Awasi Atacama

Atacama & the north Chile

  • Your own guide and programme of activities
  • Explore on foot, by bike, horse and 4x4
  • Relax on your private patio
  • Top quality cuisine using desert ingredients
  • Unwind by the pool
  • Excursions, meals and drinks all included

Open: Awasi Atacama is open all year. It first opened in 2007.

Location: Awasi is on Calle Tocopilla, within walking distance of the main square in San Pedro de Atacama. The site is divided by a small street. The town is 2,450 metres above sea level. The closest airport is Calama, about 100kms and a 90 minute drive away.

Rooms: There are 10 guest cottages, each at least 50sqm in area. These include round rooms, round suites and the largest rectangular suites. There is one room that adjoins a round suite which can be booked together. All have a bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe, an en-suite bathroom with a shower, additional outdoor shower, sun room and a private patio. Suites also have a desk and a chaise long or armchair. They are constructed of adobe, stone and wood, along the line of traditional buildings. The 3 rectangular suites are located on the side of the road away from the communal areas, round rooms and round suites.

Activities: Each room has its own guide and 4x4 vehicle for excursions, and guests liaise with their guide to devise their own itinerary, including full day trips and half day excursions, day by day. Activities offered include horse riding, walks, treks, bike rides, visits to archaeological sites, salt flats, desert valleys, star gazing and cookery classes.

Facilities: These include a restaurant, lounge, bar, outdoor swimming pool and deck with loungers and daybeds.

Dining: Meals are based on traditional local cuisine, celebrating the ingredients of the desert. All meals and drinks are included in your stay.

Children: Children aged 10 years and over are welcome. An extra bed can be provided in rectangular suites on request, for a child. The adjoining round room and round suite make good family accommodation.

Health: Be aware of the effects of altitude when visiting here.

Communication: There is wifi internet access in the main lodge, though this can be rather slow. Mobile phone signals are unreliable. There is a satellite phone for emergency use.

Notes: Awasi Atacama is a member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux collection.

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