“It’s snowing in Portillo” has been a common refrain on snow enthusiasts social media channels as Ski Portillo, Chile has already received more than 13 feet of snow to launch their 75th annual season. The good news for skiers and snowboarders is that the third major snowstorm of the season hits this week with forecasters predicting as much as 110 inches of snow falling on Portillo’s slopes from the current storm cycle. The opening weekend was originally June 20 but the huge forecast has caused Portillo to delay the opening to June 26 (The season continues until Sept. 30).

Rates for Ski Weeks

Rates for Ski Portillo signature 7-day Ski Weeks begin at US$3,050 for a Valley View room (per person based on double occupancy), US$2,050 for the Octagon Lodge (based on quad occupancy), and US$1,550 for the hostel-style Inca Lodge. Other accommodations include Hotel Portillo Suites and the Chalets. Rates for ski weeks include accommodations, four meals daily (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea), lift tickets, and all the amenities of the resort.  Three-and-four-day mini-weeks are also available.

About Ski Portillo

For 75 years, Portillo has seamlessly united the spectacular beauty of the Chilean Andes, the pure joy of skiing and snowboarding, the camaraderie of friends and family, and the resort’s unique brand of hospitality and service, delivering unforgettable vacation experiences.

Located approximately two hours northeast of Santiago and accessible via non-stop flights from numerous North American cities, Ski Portillo’s incomparable setting – on the shores of the Lake of the Incas and surrounded by 15,000-foot Andean peaks – delivers an unsurpassed experience with world-class skiing and snowboarding and excellent service thanks to a one-to-one guest-to-employee ratio. Families, singles, couples, groups of friends, and many national ski teams all love Portillo for its beauty, wide-open slopes, and ample snowfall. Accommodating a maximum of 450 guests a week, Portillo affords guests the sensation of skiing at their own, private Andean resort.

For reservations, call 1.800.829.5325 (U.S.) or email reservations@skiportillo.com. For more information, visit www.SkiPortillo.com, and follow Ski Portillo on Instagram (@SkiPortillo) and Facebook.