Quintay is a seaside resort in Chile located in the vicinity of Valparaiso and 122 km from Santiago.The area was occupied in agricultural activities.Quintay resources primarily based on fishing and tourism. Villagers also earn income through companies that have come to town, and on the other hand has been boosted tourism development; crafts, food, diving, fishing and recreational craft.
Quintay Foundation :
Today the site serves as a museum and could be found by paying an entry general.Se called Quintay Foundation , and aims to promote, promote and develop sustainable fisheries, protection, defense, and environmental recovery navy and the history of whaling and ballenera.La Quintay Foundation exhibits obtained from the grounds of the old whaling concession by Decree 081 of the Navy Department of the Ministry of Defense. Created by Decree 853 of the Ministry of Justice of Chile on 29 October 1997.
Fishing village :
Near the old whaling is the fishing village of Quintay in which fishing practice much of its inhabitants. The fishermen have seafood restaurants and seafood on the banks of the creek. This area is ideal for walking, hiking, sea bathing, scuba diving, fishing and taste in their creek of seafood.
The beach is clean white sand, standing out in the surrounding lush vegetation of pine forests and Peumos in them can make diving since the place has developed a beautiful marine ecosystem.Nearby there interesting and beautiful beaches as Tunquén or Las Docas