Chiloé Travel Guide


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Plan Your Chiloé Vacation

Steeped in magic, shrouded in mist, the 41-island archipelago of Chiloé is that proverbial world apart, isolated not so much by distance from the mainland as by the quirks of history. Almost all of the island's 130,000 residents are descendants of a seamless blending of colonial and indigenous cultures, a tradition that entwines farming and fishing, devout Catholicism and spirits of good and evil, woolen sweaters and wooden churches.


Chiloé Hotels

There are several good hotels on Chiloé, but none would pass for luxury lodgings on the mainland. That said, the islands... read more


Chiloé Restaurants

As befits an island culture, seafood reigns in Chiloé. The signature Chilote dish is the curanto, a hearty stew of shellfish,... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Chiloé

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Chiloé Experiences

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    Fantastic folklore: Spirits of all stripes haunt Chiloé—or at least populate its colorful folklore, which is full of trolls,... Read more


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