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Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile

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Address: Avenida Vitacura # 5250 of. 304, Chile
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+56 2 2477 7000
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Valle Nevado is South America's premier ski resort, offering access to the...

Valle Nevado is South America's premier ski resort, offering access to the largest amount of terrain and the most modern lift system on the continent. The Valle Nevado complex provides a complete experience, including boutique shops, three hotels, private apartments, six restaurants, a full-service spa and fitness center, cinema, library, bars and lounges, a pub with live music, a kids entertainment center and a state-of-the-art events venue, all set to the breathtaking backdrop of the magnificent Andes. Located just 90 minutes from Santiago, Valle Nevado offers 2,200 acres of varied terrain, and 17 lifts including the country's only gondola. Due to the resort's orientation and altitude at 9,924 feet, Valle Nevado on average receives the most snow of Central Valley resorts, with a seasonal average of 300+ inches. Short lift lines and few people on the slopes provides days of powder skiing after a storm. The resort has a terrain park, plenty of side and backcountry terrain, and guests spending 7 nights at the resort receive 2 interconnect tickets to neighboring resorts, opening a staggering 7,000 acres of terrain. The adventurous can book heli-skiing directly at the resort, a truly spectacular experience with vertical drops of up to 5,000 feet in one run. The 2017 season runs from June 23 to September 22. Join the resort for the 2nd Annual Chile Wine Festival from Aug. 18 - 24.

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Valle Nevado and Aquitania Winery Day Trip from Santiago

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The best Ski Resort in South America

This is for sure the best Ski Resort in South America. Besides all the beautiful view, you have the fastest lift, the best snowpark.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 December 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is for sure the best Ski Resort in South America. Besides all the beautiful view, you have the fastest lift, the best snowpark.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Not too much to do without snow but to get a nice panoramic view. Don't go with MTOTOUR, very unprofessional and even dangerous , as there cheap car cannot compress downhill and they overheat the brakes!!!.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

An incredible place to ski, quite close to the city (about an hour) and the snow is spectacular. Perfect for beginners and advance skiers and snowboarders. But be sure to bring a lot of cash/visa as food was really expensive. One burger without anything else was 10,000 chilean pesos, and bottle of water 3000 chilean pesos.

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CustomerServiceVN, Guest Relations Manager at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, responded to this review

Thanks Fran for your positive review of our resort, we appreciate you taking the time to write. With regards to prices for food, the cost is on par with US resorts, and given the strong dollar against the peso it has never been more affordable for US skiers and snowboarders to visit Chile and Valle Nevado. For discounted day lift... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Very exiting trip exciting, from the beginning to the end, there you can enjoy of a beautiful valley of snow to ski, snowboarding. Its a little bit expensive but you can have a great time without paying anything, I would recommend you to bring special clothes, food to stay all day long and your camera.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Nice to go with family, to go with friends and couple. recomended 100%. Have to take care when driving on mountain.

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Vega Alta, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Visited in early November after the ski season was over and winter was ending but we were amazed by the magical views of the mountains around. They were spectacular. We did not had a chance to ski because the facilities were closed but it was enough to visit and see the scenery.

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CustomerServiceVN, Guest Relations Manager at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, responded to this review

Thank you Ramon, we hope to see you back here during our season! Our ski season runs from June 23 - Sept. 22. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nice place to ski. The base is 10,000 feet so it's high altitude and above the tree line. They have one high speed quad and a bunch of poma lifts and T-bars. Also a couple of low speed chairs and a short gondola. The lunch service on the mountain is fairly slow and offers minimal choices, most of which are... More 

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CustomerServiceVN, Guest Relations Manager at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, responded to this review

Glad to hear you'll be back! Valle Nevado is indeed a great place to ski. The resort offers many options for lunch, including our Bar Lounge and Don Giovanni, which serves salads, entrees and other healthy fare. Indeed, during the week it can feel like there is hardly another person on the mountain, great for powder skiing! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

It's a Ski Resort, period. It's not that friendly with people that don't have experience with skiing, so if you just want to have some fun with snow, don't go there, I would recommend Farellones for that. If you don't want to ski, you can ride the cable car and have a view of the cordilheiras. There are two options... More 

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CustomerServiceVN, Guest Relations Manager at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, responded to this review

Thanks Tiago for writing, and yes, Valle Nevado is indeed a resort that caters to skiers and snowboarders, without a lot of mountain terrain for non-skiers. The resort has a spectacular lookout that visitors can walk to, but we do recommend that non-skiers visit the tubing and snow play areas either at Farallones, or mid-way up to the Valle Nevado... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The proximity of Valle Nevado to Santiago made it an easy escape while recently in Chile on business. As there had been no new snowfall over the period of the previous two weeks or so, I was prepared for Spring conditions. The slopes were clearly marked and well groomed. The mid-mountain restaurant and facilities were modern, and from the incredibly... More 

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CustomerServiceVN, Guest Relations Manager at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, responded to this review

HF1clTS: What a pleasure to read such a glowing review of Valle Nevado! Our proximity to Santiago makes Valle Nevado the #1 escape from Santiago July-September, to enjoy the fresh, clean air of the Andes and ski the resort's exciting terrain. In 2016, Valle Nevado installed a new snowmaking system for those days when snowfall is light, which we hardly... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I hear Valle Nevado can be expensive, but as I won my trip, I won't comment on that particular aspect of things. I will say that the scenery is spectacular, the food delicious, and the skiing fantastic. Sure, it lacks any real steeps, but has solid beginner and excellent intermediate terrain, and even in late season with crusty conditions, I... More 

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CustomerServiceVN, Guest Relations Manager at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, responded to this review

Congratulations on winning a free trip to Valle Nevado! We're glad that you enjoyed your visit with us. During periods with a lot of snowfall, we recommend that our guests head to our back bowl, where they can access steeper terrain and even hike the Inca Valley, to descend steep couloirs. More 

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