CHOOSE THE LEVEL OF PRIVACY THAT WORKS FOR YOU
LUXURY PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS
PRIVATE ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIENCES WITH EXPERT GUIDES
PRIVATE TRANSFERS FROM SANTIAGO OR TEMUCO INCLUDED
ONE DESTINATION, LESS TRAVEL TIME, MORE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES
Live the experience
Inspired by the awe-inspiring beauty of Chile’s renowned Lake District, and the vibrant heritage of the Mapuche people, Vira Vira blends harmoniously into the spectacular surrounds of its sprawling working farm, and the forested and snow-capped peaks found in the national parks that fringe the lodge.
Vira Vira – exclusive and engaging
A private and immersive, 7-night journey that does not cost the earth
Discover the breathtaking beauty of Chile’s Lake District at &Beyond Vira Vira on this extraordinary 8-day itinerary. This immersive experience makes the most of your long stay with its fantastic range of outdoor adventures and cultural experiences. It offers the perfect opportunity for you (and your family or friends) to explore and reconnect in one of the planet’s most pristine destinations. Immersed on an expansive, forested estate with 822 m (2,696 ft) of river frontage and spectacular views of the snow-capped Villarica Volcano, this magnificent wooden lodge is themed in beauty. The spectacular and diverse terrain surrounding the lodge lends itself to a wide range of seasonal adventures – a collection of 39 activities and experiences, hosted by expert and engaging guides. All excursions will be specifically tailored around your particular interests and personal fitness levels. An unforgettable journey awaits you here.
Additionally, we have kept the idea of private travel (bubbles) at the forefront of these offerings. We call it “Exclusivity for Everyone”. Our range of private travel (bubble) opportunities will match the size of your travelling party, with accommodation, flights, transfers and activity options.
7 nights at &Beyond Vira Vira
LEAVING OUR WORLD A BETTER PLACE
At &Beyond Vira Vira, eco-awareness can be found at every level of the lodge’s operations.
Some examples include an on-site water bottling plant, organic waste is reused, other waste
material and grey water recycled, energy use and carbon impact monitored and offset
by energy efficient and renewable energy. Community support includes
both cultural guest experiences a dedicated reforestation project.
Exclusivity for everyone
Choose the level of privacy that works for you
Choose from three categories below: a FULLY-PRIVATE offering (ensuring it’s just you and your group from start to finish); SEMI-PRIVATE that ensures your accommodation and activities are just for you; and (if you don’t mind sharing accommodation options but want your experiences all to yourself) our PRIVATE ACTIVITIES only option might just be for you.
Rates are quoted per person, per 7 night itinerary and are based on the specific group sizes listed below
Terms and Conditions
- Welcome and assistance service at Santiago International Airport
- FULLY-PRIVATE – Private return charter flights from Santiago International Airport to Pucón, followed by a short private road transfer to the lodge
- SEMI-PRIVATE & PRIVATE ACTIVITIES ONLY – Scheduled return domestic flight from Santiago to Temuco, followed by a transfer to the lodge
- Accommodation as specified, depending on FULLY-PRIVATE, SEMI-PRIVATE or PRIVATE ACTIVITIES ONLY preference
- All meals carefully prepared and with ingredients from our farm (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- All beverages including a wide selection of Chilean wines (except premium wines and spirits)
- Excursions and all activities (except wellness treatments, ascending the Villarrica Volcano, scenic helicopter flight over the Villarrica Volcano, heli-hiking, heli-biking, heli-fishing, hot springs, snowmobiling and husky dog sledding)
- Airport taxes and fuel surcharge
- National parks and landing fees where applicable
- Emergency medical evacuation insurance
- Administration fee
- International flights
- Telephone calls
- &BEYOND Shop purchases
- All items of a personal nature
- Champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars
- Wellness treatments, ascending the Villarrica Volcano, scenic helicopter flight over the Villarrica Volcano, heli-hiking, heli-biking, heli-fishing, hot springs, snowmobiling and husky dog sledding
- Sightseeing and excursions not specified
- Travel Insurance
- Visa fees (please be sure to check if visas are required)
- Rates are quoted on a per person sharing basis
- Child and single traveller rates will be quoted on request
- From rates are based on travel between now and 21 Dec 2021. Please contact us for rates outside of these dates or groups larger than 12 guests
- The rate quoted are subject to change without warning if there are any increases in park fees, fuel, VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in Chile
- &BEYOND trading terms apply
A FIVE-BEDROOM SOLE-USE HACIENDA AVAILABLE
The Hacienda is ideal for multigenerational travel. It offers a spacious living and dining room, a family room on the second floor, magnificent views throughout, a pretty garden terrace and an outdoor hot tub. Enjoy a personal chef and private excursions here.
PRIVATE TRANSFERS TO AN ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND
We’ve got you covered when it comes to getting to Vira Vira in exclusivity. From quicker check-ins to faster transit times, private transfers options by air or road will guarantee a safe and exclusive trip.
