The conference will take place at the convention center of Enjoy Puerto Varas (ex Hotel Patagónico) in Puerto Varas (Chile). In a privileged location in north Patagonia, Puerto Varas is considered a gateway to Patagonia through the newly created ruta de los parques (a scenic route through Chile's Patagonian parks).
How to get to Puerto Varas
The nearest airport is about 30 km from Puerto Varas. The airport El Tepual (IATA:PMC) is in the neighboring town of Puerto Montt, and has regular flights to Santiago (ca. 1h40') and other airports, currently served by LAN Airlines and Sky Airline.
Typical costs for a two-way ticket from Santiago to Puerto Montt range from 60 to 120 USD.
Santiago is Chile's capital and has an international airport (Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, IATA:SCL) which is well connected to different cities worldwide.
For more information on visiting Puerto Varas visit this site.
Hotels and Lodging
The reservations at the conference hotel (Enjoy Puerto Varas, ex hotel Patagonico) can be settled directly with them (please mention that you are attending the LDSD2019 conference). We recommend reserving directly through the web.
There are also many other good lodging options nearby (Park-Inn by Radisson and others).
Weather in Puerto Varas
December is late spring in Puerto Varas and typical temperatures range between 7 and 19 degrees Celsius. About 23 per cent of the days are rainy in December.