Where to live in Santiago: Manquehue/Parque Araucano neighborhood

Do you have a family with kids? Yes? Then you should definitely have a look at the Parque Araucano neighborhood. Pros and cons, accommodation prices...

Where to live in Santiago: Manquehue/Parque Araucano neighborhood

21/07/2017, updated 20/10/2023

The area "Manquehue/Parque Araucano" is a mix of residential and commercial buildings. Living here, you are close from Manquehue station and from one of the biggest shopping areas of Santiago. Furthermore, the area has one of the biggest parcs of Santiago.

Buildings in this area are more recent than in El Golf or Escuela Military areas. Therefore, for the price of a flat in Golf or Escuela Military, you can find a better quality/more recent flat, and probably a little bit bigger too.

What type of accommodation can you find in Manquehue/Parque Araucano?

  • Mostly building with apartments, generally with 2 bedrooms or more. A limited amount of studios/1-bedroom flat.
  • Like in El Golf, you can find houses on the south, 3-4 blocks away from the avenue Apoquindo. Their quality varies a lot.

Average cost of accommodation in the Manquehue/Parque Araucano area of Las Condes

  • 1-bedroom apartment: $480,000 to $700,000
  • 2-bedroom apartment: $620,000 to $1,100,000
  • 3-bedroom apartment: $700,000 to $1.700,000

We recommend Manquehue/Parque Araucano for

  • Families with kids. The proximity of the park is a big plus if you have young kids. Furthermore, several international colleges are located in the area, such as the Colegio Aleman or the Colegio Internacional Sek Chile.

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