The Best Hotels for Stargazing

For all the beauty and adventure of a luxury stay in a remote location, the greatest payoff can come from above. Here are 12 hotels for serious stargazing.

Most Memorable Wine and Spirit Tastings

As well as finding unusual wines in unexpected places on our travels this year, we tasted notable gins in Belgium and a range of remarkable sakes in Japan.

Discovering Valparaíso, a Jewel on the Coast of Chile

Experience the colorful street art, unique architecture and exquisite seafood of Valparaiso, a coastal Chilean city located just northwest of Santiago.

A Taste of Chile at Matetic Vineyards

Matetic Vineyards, one of Chile's top wineries, is located in the Rosario Valley 60 miles west of Santiago and features a tasting room, restaurant and hotel.

&Beyond Hotel Opens in Chile's Lake District

This September &Beyond will launch Hacienda Hotel Vira Vira, a scenic estate between Pucon and Patagonia, and the company's first venture outside Africa.

Favorite Santiago Restaurants

On this visit to Santiago, I discovered an exciting tasting menu in upscale Vitacura and two wine-focused restaurants in the buzzing Lastarria neighborhood.

10 Family Vacation Ideas

Ten of our favorite family-friendly spots, each brimming with activities and set against exceptionally intriguing and scenic backdrops.

New and Noteworthy, December 2016

Andrew Harper updates his readers on the debut of Four Seasons London, the new Lindblad cruise ship and the reopening of explora Atacama in Chile.

South America Grand Awards 2016

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the top hotels in South America selected.

Experiences: Special Recognition Awards 2016

Read about Andrew Harper's memorable travel experiences from a year in travel.

Previous Hideaways of the Year

Each year, Andrew Harper chooses the best hotels from a year of travel. Here is a look at the previous winners for the Hideaway of the Year award.

Where to Travel in 2016

From Scandinavian cities to unspoiled South America refuges, Andrew Harper lists his picks for where you should travel in 2016.

Travel Plans for 2016

In these turbulent times, some countries that once were fixtures on the bucket lists of affluent Americans have been summarily deleted.

Mendoza's Picturesque Wine Region

Editor-in-Chief Andrew Harper captured trip photos of Mendoza's scenic, expansive wine region on a recent trip to Chile.

Fine Wine in Chile

It's not difficult to find elegant, exciting Chilean wines that are full of character and expressive of the region from which they come.

Ancient and Contemporary Art in Santiago

Delve into the ancient art of Chile’s indigenous peoples, as well as to encounter the country’s vibrant contemporary art scene.

A Photo Tour of Chiloé Island

Editor-in-Chief Andrew Harper shares captivating photos from the breathtaking Chiloé Island located off the coast of Chile.

The Singular Santiago Video

A video of our stay at the Singular Santiago in Chile as reviewed in the April 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report.

Tierra Chiloé Video

A video of our stay at Tierra Chiloé in Chile as reviewed in the April 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report.

Chilean Crafts

Although Chile is not especially famous for its handicrafts, a strong tradition exists in more remote locations such as Chiloé Island.

La Chascona, the Home of Pablo Neruda

Rambling La Chascona, set on a hillside in Santiago’s Bellavista neighborhood, once belonged to Pablo Neruda winner of the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Stylish New Chilean Resorts

There are certain countries to which I return with keen anticipation, and Chile is one.

Letter From the Editor, April 2015

Andrew Harper introduces the April 2015 Hideaway Report in a letter to his readers about this month's travels.

New Harper-Recommended Hotels, April 2015

Andrew Harper recommends seven new hotels in Chile, Argentina, Strasbourg and the Black Forest in the April 2015 edition of the Hideaway Report.

Where to Travel in 2015

From classic European cities to unspoiled Himalayan refuges, Andrew Harper lists his picks for where you should travel in 2015.

Gallery: The Singular Patagonia, Chile

Though it is just an hour or so away from Tierra Patagonia, the thriving town of Puerto Natales is another world.

South America: Beyond the Backpack

There is an irrepressible energy in South America drawing all eyes below the equator. Maybe it’s the spark that comes from hosting both the World Cup and the Olympics, as Brazil will be doing in 2014 and 2016, respectively.

Notable Projects: The Singular Santiago

The Singular hotel group is opening a new hotel in Santiago during the first half of 2014.

2013 Hideaway of the Year: Awasi

When NASA scientists want to test the capabilities of their Mars exploration vehicles, they come to the Atacama. Stretching for 600 miles south of the Peruvian border, it is the driest place on earth.

2013 Grand Awards: South America

Shared between Chile and Argentina, southern Patagonia is chiefly a land of vast, desolate steppes. High precipitation and cold air combine to create huge glaciers that spill into numerous fjords.

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