Vina del Mar

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Wulff Castle which includes heritage elements, a castle and general coastal views

Visit Chile’s Garden City, which has beautiful parks, colonial architecture, surfing beaches and a famous music festival featuring international artists.

Viña del Mar is a picturesque city on the Pacific Ocean shore. Beaches extend for miles along an attractive coastline. Parks bloom year-round with colorful flowers and colonial-era landmarks, some of which are now superb museums, adorn the city streets.

Established in 1874, Viña del Mar means Vineyard by the Sea, a reference to the city’s beginnings as the hacienda of an aristocratic family. A Mediterranean climate and abundant green spaces have also earned the city the nickname of Jardín Ciudad (Garden City). Appreciate this nickname with a stroll around the wonderful landscaped park Quinta Vergara. Spot thousands of plant species and enjoy scenic picnics at the Jardín Botánico Nacional.

Viña del Mar’s city center straddles the river, Estero Marga Marga. On the south side is Plaza Vergara, a pretty tree-lined square with monuments and sculptures. Watch a ballet or orchestral concert at the Teatro Municipal. Admire colonial mansions as you wander through the Cerro Castillo district. View the Flower Clock, a botanical landmark and working clock.

Cross the Estero Marga Marga and visit Palacio Rioja, a neoclassical mansion from the early 1900s. Learn about Chilean cultural history at the Museo de Arqueología e Historia Francisco Fonck. Highlights include an original moai statue from Easter Island.

Enjoy a day at the city beaches, which stretch from Caleta Abarca Beach to the northern suburb of Concón. Stroll along La Marina promenade to Castillo Wulff, an iconic landmark on a rocky headland. Mingle with locals at Acapulco Beach and Playa el Sol. Surf at Playa Reñaca and sample delicious seafood at Playa Cochoa’s beachside restaurants.

Arrive in February for the musical Festival Internacional de La Cancion de Vina del, held at an amphitheater in Quinta Vergara. Previous performers include Cat Stevens and Ricky Martin.

Located about 80 miles (129 kilometers) from Santiago, Viña del Mar is easy to reach via public buses. A regular train service runs between the city and nearby Valparaíso. Get around on foot or enjoy a ride on a traditional Victorian horse-drawn carriage.

Novotel Viña del Mar
Novotel Viña del Mar
4 out of 5
Calle 6 N 745, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso
The price is £67 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
Located in the heart of Vina del Mar, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Acapulco Beach, El Sol Beach and Marina Arauco Mall. Vina del Mar ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (105 reviews)
"One bed sheet had a orange spot but was replaced with a clean one when requested."

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2021

Novotel Viña del Mar
Sheraton Miramar Hotel & Convention Center
Sheraton Miramar Hotel & Convention Center
4 out of 5
Avenida Marina N 15, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso
The price is £175 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Nestled on the beach, this Vina del Mar hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Caleta Abarca Beach and Flower Clock. Wulff Castle and Palacio Presidencial de Cerro ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (592 reviews)
"Muy buena atención."

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2022

Sheraton Miramar Hotel & Convention Center
Enjoy Viña del Mar
Enjoy Viña del Mar
4 out of 5
Av. San Martín 199, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £128 per night from 27 Feb to 28 Feb
Situated by the ocean, this spa hotel is steps away from Avenida Peru and Vina del Mar Casino. Acapulco Beach and Vergara Dock are also within 15 minutes. Miramar ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (241 reviews)
"Super"

Reviewed on 13 Dec 2021

Enjoy Viña del Mar
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MR Mar Suites
MR Mar Suites
3 out of 5
Avenida Borgono 16180 - Renaca, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso
The price is £116 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
Situated in Vina del Mar, this beach aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Cochoa Beach and El Encanto Beach. Playa Las Salinas and Los Marineros Beach are ...
3.9/5 Good! (96 reviews)
Great location looks a little tired.
"In a great location with friendly staff. We only stayed for one night and the items in the apartment were sufficient for one night but you might struggle if you were staying a little longer. The apartment was starting to look a little scruffy and worn but not to an extent that I wouldn’t stay here ..."

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2020

MR Mar Suites
Fuente Mayor Reñaca
Fuente Mayor Reñaca
3 out of 5
215 Sotomayor, Vina del Mar, Región de Valparaíso
Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of El Encanto Beach, Playa Las Salinas and Cochoa Beach. Los Marineros Beach and El Sol Beach ...
4/5 Very Good! (14 reviews)
"Man Let Me Tell You All Something This Hotel Is Great The Staff Is So Incredible And I Appreciate Everyone Who Is Involved In Making Sure The Hotel Is Up And Running...You Guys Are Super Helpful And Professional I Well We Enjoyed Our Stay And I Recommend This Hotel To Anyone Who Needs An Affordable ..."

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2019

Fuente Mayor Reñaca
Viña Lounge
Viña Lounge
3.5 out of 5
AV.ATLANTICO 4004, Vina del Mar, Valparaíso
Situated in Vina del Mar, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Aquapark Aviva, Playa Las Salinas and El Encanto Beach. Los Marineros Beach is ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"Great flat with everything you need and a stunning view, clean and well looked after, check-in was smooth and quick, you will need a car though as it it's about 15 min drive from Vina town centre and the beach and apart from a few shops there isn't anything in the area. Would definitely ..."

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2019

Viña Lounge
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