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Cristalino Lodge

Cristalino Lodge

Cristalino Lodge rests within a 28,000-acre private Amazonian rainforest reserve. Guests at the lodge enjoy morning and afternoon guided excursions (on foot and by boat) in the company of other guests.

An aerial view shows the green rainforest with a blue river cutting in between it.

The lodge runs a management program for the reserve that includes conservation of natural resources, environmental education and responsible tourism.

Accommodations 

Special Bungalow

The Special Bungalow includes two beds (double or two single), ante-room with two sofa beds (can each accommodate one person), bathroom, ceiling fan, and armchairs. The room also includes an outdoor bathtub in a private garden, outdoor shower and veranda.

The suite occupies an entire bungalow and can accommodate up to 4 people. The bungalow is 850 square feet.

The special bungalow suite at Cristalino Lodge features a large king bed, two twin beds, and wood furnishings.This outdoor bathtub is surrounded by an encolsed fence, rainforest trees and stone steps.

Bungalow 

The Bungalow includes two beds (double or two single), ante-room with two sofa beds (can each accommodate one person), bathroom, ceiling fan, and armchairs. The room has an indoor shower, outdoor shower in a private garden, and veranda with hammock.

The suite occupies an entire bungalow and can accommodate up to 4 people. The bungalow is 807 square feet.

The bungalow at Cristalino lodge features wood beamed ceilings, king bed, two twin beds and outdoor views.

Junior Bungalow 

The Junior Bungalow has a private veranda with wooden benches and is 645 square feet. It can accommodate 1-3 people and guests have the option of a king size, double, or three single beds.

The bungalow has a ceiling fan, large windows, natural ventilation system, and spacious bathroom with two showers, one of which is external.

The junior bungalow at Cristalino lodge includes a king bed, wood beamed ceiling, rug and desk.

Superior Rooms 

The Superior Rooms are equipped with two beds (double bed or two single beds), spacious bathroom with shower, desk, ceiling fan, Wifi, armchairs and an additional outside shower with private garden and veranda.

Each superior room can accommodate one or two people. The rooms are 570 square feet.

The superior room at Cristalino lodge has wood beamed ceilings, a king bed, and large windows.

Standard Rooms 

The Superior Rooms are equipped with two or three beds, private bathroom and ceiling fan. Each room can accommodate up to 3 people in single beds. The rooms are 237 square feet.

The standard room at Cristalino Lodge features two twin beds, an outdoor deck and chair.

Amenities 

Among the lodge’s amenities are:

  • Restaurant  featuring organically grown produce, a variety of meats and fresh fish
  • Bar
  • Floating Deck
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Two canopy tours for wildlife viewing
  • Electrical power is generated by solar panels
  • Wi-Fi is available throughout the lodge
A floating deck features two lounge chairs, two umbrellas, and a firepit overlooking a lake.The bar at Cristalino lodge has a tiled counter, two chairs, and sits on the dock of lake.

Activities 

Due to its privileged position within a rainforest reserve, guests at Cristalino Lodge have a range of outdoor activities to choose from.

Visitors can canoe on River Cristalino, birdwatch, go on nature hikes within the reserve, experience boat trips, and climb atop one of the hotel’s famed 165 ft. observation towers where they can observe Brazil’s flora and fauna, see the forest layers and catch stunning sunsets.

A man and woman stand atop an observation tower and overlook the green rainforest below.

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Wara Hotel

Wara Hotel

Wara is situated in the Atacama Desert in Copiapo at the foot of the Sea of Dunes, just 20 minutes from the airport. The surrounding sand dunes are a diverse palette of colors and textures. At night, the Atacama Desert boasts one of the brightest night skies in the world.

The inaugural guests of Wara Hotel were the actors and directors of the film “The 33,” who stayed there for over a month while shooting the movie. The film stars Antonino Banderas and is based on a true story about Chilean miners who were trapped in a nearby mine for 69 days, but were eventually rescued.

