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Santa Rosa 132, Puerto Varas 5555000, Chile
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All reviews lovely town tourist town lago llanquihue small city large lake lakeside
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

A lovely town situated on a scenic large lake with 2 large volcano snow capped mountains overlooking the lake. The town is compact and easy to walk around, lots of great eateries, resorts and shops. A bit on the quiet side, but refreshing with clean...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Puerto Varas sits right on the edge of Lago Llanquihue and is a charming small city. Lots of shops for outdoor clothing and gear and a plethora of restaurants and cafes make it a draw for hikers, climbers, and nature lovers in general. The lakeside...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The nice, small, clean city is fine for a short stop-over, but our 4 nights were definitely too long. Stay 1, max. 2 nights if you do not plan for excursions outside the village. In the city itself there is generally hardly anything to do...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Phil D
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Labeled as the "City of Roses" Puerto Varas is a chilean resort town. There are plenty of accommodations, eateries, restaurants, souvenir stalls and a casino. This pretty city sits at the southern edge of of Lago Llanquihue, overlooking the magnificent Mt Orsono and the neighboring...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank HotEarth
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Ok so this is not down town London, but in the four days we were there we sat and listened to a fantastic free concert in the town square / park with musicians who would have been at home on any concert stage - 90...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Arnold L
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The town is cute but that is not my purpose...Chester Brewing is amazing. You can buy their beer some places in town but you have to stop at the brewery. I have no idea how to explain how to get there but it within walking...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Larkin H
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Lots of restaurants, hotels and quaint villages surround this town with a European flavour. Lots to see and do so 2 nights was hardly enough. The two restaurants we ate at were fantastic. Will stay a week next time

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank AfricaEddie
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We stayed a couple nights while the full moon was over the Lake and were swept away with the natural beauty. Walk the beach and town to find the little food gems. This is take off point for adventure travelers for kayak and rafting trips....More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank SouthLava
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We were down in Puerto Montt area this week end and are of the view that, whilst each town has its unique attractions, Puerto Varas is the most scenic of the three we visited : Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas and Frutillar. It was lovely to...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank ceyeoh
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We spend New Year's Eve and New Year's Day at Puerto Varas. The hotel was "walkable". Town is hilly. These folks certainly know how to celebrate -- fireworks and alcohol.

Date of experience: December 2015
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