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Days of Leisure in Patagonia

Chilean Patagonia, Puerto Natales

Programs & Excursions

Remota Patagonia is located in the town of Puerto Natales, in the Seno de Ultima Esperanza province, the best starting place to visit the area. It has a privileged location by the ocean at the starting point of the amazing mountains, lakes and glaciers of the Chilean Patagonia. Located only 158 miles from Punta Arenas and 93 miles from the Torres del Paine national park.

ABOUT THE HOTEL - in their own words:
Remota offers a service with the highest standard of quality, warmth and all our staff has been trained in special care, kindness and spirit of service. To maintain this, Remota is open all year round, meaning that the continuity is essential to achieve the constant training and the high spirit of our team.

Our well selected staff, is our most important added value, which we were able maintain for the last years with us.
The high standard of Remota, is not only the finest Peruvian cotton, the thick coats, English crockery, or the pre Hispanic private collection of the decoration.

Its the dedication for each client as our most important visit. No papers to sign, no hotel cards, no extra charge.

Remota's cuisine is considered the best in the region, where our chilean chef Rene Espinoza, has applied his extensive experience of internships in Europe and New York, by making the best dishes, with fresh, natural and organic products, which are personally selected by him at the local port and local orchards, situated nearby and which our guests can visit as well.

At our bar you can have talks on Patagonian nature and culture or just enjoy your time..

The Remota Spa, called SPOT (Total Leisure room), has a heated infinity pool, the largest in the region and its design has been subject in professional journals. Our spa is based on the architecture of a Finish sauna, including an outdoor jacuzzi and a massage parlor run by a specialized massage therapist. The sum of all these features makes this great building a unique place to stay.

Remota offers 72 spacious double rooms, 344 ft2 each, all with a view of Ultimate Esperanza bay including a private bath. Every room may add an optional bed for a child up to 12 years old.

  • All rooms include:

  • Wake-up service

  • Slippers

  • Private bathrooms

  • Free toiletries

  • Bathrobe

  • Hairdryer

  • Heating

  • Desk

  • Safe

  • Telephone

The Andes mountain range acts as a weather curtain in Patagonia and this makes for sudden variations in precipitations from one place to the other. In Puerto Natales, the close proximity to the ocean does not have great variations in weather. In summer, highs vary from the mid 50`s to the low 70`s with sunny windy days. In winter, you can expect high temperatures reaching the mid 40`s and lows down to 28F with less wind than in summer.



EXCURSIONS - Click here for full list and descriptions

Remota is located in the center of everything, which allows our guests to take part in a multitude of attractions that the vast Chilean Patagonia offers.

General Information and Frequently asked questions

What to bring?
The hotel has a relaxed casual atmosphere so the proper clothing to wear is whatever makes you feel at ease. We recommend that for the outings you dress in layers and include comfortable walking shoes or boots, warm jacket, pants, sunglasses, gloves, hat for the wind, sunscreen and lip balm. And don’t forget your swimsuit for the pool!

Remota Patagonia recommends that each guest provide for their own insurance.

Remota Patagonia reserves the right to modify, alter or cancel any outing or excursion in the interest of safety for our guests without prior notice.

Check In:
Check-in is after 4pm

Check-out is until noon. (12:00 P.M.)

Credit Cards:
We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, Dinners and traveller’s checks for the payment of additional charges.


1) What is the best time of year to visit Patagonia?
This depends on the interests of each particular guest. Patagonia is a vast region and Puerto Natales, where the Fundador Hotel is located, has a variable climate. Due to the strong winds, in a single day it is not unusual to have rain, then sunshine to cloudy and overcast. In other words….the four seasons packed into one day! The windiest time of year is from November to February where the days are also longer. From March to May the autumn leaves display a rainbow of colors and from June to August, our winter season brings shorter days making for a less crowded, stronger and more profound encounter with nature. September brings the blooms of spring lasting until November where we also witness the birth of the new guanacos. As you can see, each part of the year has its own magical appeal.

2) How do we get to the Remota Patagonia?
From Punta Arenas overland to Remota, about three hours. From El Calafate, Argentina overland to the border with Chile and then continue overland to Remota, a drive of about 2 hours.

3) What clothes should I bring?
We recommend that for the outings you dress in layers and include comfortable walking shoes or boots, warm jacket, pants, sunglasses, gloves, hat for the wind, sunscreen and lip balm. The hotel has a relaxed casual atmosphere so the proper clothing to wear is whatever makes you feel at ease, there are no formal functions. What you can’t forget is your swimsuit for the indoor pool and outdoor jacuzzis!

4) What is the voltage in Chile?
220 Volts, 50hz

5) Do I need a Visa to enter Chile?
US Citizens do not need a visa and no longer have to pay a Reciprocity Fee.

6) Is there television in the room?
Rooms do not have television but there is a room where it is available.

7) Do the rooms have hair dryers?
All rooms are equipped with hair dryers

8) What is the normal rate for tips?
Tipping is optional and we offer a few suggestions:
US$1 per bag
waiters, barmen and maid service we recommend $10 daily left in an envelope at the front desk so that it can be distributed among the personnel.