Posted by: ivolution | March 6, 2008

Hit The Slopes For Less

Hotel PortilloPortilio Ski Resort, Chile.

Why you’ll want to go:South America’s oldest ski resort keeps it real with quaint accommodation and no overcrowding or outrageous prices.
Where to stay: Hotel Portillo is a classic mountain hotel – with outdoor heated pool, restaurant and piano bar. If you’re on a budget and don’t mind bunk beds (no getting frisky people), try Octagono Lodge.
What to do:SKI!!! Head for the slopes for some great skiing or snowboarding sessions. Novices can have lessons at Portillo Ski school. Don’t miss out on lunch at Tio Bob’s or partying with the locals at La Posada restaurant and the Portillo Bar.
How much you ask: A 7 night stay at the Hotel Portillocosts from $1300.00 per person (including 4 meals a day and ski lift access). A 7 night stay at Octagono Lodge goes for $800 per person (including 4 meals a day at Hotel Portillo and ski lift access).

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