About The Resort
Portillo is a ski resort in South America, located in the Andes mountains of Chile. In the Valparaíso Region, it is 38 mi from Los Andes, the nearest city, and 100 mi by vehicle from Santiago. Its hotel sits at an elevation of 9,450 ft above sea level, and the highest lift reaches 10,860 ft. The lowest lift loads at 8,360 ft, yielding a vertical drop of 2,500 ft. Ski Portillo has 35 named runs and 14 lifts. It is owned and operated by the Purcell family who have a chain of hotels in Chile, most noticeably the Tierra Hotels including Tierra Atacama in San Pedro de Atacama. The summit of the mountain (Ojos de Agua) climbs to 13,852 ft. Nearby peaks include Los Tres Hermanos at 15,587 ft and La Paraya at 15,850 ft. Aconcagua, the highest peak in the western and southern hemispheres, is nearby at 22,838 ft, which exceeds any peak in Europe, Africa, and North America; only the Himalayas, Karakoram, and Tien Shan in Asia are higher.
GATEWAY CITY: Santiago DISTANCE: 2 hours ELEVATION: 8360'-10860'
# OF LIFTS: 14 # OF MARKED TRAILS: 35 LONGEST RUN: 1.6 miles
BEGINNER RUNS: 18% INTERMEDIATE: 25% ADVANCE: 57% EXPERT: 0%
HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 2500'
5 Star Hotel Portillo
Set in a stunning mountain valley, Hotel Portillo delivers all the comfort to make the most of your ski vacation. Guestrooms are located on levels two to six of the hotel, and all of the amenities are either a walk down the hall or a quick elevator ride away. Guests staying in the hotel can enjoy the exquisite cuisine of the main dining room, relax in the hot tub after a day of skiing, and enjoy movies in the cinema.