Options abound, most with breakfast, laundry, and discounted rates in the low season. Reserve ahead from November through March. Hostels often rent equipment and help arrange park transport.


There's a wide range of good eating options, from budget to high end. Supermarkets are poor: if you love vegetables and fruit, bring them from another part of Chile.

Drinking & Nightlife

Nightlife is growing in Natales, with breweries and a distillery keeping trekkers up way past bedtime.