Holiday Inn Express Puerto Montt
Travel Blogs from Puerto Montt
... cloud. The water was incredibly calm and the reflections of the mountains, trees and clouds in the water were very sharp indeed. It reminded us of Doubtful Sound. Towards the Ned of the boat trip we passed a salmon farm. As we approached it a heron flew off and then two small hawks of some kind also flew away. All of the pens that contain the salmon are covered in nets to prevent birds from catching the salmon. It was large, with several pens and a ...
... to change with huge mountains looking down on us making us feel tiny! Really tiny. Towards the late afternoon evening we headed out of from the protection of the islands and into a stretch of open ocean. Dinner was rough! Wine glasses fell and smashed because of waves. Vicki felt really sick, I drank. The rum was lovely just what I needed. Then a couple of sea sick pills later it was morning and we were entering the fjords of Patagonia. Day 3: Stunning, there are few words ...
... town especially when it comes to food and beverage. However what Puerto Montt is really known for is recreation and like New Zealand the region is set amongst fjords, mountains, rivers and lakes. In fact the similarity to the geography of New Zealand was immediately obvious to both of us.
With a pre planned day tour arranged, 11 of us were initially driven to the oldest building in the city – Iglesia Cathedral. Built in 1856, compared to other churches and ...
... and the beautiful Kelly Slater frequenting it. It being Autumn now, it wasn't quite the "happening" place to be. We did witness a stunning sunset that evening in Punto le Lobos, which is just 6km south from Pichilemu - an impressive rocky peninsula with cliffs and a point break. We were also treated to a delicious dinner of fish and rice (pesco con roso) by our little hostel. On the road again the following morning, early, due to the long drive to Pucon,about 700km ...
... the terminal and the start of streets of the city were several people with signs identifying themselves as our tour guides. The tour company consisted of a mother and father with two college aged daughters. During the off season months, the family lived in Oregon which was the father’s home state. They were there waiting and eager to take us into the Lake and Volcanic district and show us the beautiful sights that awaited us. As we were among the first to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking