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5 things that you must do when visiting Viña del Mar

Viña del Mar is also known as the "tourist capital of Chile". Of course, its temperate climate and lovely beaches are its main attraction, but there’s also an abundance of things to do and enjoy in the destination.

Let us guide you through the top 5 things that you have to do on your next vacation to Viña del Mar.


Visit the Quinta Vergara Amphitheater

La Quinta Vergara Amphitheater was once the palace of the family that founded the city. Today, its beautiful gardens have become a pleasant place to visit and admire the many trees and outdoor sculptures.

If you enjoy gardens and parks, in addition to Quinta Vergara, we also recommend visiting the National Botanical Garden of Viña del Mar.


Visit Museums

Viña del Mar also has an interesting cultural offer. There are three main museums in the city that you simply can’t miss. 

The Museum of Fine Arts, which holds an assortment of works of the pictorial history of Chile.

The Rioja Palace, which houses a diverse collection of pieces such as furniture, clothing and objects of the Chilean aristocracy of the early twentieth century. In addition, the building is considered a National Monument of Chile.

The Francisco Fonck Museum, which offers an archaeological vocation, including an unmissable collection of pieces from Easter Island elaborating on the richness and diversity of primitive cultures of Chile.


Explore Cerro Castillo

Cerro Castillo is one of the more traditional neighborhoods in Viña del Mar. Admired for it’s architecture and beautiful city views, this neighbourhood is also the home of President's palace as well as the Wulff Castle, which is located on the seashore and hosts some excellent art exhibitions.


Have a picnic in the Sausalito Lagoon

Aside from the beach, this another favorite place to go and relax on a sunny day. The artificial lagoon is surrounded by beautiful gardens, a perfect place to relax and have a picnic. Sausalito Lagoon is also where many locals visit to swim or run.


Enjoy the Nightlife!

Viña del Mar is also well known for its vibrant nightlife.

At nightfall, San Martin Avenue is the main meeting points as the area is surrounded by a variety of bars, restaurants and clubs where you can dance the night away.


These are just a few ideas for you to try out on your next trip to Chile! If you are looking for hotels in Viña del Mar, we invite you to stay with us at Best Western Marina del Rey.

In addition to comfortable facilities, we boast an extraordinary location in the heart of downtown, and excellence service, we are one of the best options of hotels in Viña del Mar.

Visit our website to learn more about our rates and promotions, and get ready to enjoy an amazing vacation in Chile.

You already know, for hotels in Viña del Mar, choose Best Western!


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