Visit Puerto Varas is the Convention Bureau of the Los Lagos Region made up of the main hotels and companies in the city. Its goal is to promote Puerto Varas as a meeting and incentive destination at a national and international level.



Puerto Varas is a beautiful city that offers a great infrastructure for events. It has more than 4,000 m2 in rooms and auditorium capacity for 800 people, however it can host Congresses or Conventions of up to 1500 people using hotels in parallel, which given their proximity to each other, does not present any inconvenience. As a complement, this destination also offers the best and most modern technology that allows the production of events of the highest demand. Along with the above, the Teatro del Lago in Frutillar, also part of Visit Puerto Varas, offers new and attractive meeting spaces.

  • It has 4,000 m2 in rooms equipped with the best technology to hold congresses and conventions of the highest level, with a capacity of up to 1,500 people.
  • It has 1.350 hotel rooms in 3 to 5 star hotels equivalent to 4,000 beds
  • Great connectivity with 12 daily flights to Puerto Montt
  • It is only 1.20 hr flight from Santiago
  • It has a first level gastronomy
  • Today it is a consolidated tourist destination and the tourist capital of southern Chile.


  • Región de los Lagos:

Llanquihue Province (deep place)

  • Comuna:

It is located in the Andean Lake area of the Llanquihue and Todos los Santos Lakes area.

  • Distances from Puerto Varas to:

Ancud 104 Km. Castro 195 Km. Coihaique 654 Km. Chaitén 220 Km. Frutillar 25 Km. Osorno 89 Km. Panguipulli 231 Km. Valdivia 190 Km. Punta Arenas 2266 Km. Villarrica 295 Km. Temuco 319 Km. Puerto Octay 48 Km. Puerto Montt 20 km. Puerto Aysén 619 km. Puerto Natales 368 km. San Martín de los Andes 569 km. Santiago de Chile 996 km.

  • Limits

North: Province of Osorno
South: Puerto Montt and Cochamó
East: Argentine Republic
West: Fresia and Los Muermos


Visit Puerto Varas Covention Bureau was created to support, advise and accompany Institutions such as Medical or Scientific Societies and others, Organizers and Producers, Companies or People who wish to apply to Puerto Varas as a venue for meetings, congresses, corporate events and incentives.

  • Destination Power Point Presentation

    Visit Puerto Varas offers a standard presentation, to be used in the official presentation of the destination. The institution that requires it can incorporate elements according to the specialty of the Congress.

  • Video of Puerto Varas

    Seeks to show the benefits of Puerto Varas as a tourist and meeting destination.

  • Permission and Sponsorship Management

    To support the application for a venue, many congresses need the support of public and private institutions, as well as permits for a specific activity.

  • Bidding Book

    This tool is made for each bidding and shows the reasons why choose Puerto Varas as a meeting destination.  In addittion, this bidding details the destination’s infrastructure, Headquarters Hotel options, available technology and sponsorships, according to the bidding’s requirements.

  • Organization of Site Inspections

    Visit Puerto Varas organizes the visits of delegates who want to know the destination to make the decision of the headquarters. The accommodation and program are financed, as well as the management for released air tickets or special rates.

  • Destination brochure promotional material

    Visit Puerto Varas has a destination catalog where you can find all the information you need to organize a congress, convention or seminar. This tool also allows you to show the tourist attractions of the beautiful city of Puerto Varas. This catalog is available to support the application of the destination.


Puerto Varas is a tourist destination par excellence, therefore there is a wide range of activities that can be carried out throughout the area, from city tours to sailing in Patagonian lakes, climbing the Osorno volcano or fly fishing in sectors with world recognition in the region subject.


Los Lagos Region present at the FIEXPO 2021 fair through Visit Puerto Varas Convention Bureau.

As a way to reactivate the MICE segment (meetings, incentives, conventions & exhibitions), the Los Lagos region and the Visit Puerto Varas Convention Bureau participated in the FIEXPO 2021 fair, held in person since the beginning of the pandemic, between 27 and on October 30, in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Visit Puerto Varas Convention Bureau – Los Lagos Travel had a full agenda of meetings during the fair, making known the attractions of the destination and its facilities for holding meetings and incentive trips to potential buyers.

Visit Puerto Varas carries out a successful webinar “Find us again – Puerto Varas”.

With direct transmission from the Hotel Cumbres Puerto Varas and with the production of Digital Solutions, we held a hybrid event, with a 3D stage and presented 2 optimistic glances, which will undoubtedly help us prepare and take action. "Adjust, Innovate and Collaborate: the New Business Paradigm" was the presentation that Inti Núñez, President and Co-founder of Compite, presented to us, together with the presentation of César Ramírez, Subdirector (S) of Marketing and Head of Destinations of Sernatur, "Projections and Challenges of Tourism in Chile". Relive our webinar here