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Top Rated Punta Arenas Hotels

Hotel Cabo De Hornos
Hotel Cabo De Hornos
3.5 out of 5.0 Plaza Muñoz Gamero 1025, Punta Arenas, Magallanes
Free Cancellation
$100
4.6/5 (8 reviews)

The location was great, the rooms are comfortable and spacious. Staff was very helpful and the breakfast is just great. I would highly recommend.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020
Hotel Cabo De Hornos features free WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and a business center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a shuttle ...
Dreams del Estrecho
Dreams del Estrecho
4.0 out of 5.0 O Higgins 1235, Punta Arenas, Magallanes
$214
5.0/5 (1 reviews)
Guests staying at Dreams del Estrecho enjoy an indoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub. Transportation is made easy with an area shuttle for a fee. The front ...
Hotel Rey Don Felipe
Hotel Rey Don Felipe
4.0 out of 5.0 Armando Sanhueza 965, Punta Arenas, Magallanes
Free Cancellation
$100
4.1/5 (7 reviews)

Clean rooms and friendly staff. The WiFi is atrocious, making it difficult to check email.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019
Hotel Rey Don Felipe offers a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. There's limited parking, and an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CLP 10000 per vehicle ...

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Punta Arenas is one of the main stopping points in the awe-inspiring region of Chilean Patagonia. The people are famously hospitable, welcoming in hosts of travelers seeking adventure in the great outdoors. Before you rush off to the soaring mountains and penguin-inhabited islands, explore the charming Chilean city. The Magallanes Regional Museum is a highlight, hosted in a 19th-century mansion in the city center.

Rent a car through Orbitz to explore both the city of Punta Arenas and the surrounding wilderness. Patagonia’s breathtaking landscapes range from heaving glaciers to rocky peaks to tranquil lakes, all largely untouched by human development.


Punta Arenas and beyond: Picturesque Patagonia

Once you’ve picked up your rental car, you’re ready to see Patagonia’s legendary sights. Some of the places are a long drive away, but the roads are so spectacular you’ll never be bored.

Seno Otway

Patagonia’s penguins are among the many highlights of a trip to Punta Arenas. Many penguin homes require a boat trip, but you can reach Seno Otway by car. Drive here to watch thousands of Magellan penguins waddle across the land and swim gracefully through the water. Walkways lead to a hideout where you can watch the flightless birds without disturbing them.

Journey time: Around 55 minutes

Distance: Approximately 30 miles

Puerto Natales

If you want to explore the fjords of Patagonia, drive to Puerto Natales, a gateway to some of the region’s most awe-inspiring places. Hop on a cruise ship and drift through the landscape to see glaciers that roll down into the lakes or to glimpse the finger-like peaks of the Torres del Paine. The town itself is pleasingly colorful, with a friendly, ramshackle air that will quickly make you feel at home.

Journey time: Around three hours

Distance: Approximately 150 miles

Torres del Paine

One of the most famous sights in Chile lies within driving distance of Punta Arenas, but maybe don’t try it in one day! Start in the small town of the same name, then head out into the wilderness of the Torres del Paine National Park. The striking towers are just one small part of this sprawling parkland, which encompasses waterfalls, lakes and more. Look on the map for miradors – these are viewpoints, so you’re guaranteed something spectacular.

Journey time: Around 3 hours 40 minutes

Distance: Approximately 190 miles