The Luxury Surrounded by the wide-open plains of Chilean Patagonia, the Remota Hotel has 72 spacious rooms with private baths and panoramic views of the surrounding snow-capped peaks. This plush outpost in Puerto Natales operates 27 different excursions to nearby Torres del Paine National Park and beyond, all led by topnotch bilingual guides. Afterwards, unwind in the hotels Finnish sauna, heated pool, and open-air Jacuzzi overlooking the nearby fjord.
The Value Last year, the hotel required a 3-night stay and full board at the rate of $1,000 per night. Now guests have more flexibility, with special promotional rates available from now through December 15. Double rooms with breakfast cost $200/night per person and half board packages start at $400/night per person.
The Catch Basic nightly rates do not cover guided excursions. A 2-night all-inclusive package is available from $1,000 per person, including guided tours.
The Details 866-431-0519, www.remota.cl.
From the November 2009 issue of Shermans Travel magazine.