The boat slices Fiordo Puyuhuapiâ€™s icy waters, arriving at a luxury spa on the shores of BahÃa Dorita. You have reached Puyuhuapi Lodge and Spa Termal, more commonly known as Termas de Puyuhuapi. This is a magical setting. Hot springs steam where glacier-fed waters are surrounded by native rainforests. Come for a day trip to soak in the outdoor or indoor pools. Soothe trekking and biking-sore muscles with massages and other treatments in the spa. Or you can stay at the sumptuous hotel, which also offers catamaran tours to Laguna San Rafael and other outings.
Puerto Puyuhuapi, Chile
Relative price: Mid-Range
Travel Skills: None
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