Portillo Ski Resort is located in the Region of Valparaiso, over 2,800 meters over the sea level, at 164 kilometers of distance of Santiago More than 50 years of experience and tradition in snow and ski sports make Portillo a unique experience for all visitors that mostly return every year. This Ski Center has 12 lifts and 23 ski trials separated according the level of difficulty they have. You can even practice snowboard.
Portillo Chile is located, and very near the “Aconcagua”, the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere. The Hotel and the ski area are located around the beautiful Inca Lagoon (Laguna del Inca), where the view gives an incredible sensation of relax.
Portillo hotel because it is a town on its own: the grand Hotel Portillo has 123 rooms with incredible mountain views providing the most incredible lodging experience in the middle of Los Andes. This would be our choice among the Portillo Hotels.
Guests in the Octagon Lodge enjoy all of the hotel's services including meals in the main dining room. It is a great chance to enjoy winter sports in the best ski resort in Chile. The Octagon Lodge is the best choice for budget ski travellers looking a Portillo hotels to fit their ski plan.
Portillo Ski Resort is recognized in the world of the skiers by its history…, the famous Jean Claude Killy won its first medals of gold in the World Championship of Ski that took place in Portillo in 1966. The skiers that competed in the Thrown Kilometer in Portillo were the first ones in breaking the record of the 120 kms. / hour. Four of the best olympic skiers, winners of medals of gold, have been Directors of the School of Ski and many of the olympic champions have trained in Portillo.
The School of ski of Portillo is one of the best of the world. The Director of the Ski School is Mike Rogan, member of the team of demonstration of Ski of United States. The team of instructors of Portillo is formed by a select group of trainers and professional guides of wide international experience. To take classes in this legendary School of Ski is an important element of some wonderful and unforgettable vacations in Portillo ski Chile.