This is an example of our preferred hotel, though availability is not guaranteed. If a given hotel is not available for your tour date, we will reserve you a room at a hotel of similar appeal and quality in the same area.
Chepu Adventures Ecolodge
Since 2004, Chepu Adventures Ecolodge has been providing the opportunity for guests to enjoy the natural and unique environment, the stunning setting and the simple pleasures of the hospitable ecolodge, to leave with soul and spirit refreshed!
Located in the beautiful Chepu River area, the ecolodge exists to share, protect, and preserve its pristine beauty, by promoting low impact tourism in Chepu as a profitable & auto sustainable economic alternative for the local community.
The Ecolodge offers guests accommodation in cozy and well equipped rooms, delicious locally sourced home-cooked meals and a variety of zero-impact activities to enjoy the surroundings. Please explore the link above for more information regarding activities at Chepu Adventures Ecolodge.
Chepu Adventures Ecolodge offer guests two options of accommodations to select from.
All with a great view over Chepu River Valley & River Puntra, completely surrounded by nature & with private terrace. There are four caba?as for two persons, each with a private bath, insulated to enjoy Chiloe weather and equipped with an electric heater. They measure 20 or 25 sq. meters - queen size bed or two twin beds.
Two shared dorms are equipped with two bunk beds each, to accommodate four persons on each room. They offer a bed with a mattress for guests own sleeping bag. Bath facilities are outside shared bathrooms with with solar hot showers.
Home-cooked cuisine is elaborated with the use of local products and organic vegetables grown by surrounding neighbors. Fruit juice, soft drinks, beer, and a variety of chilean wines are available. Traditonal Chiloe food is available only upon request in advance and is supplied by local people.
Breakfast includes, cereal, fruit juice, different types of bread, butter; home made cheese, organic honey & marmalade's, all products from the Chepu Area; tea, coffee or hot chocolate.
Chepu, immersed in a privileged place of natural beauty, is the natural lowlands where the rivers Puntra and Grande meet together to form the Chepu River that continues for an additional six km before reaching the sea. This place of serenity is surrounded by five rivers, evergreen forest, wetlands, dunes and beaches of the Pacific Ocean. Ample trekking trails run along the seaside with views over the coast line and presence of a variety of shore birds. Nearby Chepu is a peaceful rural village with approximately 300 people and houses spread along the road. Their main income comes from the extraction of abalone and farming.
The lodge strives to be 100% completely sustainable through the use of wind & solar energy, reverse osmosis and with electric boats. The lodge sets an example to the neighboring properties who have noticed that tourists prefer ecofriendly tourism and are questioning about the possibility to turn into a more ecosustainable way of life.
Energy for the electric lights comes from the Wind Generator, named "Hank" by visitors. Hot water for the outside showers is provided by the Solar Heater, in cooperation with guests shower schedules, according to the sun harvest and weather conditions. All natural waste is composted. Water is sourced from the water well, natural rain water that has been filtered through the ground.
Electric Kayaks are distinctive to the Ecolodge. Kayaks are moved by batteries which are charged by electricity provided by the wind generator. Enjoy an adventure on an electric kayak, with no effort or noise, a whole different concept of kayaking. Kayaks are large enough to hold 2 person with comfortable seats and space to carry cameras for bird or mammal watching. These are the perfect way to experience kayaking at dawn adventure with no effort.