Chile is a fascinating land of contrast, due to its geographical shape and social history. It’s probably not the first destination that comes to your mind when you think of a romantic trip, but you know we like to show you alternative points of view. These five things to do in Chile will make you want to get on the first plane with your loved one – and embark in a unique adventure!
1. Explore Patagonia while sleeping in one of the best hotels in the world
Located in Torres del Paine National Park, EcoCamp Patagonia will welcome you in its geodesic domes that are perfect for couples, architecturally unique and 100% eco friendly. They use hydraulic and solar energy, and will allow you and your partner to completely immerse in the surrounding environment.
Using it as a home base, you will be able to explore the breathtaking nature of Patagonia. The EcoCamp organizes hikes that will take you to the Torres del Paine mountains: prepare to be left speechless!
2. Enjoy the stunning scenery of Atacama desert
From one extreme to the other: visiting Atacama desert is a mandatory thing to do in Chile! It’s one of the driest regions on the planet, but this doesn’t have to discourage you: the views are mind-blowing.
Start from the adobe village of San Pedro de Atacama, walk in the astonishing Valle de la Luna, reach the incredible El Tatio Geysers and spend your nights contemplating the stars. Doesn’t it sound romantic?
3. Go back in time in Easter Island
Easter Island, traditionally called Rapa Nui, is a fascinating little piece of land in the middle of Pacific Ocean. Among the things to do in Chile, this is a definitely romantic one: imagine how it feels to spend a few days with your loved one in such an enticing location.
You will be able to see the iconic Moai statues, carved from volcanic stone hundreds of years ago – but not only. You can hike on a volcano, go snorkeling, relax on sandy beaches and enjoy beautiful sunsets: what’s not to love about that?
4. Taste delicious wine in the Chilean wine valleys
Did you know that wine tasting is one of the most characteristic things to do in Chile? Well, now you do!
Why not treat yourself with some exquisite wines? The main wine valleys are Casablanca, Colchagua and Maipo: be ready to wander among the vines and to get tipsy together with your special one!
5. Be amazed by the most beautiful cave in the world
Have you ever heard of the Catedral de Marmol? If not, it’s probably because it’s considered one of the most remote natural treasures in the whole world – but it’s also one of the best, and visiting it is surely a thing to do in Chile.
It’s a real natural sanctuary, composed by three small islets close to the shore of General Carrera lake. Erosion and mineral formations created arches and sculptures that reflect the turquoise of the water creating an almost magic result. Impossible not to fall in love!
These are our ideas for romantic things to do in Chile on your next, unforgettable couple travel – are you ready to go on this adventure together?