Our friends in San Pedro de Atacama...

Because they are our friends and because we guarantee the welcome and the quality service which they reserve you, you will find below some good addresses which we recommend you in San Pedro de Atacama.


Santiago Atias (Rancho Chago)

Free lance guide for excursions off the beaten track
Chilean who lived a part of his life in France, Santiago Atias is a free lance guide in San Pedro de Atacama, and he's never fed up with making discover to the visitors "the altiplano of his country". Sit down and take a moment to listen "Chago" telling you the history of Atacama and the amazing places you can visit here.
His most wanted and originals tours :
> "Sunrise from the Coyote stone in the Moon Valley"
> "Geysers del Tatio Especial"
> "Salar de Tara : the god's workshop ?"
> "Lagunas altiplanicas with barbecue"

To Elisabeth (MiniMarket Veliz - Laundry)

A place to wash your clothes and taste local empanadas.
Here you can confide your linen and discover various sorts of empanadas : tomato-cheese, meat, chicken, vegetarian...

Calle Gustavo Le Paige

To Fernando (Artist-ceramist)

One of the last craftsman of San Pedro de Atacama, between tradition and modernity.
Enter though the large door of Fernando's workshop. You will certaintly find him working or sharing his passion of ceramic with his visitors.
Inside this wonderful mess of art works, you will discover ocarinas, some pieces' reproductions of San Pedro Museum, music instruments with indians and africans influences, shamans' objects. And you will meet a charming character, always loan to share its knowledge of the ancestral ceramic, the atacamenian people and the oasis of San Pedro.
And if you feel like it, ask Fernando to teach you the art of the ceramic. Then he will help you to create objects of your choice...

Calama street and Gustavo Le Paige street.

To Carmen (Las delicias del Carmen)

A restaurant to taste the typical dishes at good price.
Discover this restaurant with copious and cheap dishes, and taste for example the "Carne al jugo" (cooked beef) with rice, salad or fried potatoes, lasagne vegetarian, and "home made" brownies...!

Calle Calama

At Quitor restaurant

The place to taste the original flavours of the altiplano !
In this restaurant, just be tempted by the gustative experiences of the altiplano : desert trees fruits, (Algarrobo sauce, Chañar ice cream), Rica Rica dishes, quinoa salad, ... The place's chef is become a master in the art of mixing the tastes and presenting his dishes.
Full originality, for the pleasure of all hungers...

Licancabur and Domingo Atienza streets (Tur Bus station corner).

To Valérie & Farolo (Rancho Cactus / Café & cie)

A place where it well makes have breakfast, or have a drink...
Valérie and Farolo welcome you in the court of their Ranch. Here, you can of course plan your horse ride around San Pedro, or have your breakfast, have a drink, discuss, and listen to some good music...

Toconao street.


Cultural residencial La Rose d'Atacama
n°202 Gustavo Le Paige, San Pedro de Atacama (Chile)
Mail : Phone : +56 55 2 42 35 00
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