Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa, San Pedro de Atacama
|Calle Séquitor, s/n, San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta, CHILE.|
Description: Tierra Atacama Hotel & SpaEnjoying a spectacular location just outside San Pedro de Atacama, Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa is a modern adventure hotel, featuring avant-garde, environmentally aware design, and a unique range of facilities and services. This magnificent property offers luxury accommodation and fine cuisine in a magnificent desert setting.
A magnificent spot for relaxing stays in this fascinating area, Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa is geared to a fabulous range of outdoor activities and excursions, including walking and hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, star-gazing and night excursions. The hotel itself boasts a large outdoor pool, and a spa and wellness area with Jacuzzi and indoor pool, along with a unique range of treatments and therapies. Firmly committed to the protection of the environment and sustainable tourism, Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa also strives to work with and support local indigenous peoples.
The restaurant at Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa offers unique dining experiences based on healthy, fresh ingredients of the area, such as quinoa, Andean potatoes and fresh herbs. The hotel sources the best beef and Chilean lamb, the freshest fish and seafood, and the finest seasonal fruit and vegetables, many from the on-site organic garden. Menus feature traditional Chilean and Andean dishes, vegetarian cuisine, and a selection international favourites. The restaurant's wine cellar features a carefully chosen selection of wines from Chile's excellent vineyards.
Type of rooms: Tierra Atacama Hotel & SpaOriente:
Oriente Rooms offer romantic settings for guests. Views of the Licancabur volcano can be enjoyed through the sliding glass doors that lead to a private terrace. These spacious rooms feature a bed with dossel (roll down shades), a frosted glass enclosed bathroom, an outdoor shower in addition to the indoor shower, private terrace and spectacular views of the Licancabur Volcano. Please note Oriente Rooms do not have bathtubs. These rooms can be set up with two twin beds or one king-size bed.
Poniente Rooms are slightly more spacious than Oriente Rooms, offering dramatic volcano views through large picture windows, as well as views of the Salt Mountain range from the terrace. They feature a private terrace with an outdoor shower overlooking the Salt Mountain Range and the hotel gardens. Poniente Rooms offer views of the Licancabur Volcano through large windows. These rooms can be set up with two twin beds or one king bed.
The Family Rooms are ideal for larger families travelling together. Spread out over two levels and connected via an internal staircase, these rooms sleep up to six people with one master bedroom with a private bathroom upstairs, and two rooms each with two twin beds and their own bathrooms downstairs. A large private terrace upstairs looks over the hotel gardens. The family suites have air-conditioni and cooling fans in the master bedroom. The twin rooms downstairs are equipped with cooling fans.
All rooms feature: Wi-Fi; private terrace; outdoor shower; central heating; air-conditioning; ceiling fan; hair-dryer; safe deposit box.
Additional information: Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa
Free parking is available on site. Reservation is necessary.
Number of rooms: 32
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2008.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club.
How to get here:
1. From Calama, take Ruta 23 directly to San Pedro de Atacama for approximately 92kms (57miles).
2. On arrival in San Pedro de Atacama, after crossing the river, and once on Licancabur Street, take the first right hand turn onto Domingo Atienza Street. (Please note that the roads here are unpaved, narrow and sandy).
3. When you reach the main street of Caracoles (pedestrian street on the left), stay to your right and continue along Domingo Atienza Street - do not turn right on Caracoles Street.
4. Continue straight until you reach a fork in the road where a large tree marks the Tierra Atacama property. Stay to your right until you reach the Tierra Atacama driveway on your left.
GPS Coordinates: 22° 55' 22.29'' S 68° 12' 27.89'' W
Nearest airport: El Loa Airport - 102km.