the mysterious desert landscape

Activities

  • Relaxing in the Puritama hot springs

  • Cycling through the Andes highlands

  • Hiking through otherworldly landscapes

  • Horseback riding through red soil esplanades

  • Astronomy lessons in their private observatory

  • Mountain hikes to summits over 16,000 feet (after acclimatization period)

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