Know Sausalito LagoonBuilt to keep a reserve of water for the vineyards in the area, Sausalito Lagoon is today a tourist club with beaches, sailing and sport activities. It was “La Hacienda” dam of the Vergara Family. Today, it´s an important tourism center, that also features a representation of the “Mississippi” Ship.
Attractions: Beautiful landscape. Outdoor and sport activities.
Activities: Hiking, photography, aquatic ski, picnic, swimming, sailing, bird watch, flora and fauna contemplation.
How to get there: Santiago-Viña del Mar; Land route, by Route 68 or Las Palmas way.
Valparaiso-Viña del Mar: Land route, by Viña-Valparaiso freeway or España Ave.
Viña del Mar-Sausalito Lagoon: Land route.
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Mediterraneo weather. There is cloudiness in the shore all year long and the temperature is homogeneous. The annual media precipitations is 450 milimeters during winter time. In the interior, the rain reaches the 250 milimiters per year.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities.
Surroundings: Alicahue, Maitencillo beach, Reñaca beach, Barrio del Puerto, Bosques de Petras, El membrillo bay, Horcon Bay, Papudo bay, Municipal Casino of Viña del Mar, Brunet Castle, Baron Hill, Cordillera Hill, Playa Ancha Hill, Santo Domingo Hill, Concepción and Alegre Hills, Chincolco, National Congreso, Botanical National Garden, Sausalito Lagoon, Prat Pier, Vergara Pier, Ritoque beach, Amarilla beach, Las Salinas beach, Victoria Square, Quinta Vergara, Peñuelas Forestal Reserve, Valparaíso, Viña del Mar.