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San Martín de los Andes, Argentina:

San Martín de los Andes

San Martin de los Andes, at the foot of the Andes mountains, Neuquen Argentina
The city is located south of the province of Neuquén, Patagonia Argentina, on the banks of Lake Lacar and the foothills of the Andes.


It is a renowned tourist destination in Argentina and South America, both in winter and in summer for the famous ski resort of Chapelco, its beaches and mountains covered by dense forests and clear streams. 

 

Lake Traful viewpoint turquoise water Patagonia Argentina
This typical mountain village is known for its peace, tranquility and harmony with the natural environment of the Andean-Patagonian forests, and offers a wide variety of lodging, restaurants, tea houses and crafts.

 

San Martin de los Andes is the ideal mountain holiday, thanks to its great biodiversity and endless possibilities of its beautiful landscapes, whether for sports and adventure, or simply to relax!

 

Seven Lakes Route, joins San Martín de los Andes and Villa La Angostura
Close to San Martin are many tourist attractions: The Road of the Seven Lakes, Villa Traful, Villa La Angostura, Villa Pehuenia, Los Arrayanes National Park that protects a myrtle forest, and Lake Nahuel Huapi in Bariloche.

 

The Road of the Seven Lakes Patagonia Argentina
Among its activities and adventure sports are: skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain bike, canopy, horseback riding, hiking, climbing, golf, rowing.

 

ACTIVITIES AND EXCURSIONS

Quila Quina
Quila Quina, San Martín de los Andes, Neuquén Argentina
This white sand bay on the shore of Lake Lácar, 18 kilometers from San Martin de los Andes town, is considered the best resort in the region. The peninsula, surrounded by a forest of oak pellín, has a pier for tourist boats and panoramic views of the Villa Quila Quina.

 

Seven lakes Route
The Seven Lakes Route (National Route No. 234) is the leading drive in the area that connects San Martin de los Andes and Villa La Angostura, through the Lanin and Nahuel Huapi National parks. Among its attractions are the lakes Falkner, laguna Fría, lago Machónico, Lago Traful in Villa Traful and Lago Escondido viewpoints.

 

Natural cliff viewpoint in Lake Traful, Seven lakes route, Argentina

Chapelco
The Chapelco hill is a center for winter activities located 20 kilometers from San Martin de los Andes. It is ideal for skiing and snowboarding, with its variety of slopes for all levels. Chapelco Airport is only a 2 hours flight from Buenos Aires.

 

This resort offers alternatives for the whole family: snowmobiling, Dog-sled rides, snowshoeing, telemark, cross-country skiing, and ski mountaineering.

 

Lanin National Park
Lanin Volcano in Lanín National Park, south Argentina
The Lanin Volcano is an extinct volcano 3776 meters high with eternal snow, on the border between Argentina and Chile.

 

Puerto Canoa boat tours in Huechulafquen and Paimún Lake south Argentina
Inside the park you can enjoy the Lakes Huechulafquen, Paimún and Epulafquen.

 

Huechulafquen lake, San Martin de los Andes, Neuquén, Argentina
There are two paths to ascend the Volcan Lanin, one to the shelters 2150 meters high and the other to the summit, which is required for technical equipment and expertise in ice climbing.

 

More attractions in the area
Lakes and volcanoes, hot springs in the mountains of Patagonia Argentina
Lacar lake, La Islita beach, Arrayan viewpoint, Bandurrias viewpoint, Trompul spot, Lake Lolog and Catritre beach.
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