Chile’s dusty Atacama Desert is a magical expanse of copper-coloured landscapes and Tierra Atacama is one of the standout hotels in this scenic region. Humboldt Director Kirsty tells us her favourite things about this luxury property.
Made up of soaring volcanoes, thermal geysers, copper-coloured rock formations and whimsical pastel-coloured lagoons, the Atacama Desert is a must-do in Chile. The Atacama Desert, alongside the frozen steppes of Patagonia, is an absolute must-see on any luxury trip to Chile. Offering an almost directly inverted colour-scheme to the whites, blues and greens of Patagonia, the Atacama is composed of landscapes painted in vibrant hues of red, brown and orange.
One of Chile’s most spectacular regions, Humboldt Director Kirsty spent some time exploring the magical Chiloe Island with Tierra Chiloe, a luxury hotel offering unique activities in the area.
Our pick for luxury hotel of the month for April is the avant-garde Vik Chile where contemporary styling and rustic Chilean charm blend seamlessly into the beautiful green landscape of the Santa Cruz wine region.
There is no place quite like Chile. From the snow-capped peaks of the Andes which are only a few hours from the Pacific coastline, to the dry desert of Atacama in the north of Chile which contrasts massively to the frozen Patagonian fjords in the south...
The Chilean lake district is an area of Latin America which is beginning to gain popularity, yet still remains very much unspoilt. The area is a haven for those seeking a connection with nature and plenty of outdoor activities. From white water rafting to volcano trekking, and bird-watching to horse riding, there is a wide [...]
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we have put together a list of some of the women from Latin American history that we think you should know about. These remarkable women, ranging from writers to fighters, achieved unprecedented success in their lifetimes and left an undeniable mark on the history of their respective countries.
The Explora Rapa Nui fits perfectly into it's beautiful surroundings and guests will enjoy trying out a few of the 30 activities on offer throughout their stay. This luxurious property is an architects dream and boasts a spa which will impress even the most well travelled visitors.
As far as self-drive holidays go, there are few places in the world that lend themselves to this exciting method of travel as well as Patagonia does. Both the Argentine and Chilean side of this vast region are perfect to explore by car and both are very easy to navigate. The dramatic sweeping landscapes, unique culture and extraordinary wildlife make this region perfect for an adventurous trip.
Patagonia Camp is a luxury property which provides unique accommodation overlooking Torres del Paine National Park. It may not be a hotel in the traditional sense, but it is the first luxury camp in South America and therefore provides an unrivalled glamping experience. The camp has wonderful views of Lago Toro framed by the [...]
The wilderness of Patagonia is a treasure trove of hiking trails for those who venture to this far flung corner of the globe, and with a new direct flight now being operated by British Airways from London to Santiago, this end of the world destination is more accessible than ever... Battling the biting [...]
The prospect of a new year is always an ideal time to start thinking about, and organising, a trip for the coming months. After the excitement of Christmas has faded and the last box of chocolates has been eaten, what better to do than grab a map, a guidebook and your travel partner and start [...]
The estancia is synonymous with Argentina. The charm and appeal of the traditional way of life on an estancia and the gauchos that work there continue to be a huge draw for many people on a luxury holiday in Latin America. Most countries in this part of the world have their own version but the [...]
Chile’s capital Santiago is a fantastic starting point for a trip to South America, and a haven for art enthusiasts. Brimming with trendy bars and restaurants plus fantastic museums, the city is widely known for being rich in culture. Visitors to the capital won't be short of things to do; stroll around the fish market [...]