Discover boutique and luxury honeymoon hotels in Atacama Desert, Chile

Nestled between the deep-blue curve of the Pacific coast and the snow-dusted Andes, the Atacama is the world’s driest non-polar desert – a vast, alien horizon of russet-hued rocks, sweeping salt plains and cacti-spotted hillsides. It’s terrain is hardly flora-and-fauna friendly, so it’s unsurprising most of the Atacama is uninhabited, making it an ideal spot for crowd-weary travellers: you’ll only have the endless horizons and Milky Way-strewn skies (this is one of the world’s best stargazing spots) for company. Explore the out-of-this-world Valley of the Moon, known for its lunar-like rock formations; sandboard down Death Valley’s giant dunes; walk the El Tatio geyser field with its billowing clouds of steam (watch out for the native vicunas, wild brothers of alpacas); of hole up in the small – and only – local town, San Pedro de Atacama with a traditional pisco sour in hand.