Region: Chilean Patagonia

Puyuhuapi Lodge

A beautiful property perched right on the water’s edge, in Chile’s Patagonian fjords

Hotel Belisario Jara

A warm and welcoming hotel with a personal feel, in the centre of Coyhaique

Hostal El Puesto

Small hostel with warm and inviting communal areas, in the pretty little town of Rio Tranquilo along the Carretera Austral

Entre Hielos Lodge

Beautiful lodge with a rustic, homely feel, situated in the charismatic village of Caleta Tortel

The Carretera Austral

The Carretera Austral, or Southern Highway, has been described as Chile’s “ultimate road trip”. It is the name given to Chile’s route 7 which begins where the Lake District ends, running 720 miles north to south through sparsely populated Northern Patagonia from Puerto Montt to Via O’Higgins. The spectacular landscape is one of dense forests, … Continued

El Pangue Lodge

Collection of wooden cabins with modern, comfortable interiors, in an excellent location

Tierra Patagonia Hotel and Spa

Just outside the eastern entrance of Torres del Paine National Park with magnificent views across Sarmiento Lake

Hotel Rio Serrano

On the southern edge of Torres del Paine National Park on the banks of the Serrano River

Explora Patagonia

On the banks of the Salto Chico waterfall with commanding views across the turquoise waters of Pehoe Lake to the Paine Massif and granite towers

Torres del Paine National Park

The 242,000-hectare Torres del Paine National Park was created in 1959, and named in 1970 after its three distinctive granite monoliths, or towers (paine being an indigenous word for the colour blue and not the name of an explorer). In 1978 Torres del Paine National Park was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve because of its … Continued

EcoCamp Patagonia

Located in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park, with a unique view of the majestic granite towers

Hosteria Catalina

Comfortable lodge style hostel for an overnight stop in Hornopiren, on the Carretera Austral

Mallin Colorado Ecolodge

Timber log cabins in a secluded location, on the edge of Lago General Carrera


Chilean Patagonia is generally considered to cover all of southern Chile south of Puerto Montt and was originally inhabited by Tehuelche hunter-gatherers and the seafaring Kaweskar. The Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan was the first European to discover the area as he sailed through the straits that today bear his name. To the west are a … Continued

Lodge Caleta Gonzalo

Charmingly rustic cabins, picturesquely set on the shore of a stunning fjord