Welcome to Providencia
Providencia, 90km north of San Andrés, is a wonderfully remote and traditional Caribbean island with breathtaking scenery, gorgeous golden-sand beaches, friendly locals and superb diving. Best of all, it's a pain to get to, ensuring that you'll never have to share this slice of paradise with the package-holiday crowd: the only way to reach Providencia is by a short flight in a rickety 20-seater plane or on a... Read More
Top experiences in Providencia
Santiago Evening Bike Tour
Meet at Metro Baquedano at 7:30pm for a 3-hour cycling tour through the city of Santiago. See Chile's capital by visiting the main parks, monuments, fountains, green areas and landmarks. The sights of Santiago Centre and Providencia areas are illuminated at night-time, which makes for beautiful and unique visuals.The route will continue to The Forestal Park, home to the Fine Arts Museum. There will also be stops at La Moneda Palace and New York street. See Santiago from a different perspective, concluding with a visit to the Plaza de la Aviación and its beautiful nocturnal light show! Return back to Metro Baquendo at approximately 10:30pm to finish the relaxing, yet active journey.
Viña del Mar, Valparaiso and Wine Tasting
The tour starts from your hotel or address from the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura and Santiago Centro, or at a meeting point inside the same districts, in a van with air-conditioning. Taking the 68 route coast way the tour starts crossing the Curacavi Valley which is one of the most important of agriculture of the central region. Arrive at Casablanca to do a panoramic visit of the most important organic winery of the country. Continue around Casablanca to your second stop where you'll enjoy tasting wine and olive oil with crackers. After that continue towards the Pacific ocean arriving in Valparaíso (Legislative Capital and main port of the country), Valapraiso's historical center has been declared Cultural Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO. Valparaíso will surprise you with its tucked in houses and scenic elevators.Among its colored houses, “La Sebastiana” stands out. It was one of the houses of the poet and Nobel Prize Pablo Neruda, which we will visit. After that we will travel through 5 important points of the city: Paseo Yugoslavo, 7 Esquinas, Plaza Sotomayor, Paseo 21 de Mayo and the Valparaíso Lighthouse. Later, go to Viña del Mar, where you'll enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Viña del Mar, known as “The garden city” for its great amount of parks, and beautiful beaches. This city is the main destination for tourist that come to this place to enjoy its marvels. Visit the famous Clock of Flowers a main attraction with its extensive coastline, with miles of beach, and restaurants. Upon return to the city visit Via Las Palmas, a very peculiar place with palm trees on the hills. For the most enthusiasts and wine lovers you can choose between our different wine tours alternatives for your taste added for this tour. The options Availables are Bodegas Re, Emilana Vineyard, Indomita Vineyard, Casas del Bosque vineyard and Viña marIn all the options of this tour you return to the place of pick-up.
Private Tour: Viña del Mar and Valparaíso
Start your private tour when you meet your guide at your hotel or address from the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura and Santiago Centro. Travel in a private air-conditioned vehicle cursing along the coast line crossing the Curacavi Valley arriving in Casablanca. Here you will enjoy a visit of the most important organic winery in the country. Stop here to enjoy a wine and olive tasting. Next, head towards the Pacific Ocean arriving in Valparaiso. This town will surprise you with its tucked houses and scenic elevators. Visit La Sebastiana the home of the poet and Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda. After that, travel through 5 important points of the city: Paseo Yugoslavo, 7 Esquinas, Plaza Sotomayor, Paseo 21 de Mayo and the Valparaíso Lighthouse. Later, go to Viña del Mar, and have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch, visit the famous Clock of Flowers one of the towns main attractions. Also visit a Moai original from Easter Island.Return back to the city via Las Palmas, a very peculiar place with palm trees on the hills. Finally return back to your place of pickup.
Santiago Parks Bike Tour
This 3-hour bike tour will take you through the Bellas Artes and Providencia neighborhoods with a stops at Forestal and Balmaceda Parks characteristic for its early 20th century aristocratic neighborhoods, like Condell and Bustamante Park. Pedal through the parks and beautiful streets with stops at Plaza Italia and the newly built Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center, which sits in the Lastarria-Santa Lucia Neighborhoods. Try a local snack to taste Santiago's flavors.Head to the Presidential Palace, and review the Government of Salvador Allende (1970-1973) the reasons that lead to the Military Dictatorship (1973-1989) and its the lasting effects in today’s democracy.
Santa Rita Wine Tour
Join this 4-hour tour and visit Santa Rita's Wineries.Starting at 8am with a hotel pick up or from a meeting point if your hotel is not in the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura and Santiago Centro, get ready to start your day visit this historic winery.Founded in 1880 by Domingo Fernandez Concha, this winery used french technology to make its construction possible. In the basement, the best wines of the vineyard ages and matures. Some examples of this beautiful wine are Casa Real and Medalla Real Cabernet Sauvignon.
Santiago Bike Tour with Sky Costanera Center
Make your own way to a centrally located meeting point by 6:30pm. Greet your guide, climb aboard your bicycle, and get ready to explore Santiago on wheels. From Plaza Baqueano, pedal through the bohemian Bellavista district and see La Chascona, the former home of the national poet Pablo Neruda. Continue the ride through the bikeways of the Providencia area and Balmaceda and Uruguay Parks until you arrive at the Sculpture Park, an open-air museum for Chilean sculptural arts.Visit Costanera Center and Sky Costanera for panoramic views from the tallest building in South America. You can also take some time to browse the shopping mall at Costanera Center.Continue the bike ride for a few more blocks and arrive at the Bicentennial Park, home to two artificial lagoons. Make your way back to the starting point along the intermediate-level Metropolitan Park trails, or with an easy ride through the Providencia neighborhood.