Rich Santiaguinos always preferred weekending in Viña to Valpo but they've been won over by this hotel's slick rooms with dark-wood furniture and huge beds, mosaic-tiled bathrooms with big bowl sinks and the quiet living room filled with Asian sculptures and low beige sofas.
It has views out over the bay, plus a lovely swimming pool, Jacuzzi and terrace, ideal for cocktails at sunset.
Soberly decorated in soft hues, rooms at Casa Higueras Hotel feature parquet floor and large windows. All of them feature plasma TVs, minibars and DVD players. Guests are welcome to stay with their children 12 years or older.
Breakfast including dried fruits, juices, jams, cereals, a variety of cheese and hams, and different types of bread is served daily. The restaurant offers a wide variety of Mediterranean dishes, which are prepared using local products.
Spa facilities include a sauna and a hot tub. Guest can unwind on the terrace, or visit Neruda’s house, which is only a 10-minute drive from the property.
Hotel Casa Higueras is 120 km from Santiago Airport, and 45 km from Casablanca Wine Valley. Private parking with previous reservation and for an extra fee is available in the surroundings.
Based on local tax laws, Chilean citizens (and foreigners staying more than 59 days in Chile) must pay an additional fee of 19%.
Please note that for tax exemption foreign travellers must pay in US dollars and have to present the migration card they are given when they arrive to the country.
Foreign business travellers, who require a printed invoice, will also be charged the additional 19% regardless of the length of their stay in Chile.
This fee is not automatically calculated in the total costs for the reservation.