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Perfect for newlyweds or any couple looking for luxurious romance and adventure, our Chile Honeymoon takes you to the most magical destinations in the country.
You’ll begin in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Valparaíso, where you’ll discover colourful houses and streets full of historic artworks, overlooking the breezy bayside.
Next, you’ll head to Casablanca, one of the best wine regions in Chile, where you’ll indulge in wine tastings and superb cuisine around the sunny vineyards.
Venture north to the Atacama Desert, where you’ll explore the stunning moonscapes, soak in the Puritama Hot Springs, and visit an astronomical observatory for a romantic night of stargazing.
You’ll then fly to Easter Island (Rapa Nui), where you’ll feel a mysterious magnetic pull, unlike anywhere else on Earth. See the famous moai statues, trek through ancient volcanoes and watch the dazzling sunset on the white sand beaches.
Finally, you’ll fly back to Santiago, for a relaxing few days spent exploring the charming neighbourhoods, trendy cafes, beautiful parks and rich history. Climb San Cristóbal Hill for panoramic views of the mountains shadowing the city.
On our Chile Honeymoon, you’ll take on some of the most remote and beautiful landscapes in the world, enjoying intimate moments, romantic retreats, and breathtaking moments you’ll look back on for the rest of your lives.
On arrival at Santiago International Airport, you’ll be met by a Wayfairer representative and escorted to your private vehicle. You’ll be transferred to Hotel Boutique Acontraluz, your accommodation in Valparaíso for the next two nights.
Hotel Boutique Acontraluz is a gorgeous hotel with a rich heritage, sustainable practices and views overlooking the bay. Known as the first sustainable boutique hotel in Valparaíso, the charming rooms are set in a refurbished, 120-year-old house.
This afternoon, you can visit the beautiful Mirador Gervasoni viewpoint, where you can look out over the Valparaíso Bay, the remarkable Turri Clock, and the surrounding hills. Make your way down to the bay to see the lively port, or follow the Atkinson Walk to see important city landmarks, such as Plaza Aníbal Pinto, the old Plaza del Orden and the Intendencia building.
Enjoy a buffet breakfast before meeting your private English-speaking guide at your hotel, for a street art tour of Valparaíso.
This colourful coastal city is considered to be one of the great capitals of street art in the world. The Chilean street art movement was born in the sixties, peaking throughout the seventies and eighties through the Brigada Ramona Parra (BRP). The BRP were founded in 1968 by a group of young muralists and Chilean communists, who used their art to send a message of radical social change.
You’ll roam the characterful streets of Valparaíso, discovering the beautiful paintings and learning about the history behind the art in the walls. In the afternoon, your guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Valparaíso.
After a buffet breakfast, you’ll be met by your private driver and transferred to La Casona of Matetic Vineyard, your accommodation in Casablanca, for the night.
La Casona is an exclusive boutique hotel with just ten rooms, set in traditional colonial buildings from the 1900s, on a private 5-hectare park. You’ll be surrounded by stunning Chilean countryside, and the rooms feature beautiful views of the gardens and vineyards.
You’ll stay at La Casona on a full-board basis, including meals, wine tastings and outdoor excursions. This afternoon, you can take a tour through Matetic Winery, tasting four wines from the Ultra line of Premium EQ wines. You can also take a guided tour of the Rosario Valley, choosing to walk, cycle, drive or go horseback riding through the spectacular scenery.
This evening, relax in the outdoor swimming pool with a cocktail, before enjoying a delicious dinner, served with half a bottle of wine per person. You can choose from red or white wines, from the superb Corralillo line, produced by the Matetic Vineyard.
After a buffet breakfast, you’ll be met by your private driver and transferred to the Santiago airport for your domestic flight to San Pedro de Atacama. On arrival at the airport, you’ll be met by your private driver and transferred to Hotel Desertica, your accommodation for the next three nights. You’ll catch your first glimpse of the famed Atacama landscapes on the drive to the hotel, which will take around 1 hour and 30 minutes.
This afternoon, you’ll venture out on a tour of some of the most iconic landscapes in the Atacama region. Your private guide will pick you up from your hotel, heading towards the Salt Mountain Range (Cordillera de la Sal), where you’ll see the Valley of the Moon (Valle de la Luna), set in the Los Flamencos National Reserve. This ethereal moonscape is marked with mysterious mineral sculptures, and you’ll see The Three Marys (Las Tres Marias), formed by wind erosion.
