Hotel Explora Patagonia
Sector salto chico s/n, Parque Nacional Torres del Paine - Torres del Paine. See Map
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"There are no words that describe the life experience of being a guest at Explora... The remote location, the hotel's architecture and the staff make Explora an unique experience..."
Jackson Lima (Australia)
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Explora Hotel en Patagonia
Explora's Hotel Salto Chico can be found on the shore of Lago Pehoé, facing a breathtaking panoramic view of Macizo del Paine.
The Hotel Salto Chico, located at the shores of Pehoe Lake, inside the wonderful Torres del Paine National Park, offers the best services and amenities to live an incredible adventure at chilean Patagonia, with also has the pleasant Del Ona's Bath House, which offers relaxing treatments, such as tempered swimming pools, workout machines, massages room and exterior hydro massages.
The hotel has a television salon, telephones, fax, and radio contact within the park. There is also laundry service, a restaurant, game room, bar and shop.
Besides, the hotel is distinguished by its great gastronomy, with original recipes elaborated by the chefs of the place. There are also culinary activities in the barbecue of 2 de Enero Stanza.
Explora Patagonia also offers excursions to the amazing surroundings of Torres del Paine National Park, with its countless attractions for discovering. Some of the trips are walks to Grey Lake, to the Torres del Paine or horse back riding to Toro Lake, among many others.
• 6 Suites Exploradores, 39 m2 (396 sq. ft), with view of Macizo del Paine
• 36 Cordillera Paine Rooms, 26 m2 (264 sq. ft), with view of Macizo del Paine.
• 6 Salto Chico Rooms, 26 m2 (264 sq. ft), with view of Salto Chico waterfall.
• 2 Río Paine Rooms, 19 m2 (193 sq. ft), with view of Salto Chico waterfall. Neither a matrimonial bed nor an additional bed is permitted in these rooms.
Parents may add an additional bed for a child 12 years of age or younger in the Cordillera Paine, Salto Chico and Suites
Ona´s bath house:
• Heated indoor lap pool
• Exercise corner
• Massage service
• Outdoor Jacuzzis
Take an international flight to Santiago, Chile (SCL) followed by a 4 hour flight from SCL to Punta Arenas (PUQ). Once in PUQ, an explora representative will meet guests and take them to explora's transfer van. The van ride is approximately 5 hrs. 2 hrs, 30 min (250 km/ 155 miles) on a paved road from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales, where we stop for a quick snack, followed by 2 hrs, 30 min (150 km/ 93 miles) on a dirt road from Puerto Natales to Explora en Patagonia.
The park features microclimates, but the general climate in the region is maritime, with pleasant temperatures during the summer and winter. During the rainiest month, precipitation rarely exceeds more than 3.3 inches (85 millimeters). There is snowfall during the winter, but it is usually light to medium, and seldom impedes excursions.
Wind is an important factor, because it can blow as strong as 110 km per hour (70 mph), producing continually changing climactic conditions. It can be raining and in a short while the wind will blow out the clouds, leaving the resplendent sun. Winds typically blow in from the west and are strongest during the end of spring and during summer. There is hardly any wind during the winter, save the occasional storm, and days are typically radiant and clear.
The majority of snow is found at higher levels or the park, and lower levels and lake areas only see a few weeks of thin snow cover per year.
Although Torres del Paine is home to peaks that reach a height of 3,000 meters (9,840 feet), the lower plains of the park are just 46 meters (150 feet) above sea level.
Best Time to Visit: Year round
Hotel Explora Patagonia facilities
- All Inclusive
- Available PC
- Boat Tours
- Conference Room
- Ecological Visits
- General uses Room
- Gift Shop
- Heated Pool
- Hot Tub
- Indoor Swiming Pool
- Internet - Wi-Fi
- Living Room
- Maid Service
- Massage service
- Non smoking room
- Parking lot
- Reading Room
- Safe Box
- Shuttle Service
- Swimming pool
- Tranfers IN/OUT
- TV Room
Near touristic attractions
|Serrano River||3,0 mi|
|Nordenskjold Lake||3,5 mi|
|Toro Lake||3,8 mi|
|Grey Lake||4,5 mi|
|Circuito "W" Base Las Torres-Frances Valley-Grey Lake||5,4 mi|
|Circuito Largo Cordillera Paine||6 mi|
|Macizo del Paine||7 mi|
|Hosteria Pehoe||1,6 mi|
|Hostería Lago Grey||5,5 mi|
|Hosteria Mirador del Paine||7 mi|
|Hotel Río Serrano||8 mi|
|Hotel Cabañas Del Paine||9 mi|
|Hostería Lago Tyndall||9 mi|
|Patagonia Camp||13 mi|
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- Atacama Desert and Altiplano
- La Serena, beaches and astronomy
- Valparaíso, Santiago and Vineyards
- Easter Island
- Lakes and Volcanoes District
- North Patagonia and Black Forest
- South Patagonia and Torres del Paine