Providencia Tourism

Providencia (Spanish pronunciation: [pɾoβiˈðensja], Spanish: "providence") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. Part of Greater Santiago, it is bordered by the communes of Santiago to the west, Recoleta to the northwest, Las Condes and Vitacura to the northeast, La Reina to the east, and Ñuñoa to the south. Providencia is home to a large upper middle and high-class population and it holds the region's highest percentage of population over 60 (21.51%). It contains many high-rise apartment buildings as well as a significant portion of Santiago's commerce. It is notable for its large, old and elegant houses inhabited in the past by the Santiago elite and now mostly used as offices.


Looking for travel information about Providencia? Explore the best travel advice on Providencia, Chile. When planning a trip to Providencia, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Santiago. Santiago, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Santa Lucia Hill, Barrio Bellavista, Costanera Center. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Popular vacation packages of Providencia are of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Providencia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 83.51 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 41.03 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.53 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.68 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 27.43 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 55.66 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50.19 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Providencia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Providencia.

    • Burglary and Theft 50.38 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 56.66 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 54.42 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 51.95 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 54.46 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 63.16 (High)
    • Attacks 36.88 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.77 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.43 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.18 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.08 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25.76 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60.8 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Providencia is 113.65 (High)

    • Safety Index 48.83 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.21 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 70.77 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.25 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 47.63 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.38 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.43 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 45.28 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Providencia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.37 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 55.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.38 USD

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