Next, you’ll visit Death Valley (Valle de la Muerte), where you can see extraordinary salt formations and sculptures, or try sandboarding down the towering dunes. You’ll watch the magical sunset at Kari Viewpoint, one of the highest points of the Salt Mountain Range, before returning to Hotel Desertica for another romantic experience.
You’ll be transferred to the Atacama astronomical centre, where you’ll take a guided tour to learn how to read the sky map and recognise constellations and stars. If the moon is visible, you can take images of it through telescopes with digital cameras. You’ll end the tour with a warm drink, gazing up at the bright stars of the clearest night sky in the world.
After breakfast, you’ll be met by your private English-speaking guide at your hotel, for your excursion to the Puritama Hot Springs. Located 33 kilometres north, and sitting at an altitude of 3,500 metres above sea level, the Puritama Hot Springs originate within the Andes Mountain Range.
Ancient volcanic activity caused the water to heat up as it flows underground, and it now bubbles onto the surface at a temperature between 30°C and 33°C. The water is filled with soothing minerals and gathers in natural pools, so visitors can enjoy a soak in the spring. You’ll find bathrooms and dressing rooms connected to the pools by wooden walkways, so all you have to do is sit back and relax with your partner in nature’s spa.
Today is yours to explore the spectacular Atacama region at your leisure, and you’ll be well-placed at Hotel Desertica, a luxurious eco-retreat set on an old Atacama family farm.
Surrounded by native desert vegetation and a homely atmosphere, the hotel features an outdoor wood fire and a refreshing swimming pool. The beautiful rooms are inspired by natural materials and coloured with traditional patterns, and you’ll sink into the plush bedding each night.
Along with solar energy, LED lighting and local produce, the hotel even uses the old canal irrigation system that existed on the former vegetable farm. Their superb restaurant is an ode to their farming roots, with a menu featuring Chilean and Altiplano cuisine and local ingredients, such as chañar fruit, quinoa, goat cheese, olive oil and wines.
Enjoy a final buffet breakfast at Hotel Desertica, featuring natural juices, freshly ground coffee and world-class teas, along with fresh fruits and local produce. You’ll have free use of mountain bikes throughout your stay, and you can spend the morning exploring the quaint San Pedro town or venturing into the Atacama landscapes.
After a morning of adventure, you may like to indulge in a final couple's massage at the hotel, before your transfer to the Calama Airport for your domestic flight to Santiago. On arrival at the airport, you’ll transfer to Holiday Inn Santiago, your airport hotel for the night.
This stylish hotel features an indoor swimming pool, a jacuzzi, two saunas and a fitness centre, where you can relax and unwind for the night. You can also enjoy a delicious meal at the Grill Restaurant, where fresh, local produce and international cuisine complement the wide selection of Chilean wines.
Fuel up at the buffet breakfast this morning - today, you’re heading to Easter Island, a remote volcanic island known as Rapa Nui to the native Polynesian inhabitants. Famed for its mysterious archaeological sites and huge stone statues called moai, the island is only accessible by a five-hour flight across the Pacific Ocean.
Holiday Inn Santiago is located within walking distance of Santiago Airport, so you can easily board your flight to Easter Island. On arrival, you’ll be met by a private driver and transferred to Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa, your accommodation for the next three nights.
Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa is a lavish eco retreat, with a unique design inspired by the ceremonial village of Orongo. This afternoon, settle into your beautiful rooms, designed with natural light, handmade Chilean furnishings, and natural materials inspired by Rapa Nui, such as cypress, clay and volcanic stone.
Enjoy a buffet breakfast this morning, before meeting your private English-speaking guide for your tour of Easter Island. You’ll begin on the east coast of the island, visiting the Ahu Vaihu and Akahanga temples, where you’ll see the iconic moai statues.
These massive human figures were carved from volcanic stone by the native Rapa Nui people, between the years 1250 and 1500. The monolithic sculptures were placed on stone altars, and a stone pukao (a hat or top-knot) was placed on top of the moai statues. Archaeologists remain enraptured by the meaning of these statues and their remarkable construction, and it’s an awe-inspiring site that few will ever witness.
Next, you’ll visit Rano Raraku, a rolling green volcanic crater, set on the lower slopes of Terevaka in the Rapa Nui National Park. The crater was formed from consolidated ash and contains a freshwater crater lake. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was used as a quarry for 500 years until the early 18th century, and around 900 moai were carved here. Today, 396 moai remain in various stages of completion, including ‘El Gigante’, an unfinished moai, standing at 22 metres and weighing an incredible 160 to 182 tonnes.
