Vella Nevado is a popular tourist destination specifically for skiing and snowboarding fans, but the resort has many attractions for those who are not that enthusiastic about skiing. The unique scenery of the Andes mountain ranges provides some of the most spectacular images.
The average sunrise time is around 8:00 am. It is the perfect time to catch the breathtaking glimpse of the sunrise in all its glory among the twisty roads leading to Valle Nevado.
Activities for Family and Children
Valle Nevado Hotel and other hotels offer a lot of events for children. The Vella Nevado Hotel provides day care services for children with skier parents. The daycare offers different activities for children. They can indulge themselves in painting, making clay models, and toys to keep the children occupied. There are story times and nap times catered to suit the needs of the children. The daycare center has professional and experienced employees that will surely take good care of children.
Snow Garden for Safe and Fun Times
The snow garden is specially designed for children aged 4 to 7. Professional instructors with years of experience provide children with their skiing lessons in a safe environment. This activity is one of the most popular among families and children. The skiing lessons are a fun way to teach children how to ski. It boosts their confidence as beginners. Children are required to follow the dress code and gear requirements strictly to avoid any injuries. Children must have googles, boots, proper clothes, mittens and gloves.
Snow Garden has three different Shifts for Children during the day. The first shift is a Half-Day service starting at 9:45 AM to 12:00 PM. The second shift is a Full day shift that includes a nutritious lunch. The timings for the full day are 9:45 AM to 4 PM.
Magic Carpet Lift for Young Skiers
The Magic Carpet is a particular lift for young skiers. It helps them learn to ride the lift correctly. It makes it easier for children to move uphill in a chairlift.
Kids Zone a Special Place for Children
The kid's zone is available at the Valle Nevado hotel. The area has an indoor park that has a lot of fun activities for children. There are Nintendo Wii and other gaming consoles to keep the children busy. A cinema at the Kids Zone offers a good range of animated movies for children.
Independence Day Celebrations
Valle Nevado becomes a place for culture and party when it’s Chilean Independence day Celebrations on 18 and 19 September. A special tent is called ‘Fonda’ is set up in the midst of Valle Nevado. Inside the ‘Fonda’ tourists enjoy local culture in the form of Chilean folk music, local traditional food, and other Chilean customs and traditions are followed in the middle of the ski season.
The Fifa World Cup
The Fifa World Cup happens every four years, and each time the Valle Nevado has a party to support the Chilean team individually when playing against Brazil and Argentina. Loud music plays during the event sending everyone in the party mood.
State of the art televisions is set up in bars and in the hotels for the live broadcast of matches. Special programs are arranged at Bar Lounge, Peura del Sol bar, Tres Puntos Bar and Bajo Zero. There are many other activities with cash prizes and other gifts to be won during World Cup Festivities.
Wine Pairing Week
This event is a favorite activity among visitors to Valle Nevado. Perfect wine is taken with a delectable selection of local and international cuisines. There is a diverse range of domestic and international wines for tourists to purchase and enjoy.
Each year a particular week is dedicated to all food lovers at Valle Nevado. A large number of international chefs are invited to Valle Nevado to offer lectures and provide samples of delicious international foods. The chefs create dishes that look and tastes like heaven.