INCLUSIVE PRIVATE EXPERIENCES
A TASTE OF WHAT TO EXPECT IN EXCLUSIVITY
A collection of 39 activities and experiences await, hosted by expert and engaging guides. All excursions will be specifically tailored around your particular interests and personal fitness levels.
ADDITIONAL PRIVATE EXPERIENCES
ENHANCE YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH MORE ACTIVITY OPTIONS
Most experiences are included in your rate, but there are a few other incredible life-changing experiences which can be enjoyed during your stay at an additional cost.
PLAN YOUR JOURNEY
This unforgettable journey showcases just a few of our favourite private experience combinations in this iconic destination. It is merely an example from which you can use to start dreaming and creating your own adventure with one of our dedicated Travel Specialists. &Beyond Vira Vira offers a wide range of adventures to be enjoyed in exclusivity.
A taste of the 7 wonders
Here are just some of the incredible inclusive and additional cost wonders you can experience privately on &Beyond Vira Vira
An array of exciting water activities
Set off on a floating raft as you glide along the clear waters of the Liucura River or for a change of scenery, test your skills on a kayak or enjoy a stand-up paddle boarding experience on Lake Tinquilco. For the more adventurous, brave the mighty rapids and go white-water rafting on the Trancura River or try your hand at catch-and-release fishing in the attempt to catch a rainbow trout, brown trout, or chinook salmon. Take in the spectacular natural surrounds of volcanoes, kaleidoscopic birdlife and lush forests.
Trekking in the adventure capital of Chile
The region surrounding the lodge offers a vast selection of hiking/trekking excursions. In the company of one of our experienced guides, explore national parks that showcase beautiful forests, shimmering bodies of water, waterfalls, hot springs and the breathtaking terrain of majestic volcanoes draped with snow-capped peaks. Discover the beauty while trekking in Villarrica National Park on various trails near the border of Argentina and Chile or explore eco diversity while trekking in Huerquehue National Park. In the winter, between June and September, embark on a snowshoeing expedition through puffy snow on many of these same trails.
Ascending the Villarrica Volcano will attract an additional cost.
Delicious farm-to-table cuisine
Celebrate the best of farm-to-table cuisine at &Beyond Vira Vira with their onsite organic vegetable garden. Freshly grown produce is sourced from the garden and used to create award-winning Chilean-inspired menus. A state-of-the-art cheese factory, also on-site, produces delicious cheese for the exclusive delight of our guests. Given the large estate there are several private dining options, be it on your terrace, in the greenhouse or under a shady tree.
All meals are included in your private adventure rate.
The Mapuche cultural heritage
Located in the homeland of the courageous Mapuche people who bravely resisted the advances of Inca and Spanish invaders, the heritage of the region is still alive. Immerse yourself in a cultural journey with a fascinating visit to Dona Rosario’s Ruka (house) in the local Mapuche community. Watch her roasting organic wheat and enjoy her delicious home cooked fare. Get active and enjoy a game of Palin – a traditional Mapuche stick and ball game, that originated in southern Chile. From here, meet Sandra Rojos, visit her colourful factory and watch her working the loom.
Wellness to restore the mind, body and soul
Balance your chakras and enjoy yoga sessions that harmonise body,
mind and spirit or awaken your senses and reconnect with others, your natural surrounds, and yourself during the ancient Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku (Forest Therapy). Pamper yourself with a soul-soothing wellness treatment in the beautifully decorated massage room overlooking the crystal clear Liucura River and be soothed by the gentle murmur of the flowing water. This is the perfect environment in which to unwind and drop into a state of deep relaxation. Find your inner peace and enjoy the silence, nature and serenity the area has to offer.
Yoga and Wellness Treatments are available at an additional cost
Take to the skies in a helicopter
Soar over a spectacular landscape of lakes, forest and mountains and look down into the lava crater of the Villarrica Volcano on a scenic helicopter flight. Enjoy a variety of extraordinary adventures and find solitude heli-fishing in rippling streams, race down rugged terrain when you go heli-biking, zip between trees when heli-skiing, immerse yourself in bubbling thermal springs on an adventure flight or simply appreciate the beauty of the surrounds on a romantic sunset flip.
These experiences are available at an additional cost and are subject to availability.
Riding in the Lake District
Meet an authentic Chilean huaso (cowboy) with magnificent horses boasting impressive breeds. You will be guided on a scenic horseback riding tour through open prairies and forests. Those who wish to rather explore on two wheels, can appreciate the lush native forests and volcanic slopes of the region while mountain biking. For those that love the snow, the option of riding during a snowmobiling experience, can circle the volcano finding a virgin track on every run – a once in a lifetime experience.
Snowmobiling is only available during winter and is available an additional cost.
Travel in times of uncertainty
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