A charming, tranquil hotel with an elegant design and long, successful history.
On the banks of Villarrica Lake, near Pucon in the Lake District, the hotel is about 2.5 hours from Santiago (which includes an hour flight to Tumuco, then a 1.5 hour drive.
Accommodation & Facilities
With wood panelling giving them a ski-chalet, alpine feel, all rooms, suite and chalets are spacious and homely, with excellent views through massive picture windows and a great use of natural materials. Available are rooms - twin or double, suites - normal or family and chalets - named Forest and Royal. Rooms have their own private bathroom, a plasma TV, walk in closet and robes, as well as sumptuous crisp linen and comfy beds. Suites have extra space with a little library and a living area, then the family suites have 2 bedrooms (a double and a twin) with shared access to the bathroom. Forest Chalet has 3 bedrooms, its very own private terrace, kitchen and living area, set within the grounds with private access and gardens. The Royal Chalet similarly has 3 bedrooms, its own entrance, kitchen and lounge but it also has something even more special. Built around a cliff face, the garden is totally private and has a very special waterfall on the balcony – this is where the Queen once stayed.
Rooms all have hairdryers, mineral water and homemade chocolates in your room. Breakfast is served in your room for no extra charge.
Other facilities include tennis courts overlooking the lake, restaurant and spa with a pool and sauna.
The restaurant features a huge terrace so you can eat outdoors and absorb your views. Cuisine is delicious and breakfast is included in the rate of your room.
From here you can go cycling, fishing, kayaking or go bird watching. You can hike up Volcano Villarrica, witness it via helicopter or even explore the network of underground passengers underneath! During the winter, you can enjoy snow sports, or back to the summer, have a go at rafting, sailing boat trips and more.
Children are welcome.