Mónica's Bed and Breakfast is a friendly guesthouse, owned and
managed by the family.
Our family house is situated in the heart of Las Condes area and only
thirty minutes to downtown by public transport. Buses to all parts of
There are plenty of excellent restaurants near our house and all
within walking distance. Banks, money exchange, supermarket, Mall
Apumanque, shopping and handicraft center are also close by.
Prices include an excellent freshly cooked breakfast.
Car parking is available and Mónica and Jimmy assure you of a warm
About Santiago, Chile:
Santiago is a modern day city with approximately 5 million inhabitants.
Located in the fertile land of the central valley of Chile, Santiago is
situated between the Andes and the coast. Crossing the city from east to
west is the Mapocho River.
Santiago is a diverse city and has a European connection and
influence. While discovering Santiago, you will see many reminders of
the colonial city it once was.
Many visitors exploring Santiago will travel to the avenue Avenida
Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins. This avenue is also known as Alameda and
it crosses Santiago from east to west. This avenue was opened by Pedro
de Valdivia, on the 12th of February 1541, as the city's main street.
Near Estación Central, you will find many shops and fairs. This area
is a busy with activity and worth exploring. Avenida Matucana is located
opposite the station and here you will find many old houses and from
here, you can find your way to one of the oldest parks in Chile, opened
in 1842. The park now features the Museo de Historia Natural and the
Ferroviario (Railway) Museum.
Many enjoy exploring the region that spans across the following
avenues: Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins, España, Norte-Sur and Blanco
Encalada, opposite the Club Hipico. This is area allows one to really
experience life as it must have been for the aristocracy near the
beginning of the 20th century. You will find mainly French influence
During the weekdays, the city center is a very busy and popular place.
There is an eclectic blend of shoppers, workers and university students
going from one place to another. In less than twenty blocks, one has the
chance to see the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Correo Central (former
Central Post Office), the Museum of Natural History and the Town Hall of
Santiago, surrounded by the recently refurbished Plaza de Armas. Nearby
are also the former National Congress, the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art
and the Palacio de Justicia (Courts of Justice).
Should you take the train to Mapocho Station, you will find the
Mercado Central (Central Market) which is a great place to do some
shopping, enjoy some really good food and see some fascinating
Avenida Providencia is the commercial face of Santiago. You will find
plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants, particularly where it meets
Avenida Specie. This is the perfect to sit and enjoy a nice drink and
enjoy some delicious food.
Any tourist wanting to experience Latin America should definitely
visit Santiago. There is no doubt that you will enjoy its vibrant
history while appreciating its modern day luxuries. Santiago is a
perfect blend of modern and traditional.
Santiago is located 543 meters above sea level and is found on the
edge of the Andes.
Santiago is about 140 square kilometers in size and has a population
of about 5 million. Santiago is the capital of Chile and is thus the
main financial, administrative, cultural, commercial, industrial and
political center of Chile.
Santiago has a temperate climate. March to September is the rainy
season and the temperature in summer rises above 22º Celcius.
While visiting Santiago you will find plenty of hotels, restaurants,
pubs, shopping centers, galleries, museums, monuments, entertainment
parks and cultural centers.
Areas such as Bellavista, Suecia, Plaza Ñuñoa and Las Condes are
the main restaurant and pub sectors in the city.
Portillo, Farellones, La Parva and Valle Nevado are the places to go
if you are planning on skiing.
Mall del Centro, Alto Las Condes, Apumanque and Plaza Vespucio are
the popular place for shopping. The zoo and planetarium are always
popular with children and those young at heart. Additionally, children
will enjoy Fantasilandia and, Mundomágico.