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Chiloe Island

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It is the second biggest island in South America, with only five islands, out of 40, without inhabitants.

Its enviroment is practically virgin soil, most of which is part of the Chiloe National Park, which offers a natural and traditional scenary.

The architecture is the major attraction of this destination. The “palafitos” and the old churches (built between the 18th and 19th centuries) have made of Chiloe a Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO.

In Chiloe you can find a simply exquisit gastronomy variety.

Attractions

Flora and fauna. Historical, cultural, architectural and gastronomical interest zone.

Activities

Sea kayak, sport fishing, flora and fauna contamplation, photography.

Location

Tenth region.

How to get there?

From Santiago: Airway to El Tepual Airport in Puerto Montt. Then, land route.

From Panamericana Route 5: Land route to Pargua. Then, seaway to Chacao.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Rainy, moderate weather. This weather features rain all year long; in the interior, the temperature oscillates between day and night time.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, information center, camping.

Surroundings

Achao, Ancud, Caulin Bay, Chacao, Chonchi, Compu, Curaco de Velez, Dalcahue, Laitec island, Mithological and Ecologycal Park of Chiloé, Chiloé National Park, Pingüineras de Puñihuil, Brava beach, Quellón, Chepu River, Yaldad.

Some featured hotels in Chiloe Island

  • Hotel Parque Quilquico

    Hotel Parque Quilquico is the perfect place to experience the south of Chile and the captivating Chiloé Archipelago. It is ideal for those who seek to be in close contact with Mother Nature and marvel at the vast expansions of native…

    From USD$280 Ref. Double

    Hotel Parque Quilquico
  • Hostería Ancud

    Enjoy a stunning view of the Lacuy bay; in a place surrounded by magic legends and traditions of Chiloé Island. The hostel stands up on the ocean front of the magnificent Ancud Gulf at the magical landscapes of Chiloe island. Guests…

    From USD$105 Ref. Double

    Hostería Ancud
  • Hosteria de Castro

    Located in down town Castro and with a spectacular view of the bay, the Hostería de Castro offers all the needed comfort for those who at the end of a busy day visiting all the beautiful attractions of the island, will want to come…

    From USD$106 Ref. Double

    Hosteria de Castro

They recommend us

  • "Excellent attention, from you and the guide. Just the best words for you agency and I would recommend VisitChile. "

    January/2013

    Alejandra Quevedo Mariñan

  • "Very nice guide ! Thank you for a very good service."

    June/2012

    Carol Nickless

  • "The service provided by Visit Chile was very good."

    March/2013

    Denisse Lesack

  • "Just say thanks to efficience, cordiality and kind ways that you have with us. Thanks a lot and have a happy new year!"

    December/2012

    Graciela Demurtas

  • "The guide we had in Pucon, Alexandre Joly, is excellent. Very knowledgeable about history, traditions, geography, vegetation, animals, vulcanology and a very good narrator. We hope that all the guides…"

    June/2012

    Dan Marinescu

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