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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.

Public comments

  • 30, 1899, 00:00

Some featured hotels in Chiloe Island

  • Hotel Parque Quilquico

    Parque Quilquico Hotel is located 16 km away from the city of Castro and 28 km from Castro Airport, built over a plateau in the Rilan Peninsula, in front of the Quinchao Island and the Wetland of Pullao. Parque Quilquico features 13…

    From USD$1.142 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…

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    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…

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    Hosteria de Castro

They recommend us

  • "The service was very good, efficient and with proper information about the promoted hotels. "

    December/2012

    Hans Luis Mayer

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

    January/2013

    Alejandra Quevedo Mariñan

  • "We're very happy with VisitChile services. Ten points for our guide Carlos, very kind and punctual everytime he picked us up from our hotel. We take a good impression of Chile, and we want to come back soon!"

    March/2013

    Marina

  • "I have sent you a couple of mails where I thanked you for the nice dinner in the best restaurant in Puerto Natales and my good experience with Comapa tour operator, they delivered ! Torres del Paine was…"

    March/2013

    Aina Knive

  • "Thanks to everyone on VisitChile group for their dedication and attention. Thanks a lot again. "

    March/2013

    Alfonso Recalde

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