Chile travel

Surfing

Do you love the sensation of salt spray on your face and feeling your heart pounding with each new wave? Chile has more than 4,000 kilometers of coast for you to explore. Ride some amazing waves in this true surfers’ paradise.

A temperate year-round climate, warm seas and a crazy wave called ‘El Gringo’, make Arica an essential destination for surfers from around the world. In Iquique, spectators applaud great surfing performances as the fanatics ride the perfect tubes formed at Cavancha beach.

In the central area of the country, Punta de Lobos in Pichilemu has been baptized the ‘world surfing capital’. It welcomes adrenaline junkies with waves of over 4 meters in height and currents that provide enviable conditions for surfing.

Constitución, a little further south, has hosted many international surf competitions because of its happy mix of calm beaches and strong waves, but it’s on nearby beaches like Dichato and Buchupureo that surfers are really put to the test by a combination of thundering waves and rugged rock formations.



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Tapati

Tapati Experience the mysterious and age-old culture of the Rapa Nui residents by partaking in the island’s most important cultural festival. During the Tapati festival, the town splits up into two clans to represent the island’s ancient castes, which then compete in ancestral sports over various days and nights, demonstrating their physical and artistic abilities […]

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Teatro a mil

Teatro a mil (Theater for a thousand pesos) During the “Santiago a mil” (“Santiago for a thousand pesos”) festival, public areas are taken over by local productions, as well as theater, dance, and music performances, circus acts, and parades.  International theater adaptations and original foreign productions from troupes in Europe, Oceania, and Latin America leave […]

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Conquista Volcán Osorno (Conquest of the Osorno Volcano).

Conquista Volcán Osorno (Conquest of the Osorno Volcano) Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, Chile’s oldest national park, is home to this mountain bike competition that covers 77 kms of terrain, crossing through sand banks and hills. This course allows competitors to travel through different landscapes, passing by the Petrohué Falls, the shore of Lake Llanquihue, […]

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