Palacio Astoreca Hotel

Valparaíso may be the cultural capital of Chile—and a gateway to the Chilean wine country—but until the Palacio Astoreca Hotel opened its Victorian doors this past October, the lodging options for travelers to the bohemian enclave were lacking. The new hotel offers a stylish spot from which to explore the city’s woolens shops, retro restaurants, […]


Weaving among sheep-strewn hills that roll into the Pacific, the 30-minute van ride from Chiloé Island’s airport to the Refugia resort makes for a captivating first impression. So much so, in fact, that visitors may not notice an unusual oblong lodge as they near the shore of this remote island (Chile’s second largest), which only […]