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Tierra Patagonia

Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa is a new retreat center in Torres del Paine, Chile nestled in the southernmost reaches of Chilean Patagonia. Specializing in reconnecting visitors with nature at the reserve, their expert staff specializes in sustainable management. At Tierra Hotel sustainability is a strong factor in all of their decision making. For this reason they strongly support Reforest Patagonia, an unprecedented citizen campaign that aims to plant 1,000,000 trees.

“This public-private initiative nonprofit project is being supported by Conaf (Chilean forest administration), Chile´s Tourism Board the Subsecretaría de Turismo, Patagonia Sur, a private company which is responsible for logistics and coordination of reforestation crews as well as Fundación Imagen de Chile, a foundation responsible for promoting Chile´s image. The main objective of this campaign is for citizens worldwide to contribute 1,000,000 native trees (lengas, ñirres and coigües) to be planted in four national parks and reserves in Chilean Patagonia.”

Tierra Patagonia graciously offers excursions like horseback riding:

Horseback riding is one of the unique and unforgettable experiences in Patagonia, as much so for beginners as for experienced riders. Most of our rides take place from Cerro Guido. The private land of this estancia or Patagonian Ranch extends more than 100,000 hectares and the local gauchos (cowboys) accompany us on this adventure at “the uttermost ends of the earth.” The horses of the ranch were born and raised in this wild terrain and have been specially trained so anyone may ride here, even if they have no previous experience. Riding here means you can experience this special part of Patagonia like the locals do, on horseback with them at your side.”

After a beautiful ride pay a visit to their exquisitely designed Uma Spa to ease sore muscles:

 “The Uma Spa facilities include an indoor swimming pool with hydro massage and cascades, an outdoor Jacuzzi, sauna, steam bath, a rest and relaxation area, locker rooms, and lush towels and robes. Come before your treatment and enjoy a steam bath or sauna and a swim, and then afterwards use the relaxation areas for as long as you like…”

Above image and top image of the Uma Spa via Tierra Patagonia.