Ski Season

Enjoy the ski season in Chile

Surround yourself in natural beauty, connect with imposing mountains and volcanoes, enjoy pure, fresh breezes and truly magnificent views in the snow-capped Andes which grace the length of Chile.

A dazzling white world to delight your senses and get your pulse racing! Winter offers a feast of new experiences among these snowy peaks and densely wooded valleys. Enjoy incredible skiing, snowboarding and sledging on slopes and ramps to suit all levels. Experience the thrill of a night-time descent on magical torch-lit tracks. And at the end of each jam-packed day of energetic fun, bubbling hot springs and delicious food await you.

Welcome to Chile’s superb winter resorts, located at over 2,000 meters above sea level and boasting the best ski slopes in South America. You’ll find some of the more cosmopolitan resorts just a few kilometers outside Santiago, offering outstanding on and off-piste skiing and first-rate services and amenities.

Further south, the options for adventure are almost limitless. Ski resorts located right at the heart National Parks enable you to ski over a vast area. Or snowboard – if you dare – on the flanks of a live volcano! Hop on a snowmobile for an exhilarating cross-country ride, or heli-ski and snow surf on pristine, high-altitude snowfields. All this and much more awaits you. Unleash your spirit of adventure in Chile!

Valle Nevado

Discover the enormity of the mountains around the largest skiable area in the southern hemisphere.

Here, the large number of ski lifts will allow you to access each corner of the Andes and to enjoy perfect snow on the slopes that only exist because of the orientation and height of Chile’s biggest and most modern ski resort.

If adventure is your thing, take the opportunity to go off-piste or dare to go cross-country!

Be part of the fun, and join exclusive parties and events in the middle of the Andes’ pristine snow, in its natural state, just a few kilometers from Santiago.


El Colorado

Skiing on the snow-capped mountains of El Colorado gives you a chance of doing so in one of the best powdered snows in the world. Its quality is outstanding as it builds up in large amounts.

Aside from its slopes and chairlifts, for skiers of different levels, here you’ll find parks with urban riding style, unique in South America.

Have fun conquering the obstacles or test your skills at snow parks ideal for adventurers. The Sunset Park and Olympic Valley Park await you with jumps and railing circuits that will push your skills to the limit.

La Parva

This is the only ski resort where you can see the entire Santiago Valley.

Due to its location, La Parva offers easy access to very steep off-piste areas with deep gorges and overhangs where skiing is reserved for experts only. Meanwhile, its 800 hectares of skiable lands will charm you with the variety of difficulty levels of its slopes.

Live a unique snow experience in the winter and, in the summer, discover the mountains by testing your mountain biking abilities at the park.


Portillo

164 kilometers from Santiago and right at the heart of the Andes you’ll find the oldest ski resort in South America. A magical place where people from all around the world meet to enjoy the mountain environment with a relaxed skiing feel.

Live a unique experience when doing snow sports on the same slopes where Olympic champions train or participate in the Sol de Portillo race and in the amazing torch-lit downhill ride that lights up the night.

Relax in the heated pool while the sun paints over the Andes mountain range at sunset. Also, discover the legend of the Inca Lagoon which brings love and mystery to the Andes snow.

Nevados de Chillán

480 kilometers from Santiago you’ll find a place where you can live the thrill of winter sports, the adventure of outdoor activities and the relaxation of hot springs.

Live unforgettable moments with your family on dogsled while visiting millennial forests inhabited by native species in one of the most diverse ecological areas.

Slide down the beautiful snowy slopes among ancient Andean forests at the ski resorts with the most varied and extensive slopes in the world. And let yourself be charmed by the hot springs right by the amazing landscape of the Andes that is dominated by volcanoes.


“At United Rent A Car you’ll find the right vehicle to get you to the slopes, along with all the necessary accessories: snow chains, roof racks for skis and snowboards.”

Source: Servicio Nacional de Turismo