A New Level of Quality and Comfort in Chile
YAN KEE WAY is a great starting and ending point for any expedition to Chile and is a fascinating facility unto itself. Volcan Osorno, considered one of the most beautiful volcanic cones in the
world, dominates the horizon in front of the lodge. The compound was carefully constructed over a five year period, with great attention to
detail. Exposed, sandblasted post and beam construction throughout highlights beautiful local woods, black lava encrustations and old-world style craftsmanship.
Lodging is comprised of private chalets, bungalows and hotel style rooms. The 1,400 square foot chalets and bungalows are
designed to accommodate groups of various sizes. Each building was carefully designed and constructed from beautiful local woods, in a style appreciative of local
architecture yet incorporating many modern features, including central heating and details such as fluffy towels, bathrobes and goose down comforters, which are sure to please your family and friends.
The Lodge features Latitude 42º Restaurant with excellent international
cuisine. The 1,500 square foot kitchen was designed and constructed in the United States, disassembled, containerized and shipped to Chile. It is recognized as the best kitchen facility in the Patagonia,
perhaps the whole of Chile.
Our founder personally traveled throughout Mexico and South America purchasing artwork and decorations. Most of the furnishings were custom designed and crafted
in Chile and Argentina. Artwork found throughout the lodge, chalets and bungalows, creates a unique and exceptionally comfortable
atmosphere. There are numerous pieces of original art on the grounds, created by Chilean artists. The current art project is the carving of a tree, 16 meters high and 6 meters
wide at the top. The sculptor has won various international awards and blue ribbons for his carvings.
There are a numerous cozy spaces, throughout the compound, in which to relax and socialize. For those who wish to stay abreast of current global events, you have satellite television, in-room direct dial international and local telephone
service, wake-up and voicemail, fax, hot spot Internet service and e-mail in our reception, Lounge and in your quarters if you bring your computer. On the other hand, If you wish to leave it all behind, your wish is our command.
For some, getting used to the quietness surrounding you may be a struggle. In the midst of lush trees and native vegetation, opening your window allows you to
experience the fragrant, clean air and the seemingly orchestrated sounds of birds. You’ll gain a new appreciation of the night sky. You will see an incredible number of
celestial objects, not to mention two galaxies and the Southern Cross which are not visible from much of the Northern Hemisphere.
Once settled in, you may wonder why
you would even want to venture off the grounds. If you can drag yourself away, there are plenty of activities that await you: fishing, horseback riding, rafting biking, trekking, boating, sightseeing
and shopping, just to name a few. These activities are described in detail in the Sport Adventure and Cultural Expedition sections. Explore the pages which illustrate, in more detail, the facilities and activities at YAN KEE WAY.
You will quickly make yourself at home at Yan Kee Way. As the hour to depart arrives, most don’t wish to leave. When you depart, thoughts of your return will be
foremost on your mind, and they shall linger upon your return home.