Chile’s capital, Santiago, is home to countless museums, theatres, parks, and eating establishments. While the city is an outstanding holiday destination, it can be used as a base for visiting other areas.
Whether you dream about the first-class facilities of the modern city centre hotels in Santiago, the quality of the mid-range hotels or the cleanliness and comfort of the exceptionally cheap hotels, you can find accommodation in Santiago to meet your needs, regardless of whether you are on a tight or unlimited budget.
Top Santiago Attractions
The city's main plaza, the Plaza De Armas, is an interesting place in which to take a stroll of an evening.
Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, the national museum of natural history, houses exhibits relating to biodiversity, palaeontology and anthropology.
Cerro San Cristobal, the highest point in Santiago, rewards you with panoramic views of the city. San Cristobal is a part of the largest park in the city, Parque Metropolitano.
Kids and Families
The Granja Educativa is a fascinating place situated 45 kilometres outside of Santiago city centre. Here, youngsters can partake in farm work and can eat, play, and relax surrounded by fresh air and animals. The Jardín Zoológico, situated in Cerro San Cristóbal, is home to over 160 species of mammals, birds, and reptiles. You will encounter lions, elephants, tigers, bears, and giraffes here. The Parque Quinta Normal, meanwhile, grants families the chance to row boats on the artificial lake.
Santiago offers a wide variety of accommodation to handle tourists who flock to the city for religious reasons, for business functions, or to enjoy a holiday. Historic buildings have been converted into luxurious accommodation and modern Santiago hotels have been created to meet the demands of business travellers. Cheap hotels in Santiago cater to the many budget-conscious visitors who arrive here each year.