From visiting the Atacama Desert and exploring El Valle De La Luna, to the cosmopolitan city of Santiago, the incredible vineyards of the Colchagua Valley and the vibrant colours of Valparaiso, find out the best places to travel to in my Chile travel blogs.
From skybars and rooftop pools, to Michelin starred dining and incredible spas, find out the best luxury hotels in Santiago, Chile.
Santiago is a sophisticated city with plenty of great accommodation options – no matter what your budget. But, if you’re looking for something special, then you’ve come to the right city! There are several luxury hotels in Santiago, with incredible views, impressive amenities and service you’ll never forget.
Budget friendly and centrally located, Su Merced Hotel is a great option for a stay in Santiago, Chile.
It was an emotional day. I was coming to the end of my adventures in Chile. Just one night remained… and here I was checking into Su Merced – a boutique hotel in the centre of Santiago.
I stumbled across the hotel during an intense hotel research session. It had great reviews. Sitting just outside the top 10 of ALL the hotels in Santiago on Trip Advisor, it seemed to have won people over. Guests were returning time and time again and I just had to find out why.
Located in Lastarria, moments from The Singular (a wonderful hotel I stayed in just a week or so before), the area is perfect for a few days exploring the city. In amongst the grand historic buildings, cool cafes, and lush parks, it’s a great spot, and architecturally – the hotel had been an exciting project.
Stylish décor, a rooftop swimming pool and one of the best meals I’ve eaten in a while. Welcome to 5 star luxury courtesy of The Singular Hotel, Santiago.
Arriving at The Singular Hotel is a bit like going to visit one of your oldest friends. They welcome you with open arms, ask how your journey was, and leave you to relax on a comfy sofa while they fetch you drinks and treats. It sounds strange to say it, but I felt like I’d been here before.
The Colchagua Valley in Chile is lush, green, and all about wine! Find out the best Colchagua wine tours to make the most of your trip to the region.
When I arrived in the Colchagua Valley I really felt like I’d found my ‘happy place’!
Often overlooked by travellers who visit the country for adventurous trips around Patagonia and the Atacama Desert… it’s an area that’s definitely worth a trip, especially if you’re partial to a glass of carmenere or sauvignon blanc.
While you could take a day trip from Santiago (it’s around three hours by bus), we chose to base ourselves in Santa Cruz for a few days. It’s a small town, so don’t expect a lot of entertainment or dining options, but it was a welcome rest after the hustle and bustle of city life.
With just a few days in the region, we not only squeezed in a few Colchagua wine tours, but also picked up plenty of tips about where else is worth a visit. If you’re considering touring some vineyards, check out my top places to go wine tasting in Chile’s Colchagua Valley .
Architecture and wine – a marriage made in heaven at Lapostolle in the Colchagua Valley.
After our adventurous journey to Viña Montes (which, if you haven’t read about it already, involved walking along the hard shoulder and hitchhiking!) we decided our trip to Lapostolle should be a more civilised affair.
We picked out our best outfits and hopped on board a private minibus from Santa Cruz’s central plaza, to Apalta – a land of lush vineyards. After meeting Lapostolle’s charming PR Manager Diego, we were taken on a private tour of the gardens, vineyards, stunning boutique hotel and of course, the winery itself. I’d heard this was one of the best places to go wine tasting in the Colchagua Valley… I hoped it was true!