Abseiling in Mount Bandurrias

Abseiling in Mount Bandurrias

Abseiling is one of the many physical skills that may be practiced in the mountain highly appreciated by our bodies as they can improve our abilities.

Mountaineering
Sailing across Lake Lácar towards Hua Hum

Sailing across Lake Lácar towards Hua Hum

The watercrafts that cover the tour to Quila Quina and Hua Hum everyday rest at the city pier. In the winter, in the summer. Always…

Recreational Tourism
Sailing on Lake Lácar

Sailing on Lake Lácar

Sailing tends to be the passion of all helmsmen and a different kind of outing for the inexperienced. Lake Lácar is ideal to take the first steps.

BoatingContemplative Tourism
Seven Lakes Road

Seven Lakes Road

Known as the "Seven Lakes Route", we will go along the section of National Route 234 that joins the districts of San Martín de los Andes and Villa La Angostura.

Bird watchingContemplative Tourism
Snowshoeing around Chapelco

Snowshoeing around Chapelco

We entered the lenga forest at Mount Chapelco wearing our snowshoes. As if we were landing on the moon, we walked on deep powder snow.

AdventureTrekking
A Challenge Steps away from the Downtown

A Challenge Steps away from the Downtown

A new style of amusement park has been settled down in a valley surrounded by low hills and plentiful vegetation, very close to the urban area.

CanopyAdventure
Lanin Summit Climb

Lanin Summit Climb

Motivation and preparation are the two pillars mountaineers rely on to face the ascent of the highest Andean massif in the region: 3,776 meters MSL.

MountaineeringClimbingTrekkingContemplative Tourism
Running along Mountain Trails

Running along Mountain Trails

San Martín has become an ideal spot for those who combine their need to take part in running competitions with the most amazing natural scenes.

AdventureTrekkingContemplative Tourism
Andean Ibis, Emblematic Bird

Andean Ibis, Emblematic Bird

Even before being labeled as the symbol of the city, the Andean Ibis had already conquered the hearts of the denizens of San Martín de los Andes because of its appearance and its pacific mood.

Bird watchingContemplative Tourism
Arrayán Tea House

Arrayán Tea House

Standing on a high spot inside San Martín de los Andes scene, a house made of logs and delicious tea served in the European fashion take visitors back to the origins of this mountain village.

GastronomyContemplative Tourism
Chapelco in the Summer

Chapelco in the Summer

As the winter comes to an end, the hillsides of Mount Chapelco get upholstered in a very eye-catching shade of green that invites everyone to enjoy adventure sports.

MountaineeringMountain BikeTrekkingHorse RidingContemplative Tourism
Backpacking along 7 Lagos

Backpacking along 7 Lagos

Waking up by a lake framed by wooded mountains is your reward for choosing to sleep wrapped in nature.

Contemplative Tourism
When San Martín Blooms

When San Martín Blooms

Different shades invade the natural scene year round. However, it is during the warmer seasons that the flowers prevail and become the great protagonists.

Contemplative Tourism
Camping in San Martin de los Andes

Camping in San Martin de los Andes

Sleeping under the stars, in contact with nature just a few streets from the city center, is possible at authorized campsite locations for tents and campers.

Contemplative Tourism
City Tour around San Martín de los Andes

City Tour around San Martín de los Andes

An attractive London bus invites visitors to go on a sightseeing tour around the attractions in San Martín de los Andes and its surroundings comfortably sitting on either of its two decks.

Contemplative Tourism
Discovering Villa Lago Meliquina

Discovering Villa Lago Meliquina

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

Contemplative Tourism
Zip lining in the Chapelco Mountain Range

Zip lining in the Chapelco Mountain Range

Anyone who dares to soar like birds amidst a lenga forest in the Chapelco Mountain Range may choose a safety zip line tour guided by professionals. No one will ever regret it.

CanopyTrekkingContemplative Tourism
Amusing Rafting on the Chimehuin River

Amusing Rafting on the Chimehuin River

RIBs and paddles prance on the river surface and fight the current at the same time they sort out big and small rocks during a highly amusing activity.

Rafting
Rowing on the Machónico

Rowing on the Machónico

Local lakes and rivers offer cozy nooks for rowing enthusiasts, both beginners and experts.

BoatingContemplative Tourism
Traditional Horse breaking and Folklore Encounter

Traditional Horse breaking and Folklore Encounter

A rural festival in which the skill of traditional rural task workers are on display is held successfully year after year.

Popular HolidaysContemplative Tourism
Ku de los Andes, Steak House and Restaurant

Ku de los Andes, Steak House and Restaurant

Some restaurants stand out for their good cuisine and because customers always come back. This is always a challenge for their owners.

Gastronomy
The Andean Track

The Andean Track

Hiking is a sport activity on the increase and northern Argentinian Patagonia has new trails that go across Andean forests.

TrekkingContemplative Tourism
Che Museum in La Pastera

Che Museum in La Pastera

Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s public and private life is reflected in a compilation of documents and speeches displayed in a room recently inaugurated a few blocks from...

Museums
Sailing across Lake Huechulafquen

Sailing across Lake Huechulafquen

A modern catamaran sails the waters of Lakes Huechulafquen and Epulafquen, and visits a river of solidified lava on a gentle and unforgettable cruise.

