Speak Chile is located in Pucón in the heart of the Araucanía (also known as the ninth region of Chile).
Looked over by Volcano Villarrica, one of South America’s most active volcanoes, Pucón is situated on the shore of Lake Villarrica and surrounded by forests, rivers, and mountains.
In addition to being known as the capital of adventure sports in Chile and South America, Pucón is also home to a wide array of restaurants, shops, and bars.
In addition to the activity packages we offer as a complement to your Spanish language classes, you can find almost endless things to do in Pucón, Chile. Outdoor activities include hiking, cycling, mountain biking, kayaking, rafting, and more! You can visit waterfalls and rivers, lounge on the black sand beach, and stroll around Pucón’s bustling downtown. There are restaurants to suit every taste and budget, along with bars serving craft beer and clubs offering nightlife. Shopping includes everything from local craft markets to well-known outdoor gear brands.
Ride to Los Ojos del Caburgua, a waterfall and turquoise blue pool
National Park Villarrica
la güertina, sustainable agriculture project
Don Germán, educational farm
From friendly hostels to luxe hotels, there’s a place to stay for every budget in Pucón.
For those not interested in our homestay option, we recommend the following accommodations - from backpacker friendly to middle range to more high end. Select the links to go to the website for each one and learn more about making a reservation.
If you plan to fly, the nearest major airport is in Temuco (about an hour and a half away). Shuttle service located in the airport lobby can then take you the rest of the way to Pucón.
If you plan to come by bus, look for tickets via bus companies Tur-Bus, JAC, Pullman, or AndesMar. Each company’s terminal is located in the center of Pucón.
Once in Pucon, you can take a colectivo (inexpensive ride-sharing taxi) that passes by regularly and get off in the area of Pucón's airport, from there it is only a 5-minute walk.