Nestled in the southern Andes on the slopes of the Chillán volcano, this resort offers a good variety of ski terrain and beautiful views. Travelers arrive from Santiago via train or plane. The unique feature of this resort is its natural outdoor thermal pools, a luxurious spa, and a casino; the resort is also the only ski center in Chile that has a neighboring town, Las Trancas. Termas shines for its fantastic backcountry terrain for advanced and intermediate skiers and snowboarders, but lift service at the top is via drag lifts.
The on site Gran Hotel Termas de Chillán has 120 well-appointed rooms, heated common areas, restaurants, game rooms, conference facilities, bar, store, hair salon, fitness gym, squash court, children's day care center, full-service hot springs spa, three hot springs pools (one indoor and two outdoor). The Hotel Pirigallo has 48 rooms, dining room, bar with an open-hearth fireplace, game room, nursery, outdoor hot springs pool, and a hot springs spa. There are six slope-side condominium complexes that are fully furnished with full kitchen facilities.
Three complete ski shops in the Gran Hotel, Hotel Pirigallo, and the resort's Service Center. Children's ski school features an enclosed mini-snowpark. On-site snowmobile rentals, heli skiing, dogsledding, retail stores, club house, chapel, cafeteria, and tennis courts.