100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.


Romantic Places in Chile

Southern Chile, Patagonia

The ice fields of Patagonia lie at Chile’s southern tip. Explore savagely beautiful Patagonia, the “End of the World”, by flying into Punta Arenas, Chile and driving to Calafate, Argentina.

Hotel Jose Nogueira

959 Bories, Punta Arenas, Chile

An 1895, small, opulent pallazi built by a wealthy Portugese immigrant’s widow.

T: +56 61 248 840. US$ 164

Central Chile

Central Chile is Pablo Neruda country. Boasting a mild Mediterranean climate, central Chile includes its capital city, Santiago, its wine country, and its ski and its beach resorts.

Seaside Villages, Zapallar

Tall wooded mountains meet white sand beaches at Zapallar, a coastal fishing village turned chic beach resort. Zapallar is a 2 hour drive from Santiago and is up the coast from the more developed Valparaiso.

Hotel Isla Seca

Zapallar, Chile

Elegant romantic hotel overlooking the water.

T: +56 33 741-224. 38 rooms. US$ 135-


Bustling and urbane, the capital of Chile.

Barrio Bellavista, Santiago

A trendy creative district which contains the University of Santiago and is located a 15 minute walk from historic downtown.

The Aubrey

Constitución 299 -317, Barrio Bellavista, Santiago

A former mansion transformed into a chic boutique hotel, it features an attractive mix of modern and vintage furniture, a pool and a popular restaurant.

T: +56 2 940 2800. 15 rooms. US$ 240-

Barrio Lastarria, Santigo

This hip district named after the writer José Victorino Lastarria is filled with museums, wine bars and boutiques.

Lastarria Boutique Hotel

188 Coronel Santiago Buerras, Barrio Lastarria, Santiago, Chile

Boutique romantic hotel that was once the former residence of the Allende family. Built in 1927 it is located on a quiet side street. Wine Country Chile’s wine country is located within a few hours both north and south of Santiago and includes the Colchagua, Maule and Casablanca Valleys.

T: +56 2 840 3700. 14 rooms. USD $160-

Maule Valley, Wine Country

2.5 hours south of Santiago is Chile’s largest wine valley.

Casa Chueca

Vina Andrea s/n, Sector Alto Lircay, Talca, Chile

The name means “crooked house”. Built by the owners – European mountaineers, trekking guides and adventure handbook authors – in the Chilean colonial style using adobe bricks. The ten acres includes a swimming pool, palm and banana trees.

T: +56 71 197 0097. 8 room b&b. US$ 50-

Colchagua Valley, Wine Country

Chile’s Napa Valley is tourist friendly and boasts many wineries. It is located 2.5 hours north of Santiago.

Hacienda Los Lingues

Panamericana Sur Km 124 s/n San Fernando VI, Region de Colchagua, Chile

450 year old historical estate with stabled horses and Hermès soaps in the sink. The oldest hacienda in Chile.

T: +56 22 352 458. 20 rooms. US$ 238-

Northern Chile

Steep-cliffed beaches, deserts, volcanoes and pre-Columbian ruins. Northern Chile contains the hauntingly beautiful Atacama Desert, the driest place on earth, bordered by the Pacific Ocean on one side and tall Andean mountains on the other.


San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Eco-friendly thatched-roofed bungalows made of adobe and stone, set among winding paths. Owned by a Chilean architect and his interior designer wife.

T: +56 22 339 641. 8 cottages. US$ 450-, all inclusive, 2 night minimum.

Valparaiso, Chile

In the 19th century, Valparaiso was one of the wealthiest port cities in the world and was the main trading harbor of the Pacific Coast of South America. The Panama canal changed that and Valparaiso’s grand mansions and public spaces slowly went into disintegration and disrepair. In 2002 the historic centre was declared a UNESCO world heritage site; the government has since spent massive sums restoring and reviving Valparaiso’s infrastructure and culture sites.