RELAX IN ELQUI VALLEY
HOTEL EL MILAGRO
The hotel occupies one of the first old houses in the area, whose construction dates from 1910, we have preserved intact the architecture and design of that time. The guest will find rooms in the old style, with skies and wooden floors, original doors and other details of those old years; maybe we move away from modernism and perfection, but we give real experience of the true history of the Elqui Valley
+56 9 9576 3158
Arturo Prat esquina Baquedano
Región de Coquimbo
Hotel El Milagro is located in Pisco Elqui, in the Paihuano Commune, 107 kilometers from La Serena and 580 kilometers north of Santiago.
We are in the center of town a block from its mythical central square.
+56 9 9576 3158
Prefer communication to the mail, telephone coverage between the mountains is deficient.
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The Valley is the birthplace of the Chilean poetess Gabriela Mistral, astronomical observatories sector and producer of the best pisco (famous alcoholic beverage).
The warm climate, sun, fertile lands, steep peaks and torrential rivers, starry skies and beautiful routes attract thousands of tourists every year to this beautiful valley.
Discover the Puclaro, Vicuña, Villaseca, Monte Grande and Pisco Elqui Reservoir, places where you can make cultural visits to museums, pisco facilities, centers of alternative medicine and meditation, horseback riding, water sports and astronomical observations.
VALLE DE ELQUI
EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES
Rooms in suite, all with private bathroom
Double access to the street
Twin (two single beds)
Family (1 double bed and 2 single beds).
Free WIFI internet
24 hour attention
Espacios al Aire Libre
Every detail has been taken care of to preserve the essence of the valley; the natural, primitive and artisanal; having ample outdoor spaces, with beautiful gardens and pool to enjoy as a couple or family.
We define ourselves as free of television, we invite to rest and coexistence, so they are free of this invasive device.
Quebrada de Talca
It is one of the privileged places for the observation of the Elqui Valley sky, since it is located at 450 m.s. and is enabled as such. It is 27 kms. of La Serena, after the hamlet of the same name.
This picturesque village is 34 km away. of La Serena and is considered the cradle of the prehispanic culture of the same name. It is a place where peasant mansions stand out, where typical dishes are offered.
Puclaro Reservoir: This impressive engineering work occupies 760 hectares. and it is located at 41 kms. of La Serena. It is a place where you can not only enjoy the scenery, but there is the possibility of windsurfing and hiking by authorized sectors.
Vicuña, The Land of Gabriela Mistral
Vicuña, located on the banks of the Elqui River, is the most important urban center of the Valley and entrance to the Pisco Route. It has hotel services and excellent restaurants, its inhabitants sell handicrafts and products derived from papaya, very typical of the place. The city is deeply linked to the life of the Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral, so it is advisable to visit the Gabriela Mistral Museum where the archive, library, paintings, prizes and personal belongings of the Chilean poetess, awarded with the Nobel Prize in 1945, and his birthplace where the furniture, photographs and memories of his life are kept. In both places they sell souvenirs and books of the writer in different versions. 9 km away is the Cerro Mamalluca Communal Observatory, which is open to the public on guided visits during the day and every night of the year for astronomy enthusiasts, where you can observe the sky through a 30 cm telescope. in diameter located in a dome. Reservations are made at Calle Gabriela Mistral 260 office 1 in Vicuña or call 56 (51) 411352.
The Pisco Route
A few kilometers from Vicuña starts the Ruta del Pisco, the cradle of the manufacture of this typical liquor is in the heart of the Elqui Valley, where there are pisco, from the most artisan to the most technological. Among them are Pisco Capel, 3R, Artisans of Cochiguaz and the Niches.
It is a very traditional town that is located on the road to Monte Grande, 9 kms. of Vicuña. It has a beautiful square, an old church, dating from 1867 and a recreation of the Diaguita house. The locals sell typical products of the Valley and ceramic replicas of Diaguita crafts.
Located at 9 kms. of Rivadavia, is a typical town of straight streets surrounded by ancient peppers from where the Valley of the Claro river and the skirts of its hills covered with vineyards are observed.
It is 31. kms. Vicuña and is a historic town formed by a main street, where you can find cultural attractions and tourist services such as restaurants and craft sale. The village has a beautiful church with a tall wooden bell tower. In the School and Mail House, Gabriela Mistral lived her childhood. There he received instruction from his sister, teacher and boss of the post office. The Mausoleum of Gabriela Mistral is located on a rocky promontory from where there is a wide view of the valley. Close to the beautiful square is the milling of Artesanos del Cochiguaz, an artisanal pisco factory that offers tourists guided tours of the facilities and a sales room to buy their products and souvenirs.
WHAT TO VISIT IN THE VALLEY