The ceremony of Tea in San Martín de los Andes
Gastronomy

The ceremony of Tea in San Martín de los Andes

Can someone fall in love with a place and leave everything else behind? Can a person choose the destiny of others unintentionally? A tea house, a small mountain village and a great deal of magic.

Let’s Sail towards Quila Quina
Recreational tourism

Let’s Sail towards Quila Quina

Watercrafts rest on the shores of Lake Lácar everyday. They leave the pier towards Hua Hum and beautiful Quila Quina. In the summer, in the winter, always...

Chapelco Mount (in the winter)
Ski & Snowboard

Chapelco Mount (in the winter)

Almost until mid-Spring, this winter resort offers an unforgettable ski season, with lots of sunshine, excellent snow quality and first-class services.

Crossing in Lake Hermoso
Recreational tourismAdventureSki & SnowboardHorseback Riding

Crossing in Lake Hermoso

The Lago Hermoso snow park is a proposal for cross-forest crossings of lengas and incredible views of the Beautiful River Valley in the National Park.

Snowshoeing at Las Pendientes
AdventureContemplative tourism

Snowshoeing at Las Pendientes

Snow covered forests keep many secrets. Snowshoeing on the deep snow of its trails is a great way to discover them.

Chocolate shops in San Martín de los Andes
Gastronomy

Chocolate shops in San Martín de los Andes

The circuit of chocolate shops of San Martín de los Andes does not leave any visitor oblivious. Here, a tour of the most tempting chocolate shops in the city.

On a Sled Pulled by Dogs at Mount Chapelco
Adventure

On a Sled Pulled by Dogs at Mount Chapelco

We toured the majestic lenga forest at Mount Chapelco on a sleigh with husky dogs. A fantastic adventure on the snow both for adults and children.

Snowshoeing on the Snows of Chapelco

Snowshoeing on the Snows of Chapelco

Snowshoeing through the lenga forest in Chapelco is an enjoyable alternative to experience the mountain off the ski trails.

Snow and canopy in Miramás
AdventureRecreational tourismCanopy

Snow and canopy in Miramás

In San Martin de los Andes a walk in the mountain invites to have fun and dare to adventure. The Miramás snow park is a different way to enjoy the landscapes.

Snowshoeing
Adventure

Snowshoeing

Not only is snowshoeing wonderful but also easy to enjoy by anyone willing to practice it.

Chapelco's Tetrathlon
KayakMountain BikeSki & Snowboard

Chapelco's Tetrathlon

Chapelco's Tetrathlon is the most representative sports dispute in San Martín de los Andes. It combines four disciplines: ski, running, mountain biking and kayaking.

Restaurants in San Martín de los Andes
Gastronomy

Restaurants in San Martín de los Andes

The gastronomic options in the downtown area offer high quality and assistance and their dishes please expert palates.

San Martín on the Redbus
Contemplative tourism

San Martín on the Redbus

The classic sightseeing tour around the city is carried out on board a coquettish London bus that shows the features and the essence of the city and spectacular views of the surroundings.

San Martín Square, Craftsmen Year Round
Contemplative tourism

San Martín Square, Craftsmen Year Round

In the winter and the summer, the craftsmen’s market surrounding the main square becomes a traditional and colorful tour.

Mapuche New Year
Contemplative tourism

Mapuche New Year

The Argentinian-Chilean native communities have an ancient tradition: they celebrate the beginning of the new year on June 24.

The Seven Lakes Road
Contemplative tourism

The Seven Lakes Road

A circuit that enables visitors to get deep into the most intimate sceneries of the Patagonian nature. A zigzagging tour, specially thought for the family, that shows all the magic of the area.

Siete Lagos by bike
Mountain BikeContemplative tourism

Siete Lagos by bike

It is only 112 kilometers long along National Route 40 which links San Martín de los Andes City with La Angostura Village.

The Mamuil Malal Pass
HydrotherapyContemplative tourism

The Mamuil Malal Pass

This international pass joins the Argentinian and Chilean lake districts and presents similar natural features to both sides of the border in a very amusing tour.

On the Way to the Hua Hum Pass
AdventureHydrotherapyContemplative tourism

On the Way to the Hua Hum Pass

We went along the route leading to the Hua Hum international pass and passed by amazing spots featuring the lush vegetation typical of the Valdivian forest.

