Considered by many as the best thermal resort in Chile, Termas de Chillán is situated at 5,248 ft (1,600 m) above sea level and combines thermal activity with a modern ski center. This thermal and recreational center is located 82 km. of Chillán, in the foothills of the Andean Range in Región del Biobío.
Termas de Chillán are surrounded by a natural scenery abundant in flora and fauna. Their healing powers were discovered long ago by original indigenous populations and, in 1954, the Chilean Department of Health declared them "healing springs".
This center has modern facilities that include swimming and natural pools. Moreover, the resort features comforts such as a hair saloon, gym, squash courts, day care, stores, disco, restaurants and various specials on accommodations.
Hyperthermic waters up to 158°F (70°C.).
Serious heart conditions.
Los Huemules of Niblinto National Reserve.
Los Pincheira Cave (famous bandits and robbers from the 19th century).
Baths and other thermal activities
Andean mountain climbing
This area has a gastronomic identity marked mainly by Mapuche cuisine and the complement of Spanish cuisine. This land is characterized as a place of cultivation, where there are different outbreaks of fruits, legumes, vegetables and spices that are fundamental in the condiment of the food as the Merquén.
Meat and fish are also important food, which are usually seasoned with the spices of Mapuche cuisine. Within the typical dishes are the Charquicán, empanadas with pebre, roast lamb, tortillas embers among others. You cannot visit this area without eating chestnuts or pine nuts.
A traditional drink of the area is apple chicha or wine. Desserts usually have blueberries or raspberries or nuts and chestnuts as well.
Tour: From Concepción/Chillán to Chillán hot springs.
The climate is Mediterranean, hot in summer and cold in winter. The average annual temperature is around 13° C. The central zone of Chile is considered the warmest of the country. In summer temperatures surpass 30 ° C.
Stores in rural areas are open all day, but they close between 13.00 and 15.00. We advise you to carry local currency (Chilean pesos), since it isn’t possible to pay with debit or credit cards in kiosks and rural stores.
Do not litter on parks or streets. Taking care of our environment is everyone's responsibility. Avoid fines by following the rules.
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