Awards

Our awards speak for themselves. Over the years, we have received numerous recognitions both by our industry, as well as our travelers.

2014, Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards in the Trip of a Lifetime, explora Atacama

2014, National Geographic Traveler, ‘Tours of a Lifetime’, explora Travesía to Uyuni, Chile to Bolivia.

2014, Trip Advisor, ‘Top Luxury Hotel Chile’, explora Rapa Nui.

2014, Trip Advisor. ‘Top Luxury Hotel Chile’, explora Patagonia.

2014, Trip Advisor, ‘Top Luxury Hotel Chile’, explora Atacama.

2014, FEDETUR (Chilean Tourism Federation), Chile’s most sustainable company, explora.

2012, 2013, 2014, World Travel Awards, ‘South America’s leading Expedition Company’, explora.

2014, TripAdvisor, ‘Travelers’ Choice Awards’, explora.

2013, Travel + Leisure, ‘World’s Best Service in Central & South
America’, explora Patagonia.

2013, Travel + Leisure, ‘No.1 Adventure Lodge in Central and South America’, explora Patagonia.

2013, Travel + Leisure, ‘Best Resorts and Hotels in Central and South America’ and ‘6th Best Resort & Hotel worldwide’, explora Patagonia.

2013, Men’s Journal, ‘Best Wilderness Lodges’, explora Patagonia.

2013, USA Today, ‘10 Amazing New Travel Adventures for 2013’, explora Patagonia.

2013, World Travel Awards, ‘Chile’s leading Boutique Hotel’, explora Atacama.

2012, Robb Report, ‘The Robb Report Best Resorts’, explora Patagonia.

2012, Travel + Leisure, ‘World’s Best Hotels’, explora Patagonia.

2012, World Travel Awards, ‘Chile’s Leading Boutique Hotel’, explora Patagonia.

2012, Condé Nast Traveler, ‘Gold List: The world’s best places to stay, Hotels & Resorts in Chile’, explora Patagonia.

2012, Travel + Leisure, ‘Resorts & Lodges: #1 in the World’, explora Rapa Nui.

2012, Travel + Leisure, ‘The World’s Best Hotels’, explora Rapa Nui.

2012, Travel + Leisure, ‘World’s Best Hotel Service’, explora Rapa Nui.

2011, www.forbes.com, ‘Bucket List Trips 2012: 10 Once in a Lifetime Adventures’, explora Patagonia.

2011, www.indagare.com, ‘Indagare’s Best of Travel 2011’, explora Patagonia.

2011, GAYOT Guides, ‘Top 10 Remote Hotels Worldwide’, explora Rapa Nui.

2011, Town & Country Weddings, ‘Honeymoons of a Lifetime’, explora Rapa Nui.

2011, National Geographic Traveler, ‘Editor’s Choice – Our Favorite Hotels in South America’, explora Patagonia and explora Atacama.

2011, Islands, ‘Top 10 Romantic Getaways: Check it off the Bucket List’, explora Rapa Nui.

2011, Condé Nast Traveller UK, ‘The Readers’ Travel Awards: Latin America and the Caribbean’, explora Patagonia.

2011, Condé Nast Traveler, ‘Gold List, The world’s best places to stay: Hotels & Resorts in Chile’, explora Patagonia.

2011, Travel + Leisure, ‘The World’s Best Hotels’, explora Rapa Nui.

2011, Travel + Leisure, ‘40th Anniversary Edition: milestones in the history of tourism’, explora Atacama.

2010, Virtuoso. ‘Best of the Best – 2010, Guide to the World’s Best Hotel Experiences’, explora.

2010, Travel + Leisure, ‘The World’s Best Hotels’, explora Patagonia.

2009, Andrew Harper, ‘Readers’ Choice Awards: Readers’ Favorite Hideaways, Hotels and Resorts’, explora Patagonia.

2009, National Geographic Traveler, ‘Tours of a Lifetime’, explora Travesía El Chaltén, Chile to Argentina.

2009, Sherman´s Travel, ‘First Annual Smart Luxury Travel Awards’, explora Rapa Nui.

2009, Condé Nast Traveler, ‘Readers Choice Awards: Best hotels in the world’, explora Patagonia.

