Chile

Hotels in Chile

In the El Golf district of Chile’s capital, the ebullient Tony Chi (the designer behind the restaurants at Park Hyatt Sydney and Mandarin Oriental New York) is responsible for witty flourishes.

Adventure-focused activities (from hiking to horseback riding) at this 49-room all-inclusive lodge in remote Torres del Paine.

The desert oasis of San Pedro de Atacama—which rivals Patagonia as a wilderness destination—sells itself, but to explore the remote salt flats, volcanic formations, and meandering rivers with a group is almost a shame.

Chilean wine is finally garnering serious attention, thanks in part to innovative vintners who are outfitting century-old estates with state-of-the-art technology. Among them: Santa Rita vineyards, 25 miles south of Santiago, in the Maipo Valley.

A Beaux-Arts mansion in the trendy Bellavista district.

Recommended by Manny Beauregard, one of T+L's 2010 A-List travel agents.

Though the hotel—ideally located just paces from the subway in tony Las Condes—attracts a primarily business-travel crowd (as does Santiago), the amenities are outstanding for any discerning traveler: indoor pools and a spa are housed in a vaulted glass rooftop, and the sleek 100 Grand bar (which

Check into the affordable 38-room property set high on a bluff above the Pacific.