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Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

94 Excellent 167 Reviews
Sustainable retreat offering local cuisine and fine Chilean wines with a spa and variety of guided experiences such as mountain biking through canyons, discovering ancient Incan ruins, interactions with indigenous culture, and an open-air observatory.
FIVE STAR ALLIANCE PERK

All reservations booked under the “5 Star Signature Package” rate receive full breakfast for two daily, a 45-minute massage per person, once during stay, welcome Champagne and Cheeses Platter, and based on availability at check-in/departure: upgrade, early check-in, and late check-out.

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Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa
Enveloped by natural surroundings, Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa is a luxury resort in the Catarpe Valley of the Salt Mountain Range. As the only lodge in the San Pedro region fully amidst an authentic landscape, the property offers its own "Andescape" concept of environmental sustainability with decorative flora and a stable of llamas and alpacas, local cuisine, and Leave No Trace-schooled guides.

Designed to open travelers eyes and help them explore, feel, and connect via authentic experiences, guests of the lodge along with highly trained guides can discover ancient Incan ruins, petroglyphs, hot springs, and geysers, as well as go mountain biking through desert canyons. Visitors here are encouraged to get off the beaten track, interact with the indigenous culture, and explore the desert's varied landscapes by foot or bike.

The lodge offers three room types: Quitor, Standard Catarpe, and Suite Tilo. Accommodations feature private terraces, minibars, and safe deposit boxes, as well as views of either the courtyard or surrounding landscape.

Inspired by the glacial snow that makes San Pedro de Atacama an oasis, the Puri Spa provides a revitalizing experience where water, expert hands, and aromatic scents are the tools used to revitalize the body after a day of exploring the desert. Plus, there is a Finnish Sauna, Turkish bath, Scottish showers, and indoor and outdoor hot tubs.

The Restaurant serves fresh and organic cuisine from local producers. There is a main indoor dining room and two outdoor dining rooms where guests can experience local cuisine infused with international flavors, as well as an extensive selection of fine Chilean wines.

Please Note: This hotel property offers all-inclusive rates. Please contact us if you have any questions about what’s included in the room rate.
Hotel Address:
  • Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa
  • Camino Pukará S/N, Sector Suchor
  • Ayllú de Quitor
  • San Pedro de Atacama,
  • Chile

Location Summary
Just over a mile from the plaza of San Pedro, Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa is located in the Catarpe Valley of the Salt Mountain Range. Enveloped by natural surroundings, the property was influenced by local village architecture while blending seamlessly into its environment. Guests of the resort can explore ancient Incan ruins, petroglyphs, hot springs, and geysers, as well as mountain biking through desert canyons.

Directions to Hotel
By car from Calama Airport (CJC), 55.25 miles: Take the only Route 23 to the east, asphalt road in good condition. At the San Pedro de Atacama oasis, turn left and follow ahead for 0.9 miles until you reach a river, cross it and follow another 1.5 miles to the “Pukara de Quitor” (Fort Ruins). From, here you can see Alto Atacama, continue 0.4 miles and enjoy the beauty and the silence of the lodge.
Business Center
Computer station.
Fine Dining On Site
The Restaurant serves local cuisine infused with international flavors, as well as an extensive selection of fine Chilean wines.
Spa Facility
Puri Spa offers a range of invigorating and rejuvenating treatments, plus a Finnish Sauna, Turkish bath, Scottish showers, and indoor and outdoor hot tubs.
Recommended Rooms
Providing additional space and an open view to the lagoon and the Catarpe Valley, the lodge's 10 Suite Tilos offer private patios with an additional outdoor shower, and 2 of the suites can be connected for families.


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Hotel Amenities
  • - Business Center
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Mountain
    - Dining
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Hiking


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