Chile Tips

LOMA LARGA

The Casablanca Valley, 50 kilometers northwest of Santiago, was devastated by an earthquake in 2010. The region’s burgeoning wine scene was badly affected, but it has bounced back in style and Loma Larga is one of the wineries leading the push towards international fame.

Where?
Camino Lo Ovalle km. 2.8, Casablanca.

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Loma Larga

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KINGSTON VINEYARDS

In the early 20th century, an entrepreneurial copper miner from MichiganUSA, came to the Casablanca Valley in search of gold. Carl John Kingston failed to find any, but, with a large estate to his name, settled as a dairy farmer. Five generations later, the Kingston Estate continues to foster this entrepreneurial spirit and is making waves with its artisanal selection of fine wines.

Where?
Hijuela El Maitén S/N, Casablanca, Región de Valparaíso.

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Kingston Vineyards

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GREENTI CO-WORK

Situated in the middle of the business area of Santiago, Las Condes, in a quiet and residential street, the location offers an ideal position to our members to be productive and connected to the local business. Besides the location, GreenTi is the perfect balance between a relaxed place and a workplace. You can enjoy an individual spot with comfortable chairs to be productive, as much as our open spaces to share ideas with other entrepreneurs. We also have one meeting room for 8 people and a patio in the garden to get some fresh air and new ideas.

Where?
San Pascual 397, Las Condes.

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GreenTi

KUNSTMANN KNEIPE BREWERY

This, the Chilean-brewed Kunstmann’s beer hall, is the place to taste this local beer. Brewed in Valdivia, where you can visit and see how it’s made, they are very proud to have such a fine beer. Try one of the 15 specially brewed beers among the beer lovers of Santiago.

Where?
Constitución 57, Providencia.

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Kunstmann

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CAÑAMO COFFEE SHOP

Along José Miguel de la Barra you’ll find a handful of cafés and restaurants, Cañamo in particular. Whether you’ve been to-ing and fro-ing between the main sights in the centre of the city, you just want your fix of caffeine or a catch up with friends. This café is open till late, so you can also by beers here, from craft beer to internationally renowned brands.

Where?
Constitución 53, Providencia.

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Cañamo

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ETNIKO

After living in several different countries before arriving in Santiago, the owners of Etniko, Olivier and Christián Jeannot, created Etniko, a cosmopolitan bar offering an international menu, which is constantly being updated, in keeping with the new recipes and gastronomical discoveries around the world.

Where?
 Bellavista 172, Santiago.

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Etniko

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BAR LA NONA

If you haven`t had a beer in La Nona, you have not had beers in Bellavista. A classic of classics, La Nona is one of the most emblematic places in the sector, frequented by students and tourists, is located in the heart of Bellavista and is the perfect place to pregame before going to a nightclub.

Where?
Pio Nono 97-99, Bellavista.

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La Nona

CLUB CHOCOLATE

One of the best places to go out and enjoy the night in Bellavista, Club Chocolate, with more than 25 years of history, is located in the same space where  Cafe del Cerro was. Iconic cultural space of the 80s where concerts and exhibitions were held. Hostal Providencia invites you to enjoy one of the most popular clubs in Bellavista.

Where?
 Ernesto Pinto Lagarrigue 192, Recoleta.

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Club Chocolate

SANTA LUCIA MARKET

The Feria de Santa Lucía is another traditional arts and crafts market, similar to but smaller than Pueblito Los Dominicos and located in central Santiago. At this market you will find good value souvenirs and handicrafts, many of which are locally hand-crafted.

Where?
Santa Lucia

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Santa Lucia

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CINEMARK

With cinemas across South America, the United States, Taiwan and 18 locations only in Santiago, Cinemark offer great quality films and sound effects. You can choose between its 3D rooms, or the XD and Premier rooms. The XD rooms have Extreme Digital Cinema with extra large screens and the best resolution quality to provide a great experience. Cinemark often offers coupons for discounted tickets, so keep an eye out.

