Ski Portillo, Chile
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It's a really small but extremely cozy ski resort with one of the most beautiful views between the mountains from the Andes and the "Inca" lake (which has a very interesting history)
3 hours away from Santiago it's seems too much but there is a town closer called Los Andes and if you want you can go to Mendoza, Argentina within 3 hours as well, so you can say that litteraly you are in the middle of two countries divided but huge mountains.
It's not the place with the most snow but if you have the luck of getting fresh snow, the quality of it is going to blow you away, trust me, once you are there,you are going to fall in love with this cozy little place in the middle of nowhere as much as me.
I don't recommend this place for people who want to party or to have a very popular social life, because as I already said it's quite small, but if your goals is to really ski, this is a must go place for you.
In the other hand,if you have never try ski/snowboard in your life I truly recommend to pay for a class because it doesnt have too many options for beginners. But if you already now how to ski is a different story, you have 6 tracks with a lift and only powder.
The "Cruise Ship" of the Andes. Arrive. Drop your bags. Put on your gear. Prepare for EPIC. Feast at Tio Bob's for lunch. Continue EPIC. To recover - Pool. Sauna. Pisco Sour. Repeat as needed. Listen to the band in the bar. Dance with the beautiful people in the disco. Go to bed. Wake up and do EPIC all over again.