Wara’s restaurant chefs utilize traditions of northern Chile in their cooking by using fresh ingredients from the hotel’s organic garden. Dishes include fish, ceviche, meat and pasta accompanied by fine Chilean wines.

Accommodations

Wara has just seven villas, each with private gardens, fireplaces, access to parking, complimentary breakfast, pool area, frigo bar, and private terraces.


Deluxe Villas

The Deluxe Villas are equipped with:

  • King bed
  • TV
  • Chimney
  • Heater
  • Security box
  • Wifi

Double Deluxe Villa 

The Double Deluxe Villa feature:

  • Two Queen beds
  • TV
  • Chimney
  • Heater
  • Security box
  • Wifi

Deluxe Premium Villa

The Deluxe Premium Villa features:

  • King bed
  • Bath tub
  • TV
  • Chimney
  • Security box
  • Wifi

Exploring Atacama Desert 

Visitors to the Atacama Desert have access to sand dunes, mountains, volcanoes and lakes.

Some popular places to explore are:

  • Sea of Dunes
  • Caldera port and Bahia Inglesa beach known for its turquoise waters and white sand
  • Nevado Tres Cruces National Park
  • Ojos del Salado Volcano, the world’s highest active volcano

Guests can also expect to see flamingos, vicuñas, and guanacos.

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Morgan’s Rock

Morgan’s Rock

Morgan’s Rock is one of our favorite beach destinations in Central America: an eco-lux lodge on a forested hillside above Nicaragua’s southwest Pacific Coast near Granada. The lodge is set within a 2,000-acre private reserve—home to howler monkeys, sloths, and dozens of tropical bird species.

Green forests surround a blue ocean and Morgan's rock hotel roof is nestled in the middle.

Its beach, Playa Ocotal, is a brown sugar arc of gentle surf; lodge guests usually have this beach to themselves, although they occasionally share the
sand with nesting sea turtles.

Morgan’s Rock takes its ecological responsibility seriously. Resort profits help support a 2,500-acre reforestation area, responsible for adding 1.5 million trees to the landscape since the year 2000.  The swimming pool is purified with natural salts; its temperature is regulated through a solar heating system.

Accommodations 

The 15 original cabins, designed by architect Matthew Falkiner, are spaced for privacy. The cabins are constructed of local stone and sustainably harvested woods.

Some upper category cabins have plunge pools and dramatic sunset views of the coast.

Morgan's rock room features wood flooring, furnishings and a king bed overlooking the ocean.

Each is equipped with security box, fans, bathrobes, and slippers. The rooms are fully-screened and designed to allow natural cross-ventilation. Beds are cooled with the Evening Breeze localized air conditioning system.

None of the guestrooms have telephones or televisions. While internet access is available, you’ll likely spend more time in the hammock bed, listening to waves and reading from the lodge library.


Two Bedroom Villas with Pool 

These villas were specifically designed for families and can accommodate up to 6 people. These villas feature king-size beds, indoor and outdoor showers, private decks and plunge pools.

The villa at Morgan's rock features a king bed, sofa, wood furnishings and outdoor pool.The villa at Morgan's rock has an outdoor pool on a deck with a day bed and wood patio.

Ocean View Bungalows with Plunge Pool 

Each ocean view bungalow is situated on a cliff overlooking a private beach. Set in the treetops, each bungalow accommodates up to 4 people.  A special feature includes a queen-size day bed suspended by a thick rope on the balcony.

The ocean view bungalows at Morgan's rock include a bed, sofa, wooden roof and outdoor breeze.The bungalows at Morgan's rock are built out of wood with hay ceilings, a queen-size daybed and chairs.

Forest View Bungalows 

Each forest view bungalow includes a private plunge pool and accommodates up to 4 people. These bungalows also feature a day bed suspended from a rope.

