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Punta Arenas

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Punta Arenas is the biggest city in the 12th region, and it receives thousands of visitors every year. With 1382033,5 km2 and over 131.067 inhabitants, the Magellian Region Capital is the main urban center in the region, having only a 20% of rural population. With colorful houses and a beautiful natural landscape, Punta Arenas –discovered four centuries ago by John Byron- is the strategic point for commercial, social and cultural networks in the whole area.


Colorful cultural and natural landscapes. Perfect place to enjoy the urban centers activities.


Hiking, horseback riding, bird watch, scuba diving, buggy, sport hunting, canoe, bicycle riding, mountainbike, mountain ski, sea kayak, sailing, swimming, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.


Twelfth region.

How to get there?

Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway. Argentina-Punta Arenas: Land route, through Monte Aymond and San Sebastián border customs. Puerto Montt-Punta Arenas y Puerto Williams: Seaway. Anywhere-Punta Arenas: Airway.

When to go?

All year long.


Cold moderate rainy weather, without dry season but with microclimates. The annual media temperature is 8°C, meanwhile during summer time the temperature goes from 10° to 18°C. The annual media rain is 450 milimiters.


Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, museums.


Froward Cape, Punta Arenas cementery, de la Cruz Hill, Pali-Aike cave, El Salto, Magellian Strait, San Isidro lighthouse, Bulnes Fortress, Pali-Aike National Park, Punta Arenas, Magallanes National Reserve, Otway Inlet.

Some featured hotels in Punta Arenas

  • Hotel Tierra del Fuego

    Hotel Tierra del Fuego is located in Punta Arenas, minutes away from the civic centre and the financial district in the city. It is a traditional hotel decorated with elegance. There are thirty carpeted rooms that include private…

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    Hotel Tierra del Fuego
  • Hotel Cabo de Hornos

    Hotel Cabo de Hornos is surrounded by spectacular scenery, the natural beauty of the southern landscape. Punta Arenas is the door to the Antarctic and a free port. It is a unique city where you will be able to ski and ice skate facing…

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    Hotel Cabo de Hornos
  • Hotel Carpa Manzano

    Carpa Manzano Hotel is located in Punta Arenas downtown, nearby traditional places as Museo Salesiano and cemetery, furthermore commercial zone and city's Main Square. It’s a warm and familiar hotel, with cozy rooms and Wi Fi area…

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    Hotel Carpa Manzano
  • Hotel Chalet Chapital

    This hotel is located in the beautiful Punta Arenas city and counts with an ecologic building which uses natural energy and recyclable paper, but with the best amenities for a complete relax. It counts with cozy rooms, with private…

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    Hotel Chalet Chapital

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