Guide for respectful birdwatching
Ornithological tourism or birdwatching is an excellent way of getting in touch with nature and learning about the importance of its conservation. In Chile there is a great diversity of species that we can enjoy seeing just by paying attention to our surroundings. Need some advice?
Discover the wild beauty of Patagonia in this new excursion
For many years, the ranchers in Patagonia have viewed the puma as a constant threat due to their attacks causing loss of livestock, creating a conflict between native wildlife and production. However, this has begun to change.
Boost your Tierra Experience
Tierra Hotels has designed excellent options to add-on to your vacation in Chile. Extend your break in incredible destinations, without the hassle of piecing together reservations. Our Guest Experience team will take care of every detail of your trip.
Tierra Hotels is recharging for next season
Tierra Atacama reopens its doors on July 1st, while Tierra Chiloé and Tierra Patagonia will do so on October 1st. This pause allows us to prepare for the second semester of the year, and to reflect on all of the wonderful experiences we shared with our guests over the past months.
Tips for choosing your hiking boots
It’s crucial to have proper footwear when going on an excursion. There are many different technologies, models and brands to choose from, but the most important is to make sure your shoes are appropriate for the activity. Desert terrain, rainy weather or a snow-covered mountain? Follow these tips to prepare accordingly and enjoy each step of your experience.
Adventures of a Patagonian rhea
An unexpected natural event occurred recently in the pampas surrounding Tierra Patagonia. Very close to the hotel, a family of Patagonian rheas (ñandús) came up against a tense moment, when a fox and a condor threatened to snatch their newborns away. The people who were able to observe this spectacle were humbled by the experience.
Welcome back to Tierra Atacama!
In September, our award-winning boutique hotel in San Pedro de Atacama reopened its doors to welcome guests from all over Chile, who have come to enjoy some well-deserved vacation time in the desert.
What is the We Tripantu?
It coincides with the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere, and is the most important celebration for the Mapuche tribe. It is similar to a new year, but with a much more profound meaning, as the bond with nature is an essential part of this culture’s cosmovision. To them, this day marks the “beginning of the return” of the sun.
The Torres del Paine W Trek, Tierra style
The most popular route through the iconic National Park, the Torres del Paine W trek, requires preparation and good physical health. Tierra Patagonia offers a different way to experience this beautiful adventure, combining trekking, sailing, spa, massages and a profound respect for nature.
Healing through Forest Bathing
It has been scientifically proven that a deep connection with nature delivers important benefits to our physical and mental health. In Chile there are several places with ideal conditions for this therapeutic practice which has similarities with meditation. When the pandemic restrictions come to an end, it will be a useful tool to help us find a new equilibrium.
The warm wool of Chiloé
Craftwork in wool is one of the artistic traditions that characterizes the chilota culture. The climate of this magnificent archipelago in the south of Chile has led its inhabitants to seek warmth through weaving, using the ancient textile techniques of the Mapuche people.