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Explora Atacama



Hotel Overview

Situated in the oasis of San Pedro de Atacama, Explora Hotel promises a luxurious retreat amid the earthy hues of the Atacama Desert, the driest place on earth. This luxury hotel is designed to merge seamlessly with its natural surroundings, offering a tranquil and intimate setting to absorb the stark beauty of the desert landscape. Explora offers over 50 guided expeditions on foot, horseback, or by bike, facilitating deep connections with the awe-inspiring geographies, from salt flats and hot springs to volcanic craters and ancient ruins. Within the hotel's confines, guests can find relaxation in the spa, which boasts four interconnected pools and numerous


Hotel Category: 5-Star
Full board and drinks included
Activities and excursions included
Spa services
Self-guided walks near hotel
Wi-Fi or internet access
Air conditioning or heating
Daily housekeeping service
Air conditioning or heating

Ship Categories


Exquisite cruising experience, featuring top-notch amenities and personalized services. Plush accommodations, gourmet dining, and an excellent staff-to-guest ratio.

first class

High-quality cruising experience with a balance of comfort and luxury. Well-appointed cabins, a variety of dining options, numerous onboard activities, and attentive service.

mid-range class

Comfortable cruising experience with a balance between affordability and quality amenities. Ships offer cozy accommodations, a range of dining options, and a good assortment of activities. 

tourist class

Enjoyable cruising experience with basic amenities and services. They provide clean and comfortable accommodations and standard dining options.

budget class

Most affordable cruising option. While amenities and services are basic, these ships still offer clean accommodations and simple dining options.

About Your Adventure

Activity Levels

level 1 - easier

Activities: scenic drives, canoe rides, walks up to 1 hour. Trail conditions: cobblestones, pavement, gravel, or dirt paths. Some days require extended walking.


Most travelers can join level 2 adventures without prior experience. Being generally fit is important. Activities include short hikes up to 3 hours, sea kayaking in calm waters, and rafting on Class I-II rapids.


Includes 3-6 hours of daily physical activity, like rafting and wilderness camping. Hikes cover 8-10 miles, including steep ascents or descents. Rafting features Class III rapids.


Hikes up to 14 miles. Rugged terrain, exposure risk, altitudes over 10,000 ft. Rafting: Class IV-V rapids. Kayaking: 4-5 hrs daily, open water with waves and tides.

LEVEL 5 - extreme

For experienced adventurers. Trekking without vehicle support in rugged terrain above 10,000 feet. Long hikes, up to 12 hours, with significant altitude changes. Rafting in: Class IV-V rapids. Experience and doctor's certificate required.