Continuing through the island, you’ll visit Ahu Tongariki, the largest ahu (shrine) on Easter Island, featuring 15 remarkable moais. After the civil war and a 20th-century tsunami destroyed the ahu, it has been restored and includes the heaviest statue ever built on the island, weighing 86 tonnes.
You’ll then visit Te Pito Kura, an archaeological complex featuring Paro, the largest moai ever erected on the island, standing at 10 metres high and weighing 75 tonnes. The moai lies face down, his body split in two after its collapse. You’ll also see Te Pito o Te Henua, a large spherical stone known as ‘the navel of the world’. The stone has mystical, magnetic energy, and due to its high iron content, the stone heats up more than others and will cause a compass to behave erratically.
Before returning to your hotel, you’ll finish the day at Anakena, a stunning white sand beach fringed by palm trees. Here, you’ll find a striking row of moais, standing with their backs to the sea. It’s a beautiful place to watch the sun sink over one of the most extraordinary corners of the planet.
Today is yours to spend at your leisure. Hangaroa Resort offers an array of adventurous excursions, including trekking to Poike - a 370-metre extinct volcano. It’s the oldest volcano on the island and the island’s second highest point after Terevaka, another volcano. You can also hike Ara o te Ao, one of the oldest trails on the island. You’ll climb to the viewpoint of Rano Kau, the largest crater on the island, then visit Orongo, the ceremonial village and the culture epicentre of the Rapa Nui people until the 19th century.
You can go cycling, sailing and snorkelling around the island, or even explore on a 4 x 4 motorcycle. The lodge can also arrange for special sunrise and sunset experiences at archaeological sites, and you can watch the romantic sunrise over Tongariki, and the sunset over Tahai.
You may also like to relax at Hangaroa, a luxurious oasis on the island. Take a dip in the Vaitea Pool, the largest swimming pool on the island, or rejuvenate in the Manavai Spa, overlooking the ocean and surrounded by soft white sand.
You’ll be well-fed throughout your stay at Hangaroa, with two restaurants featuring locally caught fish, Polynesian spices and the aromatic flavours of Rapa Nui. You can also enjoy a cocktail in the pool bar while soaking up the sun rays.
Enjoy a final buffet breakfast, before checking out of Hangaroa and transferring to the airport for your domestic flight to Santiago. On arrival at the airport, you’ll be met by your private driver and transferred to Ladera Hotel, your accommodation for the next two nights.
Ladera Hotel is a luxurious boutique hotel set in the upscale Providencia district of Santiago. You’ll have views of the city skyline, San Cristóbal Hill, or the rooftops of the Barrio Pedro de Valdivia Norte, and the hotel is set just a short stroll from the beautiful riverfront.
This afternoon, relax in the rooftop swimming pool with spectacular views of Santiago, indulge in a treatment at the onsite spa, or explore the superb restaurants and shops around the trendy Providencia district.
Today is yours to spend at your leisure. Ladera Hotel offers free use of bicycles and we recommend exploring the lively Italian quarter, brimming with chic cafes and antique stores, or wandering the street art of La Pincoya.
Climb the staircase of Cerro Santa Lucia, to be rewarded with a gorgeous park strewn with ancient forts and grand monuments, or score some souvenirs at Parque Arauco, renowned for its luxury brands and Chilean products.
From Ladera Hotel, you can visit the Sculpture Park by the Mapocho River, where you’ll find fantastic art installations by Chilean artists. You’ll also be within close range of Santiago Metropolitan Park, where you’ll find a tranquil Japanese garden and trails leading up San Cristóbal Hill to the huge Virgin Mary statue overlooking the city. It’s a romantic spot to enjoy the view with your partner and reflect on your incredible Chilean adventure.
Enjoy a final breakfast, before getting picked up by your private driver and transferred to Santiago International Airport for your return flight home.
After two whirlwind weeks spent exploring Chile’s colourful cities, rich culture, extraordinary natural wonders and luxurious retreats, you’ll be leaving with a stream of stories and intimate memories - the perfect start to your marriage and your lifelong adventure.
If you’d like to continue your romantic honeymoon, you can fly to Argentina for more spectacular scenery and superb wines, or head to the end of the world in Ushuaia. From the southernmost city in the world, you can board a cruise ship for Antarctica and take on the world’s final frontier together.