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We found a local agency and hopped on a bus to visit the area. It took like a few hours to get there. The ride is nice enough, and getting up the mountain is cool, as we go through like 30 hairpin turns. The lagoon...More
In the middle of the Chilean Andes close to the Argentinean boarder you can find this amazing place... untouched place. Its like a mirror and when sunshine nice to have beer or coffee on the terrace. A special place, really!
Recently some friends and I went snowboarding at Ski Portillo. Part of the attraction to Portillo is lake that the ski area surrounds. We walk down to the lake one afternoon and the water was so still and clear that it looked like a mirror....More
I stayed at Hotel Ski Portillo and was rewarded with this view every single day. The Lake View rooms (especially with balcony) are definitely worth it. The atmosphere and light quality here are always changing, and no 2 photos I took of the lake are...More
Beautiful lake surrounded by rugged mountains and great photo opportunities. It's a rather long (2 hour drive) from Santiago and there isn’t a huge amount to see, but lunch in the Hotel Portillo is highly recommended.
It was hot down at San Esteban and icy at the Lago. We walked down from the carark and along the shore. It is beautiful and the mountains which surround iit add to the atmosphere. A must see if you in the area. The hotel,...More
Our guide/driver was Emmanuel of Stamp's Tour - he was perfect for the job as he loves to talk/banter and provide information! He made the long round trip drive from Santiago up to the San Esteban Vineyard and Portillo Inca Lagoon fun (see my separate...More