The traditional ski
resort celebrates its 70th anniversary with a great investment in snowmaking
machines, and introduces its new family apartments.
Ski Portillo, Latin
America’s oldest ski resort, celebrates seven decades of existence this year.
To remain updated without losing its mountain hotel spirit, and with the best
accommodation and snow sports options, it has made large investments in the
tourist experience for the next winter season, which starts next June 22nd
and lasts until October 5th.
First of all,
the snow-making system has been updated to guarantee good track conditions throughout
the season. With a total US$3.5 million cost, 25 new automatic machines have
been added, which will cover a total 10 hectares and nine tracks. They can produce
five times more snow than the previous system.
Our guests will also find a new and improved Hotel Portillo. The family apartments in the 3rd, 4th and 5th floor have been recently renovated, and are now more comfortable, showing a new decoration, but keeping the hotel’s classic line. This represents 90% renewed rooms for Hotel Portillo, always considering the guests’ comfort and relax. Besides the hotel, Portillo offers other three types of accommodation: the Octógono, the Inca and five chalets. This is a chance for everyone to enjoy Portillo’s snow on different budge