The best tips to tour the lake basin
A few days from one of the most important holidays and that gives a respite after the return from vacation, at Hotel Don Luis we offer you the best services in Holy Week so you can enjoy with the whole long weekend.
Thanks to its location, from Hotel Don Luis you can travel anywhere in the area, so for that weekend we recommend visiting the area of the Lake Llanquihue basin, recognized for its beauty at any season of the year.
To start, you can leave by car taking Route 5 or if you prefer, walk to the terminal to take the minibus that will take you to Puerto Varas, which have frequent departures throughout the day.
Arriving in Puerto Varas you can visit the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park in Ensenada, where you can also visit the Laguna Verde or the Saltos del Petrohué, passing through the Cascadas sector, where you will have a beautiful postcard of the Osorno volcano in all its splendor. In addition, the city has an ideal place to buy souvenirs typical of the area and full of local culture called Artesanías de Chile, a space that sells unique pieces from a network of artisans that seeks to maintain cultural identity through their creations.
After this from the north- you will arrive at Puerto Octay, a picturesque town from which you can reach the well-known Centinela beach, where you can contemplate the beauty of the area.
Taking a southern direction, you will visit Frutillar, a charming town located on the edge of the lake, recognized for its gastronomy and the culture that its encounter has at the Teatro del Lago, infrastructure that joins the surroundings thanks to its modern but elegant design.
To end the circuit by the lake, you can reach Llanquihue from the south side, where you will see beautiful panoramic views that portray southern life with excellence, in the midst of services for all tastes and with dreamlike landscapes to please all your loved ones .
A great option is to finish the tour by returning through Puerto Varas, where you can try exquisite gastronomic preparations typical of southern Chile in the renowned Mirador del Lago restaurant of the Cabaña del Lago Hotel, which has a unique view of the city and with which You will close a full trip full of nature, tradition and culture.