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Nayara Alto Atacama

  • Nayara Alto Atacama
  • Nayara Alto Atacama
  • Nayara Alto Atacama
  • Nayara Alto Atacama
  • Nayara Alto Atacama
  • Nayara Alto Atacama
  • Nayara Alto Atacama
  • Nayara Alto Atacama
  • Nayara Alto Atacama
  • Nayara Alto Atacama
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An inspired and innovative property with high quality facilities where you are encouraged to feel part of the desert environment but from a vantage point of comfort and stye.

Smart, casual, earthy, rustic, simple and luxurious at the same time. The innovative Alto Atacama is far from just accommodation.  Here, you will feel enveloped by the desert landscape within and beyond the walls of the property which is constructed with materials hewn from the immediate environment and reflects its natural tawny colours.  

The spacious rooms and suites, cooled by terracotta tiled floors and decorated in muted colours enhanced with local crafts open out onto the gardens with views to the rust-hued cordillera beyond.  Many of the public areas are open to the sky: it very seldom rains here and the night time star-scape in unpolluted skies is magical; you can gaze at it from a comfy sofa warmed by an open fire. The luxury aspect is defined with refined cuisine, several outdoor swimming pools and a spa with Finnish sauna and Turkish bath, and the hotel has its own telescope. If you can tear yourself away from the top quality facilities you can borrow a bike to explore the immediate area.

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What our clients say

  • “Alto Atacama was fantastic a real treat and rest towards the end of our holiday. We cycled to the salty lagoons where we could float in the saline solution. What…

    TT, Bolton
  • "A highlight was the excellent level of service and hospitality of the staff at the Alto Atacama."

    SR, Chelmsford
  • This was a truly excellent hotel with the wonderful Rosario (Hotel Manager) pampering us to our every need! The only thing we could find fault with were the 'polar bear'…

    JM, Dunmow
  • Very impressive spa/hotel and all staff and guides were very helpful and knowledgable.

    TS, Exmouth
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Our Expert's Opinion

I loved the adobe design of the hotel which complemented the local surroundings and, at sunset, the ochre colour of the sun reflected in the mountains behind the hotel. I enjoyed a delicious outdoor asado (barbeque) one evening and then, once the sun had set, I took advantage of the hotel’s own open air telescope to enjoy the infamous Atacama stargazing – a real highlight!

Sophie
Sophie Barber Travel Expert Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.

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  • Sallly
    Sally Dodge - Travel Expert

    A former Journey Latin America tour leader, Sally spent 7 years working, travelling and living throughout Latin America before returning to the UK to help people arrange their own adventures to this wonderful destination.

  • Mary
    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.

  • Paul Winrow Giffin
    Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert

    After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

  • Kathryn
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

  • Alex Walker
    Alex Walker - Travel Expert

    A globetrotter since her childhood, Alex spent a year studying abroad in Guadalajara and has returned to Latin America countless times since then.

  • Hannah
    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Expert

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.

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