Towards The Border Through Hua Hum International Pass
Contemplative tourism

Towards The Border Through Hua Hum International Pass

An amusing way to cross into the neighboring country through the road leading to Hua Hum offers the chance to enjoy the navigation of Lake Pirehueico through the Valdivian Rainforest.

To Chile through Cardenal Samoré Pass
HydrotherapyContemplative tourism

To Chile through Cardenal Samoré Pass

We crossed towards Chile through the Cardenal Samoré Pass. During the tour, we had a look from every natural vantage point in the pre-Andes.

The View from Arrayán Vantage Point
Contemplative tourism

The View from Arrayán Vantage Point

The Arrayán vantage point is one of the most beautiful and best located panoramic sites in the city. Easily accessed and close to the downtown area, it features excellent views of town and Lake Lácar.

First Settlers' Museum
Regional museums

First Settlers' Museum

The First Settlers Museum preserves part of the cultural richness of the first communities dwelling the mountain range region.

Yesterday, Lácar Hotel; Today, Young Cuisine
Gastronomy

Yesterday, Lácar Hotel; Today, Young Cuisine

Reminiscent of the old mountain village, Doña Quela Restaurant preserves its original atmosphere and adds up a menu containing young dishes with very Patagonian flavors.

Che Museum La Pastera
Regional museums

Che Museum La Pastera

A simple and dynamic museum shows us the very controversial figure of an Argentinian-born revolutionary adopted by Cuba and known as Che Guevara.

Motorbikes, license plates and other collections
Regional museums

Motorbikes, license plates and other collections

A very unusual museum displays vintage two and four wheel vehicles; valuable items manufactured in Argentina and abroad.

Fish Capture and Breeding Station
Contemplative tourismFishing

Fish Capture and Breeding Station

The salmonidae species from Lake Lácar are preserved at the Fish Capture and Breeding Station in the city. NOT WORKING AT THE MOMENT.

San Martín de los Andes City Beach
Contemplative tourism

San Martín de los Andes City Beach

A visit to the new Lake Lácar waterfront is a must as its dynamic distribution offers a nice beach and all nautical activities a few blocks away from the downtown.

Beaches on the Lácar: Catritre and Quila Quina
Mountain BikeContemplative tourism

Beaches on the Lácar: Catritre and Quila Quina

The extensive coast of Lake Lácar offers countless beaches lying close to the downtown. Plenty of sunshine, nautical sports and meeting friends are the main proposals.

Meliquina Village
Contemplative tourismFishing

Meliquina Village

This is a new destination for tourists but a spectacular place to stay, whether on vacations or any long weekend marked by the calendar.

Backpacking along the Seven-Lake Road
Contemplative tourism

Backpacking along the Seven-Lake Road

Experimenting contact with the mountains and the fresh air are possibilities granted by Patagonia for those who carry their backpacks and go out camping.

Cuisine Tips Overlooking Lake Lácar
Gastronomy

Cuisine Tips Overlooking Lake Lácar

We attended an amusing chef gathering in a paradisiacal spot, ideal for good gourmet cuisine. It included the tasting of excellent wines grown in Neuquén.

Ku de Los Andes Steak House and Restaurant
Gastronomy

Ku de Los Andes Steak House and Restaurant

Eating out at a tourist destination is always a challenge. When visitors come back to the same restaurant, it means food quality is good and they are pleased to repeat such experience.

Across <i>Paso Córdoba</i>
Contemplative tourism

Across Paso Córdoba

The already famous Paso Córdoba is a magnificent tour used as an alternative to the 7-Lake Road. Ideal for those who like captivating sceneries.

On a Motorbike around San Martín
Adventure

On a Motorbike around San Martín

On a motorbike, we resolved to see the surroundings of San Martín de los Andes. Here are some alternatives to visit on two wheels.

A Section of the Andean Track
Contemplative tourism

A Section of the Andean Track

Hiking is a mountain sport that is gaining more and more followers. New itineraries go across the forests of northern Andean Patagonia.

Rafting: Where and How?
Contemplative tourismRafting

Rafting: Where and How?

Several rivers in this region are the scene for one of the most amusing recreation activities in Patagonia: rafting.

Rafting in Hua-Hum River
HydrotherapyRafting

Rafting in Hua-Hum River

We crossed the Andes on board a rubber boat that led us through the Valdivian forest. Rapids, pools and fun with the family took hold of the moment.

