Region: Central Chile

Valparaiso

First settled in 1542, Valparaiso is a centuries old port city spread over 42 sprawling hills which descend to the sea. Prior to the construction of the Panama Canal (1914), the Port of Valparaiso was the most important in the South Pacific as ships from around the world called here once they crossed Cape Horn … Continued

Santiago

Santiago is situated in the wide Central Valley at an altitude of 520 metres  set against the magnificent backdrop of the Andes to the east. The city was founded in 1541 and is now the political, economic and financial capital of Chile with almost 40% of the country’s population living in and around the city. … Continued

Hotel Le Reve

Stylish boutique hotel conveniently located in the Providencia district of Santiago

Casa Higueras

Perched on Valparaiso’s hills with spectacular views over the bay

Hotel Orly

In the Providencia district of Santiago close to a variety of cafes, restaurants and bars

Hotel Fauna

Comfortable three storey hotel in a converted house dating back to the 1870s

Clos Apalta Residence

Luxurious boutique accommodation in Chile’s premier wine growing region

The Central Valley Wine Region

The narrow plain of the Central Valley stretches for over 300 miles southwards from Santiago to the Biobio River, sandwiched between the Andes to the east and the Chilean Coastal Range to the west. River valleys bisect the Central Valley producing some of the most fertile land in Chile and giving rise to Chile’s most … Continued