Cocoa beans were used by pre-Columbian civilizations as money. According to the Spanish chronicler Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo, " a visit to a prostitute cost between eight and ten beans".
My wife and I are in Chile for 10 Dec to 19 January and after looking at various options, I thought you seem to offer the best set of packages, since we normally do car rentals when we travel as it allows independence. However I don''''t want to be caught up hunting for hotels at high season (in Spanish!), so the self-drive options seem to fit the bill.
Graham W, Canada