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Special Offer from June – October 2008

All Portillo and Tierra Atacama Prices are in US$, to Avoid Exchange Risk


Santiago, CHILE  (March  2008) – Beginning summer 2008, travelers can experience the ultimate combination South American vacation – snow at Ski Portillo, Chile then sun and sand at the new Tierra Atacama Adventure Spa in Northern Chile.  Ski Portillo has been hailed the finest ski resort in the southern hemisphere, and now the owners of Portillo have opened Tierra Atacama Adventure spa, which combines outdoor adventures with a rejuvenating spa experience.


Special Offer

From June – October 2008, Ski Portillo has a special introductory offer. Guests who book a minimum three-night stay at Tierra Atacama, will receive one of the following:


·         One additional night at Tierra Atacama


·         One complimentary night at the Ritz Carlton Santiago


·         One complimentary airline ticket (guest receives US$200.00, the equivalent of a flight Santiago to Calama, the closest airport to San Pedro de Atacama.)


This special offer is subject to availability and based on double occupancy. For information or to book either a Ski Portillo or Tierra Atacama vacation, call toll-free 1.800.829.5325 or visit or , or email


Tierra Atacama Adventure Spa Hotel

The 32-room Tierra Atacama Hotel & Adventure Spa is an all-inclusive luxury resort.  Prices for Tierra Atacama begin at US$348/per person, per night, based on double occupancy, and include accommodations, three meals daily, open bar (including all wine, pisco sours and other beverages), daily excursions, (either two half-day excursions or one full-day excursion), access to the Uma Spa and transfers from the Calama Airport.


Its 8,000 foot elevation and extremely dry climate make Tierra Atacama an ideal year-round vacation spot. Spectacular scenery includes the surrounding Andes Mountains, high altitude deserts, salt flats, and active volcanoes. Outdoor offerings include four-wheeling, walking and hiking, biking, volcano climbing, rock climbing and cultural and wildlife expeditions.  Tierra Atacama's Uma Spa, (which is an Aymara word for water) offers Uma massages, aromatherapy, body wraps and scrubs, stone treatments and stimulating and relaxing soaks.  Local Chilean elements are incorporated into the spa treatments and include desert herbs, salt from the lithium rich salt flats, and volcanic muds from the mountains.


Ski Portillo

Ski Portillo’s season runs from June 21 – Oct. 4, 2008. The oldest and most exclusive resort in South America, Portillo combines old-world elegance, breathtaking scenery and epic skiing, all in an intimate resort that accommodates only 450 guests a week, offering an exclusive and hassle-free winter vacation. Prices at Hotel Portillo begin as low as US$1450 for seven nights including four meals a day and lift tickets. For reservations call or visit


For information or to book a vacation to Portillo (including flights), call toll-free from the U.S., 1.800.829.5325 or email For additional information, visit

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