Quintay is a village in Central Chile. Easily done as a daytrip from Santiago or Valparaíso.
An old whaling station that once employed almost 1000 men is now an open air museum. Entry $500.
There are two beaches Playa Grande is complete with a resort and a golf course. Playa Chica to the south is deserted.
There is a great scuba diving school that runs in the village's fishermen wharf- November to March Ask for Leo- he speaks English and is a great instructor
There are quite a few posadas and cabanas.