Chile

Cities in Chile

ConcepciónSantiago

Name: Chili ˇ Cile
Location: South America
Initials: CHL
International country code: 56 (omit 0 from area codes)
International access code: 00
Language: Spanish
Area: 756,096 km˛ / 291,930 sq mi.
Currency: 1 Chilean Peso (Chil$) = 100 Centavos
Population: 17,465,000
Capital: Santiago de Chile
Religions: 67% Roman Catholic
Climate: Santiago and central Chile are best in spring (Sep-Nov) or autumn (Feb-Apr). Parque Nacional del Paine and the lakes region are best in summer (Dec-Mar).
Important gay cities: Santiago de Chile

The sauna culture in Chile is developing as the country is slowly changing its moral stand dating back to the Pinochet epoch. Many things which are now legal are slowly being accepted by the general public. In Santiago there are a few saunas with European standards, unlike the existing bath houses which date back many years. These "Bańos" are really male-only and not gay. For this reason, be discreet when visiting these establishments.

Top Saunas

Subway Sauna

Melbourne's best gay men's sauna. A friendly atmosphere and a great place to meet. The sauna is huge and is good fun. Nice big whirlpool, sauna's, video's, lots of rooms, a smoking room and it's all clean. more

Steamworks Toronto

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Kaiserbründl Herrensauna

Large and popular sauna in Vienna on 2000 m˛, beautiful and very exceptional interior. Built in 1887 in Moorish style; 4 floors, 2 bars, 1 restaurant, historical pool, Finnish-sauna, theme infusions, saunarium, steam bath, wintergarden, massage, different special events, darkrooms, gloryholes, video, cinema, cruising more

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