The hotels received recognition as part of the World’s Best Awards.
The Singular Patagonia and Tierra Patagonia received first and fifth place respectively, as part of the World’s Best Awards 2016 category for Best Hotels and Resorts in South America; a recognition awarded by the prominent travel magazine, Travel and Leisure.
Every year, this magazine asks its readers to rate their travel experiences, casting votes in the various categories for the best hotels, tour operators, cruises, airlines, cities and islands all across the world.
Turismo Chile’s General Manager, Debbie Feldman, explained that, “we’re very happy and proud of these recognitions. They promote the Chilean Patagonia and our country as one of the region’s tourism highlights, offering high quality. In addition to these achievements, Crucero Australis took first place in the Small Ship Ocean Cruise category. Together, an excellent picture of Chile is painted to the world”.
The Singular Patagonia, located in Puerto Bories in Puerto Natales, offers 54 rooms and three suites, a spa, two restaurants and more than 20 excursions that include trips to nearby glaciers, horse-riding tours to private reserves, walking tours, a trip to Puerto Natales and the chance to discover the Torres del Paine National Park. It’s a hotel that’s already been recognized by Trip Advisor’s Traveller’s Choice, as the best hotel in Chile and one of the best in South America, and was awarded with the LEED Certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) by the US Green Building Council.
Tierra Patagonia is a cosy establishment of 40 rooms that offers visits to Lake Sarmiento and the imposing peaks of the Torres del Paine National Park. Its installations include a lounge, bar, dining room, tour lounge, library, television room, heated swimming pool, open-air Jacuzzi and spa. It offers tours to discover the Torres del Paine National Park, the Patagonian countryside and its ranches. There are opportunities to go birdwatching, to discover flora and endemic fauna, to enjoy the Patagonian mountains, the pampas, forests, glaciers, rivers, lakes and waterfalls.