We were desperate to find somewhere that could satisfy our dreams of empty, idyllic beaches and waves that wouldn't swallow us up whole. After wandering along a dusty road we discovered it at Nicawaves - our surf camp for the week.
Yagan House is an excellent choice for anyone preparing or returning from their Torres del Paine hiking adventures. Read our in-depth review now.
We're not great with the cold, so what happened when Along Dusty Roads went glamping at Chili Kiwi Hostel?
A relative newcomer to the hostel scene in Valparaiso (our favourite city in Chile), Nómada Hostel is a great choice for backpackers looking for a quirky, comfortable and welcoming place to stay.