Explora El Chaltén Hotel


Explora El Chalten Rooms 3

Shaped by ragged mountain peaks, glacial fjords and wild rivers, Argentine Patagonia is an adventure seeker’s heaven. The newest addition to Explora’s excursion-focused stays sits by the region’s hiking capital – El Chaltén – opening up a world of luxury in the remote Los Huemules Conservation Reserve.

The 17 rooms and three suites are stripped back, fitted floor-to-ceiling in blonde woods with earthy hues, but picture windows are the main attraction, looking across the Eléctrico Valley and Marconi Glacier. Come morning, lace up your boots to conquer the South Patagonian Ice Field and explore the lagoons beneath Mount Fitz Roy, with puma, condor and huemul deer encounters along the way. It’s all included in your stay. Back at base, relax under the stars and refuel on empanadas baked in a mud oven, and wood-fired barbecues courtesy of the team behind renowned Buenos Aires steakhouse Don Julio.

Doubles from £1,030 (3-night min). 00 56 2395 2800, explora.com

Words by Jas Matulewicz.

This review was taken from the Christmas 2022 issue of Food and Travel. To subscribe today, click here.

Explora El Chalten Rooms 3

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