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Chiloe Island

Get to know more about the Destination

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. …

    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

  • "We are just arriving from two tours with VisitChile (one of 4 days at Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales with Torres del Paine, Pinguineras and Navigation to visit Serrano and Balmaceda glaciers; and the other…"

    February/2013

    Graciela Ventós

  • "Congratulations you're absolutely recommendable!"

    February/2013

    Mónica Bahamondez

  • "Excellent service, excellent hotels. "

    April/2013

    Claudio German Roa

  • "I would like to recall the punctuality, amability and kindness of the people who picked us up in every transfer during our trip: from Punta Arenas airport to hotel and in all our excursions. It was an…"

    March/2013

    Jesús Casteñer Carrasco

  • "Dear Mariangel and Verena, I wanted to just thank you for everything. The trip has been great in every way. He returned to Argentina, Chile knowing much more than I thought, thanks to my travel companions,…"

    February/2013

    Gustavo Javier Busso

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Contact us

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