Attention to detail, simplicity, and the real joys of life are the essential principles of explora. To travel is to spend time, to arrive and to live. Architecture is permanence, freedom and safety.
explora actively introduces travelers to the great scenery of South America, through a well prepared exploration program. Our base is a hotel built for linking man to temporary space - present and past - and the mysteries of nature. explora Patagonia is located at the center of the Torres del Paine National Park, the heart of Patagonia, declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
On the shores of Lake Pehoe, it has breathtaking views of the Paine ridge and the granite towers.
Its construction is based around essential luxuries, allowing the traveler to inhabit the remote location in its essence without distractions. Wood plays a fundamental role in its design, with species such as lenga, cypress and almendrillo.
In 1996, explora Patagonia won first prize in the Architecture of Travel Services category in the X Bienal de Arquitectura, Santiago de Chile.