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Ski Portillo

Camino Internacional Los Libertadores, Los Andes - Mendoza, Portillo, Chile
+56 2 263 0606
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Portillo is a ski resort located 100 miles from Santiago, Chile near the city of Los Andes. Beneath imposing mountains, Portillo rises from 2880 meters above sea level to its highest point 3332 meters with 23 ski trails and 12 lifts. Portillo is the oldest ski area in South America, and its history holds an important place in the legend of skiing. Over the past 50 years, Portillo has gained a reputation as an excellent destination for skiers and boarders. Practicing ski sports in Portillo is a very popular activity among people from all around the world.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“valle nevado” (7 reviews)
“no lift” (4 reviews)
“day trip” (9 reviews)
Camino Internacional Los Libertadores, Los Andes - Mendoza, Portillo, Chile
+56 2 263 0606
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

A little farther to drive, but a much better road than Valle Nevado. Keep in mind that South American resorts cater to hotel guests, so day trippers like us are don't have access to the facilities, like a lodge, storage, etc. But generally the staff...More

5  Thank Carrflor
Reviewed 6 September 2012

The hotel is really nice. The rooms are up-to-date and well equipped, eventhough there are no TV´s in them. The hotel restaurant has outstanding service and good food. That been said, the price for the whole week is really high and all the extras are...More

1  Thank Mirador_10
Reviewed 2 September 2012

They offered hat I believe was a student special. For 45 luca (45,000 pesos) it included transportation from Vina del Mar, lift tickets, rentals, and instructors for novices. First for the good: it was a good value, the views were gorgeous, the people were very...More

1  Thank TheChrisMan
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We arrived in Portillo by motorcoach from Santiago for the day - a beautiful drive through chilean mining country, may switchbacks, and we loved seeing the treacherous looking ski slopes and the beautiful lake...the resort there was so so, mediocre service and food, but the...More

2  Thank KatherineAR
Reviewed 27 March 2012

First of all let me say I skied here on a day trip from Santiago. I like to ski varied terrain and I didn't want to commit to a one week stay at Portillo (the resort itself has a one week minimum stay policy). That...More

5  Thank SURFER_DUDE44
Reviewed 18 February 2012

Aside from it being on the main commercial artery between Santiago, Chile and Mendoza, Argentina (think lots of semi trucks on winding, two lane highway, it's a beautiful, old resort - vintage 1950-60's. Modern ammenities and skiing, huddled around a lake in the middle of...More

2  Thank satellite_answr
Reviewed 6 February 2012

This places is awesome, a lot of tourist visit this places, with a very nice snow and good hotel. recommended.

Thank Mike_Gamazo
Reviewed 3 February 2012

The best ski resort in Chile... though Termas de CHillán is also very good, this is a lot closer to Snantiago, which makes it better for us who live here.

1  Thank AllisterMD
Reviewed 16 December 2011

I think there is a mistake on the heading Portillo is situated 140 km from Santiago to the north about 3 kilometres from the Argentinean border ( never mind), to get there you should drive to Los Andes and then climb up to the mountain(...More

1  Thank elytenrc
Reviewed 5 September 2011

Small ski domain Old lifts Horrible old room but with spetacular lake view Good heated pool Great food

2  Thank Pat303631
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15 April 2017|
Response from Paco S | Reviewed this property |
Yep. It all depends on when the first big storm hits. It is a much better bet to go late July or August.
13 April 2017|
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Response from Andres V | Property representative |
Hello! The best time is between june and october. Regards!
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