Chile Valparaiso and Vina del Mar

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OUR GUIDE TO the weather in the Valparaiso and Vina del Mar

The bohemian hillside city of Valparaíso and the family-friendly beachside resort of Viña del Mar can be enjoyed year-round. Weather conditions here vary with the seasons, though minimal rainfall and high humidity are fairly constant throughout the year. The peak summer months (December - February) buzz with visitors enjoying the warm, sunny climate and lively international events. While temperatures cool a little in Spring and Autumn (September - November and March - May), you’ll still be able to enjoy days at the beach. The winter months are colder with few visitors, perhaps not the best time for beach, but ideal for anyone hoping to enjoy the independent galleries and photogenic viewpoints of the city away from crowds.

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  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Consultant

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.

  • Chris Rendell Dunn
    Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Consultant

    Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our Sales team.

  • Carrie Gallagher
    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Consultant

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.

  • Hannah Waterhouse
    Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Consultant

    Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

  • Sophie Barber
    Sophie Barber - Travel Consultant

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia.

  • Hannah Donaldson
    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Consultant

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is an invaluable part of our Group Tours team.

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