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Lago Todos Los Santos

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Address: Ruta 225, km. 66, Petrohue, Puerto Varas, Chile
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Sometimes called Lago Esmeralda because of its blue-green color, this...

Sometimes called Lago Esmeralda because of its blue-green color, this strikingly beautiful glacial lake is bordered by steep cliffs.

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Petrohue Falls from Puerto Montt
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Petrohue Falls from Puerto Varas
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Private Tour: Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas and Vicente Peres Rosales National Park

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Beautiful views!

You will have to drive on a dirt road from Petrohue to the lake, but it is worth it. The views from the lake are beautiful and you can get a boat ride from the information... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will have to drive on a dirt road from Petrohue to the lake, but it is worth it. The views from the lake are beautiful and you can get a boat ride from the information center. Have your camera ready!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, watching in almost 360 degrees the peaks of local volcanoes, for 3,000 pesos for person you can join a ride on a motor boat to travel along the lakes shores, or, by prior reservation, spend few nights in one of the private cabins, that the same fishermen or the boat owners can offer. If you go by car,... More 

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Thank Julie C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We chose not to take a boat tour so I will only be commenting on the view from the shore. We couldn't get very far on foot as there wasn't much beach space to walk on. Hence, we only spent about 20 minutes there. The green colour of the water, while lovely, was only visible from certain parts. The weather... More 

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Thank Karen11L
Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and navigable place, it's not expensive 🚤 $5.000 CLP by person for the boat in Lago de todos Los Santos. Lindo y no es caro, abrigarse en el bote ☃💨❄️

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Terrebonne, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Liked the place for all there is to see. I did that on a tour and that really was fun because we stopped at quite a few places to take shots and wander around. By the lake the view is incredible and I would say it is no matter where you are on the lake. At some points during the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We took a catamaran and we sailed for two hours to Peuya. The water and volcanos just amazing. Worth seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Very spectacular lake, especially the color of the water! Never saw something so unique. Very near the border to Argentina, if you plan to visit this country too. Great fishing places.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We enjoyed the lake area but it was mucho dusty and come prepared for that. Wear something over your face when the gusts get going. It is a beautiful area with the Petrohue Rapids. See my photos that capture the water hue! We came as part of a Celebrity cruise and we had a guide which helps take advantage. TIP--... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I'm using up my entire allotment of exclamation marks and superlatives to describe the beauty of Chile's lake district, and Todos los Santos gets the lion's share. If you can possibly do it, take the ferry to Peulla, a little destination with a nice hotel for lunch and stunning views of the Andes. You'll marvel at this scenery and unbelievably... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

this lake comes with a volcanic ash beach and offers a free (closed) camping site - had two super quiet nights there and enjoyed the walk in the forest. Small ships make many excursions per day - catch one if you want to travel the waters. Good for bathing too - very warm in summer. no big infrastructure here though... More 

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