Santiago Destination Guide

Santiago, Chile

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The city of Santiago is a beautiful, active cultural goldmine. Whether you choose to do activities within the city or venture out a little farther, you will be impressed with the gorgeous land and kind people. From centuries-old towns to traditional artisan shops, there is no shortage of things to do during your stay in Santiago.

Santa Lucia Hill

The historical Santa Lucia Hill boasts several beautiful fountains, plazas and interesting corridors. The hill is just a quick 15 minute drive from Ecela Santiago, making it a location that’s both memorable and accessible for Ecela Spanish students. Check out this guide to learn more.

Mall Parque Arauco

This shopping mall is located just 4 miles north of Ecela Santiago and provides all the shopping and dining you need. The mall’s filled with a wide variety of shopping options from big brands to rarer, local brands. For full details on Mall Parque Arauco (including showtimes for the movie theater inside), click here.

Parque Inés De Suárez

This park is the perfect place to walk, relax and enjoy the weather. And since it’s just a short walk from Ecela Santiago, it’s a great park to visit in between or after classes. Click here to catch up on scheduled events and activities hosted at the park.

Pizzería Tiramisú 

Pizzería Tiramisú provides some of the best pizza you’ll find in Santiago with a local, Chilean flare and atmosphere. The restaurant is located just 2 miles away from Ecela Santiago and features a great variety of dessert and wine options. Visit Pizzería Tiramisú’s official website to learn more.

Learn More About Santiago

Want to learn more about Santiago? Check out these travel guides to get a feel for the city.

Lonely Planet’s Santiago Guide
Footprint’s Santiago Travel Guide
Fodor’s Santiago, Chile Guide