EcoCamp Patag­o­nia

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Im­merse your­self in the wilder­ness of Tor­res del Paine Na­tional Park in Chilean Patag­o­nia. Award-win­ning EcoCamp Patag­o­nia was a pi­o­neer in sus­tain­able travel when it opened in 2001 as the world’s first ge­o­desic-dome ho­tel. In­spi­ra­tion for the domes was taken from the lo­cal indige­nous Kaweskar tribe and their ‘leave no trace’ life­style; the domes run on so­lar and hy­draulic en­ergy, have a so­phis­ti­cated waste re­cy­cling sys­tem, and blend in nicely with the en­vi­ron­ment.

The ho­tel is a haven for lovers of na­ture walks, hikes, wildlife watch­ing, horse rid­ing, moun­tain bik­ing, ad­ven­ture, and even yoga. Peo­ple who end up at this fam­ily-friendly place like the fact that they’re ex­plor­ing the wilder­ness with­out leav­ing a foot­print.

EcoCamp is open from Septem­ber to April (south­ern hemi­sphere sum­mer and the months ei­ther side) when the weather is at its most sta­ble.

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