Tierra Chiloé Hotel & Spa: Plan Your Stay

Located in Chiloé Island, Chile

How to Get There

Most guests travel to Tierra Chiloé on a flight from Santiago to the Mocopulli airport in Castro, followed by a 30-minute overland transfer. Transfers are complimentary, and can also be arranged for guests flying into the Puerto Montt airport in the Chilean Lake District. During your stay, the lodge provides transportation throughout the island.

What to Expect

Tierra Chiloé is situated in a remote location, 20 minutes from the nearest ATM and 30 minutes from a first aid clinic. A hospital is located three hours away in Puerto Montt. Mobile phone coverage on the property is limited, and guests are invited to use the lodge landline for an additional charge. The property is wheelchair accessible.

Weather and Seasons

Chiloé Island has a temperate and rainy maritime climate. The lodge is open from the beginning of spring in the Southern Hemisphere until the end of autumn, and is closed during the island’s coldest and wettest months (May through August). The lowest rainfall occurs during the spring and summer seasons.

Temperatures typically range as follows:

December to March (Summer): 12°C/54°F to 22°C/72°F

March to June (Fall): 5°C/41°F to 12°C/54°F

June to September (Winter): The lodge is closed from May through August

September to December (Spring): 10°C/50°F to 17°C/63°F

What to Bring

Recommended dress at the lodge is smart casual for dinner and casual at all other times. Guests are encouraged to pack layers, as temperatures and conditions can fluctuate quickly.

Recommended Packing List

  • Warm windproof jacket, preferably made of Gore-Tex, polar fleece, or a similar fabric
  • Several long- and short-sleeved shirts
  • Trekking pants
  • Trekking shoes for uneven terrain
  • Long underwear
  • Several pairs of socks
  • Warm gloves and a hat or earmuffs
  • Sunblock, sunglasses, and lip balm
  • Swimsuit for the Jacuzzi and sauna
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Small day pack for excursions

Traveling with Family

The lodge welcomes children of all ages and offers accommodations to suit a range of family needs, including family rooms, as well as extra beds or cribs that can be added to superior rooms and suites. Children age 3 and younger stay complimentary when sharing a room with at least one adult. There is a television room, but no special nursery or daycare facilities. Many excursions can be tailored especially for kids, and babysitters can be arranged when requested in advance.

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