Hotel Cumbres San Pedro De Atacama
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Cumbres San Pedro De Atacama
With a better pool of staff to select from, this hotel could be excellent, but it appears that due to the remoteness and desert climate in a high altitude, there are issues with this (& probably most others) hotel that are hard to resolve. Still worthwhile staying despite expecting more.
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Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
... of nebulae. The most magical for me were the shooting stars which could be seen randomly across the sky - so beautiful and the perfect start to mine and Nayan's third wedding anniversary celebrations! When we reached our cabaņa after midnight, we both crashed out into surprisingly comfortable bunk beds - probably the best of our trip so far.
Named as such because the surface looks like ...
... Because I was short on time and funds there (hadn't planned to be there and it was pricey!) I wasn't able to do as much as most people but I still managed two things! On the first night I went stargazing, which sounds lame but I can't explain how incredible it was! It's meant to be one of the clearest skies this side of the equator, so we saw at least 2 or 3 shooting stars (one of them was falling for about a minute!) and the guide knew ...
... and rustled around in the desk drawer with the other. As quick as a flash he whipped out an old school exercise book and began reading his instructions in pseudo English. We thanked him, still non the wiser and started our march across the desert to the site. I know I've mentioned this before, but the vast emptiness is so striking, with not even a buzzing fly to be heard. We peered into the replica houses, imagining those people of long ago with their wild guinea pigs ...
Today I split a cab from the airport with 3 other people, and was kindly offered the front seat. I accepted and went to the front-left, only to be told "um, that's the driver's seat". Many laughs were had, mostly by the Europeans and South Americans. I still can't get used to this.
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