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Tierra Atacama

Autor: Diego Salas
April 16, 2021

Earth Day

Millions of people across the globe join together on April 22nd each year to celebrate this important day for the environment. For Tierra Hotels, it’s a very special date – after all, our name “Tierra” literally means “Earth” in Spanish. This day represents the spirit of what we do and the type of tourism we promote, respecting nature with concrete actions, alongside local communities.

Earth Day
Autor: Diego Salas
February 22, 2021

Artisan craftwork using volcanic rock

Alejandro González is considered a Living Human Treasure, for preserving the ancient customs of the town of Toconao in San Pedro de Atacama. His artistic presentations are recognized in his traditional music and carvings in pumice stone. His sculptures are part of the decoration in the hotel Tierra Atacama.

Artisan craftwork using volcanic rock
Autor: Diego Salas
January 29, 2021

Why is the Atacama Desert called the “driest desert in the world”?

One of the most impressive places in the north of Chile is San Pedro de Atacama. Not only do its landscapes look like they’re on another planet, but also its soil, which is used by scientists to simulate the experience of stepping on Mars. The wind flow, the ocean currents and the surrounding mountains are some of the factors which create these fascinating and unique conditions.

Why is the Atacama Desert called the “driest desert in the world”?
Autor: Diego Salas
September 23, 2020

Regenerate with the energy of the desert

The nature of San Pedro de Atacama and its surrounds leave an indelible impression for its incredible beauty and history. It also offers visitors the ideal setting for deep rest and adventure. Claudia Labbé, Guest Relations Manager at Tierra Atacama, invites us to discover this extraordinary and lovely place in the north of Chile.

Regenerate with the energy of the desert
Autor: Diego Salas
August 4, 2020

Desert Astronomy

If you enjoy stargazing, you definitely must visit San Pedro de Atacama. The sky in this remote area of northern Chile is considered by scientists from around the world to be the perfect site for installing modern telescopes which allow them to study the universe as never before. In their studies they have found, among other things, one element that the ancient Atacameñan people understood very well.

Desert Astronomy
Autor: Diego Salas
June 30, 2020

Cycling adventures

Two-wheeled excursions are a great way to get to know new places and experience local life and nature up close. On this World Bicycle Day, we invite you to daydream about stunning, diverse landscapes that you can explore with us at Tierra Hotels.

Cycling adventures
Autor: Diego Salas
June 18, 2020

Celebrate with these desert cocktails

The Tierra Atacama bar has created a cocktail list that will delight you not only with the cocktails’ flavors, colors and smells, but also thanks to the origin of their ingredients. Would you like to make them at home? Download this guide from our expert bartender Tomás Poblete.

Celebrate with these desert cocktails
Autor: Tierra Team
June 2, 2020

Discover the Atacama Desert through Play without Leaving Home

Have fun with your family using these activities for children designed by Tierra Atacama to entertain the youngest among us while teaching everyone about Atacama culture and nature. Download these games (pdfs) here and print them responsibly.

Discover the Atacama Desert through Play without Leaving Home
Autor: Margarita Lackington
June 1, 2020

Solar Energy in the Atacama Desert

Thanks to its geography, Chile has one of the highest levels of solar radiation in the world. This has allowed sustainable projects, such as Tierra Atacama’s solar plant, to thrive while taking advantage of these favorable conditions.

Solar Energy in the Atacama Desert
Autor: Diego Salas
May 4, 2020

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Try out this simple, refreshing recipe featuring a superfood ingredient with many health benefits and an important role in the Andean diet.

Quinoa Tabbouleh
Autor: Tierra Hotels
April 21, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day today and everyday

Tierra means “Earth” in Spanish, and protecting it is at the core of everything we do – from solar panels that power us, down to the biodegradable straw served with your evening cocktail. Now more than ever, it’s important for all of us to take steps to protect our planet.

Celebrate Earth Day today and everyday
Autor: Diego Salas
April 10, 2020

Excursions that respect nature

Our adventures allow guests to get out and enjoy the beautiful scenery, but we also ensure that we take proper measures in order to protect the environment. At Tierra Hotels, we are very committed to following these rules and teaching our guests about why they are so essential to ecological conservation.

Excursions that respect nature

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