San Alfonso del Mar is one of the most spectacular resorts in the world, currently holding the Guinness record as the world’s largest crystalline water pool. The resort is set in a beautiful tropical environment with private white sand beaches, spectacular oversized balconies and activities for the whole family to enjoy. The roofed beach allows guest to escape the cold and still enjoy a day on heated sand and bubble beds. San Alfonso del Mar also lets visitors, interested in owning a slice of paradise, the option to purchase apartments throughout the resort.
San Alfonso del Mar’s main attraction, the 8 hectare pool, is a spectacular sight to behold. Thanks to cutting edge water treatment technology, the pool has some of the clearest water you can find. During the summer, the lagoon maintains a temperature around 26ºC(78.8ºF) which is 9 degrees warmer than the nearby sea’s temperature.
The buildings at San Alfonso del Mar have been designed to provide each and every apartment with large balconies facing the sea giving you amazing unobstructed views. The activites provided at San Alfonso are so vast that you never have to leave the resort. For active guests they offer a wide variety of water sport/activity schools such as sailing, kayak, scuba diving and even ocean navigation. If you feel like keeping dry, there is also golf, tennis courts, soccer courts, volleyball courts, paragliding and more. San Alfonso also has a top of the line 3D golf simulator as well as a cutting edge gym with large windows that enjoy a magnificent view of the lagoon. For the kids, the play grounds and entertainment activities are organized by child monitors, while teenagers have exclusive spaces dedicated to them such as the Teen Pub and SubTerra discotheque.
There are many places within the resort to put to use. You can indulge yourself at the Beach Club which offers you a tempered beach under a crystal pyramid, with open-air Jacuzzis and sauna as well. There is also the Blue Spa, which is the first medical spa in Chile. You can enjoy a bite to eat at the North Bay pub-restaurant that has its own dock as well as a large terrace along the lagoon’s coastline. There is also the SubAqua Café on the South Bay, which stands out for its aquarium, the largest in Chile, holding more than 60 Chilean species.
The San Alfonso del Mar Resort offers 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom apartments with avant-garde elements, best displayed by the duplex penthouses that have balconies of over 1000 sq.ft. along with open-air Jacuzzis. And on top of it all, it’s merely 90 kilometers away from the capital Santiago making your travel plans very simple. For more information, visit the official San Alfonso del Mar website here.
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