South America

In the cloud forests near Machu Picchu or the high plateau of the Ecuadorian Andes, on the sparkling sand flats of Chile’s Atacama Desert or the sculpted landscapes of Patagonia, you’ll find stunning inns and lodges where sustainability is the driving force. Some are designed to maximize wildlife viewing, others to recall a traditional village. Still others seem to melt into the landscape so nothing distracts from the spectacular surroundings.

Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

Finch Bay Eco Hotel

Tucked into a secluded bay on Santa Cruz Island, Finch Bay provides myriad ways to experience the extraordinary wonders of the Galápagos, while offering a welcoming oasis inspired by the nature that surrounds it.

Amazon Rain Forest, Peru

Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción

Sheltered by an intricate forest canopy, the screened-in cabanas of Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción reveal the sights, sounds, and scents of the Amazon Rain Forest.

Sacred Valley of the Inca, Peru

Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

From their perch on an emerald Andean slope, the colonial-style estate and casitas of Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba invite you to soak up the spirit of the Sacred Valley, a region still shrouded in the mysteries of the Inca.

Cusco, Peru

Inkaterra La Casona

An inconspicuous door in the heart of Cusco’s old town opens into a world of Spanish-colonial splendor at Inkaterra La Casona, an exquisite 16th-century manor house.

Machu Picchu Pueblo, Peru

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel is a haven of Andean charm tucked into the tropical forests just beneath the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.

Chocó Rain Forest, Ecuador

Mashpi Lodge

Nature meets luxury at Mashpi, a breathtaking creation of steel and glass deep in the cloud forests of Ecuadorian Chocó.

Minas Gerais, Brazil

Reserva do Ibitipoca

The lush Atlantic Forest meets a wild geology of quartzite caves and canyons at Reserva do Ibitipoca, a restored 18th-century farmhouse that celebrates age-old Brazilian culture—and the rich biomes that surround it.

Atacama Desert, Chile

Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa

Tierra Atacama is a sublime gateway to one of the most surreal places on the planet, where volcanoes and geysers meet vast salt flats and the local culture is vibrant and ancient.

Patagonia, Chile

Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa

On the banks of Lake Sarmiento, looking out on Torres del Paine National Park, Tierra Patagonia celebrates its majestic surroundings, while offering a space where relaxation reigns.