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explora Atacama

4.5 of 5 Domingo Atienza s/n | Ayllu de Larache, San Pedro de Atacama 7580150, Chile
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Explora offers incredible holidays tailored to your preferences. Rooms are large, comfortable and with beautiful views of volcanos. The food is exceptional. And beautifully presented. If you don't like what is on the menu or have special needs, the chef will accommodate. Portions are reasonable so you can indulge in appetizers, mains and desserts twice a day. You wear off... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We capped off 3 weeks in Chile at this Explora property, hotel de Larache. Guest services manager, Alejandra, was fantastic and helped clear up our departure flight snafu. Excellent service, food and welcoming/informative staff. Terrific outings (Geysers/ hot springs, Salar de Atacama, hiking the Salt Range) and amazing star gazing. Be sure to take in the 3rd story observation deck.... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

i've been there in december for a meeting from the company IO work for, we had some meetings but we also had time to enjoy the hotel and do some tours. The entertainers are grear (the best I've ever seen), the food is fantastic (lots of variety and abundance), the facilities are just perfect! The staff are amazing, extremelly friendly... More 

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Santos, SP
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The hotel needs a renovation, but it still is a great place to stay. Very rustic but inviting. The rate includes all the meals , drinks and tours and they orient its visitors on what to do and make all the arrangements for a very interesting vacation. But a warning, if you are active you will love it, if not,... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed at the Explora property in Atacama Chile called Larache Lodge at end-November. I’ve been to Explora-Patagonia (Hotel Salta) 2-years past so can make some comparisons. Both are all-inclusive and room/bathroom set-ups are similar, though they seem to try working in local materials and styles. In Atacama, the rooms are set off in a u-shape around a courtyard fronting... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Spectacular region Excursions perfectly organized with very pleasant guides Very good food (and piscosur...) Nice rooms (don't expect however luxury in the room) Great staff... As a conclusion superb vacation

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vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We spent a week at Explora and enjoyed all the excursion options. We are advanced mtn bikers and our guide Andres went out of his way to create challenging excursions. Our treks were full of amazing views that did not disappoint and our beginner horseback riding skills were recognized with appropriate trails. The staff overall was wonderful and knowledgeable. The... More 

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

An Oasis in the Desert! Very nice hotel, excelente food and good wines. Excelent for people looking for outdoor sports and trip views. Also very romantic!!! We had a few problems with the tours offered by the hotel. But even with the unrealized promisses, we loved the staff.

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Beverly Hills, CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I am checking out of 3 glorious nights at Explora Atacama. This desert is the driest in the world. Every where you look the mountains and salt and sand dumes look different. After my first hour sitting on the outside deck, drinking Chilean wine and looking at the scenery, my senses settling in and I was in a total state... More 

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Cape Town
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It's hard to fault explora - everything here is done with so much thought, from the help-your-self dried fruit and nuts to make your own snack packs to the free eco-friendly bottles they give you when you arrive so you don't use plastic water bottles. The focus here is on the activities - there are 50 to choose from. You... More 

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Address: Domingo Atienza s/n | Ayllu de Larache, San Pedro de Atacama 7580150, Chile
Location: Chile > Antofagasta Region > San Pedro de Atacama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — explora Atacama 4.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
De Larache Hotel
Resort All Inclusive De Larache
Explora Atacama San Pedro De Atacama, Chile
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
#3 Business Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
#3 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
#5 Family Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

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