Located in the heart of the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park, The Explora Patagonia Salto Chico Hotel overlooks Lake Pehoe as well as the towering granite peaks of the Torres massif. Surrounded by snowcapped peaks, emerald green lakes and forested valleys, the UNESCO biosphere reserve features scenery like nowhere else. The hotel has 43 rooms; with private bathrooms, a living area, a restaurant, bar, heated pool, sauna and a wellness centre offering massage treatments. An important figure of life in Patagonia is the ‘gaucho’; and the hotel has its own stables with horses specifically bred and trained for guests to ride. Daily guided excursions include, treks, horseback riding, as well as scenic tours by vehicle.