Hotel Vira Vira
Hotel Vira Vira is both a hotel and a hacienda and runs as a fully operational farm with the main aim of providing fresh and delicious produce to guests, whilst also providing a fascinating insight into how a traditional farm and cheese dairy operates.
At a Glance
Enjoy the freshest food in the gourmet restaurant with ingredients from the hotel's own farm
Great location right on the shores of Liucura
Real 'back to nature' experience on the hotel's 23 hectare estate
Relax in the wooden hot tub right on the river's edge
Start the day of with a free yoga lesson with co-owner Claudia in her Mapuche style Ruca which overlooks the river flowing through the property.Scarlett Richard
Make sure to visit Vira Vira's onsite Hacienda which produces an array of fruit and vegetables, grains, all different kinds of meats and poultry and even their own milk and cheese dairy. All produce is exclusively reserved for their hotel guests and not sold anywhere else.Scarlett Richard
If you like horse-riding then Vira Vira will not disappoint. Rodolfo who looks after the horses was a former trainer to the Spanish Olympic equestrian team and his passion and knowledge of the area, ensures you will experience some of the best riding in the country.Scarlett Richard
Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Hotel Vira Vira or take a look at our itineraries to Lake District
Hotel Vira Vira offers guests the chance to discover the unique beauty of the Pucón Valley in superior comfort and style. The hotel is perfectly located close to a beautiful national park with natural lagoons, wild creeks and stunning views of the Villarrica Volcano.
Created as a traditional hacienda, the rooms and suites are traditionally decorated with Chilean rugs and furnishings creating a warm and cosy atmosphere. Wood-clad rooms and suites create the perfect accompaniment to the stunning natural surroundings on the banks of the Liucura River. We recommend the senior suites which have outside Jacuzzis, perfect for relaxing in with a glass of locally-produced wine after a day of discovery and adventure.
Activities at Vira Vira are endless in either summer or winter; adventurers will relish the white water rafting and kayaking down the rapids, while the more laid back can enjoy peaceful fly fishing or drifting gently down the river in a little boat. In the winter months the area boasts skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and winter horse riding among its activities, all set out in front of a backdrop of Chile's snow-capped volcanoes for an utterly magical scene.
The hotel is made up of 20 rooms and suites which are traditionally decorated with Chilean rugs and whimsical local furnishings to create a cool and comforting bohemian vibe. The wood cladded rooms reflect the natural surroundings on the banks of the Liucura River to lend a true sense of belonging to the region. The Villa suites are a highlight, each complete with a terrace for unparalleled views of the Villarrica Volcano, ideal for unwinding with a glass of locally produced wine after a day of exploration. Wireless speakers and Nespresso coffee machines feature in all rooms, while villa suites have a complimentary minibar too.
Hotel Vira Vira welcomes children over the age of 12.
The restaurant serves guest the freshest dishes, with produce coming directly from the hotel's farm. The chef creates a daily menu for guests including a vegetarian option, and if there is something in particular you would like, the chef is happy to prepare it for you! There is a large selection of Chilean wines on offer, and the bartender will mix your favorite drink the way you like it.
As a year round destination, there is always plenty to do in Pucón, from Riding, hiking and cycling, to white water rafting, kayaking, Sailing and fishing. During the winter you can do ski tours on the volcano, snowshoeing and winter horseback riding. It is the perfect place for adventure lovers. There's also a labyrinth of caves in the volcano to explore, and of course not forgetting the many thermal springs. For those with an interest in the local indigenous culture, there are markets selling Mapuche arts and crafts, textiles in particular. During the summer months you can attend a traditional Chilean Rodeo, where you can experience the great craftsmanship of the Chilean Huaso.
From October 2017, Vira Vira guests will have access to helicopter excursions over the nearby volcanoes and valleys, enjoying spectacularly scenic flights.
Location & Directions
Set in 23 acres of Native Park along the shores of the Liucaura River in Pucón, in Chile's Lake District.
When to go
Pucón has a climate similar to the Mediterranean, with warm short summers, and colder humid winters. Summer (October to March) see's plenty of sunshine and moderate rainfall, and its the best time to travel for hiking and riding and water activities. Winter can get very cold but offers unusual activities such as snowshoeing and relaxation in the hot springs.