Ski Centers


Chile has large areas fit for skiing which are easily accessible and which provide all the hospitality, atmosphere and services of modern winter resorts. From June to October you can enjoy their pistes for different kinds of winter sports. Discover the Chilean Andes and the best snow in the Sourthern Hemisphere, while enjoying your favorite sports: skiing, monoskiing and cliff parachuting.

Four of the most important ski resorts in the country are to be found very close to Santiago. Their different pistes, quallty of snow and excellent infrastructure enable one to have an unforgettable stay. What is more, before going up or after coming down from these ski resorts one can take advantage of the various attractions in Santiago: theatres; museums; sophisticate restaurants; discotheques; and of course the elegant shopping centres and the excellent bargains that they offer.


Farellones - El Colorado

At only 40 km East of the capital this resort has 18 ski lifts for slopes with varying degrees of difficulty, a ski school, a discotheque, restaurants, and comfortable ski huts, as well as condominiums for rent, and the unique possibility of skiing at night every friday and saturday.

La Parva

In this same area and only 55 kms from Santiago, La Parva offers services directed towards a more select market. It has 13 ski-lifts and slopes for beginners, intermediates and advanced. It is also possible to heliskiing and snowboard, to rent chalets, apartments and to stay in a comfortable selfcatering Hotel.

Valle Nevado

This is located 60 km East of Santiago and has 9 ski lifts and 26 slopes open to all levels. Two large and modern hotels and one condominium provide In the country`s central area and only 67 km South East of Santiago is the resort of Lagunillas. This has 3 huts, 4 ski lifts, cafeterias, ski hire and classes.

Chapa Verde

Chapa Verde is found 53 km North East of Rancagua and has 1 hut, 2 ski lifts and a cafeteria.


At a distance of 89 km East of Los Angeles one rises to Antuco, and this has 3 ski liffs, a restaurant, a bar, a cafeteria, a ski school and ski hire.


Lonquimay, 162 km North East of Temuco has ski lifts, a cafeteria, and a hut. In the same area 80 km East of Temuco Llaima has 1 hut and 5 ski lifts.


Antillanca is found 102 km East of Osorno, which includes 22 km of non-asphalted roads. There are 2 flights a day between Santiago and Osorno, and also a transport Osorno-Antillanca.

La Burbuja

The ski resort La Burbuja, 60 km East of Puerto Varas has huts, 1 ski lift, a cafeteria, nursery, ski classes, and ski hire.

Cerro El Fraile

In the austral area of Chile is Cerro El Fraile located 29 km South East of Coyhaique. This has 2 ski lifts, first-aid services, ski workshop and ski hire.

Cerro Mirador

Cerro Mirador 8 km West of Punta Arenas has 1 ski lift, first-aid service and ski school. 


Entertainment and apres skis

In the country's main winter resorts the tourist have daily programmes of activities and shows which are especially prepared for their entertainment. Children and adults can enjoy a wide range of services. Spas, swimming pools, games rooms, restaurants, cinemas, recreation centres, discotheques, live music, and others provide a nice end to a day`s skiing and make their stay a more pleasant one. rou can also enjoy the speciallities of the excellent Chilean gastronomy which includes a wide variety of fish shellfish, meats, delicious fruit and the famous Chilean wines.