Tour around Lakes Curruhué Grande and Chico
HydrotherapyContemplative tourism

Tour around Lakes Curruhué Grande and Chico

We toured around the central area of the Lanín National Park and enjoyed the lakes, mountains and volcanoes landscape.

Trekking at Colorado Hill
TrekkingContemplative tourism

Trekking at Colorado Hill

We left San Martín de los Andes through National Route 234 heading for Junín de los Andes and got to a fork next to the site known as the Virgin of the Mountain, where we turned left into National Route 48 (made of gravel).

Zip-lining on Chapelco
CanopyContemplative tourism

Zip-lining on Chapelco

Canopy invites everyone to fly like a bird above a forest made up of lengas at the Chapelco Mountain Range and to experience brand-new sensations, both during the summer and in the snowy winter.

Secret Ñivinco Cascade
Contemplative tourism

Secret Ñivinco Cascade

Very close to the traditional roads we find the wonderful Ñivinco Waterfalls, which confirm that every forest hides some mystery to be unveiled.

Swimming across Lake Lácar
Adventure

Swimming across Lake Lácar

Swimming across Lake Lácar has become one of the most popular sports events in San Martín during the summer.

Towards <i>La Islita</i>
Contemplative tourism

Towards La Islita

Lying close to the shores of Lake Lácar, a tiny island is the main attraction at a beach considered a meeting point for young people to sunbathe and gather with friends.

Motocross in San Martín de los Andes
Motocross

Motocross in San Martín de los Andes

Motocross is present in San Martín de los Andes, and it is good motocross indeed. The Patagonian regional motocross championship is enjoyed at this location every year in October.

The Challenge to Climb the Lanín Volcano
TrekkingClimbing

The Challenge to Climb the Lanín Volcano

Ascent of one of the most attractive, mythical and challenging Andean massifs in Patagonia. An unforgettable experience to explore oneself.

Lakes Paimún and Huechulafquen, a Tour
Contemplative tourismHuntingFishing

Lakes Paimún and Huechulafquen, a Tour

We visited one of the wonderful nooks of the area: Lakes Huechulafquen and Paimún. During the tour, we visited the district of Junín de los Andes, the Chimehuín River and we spotted the Lanín Volcano.

Huechulafquen Lake Outing
Canoes and boatsContemplative tourism

Huechulafquen Lake Outing

An outing on the José Julián is the only way to reach the secretive corners of Lakes Huechulafquen and Epulafquen.

Lake Machónico with Oars
Canoes and boatsContemplative tourism

Lake Machónico with Oars

Lake Machónico shows off its best outfit for us to slide softly over the waters on a rowing boat.

A Rodeo Day
Contemplative tourism

A Rodeo Day

An exceptional sample of the criollo skills on horseback in a rodeo afternoon within a purely rural environment.

Nautical Rent 7 Lagos
FishingCanoes and boats

Nautical Rent 7 Lagos

Protected by the national park, Falkner Lake invites you to venture on a pleasant sailing trip, guided fishing tripslake tours.

Rafting on the Chimehuin
Rafting

Rafting on the Chimehuin

Seemingly suspended above the river, the boats and their paddlers engage in a race with the current while avoiding small and large rocks.

Rappelling at Bandurrias
TrekkingClimbingContemplative tourism

Rappelling at Bandurrias

Rappelling is one of the most fascinating activities involving rock and the environment while putting our own physical strength to the test.

When It Is Summer in Chapelco
Horseback RidingContemplative tourismMountain Bike

When It Is Summer in Chapelco

The beautiful green meadows that upholster the hillsides of Mount Chapelco in the summer are ideal to practice activities that turn out to be as amusing as skiing in the winter.

Camping in San Martín de los Andes
Contemplative tourism

Camping in San Martín de los Andes

There are as many reasons for choosing a certain camping holiday as people who actually do it. There is a place to fulfill everyone’s expectations.

Yuco Beach in San Martín de los Andes
Contemplative tourism

Yuco Beach in San Martín de los Andes

They say Yuco Beach has all the resemblance to a Caribbean beach. The color and transparency of the water and the wooded environment go through all its wealth.

Travel agency and activities in San Martín de los Andes


Hotels and accommodations in San Martín de los Andes

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