Barrio Bellavista is Santiago’s slice of bohemia. Trendy cafe’s and boutiques are scattered among avant-garde exhibitions and antique mansions. As one of the best neighborhoods in Santiago, Bellavista is the perfect location to be comfortably hip among 200 year old architecture. Located between San Cristobal hill and the Mapocho river, natural beauty gates the neighborhood of Bellavista. Whether you want to do a pub crawl or eat fresh seafood at Azul Profundo, Bellavista is known for its nightlife.
Airbnb has a variety of listings for this popular neighborhood in Santiago including very affordable private bedrooms, full apartments, or an entire home for your stay. Prices range from $15 usd/day to $110 usd/day averaging about $55 usd/day. Whether you go small and comfortable or big and extravagant, you’ll be a brief metro ride from any of the following Bellavista cafes, bars, and boutiques. This cozy apartment is an ideal location at a comfortable price.
Popular with tourists and locals alike is Patio Bellavista. Here you can hide out from the sun and grab a cup of coffee while shopping at the little boutiques. Be sure to return at night for live music and dining. Much like Patio Bellavista, this fully equipped apartment for three is a great escape.
Once you’ve got your fill of grub and shopping, take a look at Bellavista’s oldest churches. A perfect place to start is the Parroquia de Santa Filomena. Also known as the Parish of Santa Filomena, it was constructed in 1884 and in 1995 was declared Chilean national heritage. Your first glance of the neo-gothic architecture and beautifully stained glass windows will almost make you forget you were eating at a gastronomy pub a few blocks away. A great example of the diverse experiences Bellavista offers. Neighboring this are equally stunning and appreciated cathedrals. Airbnb offers this entire home at an amazing rate on the quieter side of Bellavista.
When the sun sets over San Cristobal hill, take a front row seat at an outside restaurant. Enjoy true Chilean fare at Galindo then pop over to Como Agua Para Chocolate for wine and dessert. If you need a nap in your Airbnb provided bundle, keep in mind most restaurants in Bellavista are open well past midnight, so snuggle up then hit the streets for some Bellavista styled nightlife. This modern design loft is as close as it gets to the party.
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