The SpaceCachagua is a GREAT beach place about 2 hours by car from Santiago,its surroundings just gorgeous. Just relax or enjoy outdoor activities close by: seaside golf courses, tennis, horseback riding, cycling, trekking, surfing, great seafood and above all, quietness and tranquility year round, except for the high summer season or long weekends.
Long beach is at walking distance (5 min) or by car (2 min), water is normally fairly cold, surfers will have some good swells either here or at nearby Maitencillo at 10 minutes by car. Outdoors shower provided in the patio for after sea baths or surfers, hot water of course.
House is walking distance (really) close to shops, restaurants and cafeterias in Cachagua. Local donkey rides for small kids in the local square close by is part of the local folklore.
Both Cachagua and nearby Zapallar are the most exclusive upscale beach places in Chile. Enjoy walking long (3.5 km) beach of Cachagua or sunbathe (or bathe if adventurous) in secluded and charming Las Cujas beach, or walk the 4-5 km seaside trail alongside breathtaking Pacific coastline between Cachagua and Zapallar.
Cachagua is surrounded by Cordillera de la Costa hills with lush green vegetation year round. Trails for walking, horse or bike riding in these hills nearby are part of the normal activities.
Last but not least local living Katy can eventually be hired as housemaid if needed.
p.s. In high summer season (Dec 28 - Mar 1) normally not available for short term, i.e. less than 2 weeks rental. Guest AccessAccess to all of the house, including all rooms, garden, decks and patios.
Off limits only the locked warehouse in the garage, 2 locked closets in the guests rooms (owner clothes and stuff) and 1 locked pantry outside kitchen, other one available for guest use. Interaction with GuestsI can be contacted (if in Chile) in my mobile, but always available are local living Katy and Mario which take care of the house and will help in case there is any problem. The NeighborhoodCharming Las Cujas beach is just a real short walk away. Large Cachagua beach can as well be accessed walking though a bit further (shortcut thru downhill walkway). For small kids they will enjoy the local donkey ride (available in weekends in the city square) The seaside trail is a MUST for anyone travelling to the area.
The surrounding hills and views are just great, if you are an outdoors people will love the area. Lots of choice of restaurants very very close in Cachagua, and nearby Zapallar and Maitencillo as well. Getting AroundFrom Santiago or the SCL airport driving time will be a bit under 2 hours by the 5 North freeway. From Viña del Mar / Valparaiso a bit under an hour.
You can also reach Cachagua by public transport buses from Santiago and Viña del Mar, with 2 to 4 frequencies daily depending on the season.
In high summer season the Municipalidad provides a free shuttle bus to and from the long beach, stop only a few meters away from the house. Other Things to NotePlease make sure your Airbnb profile has some basic information about you, I do not rent to people without verified ids and at least some information regarding occupation, age, family, etc..