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Cinemark

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GALERIA LA PUERTA

This private gallery founded by two friends and art lovers aims to provide its visitors with a good overview of the different directions contemporary Chilean creation is taking. In this spirit, the two curators take great care in showcasing works that range from more traditional forms of expression to very experimental shores. 

Where?
Cerro Colorado 5848, Las Condes.

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La Puerta

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ISABEL ANINAT

It is difficult to talk about contemporary Chilean art without mentioning Isabel Aninat. Her gallery is known for its pioneering work in the 1980s, when Aninat achieved something that was very new to Chile at that point; bringing together the artist, the work, and the visitor. In addition to this, Aninat is also one of Chile’s most famous representatives at international art fairs. 

Where?
Av Kennedy 5413, Las Condes.

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Isabel Aninat

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GALERIA TAJAMAR

Tajamar is Santiago’s hidden treasure; this gem of a gallery is sheltered deep inside a gigantic complex of post-modernist buildings in the commune of Providencia. Still relatively unknown, this tiny space is the perfect example of one of Santiago’s hidden cultural spots. Part of this is due to the fact that the gallery is only two years old.  The small hexagonal exhibition space focuses on cutting-edge contemporary creations coming from the most promising Latin American artists.

Where?
Av Providencia 1100, Providencia.

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Galeria

PLOP GALERIA

Meander into this delightfully eccentric bookstore and gallery on a rainy day and take your time stumbling upon unique local treasures. Looking at comics, illustrations, books and other novelties can keep you busy all afternoon. Located in the Bellas Artes neighborhood, the quirky Plop! Gallery was started by a group of Chilean journalists, illustrators and designers.

Where?
Merced 349, Santiago

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EL ARRAYAN

Tucked away in the outskirts of Santiago, the Sanctuario de la Naturaleza El Arrayán is worth the trek. This gorgeous nature sanctuary is located in the foothills of the Andes and offers stunning views, fresh air, and plenty of spaces to grill or picnic along the Arrayán estuary.

Where?
Santuario de la Naturaleza

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El Arrayan

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SANTA RITA TOUR!

A trip around the History of Chile and its Wine. A guided tour trough the vineyards, starting at the winerys and finishing at the wine bottling process. Visit the historic Bodega 1 made of “cal y canto” and the famous “Bodega de los 120 patriotas”, nowadays, a national treasure. The tour finishes with an amazing wine tasting moment of our Aged Wines.
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Ask in our Inftour
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VIÑA MATETIC

In the San Antonio Valley, located a few kilometers from the sea and the coastline of cities such as Viña and Valparaíso. After 20 years, the Matetic family has managed to position itself with high-quality wines from organic and biodynamic vineyards. Viña Matetic, located more specifically in a sub valley called Rosario, proposes to discover its landscapes, wines, biodynamic philosophy and, above all, to live a personalized and high-quality experience.

Where?
Hernando de Aguirre 414 Providencia, Casablanca.

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Matetic

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ALDEA NATIVA

We are a store, cafeteria and restaurant that seeks to create a healthy meeting and exchange space. We want to deliver a complete space, where you can come to share and enjoy rich and nutritious meals and make your purchases of organic and natural products.

Where?
Tobalaba 1799, Providencia.

Source: Aldea Nativa

VIÑA VIK

Nothing says luxury quite like Viña Vik, nestled amongst the rolling hills of Millahue, which is known by locals as the ‘place of gold’, so-called for its nature, diversity, beauty, and of course, the gold that was found here.

Where?
San Vincente, Millahue.

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Vik

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PARQUE DE LOS REYES

Watch locals play soccer, take a jog or long walk and enjoy this park that runs along the Mapocho river. While in the neighbourhood, walk over to the Estación Mapocho Cultural Center, located on the park’s east side.

Where?
Parque de los Reyes

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Parque de los Reyes

Source: The Culture Trip