Ushuaia, the world’s most southerly city, lies below the snowcapped Martial Range and overlooks the Beagle Channel. The point where the Andes meet the southern ocean is also the main departure point for cruises to Antarctica and Cape Horn.
Our preferred accommodation
Country hotel - 5km from UshuaiaA modern hotel set on a hilltop outside Ushuaia with wonderful views of the Beagle Channel. There is an indoor-outdoor heated pool and outdoor hot tubs with views to the city and channel. There is also a small gym, restaurant and bar.
Cruise ship - Ushuaia to Punta ArenasCruceros Australis operates cruises between Punta Arenas and Ushuaia, and vice versa, through the fjords and glaciers of Tierra del Fuego, usually calling at Cape Horn (subject to weather).
Their ship options are described on this page: www.lastfrontiers.com/hotels/chile/punta-arenas/crucerosaustralis
City hotel - UshuaiaA good hotel in the centre of town, close to the port. There is a spa and restaurant, and staff are friendly.
Country hotel - 7km from UshuaiaA very comfortable and warm hotel 7km from central Ushuaia in a residential district. Facilities include a restaurant, living area, indoor/outdoor heated pool and a Jacuzzis on the large outside decking platform with views of the Beagle Channel.