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Puerto Natales Travel Guide: 117 reviews and 265 photos


December is late spring in Chile.
The countryside is all in bloom. The mountains are still capped with snow.
Torres del Paine is in the background and Puerto Natales is the gateway to get there.

Bright houses

We had beautiful mountain scenes from our hotel.
The houses are all brightly painted with rust colored roofs.
The colors depict the happiness of the people that live here.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Very interesting small town
  • Cons:Quite windy
  • In a nutshell:I would love to spend more time here.
  • Last visit to Puerto Natales: Dec 2004
  • Intro Written Dec 30, 2004
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  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    May 21, 2008 at 4:52 AM

    Beautiful opening shot! The hotel and flight sound lovely - yet another spot for my wish-list ;)

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Mar 20, 2008 at 2:01 PM

    Seems like this was a nice short plane hop I like flying in small planes

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Apr 25, 2007 at 7:32 PM

    Puerto Natales looks like a great little spot to get away from it all - and you really got way south for this destination! Thanks for the tips! I just wish that my wife and I had been able to travel a bit more in this part of the world.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Nov 18, 2005 at 8:04 AM

    Breathtaking photo of late spring in December....great hotel tip. No wonder you wish you could return to it.

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Apr 1, 2005 at 11:33 AM

    Good tips. Plenty of meat? Wow, it's a place for me! Strong winds? Haha, I survived them in Arizona, USA and in Western Sahara.

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Feb 13, 2005 at 6:54 AM

    Wonderful to see a page about Puerto Natales! I only spent a few hours in that region, but loved it nevertheless!

  • grets's Profile Photo
    Jan 24, 2005 at 6:26 AM

    This looks a great place - I love pesco sours. :-)

  • ATXtraveler's Profile Photo
    Jan 17, 2005 at 6:19 PM

    Thanks for the info Kay... how did you get down there from Texas?

  • Toyin's Profile Photo
    Jan 17, 2005 at 1:12 PM

    Nice opening pics, I love this adventure. Thanks for sharing.

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    Jan 1, 2005 at 10:30 AM

    I hadnt considered it would be spring time on your latest trip, I love your intro pic, almost looks Alpine! (~_~)


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