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Chilean Family Holidays; Chile Family Hotels And Best Places

Chile is an absolutely perfect destination for those older families that love getting out and about, being active, and doing this all with the backdrop of captivatingly dramatic landscapes. 
In the south you will find miles upon miles of trails in the famous Torres del Paine National Park where you can don your crampons and walk across advancing glaciers and go out on boats in search of the elusive pumas that roam these areas.Most people combine Patagonia and Atacama with a stay at one of the vineyards surrounding Santiago to enjoy one of the country’s most prolific exports.

Why go to Chile for your family holiday?

  • For grown up families, Chile really comes into its own with the huge potential for outdoor adventures in the day, and delicious Chilean wine to round off the night!
  • The beauty of Chile is the 3 very contrasting landscapes with the driest desert in the world in the bewitching Atacama, to the dramatic and wild Patagonia and then to the rolling hills of the Lake District – it is a canvas of beauty and there is so much to be enjoyed within it!   
  • Chile boasts one of the very best infrastructures in South America and so a round trip here will prove to be seamlessly efficient and of great quality.
  • There are direct flights into Santiago from the US and UK, so no unwanted and inconvenient stop overs… All you have to do is get the teens out of bed and onto a plane, then we will do the rest!
  • The variety! You can explore this country by whichever way you see fit – from boating to trekking to horse riding around the wilderness, or even on a historical, art or just a wine tasting tour. It caters extremelly well for a variety of interests. 

  • Which are the most family friendly hotels in Chile?

    Casa Higueras
    is a really fantastic find with sweeping views over Valparaiso, the quirky and colourful city made famous by poet Pablo Neruda. It is a family ran boutique hotel and should be top of the list for a stay here.

    Luciano K will start off your trip very pleasantly in Santiago and enjoys a great view of the city from its roof top terrace. This means you don’t have to hang around for days here in order to feel as though you’ve seen the city…! The beauty of Chile after all lies within the great outdoors. 

    Patagonia Camp is for those families who, well, do things a little differently. As the name suggests, it makes for a really quirky base to explore the wild Chilean Patagonia from.

    the most family friendly hotels in chile

    Chile family holiday itinerary planning 

    International flights come into Santiago and most spend a night there to adjust and chill after their long-haul. Then, hop over to Patagonia and enjoy all the activities under the sun in the beautiful surroundings. Then, take a flight up to the eerie and wonderful Atacama Desert for 3 nights of the best star gazing you will ever enjoy, offering a completely different holiday experience to anything you’ve tried before… Then, it’s time for some pre home time R&R in the central wine valleys for a few nights before departing. Of course, we can tailor your family holiday completely to you, but this is just an indication of what we like to recommend giving a fantastic diverse round trip.

    the most family friendly areas of Chile

    How much does a family holiday to Chile cost? 

    Prices for a trip around Chile for a few weeks can start from £4,000 per person excluding international flights and go upwards from there… When paying for adolescents, we realise this can prove pretty expensive, but rest assured we will do everything we can to make your trip as close to your budget as we can... Within reason of course! 

    What is the perfect age to visit Chile? 

    We don’t generally recommend visiting Chile if you have younger children… Because the wine is so good! No (it is) but the flights are quite long and the attractions more adult orientated. For younger kids, maybe consider the smaller Costa Rica which has more family friendly activities and attractions. For the older families though with active teens, you can’t get much better than a Chilean holiday for a family trip of a lifetime.




    Although we tailor-make all our trips we have reproduced a number of popular itineraries here

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