2009, Travel + Leisure, ‘World’s Best Hotels’, explora Patagonia.

2009, Virtuoso Best of the Best Awards. ‘Most innovative guest experience’. explora Atacama.

2009, International Luxury Travel Mart (ILTM). ‘Best luxury experience in the Americas’, explora Atacama.

2009, Condé Nast Traveler, ‘Readers’ Choice Awards: 100 Best Hotels in the World’, explora Atacama.

2008, Virtuoso Life, ‘The Editor’s List: Guest Experience That Goes Beyond’, explora Atacama.

2008, Modern Bride Magazine, ‘World’s Best Honeymoons’, explora Patagonia.

2008, www.concierge.com, ‘Hotels to Stay Before You Die’, explora Patagonia.

2008, USA Today Top Travel, ‘Top 10 oddest natural wonders’, explora Atacama.

2008, Outside Go, ‘Finest new treks on The Globe’, explora Travesía Uyuni.

2008, New York Times, ‘Places to Go in 2008’, explora Rapa Nui.

2008, Travel + Leisure, ‘Best High Altitude Hotel’, explora Atacama.

2008, Travel + Leisure, ‘It List: The T+L Editors’ Choice Awards: Top 30 new hotels in the world’, explora Atacama.

2008, Condé Nast Traveler, ‘Hot Hotels List’, explora Rapa Nui.

2008, Condé Nast Traveler, ‘Gold List’, explora Patagonia.

2008, Condé Nast Traveler. ‘Gold List’, explora Atacama.

2007, Travel + Leisure, ‘A-List Dream Trip’, explora.

2007, The Independent on Sunday, ‘Top Ten Hotels’, explora Rapa Nui.

2007, Robb Report Luxury Resorts USA, ‘Top Resorts’, explora Patagonia.

2006, Travel + Leisure, ‘Top 25 hotels in Central and South America’, explora Patagonia.

2006, Travel + Leisure, ‘Best High Altitude Hotel’, explora Atacama.

2006, Condé Nast Traveler, ‘The Readers’ Choice Awards: Top Central/South America Resorts’, explora Patagonia.

2006, T+L recognized explora’s founder Pedro Ibáñez, as one of the ‘35 innovators who changed the way you travel in the 21st century’.

2005, Travel + Leisure, ‘T + L Readers’ Poll: World’s Best Hotel Service’, explora Patagonia.

2005, Condé Nast Traveler, ‘Readers’ Choice Award: Top Central/South America Resorts’, explora Atacama.

2005, Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, ‘Best of Central / South America’, explora Atacama.

2005, Andrew Harper´s Hideaway Report. ‘Grand Award Winner, Latin America’, explora Patagonia.

2005, Andrew Harper´s Hideaway Report. ‘Readers Grand Award winner’, explora Patagonia.

2004, Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, ‘Best of Central / South America’, explora Patagonia.

2004, Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, ‘Best of Central / South America’, explora Atacama.

2003, Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report. ‘Best of Central / South America’, explora Patagonia.

2003, Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, ‘Best of Central / South America’, explora Atacama.

2003, Harpers & Queen Annual Travel Awards. ‘Best Action Spots’, explora Atacama.

2003, Condé Nast Traveller, ‘UK Readers’ Travel Awards: The Americas & Caribbean’, explora Patagonia.

2003, GQ Magazine Travel Awards, ‘Coolest hotel chain’, explora.

2002, Condé Nast Traveller, ‘UK Readers’ Travel Awards: The Americas & Caribbean’, explora Patagonia.

2001, World Architecture Awards. ‘Best construction in South America’ for explora´s Puritama Hot Springs, explora Atacama.

2000, Andrew Harper´s Hideaway Report. ‘Grand Award Winners, Central / South America’, explora Patagonia.

2000, XII Bienal de Arquitectura, Santiago de Chile. First prize in the ‘Architecture for travel services’ category, explora Atacama.

1997, Andrew Harper´s Hideaway Report, ‘Grand Award Winner: Latin America’, explora Patagonia.

1995, X Architecture Biennial, Santiago de Chile, First prize in the ‘Architecture for Travel Services’ category, explora Patagonia.

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