Antillanca Ski Center

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Surrounded by volcanoes and the lovely backdrop of Puyehue National Park, Antillanca was founded in 1951, when Carlos Buschmann, representative of the Club Andino de Osorno, set up the first refuge for skiers in the area. This refuge was named Antillanca, meaning "jewel of the sun" in the Mapuche language.

Basic Information


Adequately equipped with an optimal hotel infrastructure, this ski center has earned a name for itself amongst the national ski complexes, due to its excellent snow conditions for all types of skiers. Other remarkable features are the freeride slopes and cornices, most appreciated by snowboarders.
The center is equipped with four drag lifts and one chair lift. It also features a hotel, a homemade food restaurant, a pub that functions as a fast food restaurant during the day, nursery, gym, television room, conference room, game room, and dance club.
Location
205 km. northeast of Puerto Montt. 98 km. east of Osorno, Los Lagos Region.
When to go
Mid-June to mid-October.
Attractions
Casablanca Volcano, Puyehue National Park, Aguas Calientes Thermal Springs.
How to get there
Santiago-Puerto Montt: by air, by land, public or private. From Puerto Montt to Osorno through Ruta 5 Sur, towards the north. From this city towards the center by Ruta International 215. The last 18 kms of the road are unpaved..
Activities
Skiing, photography, canoeing, white water kayaking, mountain-biking, trekking.

Services

Accommodation, entertainment, food, discotheque.

Surroundings

Rupanco Lake, Puyehue Lake, Paraíso Lake, Colorado Hill, Bertin Lagoon.
Website
http://www.antillanca.cl/

Hotels

Termas Puyehue Wellness & Spa Resort
Ruta 215, Km. 76 Osorno, Puyehue
The hotel is a part of  Puyehue National Park. Its 184 rooms are equipped with everything you need for an unforgettable stay. There are also restaurants, a boutique, gym, hairdresser's, and thermal spa.
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Termas de Aguas Calientes Cabins
Ruta 215, Km. 76 Osorno, Puyehue, Km 4 Road to Antillanca
Termas de Aguas Calientes is a 26-cabin tourist complex. It is located in Los Lagos Region, one hour away from Osorno, in Puyehue National Park.
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Restaurants
  • Antillanca Hotel: homemade food.
  • Patagonia Pub: fast food during the day, pub during the night

Trails and Lifts

One of the characteristics of Antillanca is that its slopes go through native forests. According to their difficulty level, the 13 slopes have been given different colours: green for beginners (20%), blue for intermediates (30%), red for advanced (30%) and black for experts (20%).
Blue Runs: El Puma, El Peuco, La Loma, El Traro, El Zorro, El Chaucao and Camino Nevado.
Red Runs: El Coipo and El Pudú.
Black Runs: El Lobo and El Araucano.
Besides these runs, Antillanca also has Free Skiing or Backcountry areas, marked with yellow, and a Nordic Skiing circuit in the lower part of the center.
For snowboarders, the center boasts excellent cornices and hills for off-piste practice. The more notable slopes are Hayque and Mirador, and for a more extreme ride, try Casablanca and La Taza.
The center has 5 lifts: 4 drag lifts and one double chair:
NameTipeLength (mts)
Height (mts)
1
PonySurface25050
2
FlechaSurface1.050300
3
HaiqueSurface980450
4
CornisaSurface1.200350
5San PedroDouble Chair
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Ski Rental
The center has a ski rental service, where you can rent accessories and complete equipment for both skiing and snowboarding.

Transportation


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