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San Martin de los Andes

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San Martín de los Andes is a city in the Neuquen province in Argentina, beside the Lácar lake.

Understand[edit]

San Martin de los Andes is home to the quartermaster of Lanin National Park, one of the most important protected areas in Argentina. The city of San Martin de los Andes offers a wide range of accommodation, with an architecture based on prevailing local materials of stone and wood. The warmth in the decorations, the attention to every detail and personalized attention. Large windows, logs in household stoves, aromas and crafts pleasantly surprised visitors at each of the environments, and everything comes together to provide warmth and comfort in a unique natural environment. The accommodation consists of five star Hotels, Hosterias (lodges) and Cabañas - Apart hotel (cabins) are distributed harmonically taking advantage of the natural environment, combining the beauty of it with care landscaping. The population of San Martin de los Andes is estimated at 31,000 inhabitants. Its natural environment, allows the development of outdoor activities including fishing, hiking, camping, climbing, rafting, ecotourism, among many others.

Get in[edit]

You can get in from Bariloche (4 hours, 60 pesos), Villa la Angostura or Neuquén.

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Do[edit]

  • Cerro Chapelco (Ski Station). Ski in the Chapelco resort (day pass: 285 pesos)

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Budget[edit]

Mid-range[edit]

  • Ensueño, Perito Moreno, 1332, +54 2972 422508. Check-in: 13:00, check-out: 10:00. Apart Hotel 2 stars in the city center. 62 usd.

Splurge[edit]

  • Arco Iris Cabins - Patagonia, Los Cipreses, +542972428450. Lodging in cabins in San Martin de los Andes city - Trout fly fishing - Ski in Chapelco - Large yard with gardens, grill and stream - Access to the forest and Lanin National Park.
  • Antares Patagonia, 251, San Martin Avenue, +54 (02972) 427 670. All rooms are air-conditioned, equipped with LCD TV, DVD and audio equipment, mini-bar, coffee/tea maker, and Internet connection. Some of its facilities are spa/sauna/jacuzzi, fitness room/gym, game room, business center, and business center. Rate starts at USD 173.55.
  • Siete Flores Hostería de Montaña, Callejón de Gin Gins y Callejón de Bello Barrio Raitrai, +54 02972 411126. All rooms equipped with Internet connection, Cable TV, Private toilet and shower. Some of its facilities and services Restaurant, Tea room, Room service and Laundry service. From USD 107.00.

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