THE JUAN FERNÁNDEZ ARCHIPELAGO
National Park and UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The island of Robinson Crusoe is the largest of the group and was named after the novel written by Daniel Defoe, inspired by the experience of Alexander Selkirk who lived alone on the island for many years. The island is 677 km/398 miles off the coast of Valparaíso, and enjoys a temperate climate, exotic flora and an incredible diversity of marine life which can be discovered through diving, snorkelling or in kayaks.
EASTER ISLAND OR RAPA NUI
As it is known to its inhabitants is a volcanic island in the centre of the Pacific Ocean; the most remote inhabited island in the world. Its Polynesian culture and history attract travellers from all over the world. Scattered throughout the island are more than 900 enormous stone statues, known as "Moai" built by the inhabitants of the island from 400 BC onwards. With a pleasant climate all year round and pretty beaches such as Anakena and Ovahe it is a very special destination.
The "Big Island", as it is known in Chile, extends for 250 kilometers long and 50 kilometers wide, located in the 10th region of Chile in northern Patagonia. It is notable for the pristine landscape of gentle slopes and quiet villages with wooden houses painted in bright colors. In Chiloé will meet with local charm and hospitality of the locals, who are a mix between Spanish settlers and huilliches "old" that inhabited the island in the past. Some of the highlights of Chiloé, in addition to its natural beauty are the houses built on stilts over the water known as "Palafitos". Apart from this type of construction, are famous wooden churches stand on the island. Their peculiar forms of construction and resistance have been awarded the status of World Heritage Site by UNESCO.