Where to Stay
Puerto Natales is the perfect place to stay to prepare yourself for your trek in Torres del Paine, it's also a great place to take a night of relaxation after you've finished your adventures.
There are plenty of places to rest your head in Puerto Natales, we've put together a selection of our favourite Spa & Mid-range Hotels, Authentic Estancias and Beds for Backpackers to help you to find the accommodation that suits you.
Getting to Puerto Natales
From Punta Arenas
Puerto Natales can be reached by bus from the nearest large airport in Punta Arenas, the bus journey takes approximately 3 hours and costs around USD $7. We recommend asking your tour operator to book the bus for you, we'd be happy to help.
From El Calafate
From El Calafate you can catch a bus that will take you over the Chilean border, the bus takes approximately 5 hours (depending on how long it takes to cross the border) and costs approximately USD $55. You could also take a private transfer. Some of our luxury lodges in El Calafate include a transfer to Puerto Natales.
This season, for the first time, it will be possible to fly to Puerto Natales from Santiago (SCL - PUQ). This service will operate twice a week during the peak season (December - February), offering easier access to to Torres del Paine during the summer months.
Alternatively, you can fly to Punta Arenas from Santiago, and take the bus to Puerto Natales.
For a unique and adventurous way into Torres del Paine, you could consider taking a boat from Puerto Natales up the Last Hope Sound and along the Rio Serrano.