We know you probably don’t need to be convinced about the beauty of Chile as a travel destination, but we’ve made a list of top things to do in Concón to help you make the most your time. This coastline city is known as Chile’s gastronomical capital and offers stunning views from all angles. We quite simply can’t get enough of this coastline gem and its many musts! Explore the 5 reasons why Concón most definitely cancan.
The architecture – rise above it all
Drive south along the coast of Concón and explore the architecture on the way. From modern high-rises to old castles, there’s plenty to see. Radisson Blu Acqua Hotel & Spa Concón is one of the remarkable pieces of architecture with its charming vertical garden climbing the stone wall. Rising above Valparaíso’s Pacific coastline, the hotel boasts ocean views from all rooms, as well as from the rejuvenating Acqua Spa.
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The city – visit the UNESCO World Heritage city, Valparaíso
This wonderful city is full of galleries, good eats and a hub of creativity with some of the best street art in Chile. Favorite city of Pablo Neruda, other poets, painters, writers and philosophers were also drawn to the charming city. Known as the “Jewel of the Pacific”, this colorful and bohemian seaside city is a must and just a 25-minute drive from the hotel.
The food – tasty seafood with a view
It’s a well-known fact that one of the best ways to explore a new country and its culture is through its cuisine. Thanks to its optimal coastline location, Concón is famous for its fresh seafood prepared to perfection in a myriad of ways. The wealth of restaurants conveniently placed by the ocean, like the Acqua Restaurant, means you can pair most of your meals with exceptional sea views. Go ahead, eat your heart out.
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The landscape – explore the diversity of Concón
From beautiful beaches to exciting city life to stunning dunes, Concón’s wonderfully diverse scenery is what makes it truly unique. Soak up the sun on the famous Reñaca Beach a 10-minute drive from the Radisson Blu Acqua Hotel & Spa, or explore the magnificent dunes bordering Viña del Mar just 12km from the hotel.
And if you feel a bit adventurous, why not explore the landscape on horseback? Feel the light breeze on your face as you ride through beautiful vineyards and along the sandy beaches.
The weather – when to go
Want to head to Concón but not sure when is best? If you’re looking for optimal beach weather, then November and December are pleasant and lovely, with February also being the driest month. If you want to sing and dance in the rain, May, June and July are your months.