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Comfort and exploration
in the driest desert on earth
explora: the art of travel
Their philosophy, in their own
For us, the world is still a pleasant place, with magic and mystery.
Explora in Atacama is located on the edge of San Pedro de Atacama in the neighborhood of Ayllu de Larache, a little over an hour's drive from Calama. It sits on 42 acres, formed by 20 still intact small properties. It has 50 rooms in four wings fronting a huge patio, with corridors to the main building.
San Pedro de Atacama is an oasis located 2,443 meters (8,015 feet) above sea level, connected with the Calama airport (Chile) by a 100 kilometer paved road (62 miles).
At the Hotel de Larache, our 34 Yali luxury rooms, each 33 m2 (355 sq ft), include Jacuzzi and a comfortable sitting area. They have Orchard view. Every room has unique wood on the ceiling and tile accents on the floor, fabulous linens and custom-designed furniture.
atacama Suite Catur
The hotel sprawls, with spacious airey bar-lounge and a series of "living rooms" each with over-stuffed couches and chairs fronting a fireplace. Atacama artifacts and art decorate the public areas. There is a game room equipped with videos, laser discs and Karaoke, and a roof-top deck. Verandahs and outdoor sitting areas are abundant, and there are four outdoor connected pools with jacuzzis, saunas and outdoor showers. There is a gift shop, library, sauna and massage services, a meeting room, chapel, laundry service and horse stables.
There is also a spa - Casa del Agua or Tturi Puri.
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|3 & 4 night stays||
Between January and March, the so-called Altiplanic Winter, comes with occasional showers. For 10 to 12 nights each month there is an astonishing moon, which impels you to go for a walk. On other days, you can enjoy the darkness of the night which makes the stars shine as in no other place on earth.
The climate is magnificent throughout the year, with more than 90% of the days
being radiant. During winter (June, July and August) the average daytime temperature
varies between 9ºC (48ºF) and 24ºC (75ºF); days are very pleasant, inviting you to
relax under the sun.