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explora Atacama

4.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Domingo Atienza s/n | Ayllu de Larache, San Pedro de Atacama 7580150, Chile
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned from 5 days with Explora Atacama. Terrific stay! If you're looking for an active outdoor vacation with great service, do not hesitate. 2 excursions per day with very personable, service-oriented guides. In September 2014, "traffic" was very light on all 10 of our excursions; some of the routes are exclusive to Explora. The resort went out of their... More

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful grounds, helpful staff, and thoughtful walks. Everything you could expect for a great vacation. The tour guides were amazing. Their grasp of English, plus their grasp of how to show each guest a wonderful experience makes this lodge stand apart from many others.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A remarkable place in a remarkable landscape. It's hard to go wrong in the Atacama Desert because it's so jaw-droppingly beautiful, but Explora's hotel here makes everything just right. The guides who work with you every day to choose your excursions are charming, warm and smart -- as opposed to officially solicitous -- so that you feel like you're in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

this is definitely one of the place that my husband and i consider having the most amazing experience in our life! the trekking and visits are so exclusive and so amazing made us feel so special!! only Explora can set up a picnic after each trekking in the most amazing places, a place just for both of us!! i am... More

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Austin, Texas, USA
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I love Explora. We had been to their magnificent Patagonia property 5 years ago and vowed to return to experience Atacama. The lodge is beautiful, the service is 5 star, and the guides made it so special. Be sure to do sunset at the salt flats and the astronomy.

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explorachile, Brand Manager at explora Atacama, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your explora Atacama experience. I was delighted to read that you returned to explora after an enjoyable stay at explora Patagonia to our Atacama lodge. At explora Atacama we offer 36 full and half-day explorations at different altitude and difficulty levels. Our activities and excursions... More

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

the is amazing property friendly staff not all of them knowledgeable as they should good food with limited variety unparalleled views, sunsets and sunrises are out of this world tours are fantastic, specially the pic nic to the Uyuni Salt plain and the horseback riding stars observation is a must

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explorachile, Brand Manager at explora Atacama, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your explora Atacama experience. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the activities and excursions at explora Atacama. With 36 half and full-day explorations, guests have a large variety of activities to choose from. Also, I would like to thank you for highlighting the... More

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Explora is the best place to stay in the Atacama desert, Excellent food, nice accomodations and the best experience ever...The guides were marvellous, the stars at night unforgetable... The best birthday in many years!!!

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explorachile, Brand Manager at explora Atacama, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a very kind review on your explora Atacama experience. We also believe that explora Atacama is the best place to stay in the Atacama Desert. It sounds as if the explora experience was just right for you and that you enjoyed each aspect; from the cuisine offered, to... More

Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

With the exception of a fall my husband took from his horse which could easily have been avoided and fortunately incurred no injury, this was an amazing adventure and well worth the money. The activities we participated in were magical and educational. We stayed for four days which was the perfect amount of time.

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explorachile, Brand Manager at explora Atacama, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your explora Atacama experience. At explora Atacama, we offer 36 different full and half-day explorations at different altitude and difficulty levels. We strive to make each activity interesting, unique and highly enjoyable for everyone. I am therefore delighted by your comments and to hear that... More

Aspen, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The setting is beautiful, the property and rooms are lovely and the dining experience could not be better. Kudos for adding luxury to the remotest desert, gourmet meals and an accommodating dining room staff who honored special orders with a smile. BUT we were disappointed in the experience, especially coming directly from explora Rapa Niu. We never got an orientation... More

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explorachile, Brand Manager at explora Atacama, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your explora Atacama experience. We very much appreciate your feedback. First and foremost, I would like to address the issue regarding the orientations and introductory presentations. I`m extremely sorry to hear that you didn`t feel as well informed as you should have about all excursions.... More

Santiago, Chile
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is a must in San Pedro de Atacama, an oasis in the middle of the drier desert in the world. There are many good and expensive hotels in this place, but Explora is the best mixing outdoors activities, some of them far away the town, charm reception when returning, very good and original meals and extraordinary accommodations.

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explorachile, Brand Manager at explora Atacama, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your explora Atacama experience. As you mentioned, we are located in the driest desert in the world, which provides us with an excellent location for exploring the beautiful and fascinating surroundings. I was also delighted to read that you found our accommodation “extraordinary” as that... More

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Address: Domingo Atienza s/n | Ayllu de Larache, San Pedro de Atacama 7580150, Chile
Location: Chile > Atacama Region > San Pedro de Atacama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — explora Atacama 4.5*
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Also Known As:
De Larache Hotel
Resort All Inclusive De Larache
Explora Atacama San Pedro De Atacama, Chile

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