One beach area that you don't want to miss in the south of Chile is the protected area of Mapu Lahual. Located just 60km from the regional city of Osorno lies Mansa Bay and a number of smaller bays and coves with beautiful blue waters and white sand. The most isolated - but possibly most beautiful - of these is Caleta Condor, a bone-white sandy beach that lies in the indigenous Huilliche Reserve, surrounded by forests.
Founded as a fortress at Cape Horn in 1767, Ancud is today one of the most visited attractions by tourists from all over the world for being the best located city in Chiloé. It is the political and military capital, and has a beautiful urban infrastructure planning that combines the typical architecture of the area with the modernity of recent constructions.
The Petrohué River drains Lake Todos los Santos in Vicente Perez Rosales National Park. It is the largest park in the Chilean Lake District and adjoins Nahuel Huapi National Park in Argentina to form one of the biggest contiguous tracts of protected trans-Andean wilderness in South America. Established in 1926, it is the second oldest national park in Chile.
With 120 square kilometers of extension that include the Cui Cui and Fresia inslands, the lake has beautiful gray-sand beaches enabled for visitors with an equipped tourist infrastructure. In Lake puyehue it is possible to practice various sports activities, especially recreatinal fishing due to the presence of salmon and trout between the months of November and May.
Chaitén is a small volcanic caldera located on the flank of the Michinmahuida volcano in southern Chile. Before 2008, it consisted mainly of a rhyolitic lava dome last active 9,400 years ago. But in May 2008, Chaitén began erupting violently, producing numerous plumes, pyroclastic flows and lahars, and building a new lava dome on the north side of the old one. The eruption has had serious consequences for the nearby town of Chaitén, inundating it with lahars and ash, and ash from the eruption has even disrupted travel and agriculture in surrounding countries.