There are plenty of hotels, B & B’s, and apartments throughout the Los Lagos region. With something for all prices and requirements. This extends to Puerto Varas where you should have no problems finding suitable accommodation ranging from 2 stars through 5 stars.
Puerto Varas (the city of roses) is a wonderful Germanic styled town on the edge of Lake Llanquihue, the second largest lake in Chile formed by successive glaciers. There is a sheer natural beauty to the region with views of the Volcanic Osorno and the inspiring peaks of Mount Calbuco, and Mount Tronador visible from the lake-front.
The whole region of Los Lagos has a richness of geographical features and unsullied natural beauty. Despite this natural beauty and the sense of remoteness. The region is well-equipped for tourists with good public transport options and quality roads. There are regular bus services from Santiago, an airport at El Tepual in Puerto Mont, and also train services available.
If you wish to extend your stay in the region there are plenty of towns and cities besides Puerto Varas. The capital of Los Lagos is Puerto Mont – yet there are many other options to stay including Osorno, Castro, and Ancud.
When you have finished climbing mountains and trekking the glaciers you can enjoy the thermal hot-springs and recreational fishing that are equally famous in this region.
Chileans love to eat and drink, and you will not be disappointed in the Los Lagos gastronomic experience. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes to choose from. Including traditional Chilean fare and other South American cuisines. With large numbers of settlers from Germany, you will also find some European style foods.
Make sure you try Curanto a seafood stew beloved in the Los Lagos region, cooked over hot-stones buried in the ground.
You will climb and trek through some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet.
Exploring glaciers, volcanoes, lakes, woodlands, and thermal activity including hot-springs.
Challenge yourself physically, mentally and spiritually, as you become at one with the natural world of Patagonia.