The forest view bungalows at Morgan's rock include a king bed with green accents, wood floors and outdoor views.The forest view bunalows at Morgan's rock include a small fountain and pond, treetop views and wood furnishings.

Ocean View Bungalow

Each Ocean View bungalow includes a comfortable terrace with ocean views and accommodates up to 4 people.

The ocean view bungalows at Morgan's rock include a king bed, sofa and forest views.

Amenities

Crossing the footbridge from the residential hill to the main lodge, you’ll find the restaurant, bar, a huge yoga deck, beachfront spa, and swimming pool. Mountain bikes and kayaks are available through the front desk. Deeper inside the property, guests can visit the restaurant’s organic farm.

Two women do yoga poses under an expansive wood covered yoga floor.A wood paneled roof and floor enclose two white spa beds with dim lighting.

Activities

Guests at Morgan’s Rock have access to a range of nature tours and explorations. They can tour tropical forests, plantations, beaches and volcanoes. They can also discover Lake Nicaragua and take a day trip to nearby colonial Granada, which includes active volcanoes and a historic village.

Guests can also discover monkey and sloths and explore organic and dairy farming.

An older man helps a young boy milk a brown cow at Morgan's rock.

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Arakur Ushuaia Resort & Spa

Arakur Ushuaia

Arakur Hotel & Spa rests atop a hill, 10-minutes by car from the Ushuaia city center. The surrounding forest—the Cerro Alarken private reserve—is ideal for self-guided hikes, with unmatched views of Mount Olivia, the Beagle Channel, and the port.

Arakur hotel sits beneath a stunning snowcapped mountain with amazing views.The Arakur lobby features a grand piano, sitting area, wood floors and looks out onto a large lake.

Accommodations

In-room amenities:

  • Security box
  • Blackout curtains
  • Minibar
  • robes & slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • WiFi

Superior Double

The 45 double rooms offer views of the sea and the bay of Ushuaia and others that overlook the valleys and hills to the north. These rooms are  377 – 400 square feet.

The superior double suite features two double beds, TV, wood furnishings and a lovely sea view.

Twin Deluxe

20 rooms with panoramic views of the Beagle Channel and the Bay of Ushuaia, with 2 double beds, ideal for groups of friends or family. These rooms are  400 square feet.

The twin deluxe room features two twin beds, wood floors and a large window looking out to the sea.

Triples

The 6 Triple rooms have a north view to the valleys of Andorra and the Chico River. They can be configured as triple Twin or King + Twin. These rooms are 431 – 525 square feet.

The triple rooms at Arakur feature three twin beds, wood floors, TV, and a window overlooking the mountains.

Senior Suites

The 3 Senior Suites of Arakur have two comfortable rooms that include a living room, desk and bedroom.

Amenities 

Hotel amenities include:

  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Indoor and outdoor hot tubs
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Board games
  • Fitness center
  • Conference space
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • A shuttle service operates from the hotel to the city center, between 8:00AM to 11:00PM
The dining at Arakur features a table filled with a breakfast buffet.Several wood tables sit beside an exapnsive window looking out onto the town below.The Arakur spa pools sit on an outdoor deck overlooking the city and lake below.

Exploring Ushuaia 

Guests at Arakur are placed in the middle of The Cerro Alarkén Nature Reserve, which gives them unparalleled access to unique outdoor adventures.

Among the most popular activites are navigating the Beagle Channel, exploring Tierra del Fuego National Park, trekking through nearby glaciers, riding, helicopter rides, walking with penguins, and hiking to beautiful areas like Laguna Esmeralda and Valle de Río Chico.

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Casa Palopo

Casa Palopo

Casa Palopo is a boutique hotel located in the town of Santa Catarina Palopó, on the northeastern shore of Lake Atitlan. The hotel was purchased by Claudia Bosch, a native Guatemalan, who fell in love with the property during a stay in 2010.

A yellow villa is surrounded by blue lake views with mountains in the background at Casa Palopo.

