Explore the streets of South America's cultural capital.
How I See Santiago
At the foot of the Andes Mountains, in a hidden valley full of grapes, we find Santiago. The city offers unlimited gastronomic variety, and an extensive collection of the regions best wine. Come experience an extraordinary journey in the genuinely exciting place that we call home.
Know Before You Go
Say ¡Olé! with W Santiago's specialty tequila cocktail. Raspberry juice and a pink grapefruit make this something special.
Talk Like a Local
Learn the slang from the city.
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Any fun activity involving the combination of at least three of the following ingredients: food, alcohol, music, fun people, and friends.
Let's plan a carrete this weekend
Neighborhoods to Explore
The adventure begins here in the small, cosmopolitan and historic city of Santiago. With its historic neighborhoods, you can enjoy the charm and have a truly unique experience. Don’t forget to try the regions typical drink, Mote con Huesillo.
1. Barrio Italia
The classic neighborhood of Santiago is a true design destination. Find exclusive boutiques, alternative house decor, handicrafts, antiques, and much more.
2. Barrio el Golf
This is the financial district of the city, characterized by the beautiful houses, commercial buildings, and large mansions. Barrio el Golf is also famous for being one of the main restaurant spots in Santiago.
3. Barrio Lastarria
A true oasis camouflaged in a noisy downtown, where every corner has a story. There are scores of restaurants where you can find something to satisfy all tastes.
4. Barrio Bellavista
This diverse and outspoken neighborhood on the hill is where numerous artists and writers have found refuge and inspiration. With both nightlife and daytime activities, the area has everything that makes Santiago special. And don't miss the city Zoo.
Ultimate Access to Santiago
Live it up like a local.
Andres de Fuenzalida 99 – Providencia
If you want to enjoy high quality gastronomy in a casual and young place, you cannot miss out on restaurant 99 in Providencia.
Alonso de Córdova 5320 – local 14A – Las Condes
A place for him. This exclusive club for gentlemen offers both classic and bold cuts.
Benjamin 2944 – Las Condes
Figos gives you a wide variety, style, color and quality in hand made shoes with Chilean leather.
Av. Providencia 2124
The best vinyl shop, with headphones and accessories. Plus, there's live music on Thursday evenings. Needle is a place for experimentation.
Presidente Riesco 3314 – Las Condes
A unique facility that combined boxing, military training, martial arts, and yoga all under one roof. Find the union of body and mind.
Protect yourself from the elements with this packable straw fedora.
The southern winds change quickly, so bundle up in a fitted camel jacket.
Santiago is a walking city. These kicks are fashionable and functional.
4. Lip Balm
The air is dry here, so be sure to keep your skin and lips hydrated.
Experience the passion of the city from epic sunrise to electric sunset - and everything in between.
Spotted in Santiago
Raise your glass to a New Year with 6 exclusive holiday cocktail recipes from our W bartenders around the world.
Enjoy a good cocktail with a selection of cigars.This bar specializes in handmade drinks with more than 280 labels of premium liquors—a great start for a night of adventure.
Etniko one of the most popular restaurants and clubs, with flavors from the East and playing music from around the world. Make dinner an all-night affair.
Av. Italia 1449
Located in a quaint Italian neighborhood, this cafe is the perfect place to enjoy weekend brunch, a relaxed tea time, or a romantic summer sunset.
Luis Pasteur 6650
A one-stop-shop for the accessories lover. This boutique is all about unique style, with a great collection of dresses, jewelry, and shoes to fit any occasion.
Lead image by Pablo Garcia Saldaña