The shelter is located on the banks of the Pehoé Lake in the area of the old shelter Pehoé, off the south side of Cerro Paine Grande. It is part of the W circuit, and it is the ultimate base camp of Torres del Paine. It is a strategic place in the park, which is only accessible through the lake or walking the hiking trails.


The building can accommodate 100 hikers in 22 dormitory rooms with bunks for 6, 4 and 2 people. These rooms have a beautiful view of the Pehoé Lake, heights of Paine Grande, Valle del Francés or the east side of the Cuernos del Paine.

Bathrooms are shared, with wash basins, toilets and independent showers with hot water for men and women.

It also provides safekeeping service and a safe to store valuables.



The shelter has a restaurant that offers american breakfast, lunch and an open buffet for dinner, drinks, beers and wines. For those who plan a day-walk can order lunch boxes the day before. In addition, you can enjoy a coffee accompanied by excellent sandwiches.


On the first floor above the dining room is located the bar "Paine Grande", the ideal place to plan the next trek during the stay in Torres del Paine National Park. With a superb view of the Pehoé Lake and los Cuernos del Paine the bar is the place where hikers meet at the end of the day to enjoy a pisco sour or wine from a wide selection from the wine cellar.
Open from 4 to 12pm.


Equipped with slow combustion heating and comfortable chairs to relax and enjoy the view of the landscape.


Here you can buy souvenirs, clothes, food and drinks.



Grocery Store

There is a grocery store with everything you need for your meals, snacks and basic supplies.


This is a public area to seek shelter from the weather.


The campsite Vértice Paine Grande has tents, sleeping bags and mats to rent, which must be reserved in advance.

Details of Paine Grande Shelter and Campground

  • Bulnes 100, Puerto Natales

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Internet for passengers and strollers.
  • Camping
  • Bar, local and international drinks

Contact the accomodation Paine Grande Shelter and Campground

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