Honeymoons in Chile
A honeymoon in Chile is perfect for couples looking for adventure, mystery, and something off of the beaten path. Chile is a truly unique country with a unique landscape. You can experience deserts, glaciers and rainforests all within the boundaries of this one South American nation. It’s a paradise for those with a love for the outdoors, with a wide range of activities available ranging from white water rafting to skiing and trekking. While on honeymoon in Chile, you can even take a trip to Antarctica from Chile’s southern most point! Chile is known as one of the most stable and wealthy nations in South America, and draws two million tourists each year.
During a honeymoon in Chile it’s possible to participate in a wide variety of outdoor activities, based on your interests. Depending on the type of vacation you seek, you can plan to go skiing or hiking, or you can lounge on the beach and bask in the sunshine. One thing’s for sure – if you plan your honeymoon in Chile you’ll be treated to a one-of-a-kind experience.
For a truly amazing honeymoon in Chile, be sure to visit the following places:
- Collowara Observatory near La Serena, where you can take a look at far off galaxies. Chile is known for its clear, pollution free skies – perfect for star gazing.
- Easter Island! The moai stone figures are well known worldwide, and the island is one of the most remote inhabited areas on earth.
- The island of Chiloe, where you can wander among (and peek inside) the old, colourfully painted wooden churches.
Key Facts for Chile
Flight time: 14 hours from London
When to Honeymoon in Chile
When to go:
Chile is a large, long country stretching from the southern most tip of South America upwards to Bolivia and Peru. As such, during your honeymoon in Chile you can expect to experience a climate which varies wildly from one area of the country to another. In the north, it is hot and dry, and in the far south it is cold and rainy. The middle regions have a characteristic Mediterranean climate, with the wet season falling from May to August. Most parts of Chile experience four distinct seasons: spring (September to November), summer (December to February), autumn (March to May), and winter (June to August). If you’re planning on soaking up some sun on a gorgeous beach during your honeymoon in Chile, be sure to plan ahead. The busiest months are January and February, during which beaches are crowded and bookings are required far in advance. If you’re coming from the northern hemisphere, don’t forget that the seasons will be opposite from what you’re used to!
Flying from Dublin, Delta offers a flight to Santiago. With one or two connections en route, the total flying total flying time is around 25 hours.
The Chilean Peso is the local currency.
Newlyweds from Ireland do not require a visa to enjoy their honeymoon in Chile. For visits of up to 90 days, all you’ll need is a passport which is valid for at least six months. From Europe you can fly directly into Chile’s capital, Santiago, and from there your most comfortable options are to rent a car or book domestic flights to any other cities you wish to visit. Within Santiago, public transportation is more than sufficient and you won’t need a car to get around.
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Getting Married in Chile
Stretching across a coastal strip of South America, Chile is a beautiful and vibrant country with Spanish influences. Beautiful mountain scenery combined with coastal views will make a breath-taking backdrop to your wedding abroad in Chile and will create memories that will last you a lifetime. Chile has some unique local wedding traditions that you may want to incorporate into your big day. One tradition includes wearing your wedding ring on your right hand and then changing the ring to your left hand during the ceremony. With a great mix of white sandy beaches and impressive skyscrapers, there is a unique balance of natural beauty and man-made beauty that makes Chile a stunning place to get married.
Some countries may require non-nationals, before they can get married in their jurisdiction, to produce a certificate from their country of origin that they are free to marry. These are usually known as Certificats de Coutume or in the case of Italy 'Nulla Osta' and may be issued to Irish citizens abroad who apply, to the Irish Diplomatic or Consular Mission nearest to where the applicant normally resides. For more information please visit http://www.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx?id=274
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