Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Reserva Nacional ­Malalcahuello-Nalcas

Emporio Ñamku

You'll want one of everything at this excellent locally steeped handicraft shop, including picoyo and araucaria woodwork (cutting boards, serving platters), Mapuche and Pewenche textiles, throws and wool ponchos and…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Santiago

Artesanías de Chile

Not only does this foundation's jewelry, wood carvings, ceramics and naturally dyed textiles sell at reasonable prices, most of what you pay goes directly to the artisans who made them. Look for other locations at L…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Santiago

Pueblito Los Dominicos

The best place in Santiago to buy quality gifts that were actually made in Chile. This mock village houses dozens of small stores, art galleries and traditional cafes. Look for lapis lazuli jewelry, Andean textiles,…
Top Choice Books in Santiago

La Tienda Nacional

Much more than a bookstore, this two-floor shop sells Chilean movies, documentaries, records, toys, shirts and more. A must-visit to purchase unique gifts for someone special back home.
Food & Drinks in Arica

Frutos Rojos

This atmospheric little shop sells nuts and dried fruits, juices, coca leaves, yerba mate, teas and almond-stuffed nuts and olive oil from the Azapa Valley. It's a great place to sample the produce from the region. …
Wine in Santiago


This boutique wine shop has the most knowledgeable staff in town to help pair serious oenophiles with rare bottles not found in the supermarket. You might pay a bit more for your vino, but your reward is insider kno…
Shopping Center in Santiago

Estacion Italia

This hub of commerce houses more than two-dozen independently owned boutiques selling everything from art supplies (Arte Nostro) to graphic novels (Pánico Ediciones) and hand-crafted leather shoes made in Chile (Bla…
Arts & Crafts in Santiago

Plop Galería

Tucked away in an unassuming passageway behind the ticket booth for Teatro Ictus, this shop specializes in graphic art, design books and other products handmade in Chile. You can also stock up on art supplies or pur…
Fashion & Accessories in Santiago

Galería Drugstore

Head to this cool three-story independent shopping center for clothes no one back home will have – it has tiny boutiques of several up-and-coming designers, arty bookstores and cafes.
Market in Santiago

Persa Biobío

Antiques, collectibles and fascinating old junk fill the cluttered stalls at this famous flea market that sprawls across several blocks between Bío Bío and Franklin. Sifting through the jumble of vintage sunglasses,…