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Isla Negra, San Alfonso and Pomaire Small-Group Full-Day Tour

Your day begins with an 8am pickup from your hotel in the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura, or Santiago Centro, or at a meeting point in those districts. Greet your guide, board the air-conditioned van, and head out for the central Chilean coast. Taking the highway named Carretera del Sol, or 'highway of the sun,' it takes around 1.5-hours from Santiago to Isla Negra. As you travel, admire typical agricultural landscapes.Upon arrival in Isla Negra, visit the former home of the poet Pablo Neruda. One of three houses in Chile, his Isla Negra home is filled with personal possessions, many of them maritime themed, such a ship figureheads and ships in bottle. Stay around 1.5 hours at the museum then take a look around some nearby little towns that are popular vacation spots, such as El Tabo and El Quisco. Canelo y Algarrobo is the second visit of the day and is next to San Alfonso del Mar, which is home to the second-biggest swimming pool in the world. Later return to Pomaire for a lunch of typical Chilean dishes (own expense). After lunch it's time for a walking tour around Pomaire. Check out the many different stores to see the variety of designs made by local artists. Your tour concludes with a drop-off back in Santiago at around 6pm.

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Isla Negra, Pomaire, and Coastal Resorts Tour from Santiago

Your private guided tour begins with an 8am pickup from your Santiago accommodations in the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura, or Santiago Centro, or at another meeting point in those districts. Board the air-conditioned minivan and begin the drive to the central Chilean coast. Taking the Carretera del Sol (or, highway of the sun), it takes around 1.5 hours to get to Isla Negra. On the road you'll see some typical agricultural landscapes.Upon arrival in Isla Negra, visit the poet Pablo Neruda's former home. Of the three Neruda houses in Chile, Isa Negra is possibly the most interesting as it is stuffed full of his personal artifacts, many maritime-themed, such as his collection of ship figureheads and ships in bottles.After spending about 1.5 hours at the house, continue on the road, driving through some little towns that are popular vacation spots, such as El Tabo, El Quisco, and Canelo. The second stop of the day is at Algarrobo and San Alfonso del Mar, home to the second-largest swimming pool in the world, as well as a variety of marine lifeHead, head to Pomaire for a lunch of typical Chilean dishes at your own expense. Afterward take a walking tour around the craft market to see the variety of designs made by local artists. After driving back to Santiago, your tour concludes with a drop-off back at the original departure point at around 4pm.

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