Glamping has become a trend for travelers who want to combine outdoor recreation, contact with nature and rest, all with the attractions and amenities of a hotel.
A new alternative for travelers who love nature. The domes have been the preference of many as they rescue the best of camping and hotels. There are over 200 places to choose from in the world ranging from Sri Lanka to Guatemala, Canada, the United States, Uruguay and South Africa, among others.
Chile, with its varied landscapes and highly sought after destinations, is not far behind. We recommend 5 unforgettable destinations of our country that have provided cabins, domes, shelters or tents for tourists who prefer to spend a vacation in contact with nature without giving up the luxuries.
Just 15 km from Santiago, Cajón del Maipo has become the oasis for the capital, who want to breathe fresh air and avoid the hustle and bustle of the city. And it is here also where we find endless alternatives to spend a pleasant time away from the city. Los baqueanos, is a mountain refuge, which is formed by a geodetic dome of 6 meters in diameter and a house invented by its owners. It has beds, nightstands, living, terraces, Creole lunches and bathrooms, as well as activities such as hiking and horseback expeditions in the surrounding area. The shelter has focused on sustainable development and that is why they use solar panels for electricity.
In the middle of the Atacama desert, these domes are new individual constructions of wood and clay with domes, maintaining the temperature which makes them a pleasant and welcoming lodging system. They are decorated with furniture of rustic style, have enough illumination and windows in several directions, you can appreciate the sunrise by the imposing Cordillera de los Andes and the colorful sunset by the Mountain range of Salt.
It is a new and complete place, where you will find Domos with private bathroom, designed and decorated to maintain the rustic that the town of San Pedro de Atacama offers. They have hammocks, breakfast service and grill.So guests can spend a pleasant moment and fully connect with nature.
They are located 200 meters from the town center, Calle Domingo Atienza, road to ruins of Pukara de Quitor.
Endowed with beautiful islands, beaches and coves, Punta Choros is a fantastic place that can be visited all year round and has renewed its face with last generation domes. The best way to camp outdoors and enjoy nature, but with the details of a good hotel.
Each tent dome is 7 meters in diameter, they have a terrace and are located overlooking the sea. They have a mezzanine where there is a bed of 2 seats, with a top window to watch the sky. In first level a living room, where you will find a bed of 1 place and 1 armchair bed that we equip. Bathroom with whirlpool tub and another option with 2 bathrooms (1 with shower, no tub) Bath towels included.
At reception you can order books, board games, movies and beach buckets to make your stay more pleasant. In the exterior of our accommodation there are games for children, a beach volleyball court and bike rentals.
A place to rest and get together with nature, being very close to the mountains and the stars. Located in the heart of the Elqui Valley, it allows privileged observation of the stars, with special facilities and trips to the most important astronomical center of the country.
Elqui Domos has six rooms with a maximum capacity of three people each; Constructed in the form of geodesic domes, perfect for the observation of the sky. Each dome also has a large terrace where you can enjoy the landscape of the valley, or prepare roasts outdoors.
Patagonia Camp, is the first dome style resort in Chile. Located in a forest of coigües and notros, overlooking Lake Toro and opposite the Massif del Paine at kilometer 74 of the new route that connects Puerto Natales with Torres del Paine National Park. Each tent has a private bathroom and terrace and is equipped with a double bed or two trundle beds, heating and is decorated with wood and handmade furniture in the locality.
Do not wait to escape a few days to one of these destinations and enjoy the glamor of the domes along with the simplicity of nature.