Since its launch in 2006, Awasi Atacama always aimed to offer its guests an entirely unique Atacama experience. A walled oasis in the center of San Pedro de Atacama, with just eight beautifully-decorated adobe rooms, it is designed to be as private and relaxing as possible. Cultural references grace the property, adding a special local charm, and the cuisine incorporates local ingredients into the dishes, which are tweaked to accommodate guests’ specific dietary requirements. What really sets Awasi apart is the tailor-made nature of its excursions. A guide and 4×4 vehicle is assigned to each guestroom, and the program is designed exclusively according to the guests’ interests and physical condition, which makes it possible to explore the area at one’s own pace. A wide range of activities is available, both half-day and full-day, and after a day of exploration, the hotel’s fire pit is the perfect venue to share experiences with the other guests, whilst enjoying the stunning starry skies of the desert. Awasi Atacama is as close to the African safari lodge experience as you will find in South America.