The 5 best ski centers in Chile to escape this spring

Skiing in Chile is more than doing sports, it is living a unique experience in the middle of nature, enjoying the volcanoes and feeling the pure air. The ski centers in Chile have an impact due to their infrastructure and, above all, their incomparable beauty.

The ski centers of Chile make available to snow lovers the best tracks in South America to practice sports such as skiing and snowboarding, with night lighting and modern lifts, they allow to practice skills and pirouettes in rollers, rainbows and railings with kink.

The ski centers in Chile located in the south of the country have begun to seduce international tourists, with a unique feature: to be within National Parks and surrounded by volcanoes, ideal for descents at speeds only suitable for brave.

This sports offer on snow is combined with natural hot springs, delicious cuisine and extreme activities such as snowmobiles and zip lines.

Then, the five parks that you can not miss:


The ski center Nevados de Chillán is one of the most complete in the country. Known worldwide for the excellent quality of its snow and particularly for the beauty of its surroundings.

Highlights include volcanic hot springs, large expanses of native forest and a panoramic view. It has a ski area of ​​10,000 hectares suitable for all types of winter sports, with more than 30 tracks, including the longest in South America with 13 kms in length, called “The Three Marys”.

It also has a wide range of hotels and resorts with spa, and outdoor activities such as trekking, canopy, mountain bike and more.


Located in the heart of the Malalcahuello National Reserve, this ski center in Chile has become a world-class destination. Thanks to its excellent tourist offer, it is the favorite of hundreds of advanced skiers from Chile and the world

At more than 1,000 meters high, it has 26 tracks with unbeatable snow quality. There are 1,000 skiable hectares surrounded by a thousand-year-old araucaria forest and a view of the Lonquimay volcano.


The Aruacarias are located at the foot of the Llaima Volcano, in the Conguillío National Park northeast of Temuco. Its bet dazzles with its spectacular landscapes, forests of ancient araucarias and cordilleranas lagoons.

In addition to being able to ski, snowboard and randonée, this center offers activities for all tastes such as snowshoe excursions, themed dinners, torch descents, parties with karaoke and much more.


For lovers of adventure the Antillanca winter resort is ideal. One of the most important in southern Chile, it is located in the middle of the Puyehue National Park and on the slopes of the Casablanca Volcano.

Its particularity is that it proposes winter sports outside the slopes and that the hotel infrastructure is located at the foot of the ski slopes.

Here you can do extreme descents, their slopes are known as the most risky to practice snowboarding in Chile. For those who enjoy the practice of ecotourism and adventure tourism, in summer it becomes Antillanca Outdoor and you can go trekking, rock climbing, visit volcanic caves, etc.


Considered a natural paradise of snowboarding thanks to its “half pipes” and natural canyons, this ski center is one of the most modern in southern Chile.

Located near Pucón, its tracks have an excellent infrastructure that has made it host important international level competitions.