Under her direction, Casa Palopo became the first Relais & Chateaux hotel in Guatemala. The setting here is unmistakably Guatemalan: these textiles, flavors, and views could be nowhere else.

On the sundeck, a row of loungers and day-beds face the lake and its volcanoes, alongside an infinity-edge swimming pool. The hotel’s open-terrace restaurant, 6.8 Palopó, emphasizes the fresh and the local.

The pool at Casa Palopo has a wood deck, blue swimming pool, red lounge chairs and lake views.

Accommodations 

Casa Palopo’s 15 richly colored guestrooms and suites feature original artwork, mahogany furnishings, and Italian linens.

Some upper category rooms add private terraces and lake Atitlan views. Each guest room is furnished with security box, mini-bar, and hairdryer.


Villa Palopo

This villa includes 3 rooms with four-poster beds. Private bathrooms and tubs overlooking the lake and separate showers. The rooms can be rented individually or rent the entire villa. If guests rent the entire villa, they have access to a heated infinity pool and hot tub, large room with fireplace, terraces, and kitchen with chef and butler.


Casa Palopo’s master/superior suites and regular suites feature individually decorated rooms, king-size beds, private terraces and lake views.

Santa Catarina – Master Suite 

The Santa Catarina suite is 473 square feet and is equipped with a king-size bed, large terrace, sofa, sun beds and view of the lake. It is decorated with paintings by Guatemalan artists and has blue walls and fine furniture.

The SAnta Catarina Suite at Casa Palopo has bright blue walls, wood beamed roofs, a king bed, sofa, and lake views.

Santa Clara Suite 

The Santa Clara suite is 516 square feet and is equipped with a king-sized bed, living room, sofas, and views of Lake Atitlan.

The Santa Clara suite at Casa Palopo features wood beamed ceilings, a king bed, blue accents and large lake view.

San Francisco Superior Suite 

The San Francisco Superior Suite is 279 square feet and is equipped with a queen-size bed, yellow walls, and is surrounded by outdoor gardens.

The San Francisco Superior Suite at Casa Palopo includes a king bed with lots of pillows, several wall windows and big drapes.

Casa Palopo’s Junior Suites feature pool or lake views, king-size beds, and terraces.

San Pedro Jr. Suite 

The San Pedro Junior Suite is 430 square feet and is located on the second floor. The room features orange and pink tones, pool views and a king-size bed.

Casa Palopo's San Pedro Junior Suite features a king bed, rug, low-hanging lights, and local handicrafts.

Casa Palopo’s Deluxe Suites are smaller and are ideal for couples or 2 friends and feature terraces or balconies.

San Marcos Deluxe Suite 

This suite is 161 square feet and is equipped with a king-sized bed, ideal for one couple. It is decorated with paintings and dark red walls and a bathroom with a lake view.

Amenities 

Among the hotel’s other amenities are an outdoor swimming pool facing Lake Atitlan, fireplace, massage room, library, bar, and gardens. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

The library at Casa Palopo has yellow walls, a table, rug and a large window with a mountain view.

Exploring Lake Atitlan

Casa Palopo is located on the shores of Lake Atitlan, which offers guests a wide variety of activities. Boat tours, volcano trekking, kayaking, and cruising along the lake are among the most popular adventures. Guests can even enjoy scenic helicopter tours throughout the area.

A large blue lake with blue mountains in the background surround the green lawns of Casa Palopo .

ARE YOU CONSIDERING A STAY AT CASA PALOPO? LANDED PROVIDES PERSONALIZED, CUSTOM TRAVEL WITHIN CENTRAL AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, AND THE ANTARCTIC. WE’LL CREATE A UNIQUE ITINERARY PLAN TAILORED TO YOUR INTERESTS AND DREAMS. EXPERIENCE THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME. SPEAK WITH ONE OF OUR EXPERT TRAVEL PLANNERS TODAY AT 801.582.2100.