Hotel is Gateway to the Spectacular Lakes Region

The Sonesta Hotel Osorno offers the perfect location at the gateway to the Lakes Region to explore an area famous for its spectacular scenery of deep blue mountain lakes, snow-capped volcanos, pristine beauty of alerce forests, year-round sports, and traditional folklore, handicrafts and legends.   The Lakes Region, located south of Chile's Rio Bueno River begins as a land of startling natural beauty.  It is a region where azure, mirrored lakes hold the reflections of ice-capped volcanoes, ancient trees and the indomitable Andes.  There are twelve principal lakes in the district, although dozens more fill gaps and valleys. Many of them are linked by rivers and streams, which together with some of the lakes offer the best freshwater fishing in Chile. Among the lakes there are rivers, waterfalls, forests, hot springs, and five volcanoes that traverse the district from north to south, the highest Osorno be 2,652 meters. The Lake District is also a point of embarkation ideal for Argentina: the region has four passes leading through the Andes. Some of the opportunities to venture into the region Osorno and lakes include: • Climb Osorno in Vicente Perez Rosales National Park and admire the spectacular view from the mountain • Use Puero Varas as a comfortable and convenient base to ski at La Burbuja  From Puerto Varas on Lake Llanquihue, you can take a tour circle around the lake, stopping at: • Ensenada, for black sand beaches and the gateway to Vicente Perez Rosales National Park for rafting, cycling, horseback riding, walking, and trekking  • Las Cascadas where river rafters congregate  • Frutillar to tour the open-air museum with restored colonial homes and furnishings from the early German settlement period and the operating blacksmith shop. Check into the schedule for the summer classical musical concerts.  The Lake District is a great advantage for trips to and in Chile. The scenery has been likened to Switzerland, and with the early emigrations from Germany and the subsequent German feel to farms, towns and traditions, it is cosmopolitan, yet entirely Chilean.  The Lake District is a year-round destination, with a temperate climate generally. Sonesta Hotel rates start at $ 135 Osorno single / double occupancy per night.

Located near downtown Osorno, overlooking the Rahue River the 106 guest rooms and suites at the Sonesta Hotel Osorno offer first class amenities and a full-service restaurant, lobby bar, 24-hour room service, 24-hour guest service, and foreign exchange. The hotel is attached to the Plaza de los Lagos which includes the Casino Sol, bowling center, Sportlife Gym, Mittos Pub, and 20 local boutiques.  Osorno is called the gateway to the lakes region, located in Patagonia, about 500 kilometers south of Santiago. The Sonesta Collection is a distinctive international collection of luxury hotels, resorts and cruises. Each property reflects energy, style and spirit of its location. Locally inspired and artfully presented with kitchen, luxurious accommodations and dedicated staff service creates an authentic and memorable experience. Discover the Sonesta Collection in Boston, New Orleans, Miami, Sint Maarten (2), Brazil, Chile (3) Colombia (4), Peru (7), and Egypt (13). Opening soon in: Villavicensio, Colombia; Panama City, Panama and San Carlos, Mexico. Visit 800.Sonesta or call (800.766.3782) in the US and Canada.

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