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Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 August 2014

Tierra Atacama


Chile

San Pedro de Atacama is a small oasis town in the massive Altiplano of the Atacama Desert. This is a spectacularly beautiful area of salt flats, canyons, geysers and volcanic peaks with a plethora of adventure opportunities on offer.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 August 2014

Tierra Atacama


Chile

Lying low in the landscape the hotel is rustic and simple but nonetheless very striking. The design of Tierra Atacama is completely in tune with its surroundings.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 August 2014

Tierra Atacama


Chile

In the 70's a Belgian priest, in residence at San Pedro's church, decided to name the valley on the edge of the village - 'Valle de la Marte' (Valley of Mars) - because the vivid red colour made him think of the planet Mars. But locals’ interpreted it - because of his accented Spanish - as Valle de la Muerte (Death Valley) and the name has stuck ever since.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 August 2014

Tierra Atacama


Chile

The white guest rooms are a bold contrast to the reddish orange of the surrounding landscape.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 August 2014

Tierra Atacama


Chile

Designed by Teresa Moller, a famous South American landscape artist, the gardens of Tierra Atacama have preserved the ages old Algarrobo and Chana trees and uses only native flora.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 August 2014

Tierra Atacama


Chile

Barren and unforgiving, Chile's Altiplano is sublimely brutal in its beauty.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 August 2014

Tierra Atacama


Chile

In contrast to the magnificent but stark surroundings, the interior of Tierra Atacama is designed to be warm and welcoming - an oasis of comfort and good food.

Daily Travel Inspiration: 1 August 2014

Tierra Atacama


Chile

Decorative details repeat the spirit of Atacama's history and place. The colour of the tables can be found on doors of old village houses and the sheepskins are a reminder of the days when this town was a stopover for cowboys and shepherds moving their herds to or from Bolivia.