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Stays of Distinction

&BEYOND Vira Vira

Chile, Patagonia

5 days

Special Offer


Combine 3 nights at any two of &BEYOND Vira Vira, The Singular Patagonia, Alto Atacama, or Vina Vik and receive a 15% discount off the total.
Travel dates: For travel until 31 May 2021. Black-out dates:
• The Singular Patagonia & Alto Atacama: 15 December 2019/2020 to 5 January 2020/2021
• Vik Chile: 20 December 2019/2020 to 10 January 2020/2021
• &Beyond Vira Vira: 19 December 2019/2020 to 28 February 2020/2021 AND 10 May to 31 May 2021

Summary

&BEYOND Vira Vira is a boutique hotel set in Chile’s Lake District in Patagonia. Nestled amidst a spectacular sprawling 22-hectare estate is the exceptional &BEYOND Vira Vira. Surrounded by a beautiful park with natural lagoons, flowing rivers and sensational views of the Villarrica Volcano.
At Hacienda Vira Vira, guests can enjoy myriad exploits, hosted by knowledgeable and engaging guides, including trekking in the national parks; horseback riding in the cordilleras; scenic helicopter flights over the Villarrica Volcano; skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing or snowmobiling in winter. The list is seemingly endless with fly fishing, mountain biking, and a variety of water sports. All excursions are specifically tailored according to your interests and fitness levels.

Intimate yet spacious, six suites at &BEYOND Vira Vira have been individually decorated with curated objects and authentic materials. Inviting bedrooms feature large ensuite bathrooms, and all suites offer stunning views of the lagoon and park, or the Liucura River. Look out from your private terrace to the working farm and bask in the glorious morning light illuminating your suite.
A modern working farm, organic vegetable garden and state-of-the-art cheese factory complete the estate that is set just outside of Pucon, Chile. The freshly grown produce is sourced from the farm and used to create award-winning Chilean-inspired menus.

Do you wonder when to go to &BEYOND Vira Vira? As it is a year-round destination, you can go anytime. And you will find that each season has its charm and with no less than 39 curated experiences on offer, you will never find a dull moment.
During winter, there is something for the whole family at &BEYOND Vira Vira :
– Expert skiers will love our ski-touring, snowmobile, snowboard and heli-skiing options
– There are ski-packages, including ski lessons, for beginners
– Snowshoeing is a fun activity that needs absolutely no experience
– Rich cultural interactions with the indigenous Mapuche community are also available

Contours Travel recommends a four-night stay to enjoy the area to the fullest.

Highlights

  • Enjoy luxury accommodation in one of Chile’s most spectacular regions
  • World-class cuisine, prepared with locally grown produce from the hotel’s organic farm
  • Exceptional hospitality provided by Vira Vira’s owners and their team of expert guides and staff
  • Choose from a range of excursions that cater to every fitness level- from relaxing floating trips down the Liucura River to strenuous hikes up Volcano Villarrica
  • Learn the art of cheese making at the hotel’s onsite dairy
  • Hike through ancient araucaria forests, endemic to the region
  • Enjoy stunning views of the active Villarrica Volcano from the hotel’s grounds
  • Arrive in style! Ask your expert consultant about optional helicopter transfers

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in selected room
  • All meals carefully prepared and with ingredients from our farm (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • All beverages including a wide selection of Chilean wines (except premium wines and spirits)
  • Excursions and all activities (except wellness treatments, ascending the Villarrica Volcano, a scenic helicopter flight over the Villarrica Volcano, heli-hiking, heli-biking, heli-fishing, hot springs, snowmobiling and husky dog sledding)
  • Road transfers to/from Temuco Airport if staying 3 nights or longer
  • Road transfers to/from Puerto Montt if staying 4 nights or longer

ITINERARY

Day 1 Pucon

Transfer from Temuco Airport, Pucon or San Martin de los Andes in Argentina to the stunning Vira Vira Hacienda Hotel.
Hacienda Vira Vira has designed daily excursions and experiences for everyone. Expert guides will help you select the perfect combination of excursions that suit your fitness level and interests. After a whole day of activities, you can enjoy a fabulous meal at Vira Vira’s restaurant. The Restaurant offers you the best food straight from the produce of their farm.

Day 2 Pucon

After a sumptuous breakfast, set off on your first excursion with your guide. Suggested excursion options include:
– Sailing Lake Villarrica: an enjoyable and relaxing start to your stay is a half-day sailing trip on the lake. Enjoy stunning views of the beautiful Villarrica Volcano.
– Thermal Baths: located in the heart of the native forest, we find these lovely natural pools, the ideal temperature for a deeply restorative bath.

Day 3 Pucon

Another full day to enjoy the wide range of excursions offered by Vira Vira. Suggested excursion options include:
– Chinay Trail Trek: a half-day trek through ancient coihue, araucaria and lengas forest. At the edge of the woods, you will have a 360-degree view of Villarrica and Llaima volcanoes to the north and the Quetrupillán, Lanin and Mocho–Choshuenco volcanoes to the south.
– Challupen Glacier: a medium level full-day hike that starts along the base of Villarrica Volcano. On the way up, you can see the Calafquén Lake, the araucaria forests and the impressive Challupén glacier.

Day 4 Pucon

Another full day to enjoy the wide range of excursions offered by Vira Vira. Suggested excursion options include:
– Huinfiuca Lagoon: drive to the beautiful Quillelhu Lagoon where we start our trek. Walk through a forest of araucaria trees to reach the ‘Hidden Lagoon’ and then continue to the incredible Huinfiuca Lagoon for stunning views of Lanin Volcano.
– Float or Kayak Liucura River: start from the private beach of the hotel and either float or kayak downstream along the crystalline waters of the Liucura River. Plenty of opportunities to see a variety of birdlife and endemic vegetation.

Day 5 Pucon

After breakfast, depart &BEYOND Vira Vira. The lodge includes transfers to Temuco, Pucon and San Martin de Los Andes (for three-night stays or more).

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