Contemplative Tourism
Arts Night

Arts Night

In addition to its usual cultural presentations, summer nights are the perfect scene for San Martín de los Andes to incorporate two events that make everyone go out: Arts Nights.

Popular HolidaysContemplative Tourism
Parque Nacional Lanín

Parque Nacional Lanín

Con 412.000 hectáreas situadas al noroeste de la provincia de Neuquén, el Parque Nacional Lanín protege los bosques andino-patagónicos desde el año 1937.

Contemplative Tourism
Arrayán Viewpoint Tour

Arrayán Viewpoint Tour

One of the best views in the City of San Martín de los Andes and Lake Lácar is appreciated at Arrayán Viewpoint, which may be accessed either by car, bike or a short intense walk.

Contemplative Tourism
Chapelco Mount (in the winter)

Chapelco Mount (in the winter)

Only 19 kilometers away from San Martín de los Andes and almost until mid-Spring, Chapelco offers you the possibility of enjoying an unforgettable season. A lot of sun, high...

Ski & Snowboard
Traditional Restaurants

Traditional Restaurants

The restaurants offer varied menus as well as typical ingredients and ways of cooking to gratify the most discerning palates.

Gastronomy
White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting

Local rivers are ideal for an incredible activity that combines sport and amusement.

Rafting
Snowshoeing in San Martín de los Andes

Snowshoeing in San Martín de los Andes

Snowshoeing is a certain possibility in the surroundings of San Martín de los Andes. Adventurers just need to get ready, get together and get the snowshoes. The rest will flow.

AdventureTrekkingContemplative Tourism
New Flavors in the Halls of the Ancient Lácar Hotel

New Flavors in the Halls of the Ancient Lácar Hotel

Turning the page in the history of San Martín de los Andes reveals a building which used to house the old Lácar Hotel. Today, it is part of the municipal architectural heritage and it stands out as a glowing restaurant.

Gastronomy
Rodeo at Trabunco Arriba

Rodeo at Trabunco Arriba

The rodeo is an excellent opportunity to show skills and gather the followers of this rural tradition on one day spent amidst whips and spurs.

Contemplative Tourism
Summer at the Town Beach

Summer at the Town Beach

The new boardwalk was designed not only for the beach, but as a hub for nautical activities near the city centre.

Contemplative Tourism
Snowshoeing on Chapelco

Snowshoeing on Chapelco

There is nothing like snowshoeing to discover the most delightful nooks inside the snowy forests. We just need to dare to exercise and step on deep snow.

Ski & SnowboardContemplative Tourism
Chapelco's Tetratlon

Chapelco's Tetratlon

Chapelco's tetrathlon is one of the most demanding combined competitions in the country and the most important during the winter season on this mountain.

Mountain BikeSki & Snowboard
Handicrafts’ Market at San Martin Square

Handicrafts’ Market at San Martin Square

Like in several sites in Patagonia, craftsmen gather up at the main square to display and sell their creations to tourists and locals alike.

Contemplative Tourism
Towards Chile through Hua Hum International Pass

Towards Chile through Hua Hum International Pass

A circuit that connects Argentina and Chile and includes an amusing navigation across Lake Pirehueico lets us see the Valdivian Rainforest from inside.

Contemplative Tourism
First Settlers Museum

First Settlers Museum

A little wooden house opposite the main square transports us back to part of the culture of ancient communities which once dwelled in the mountain range and to the early settlers of this mountain town.

Museums
Bike along the Seven Lakes Road

Bike along the Seven Lakes Road

For biking enthusiasts, the idea of joining San Martín de los Andes and Villa La Angostura along the popular the Seven-Lake Road is more than a simple adventure.

Mountain BikeContemplative Tourism
Tourism in Neuquén

Tourism in Neuquén

The tourist attractions boasted by the Province of Neuquén throughout its territory are multiple and each region has a particular feature.

Yuco and Nonthué on the Road towards Hua Hum

Yuco and Nonthué on the Road towards Hua Hum

The road leading to Hua Hum International Pass gets us deep within a natural environment with thousands of startling nooks.

AdventureHydrotherapyContemplative Tourism
Private Motorbike and License Plate Collection

Private Motorbike and License Plate Collection

A private collector exhibits old motorbikes and license plates at his home, a hobby leading to life stories of long gone days.

Museums
Excellent Matching with a View of Lake Lácar

Excellent Matching with a View of Lake Lácar

A well-known restaurant in San Martín de los Andes presents a gourmet cuisine lesson. Mediterranean flavors offered by Borja Blázquez, a young but experienced stylish cook.

Gastronomy
Swimming across Lake Lácar

Swimming across Lake Lácar

Swimming across the freezing cold water of Lake Lacar is one of the most eagerly awaited events in which sports men and women put their strength to the test while enjoying the art of swimming.

AdventureContemplative Tourism
A Tour around Lakes Huechulafquen and Paimún

A Tour around Lakes Huechulafquen and Paimún

A well-known Patagonian circuit leads to Lakes Huechulafquen and Paimún and offers a close-up to the Lanín Volcano, including a visit to the City of Junín de los Andes and the famous Chimehuín River.

Contemplative TourismCazaFishing
Patagonian New Year

Patagonian New Year

On June 24, the primitive peoples both from Chile and Argentina celebrate the beginning of the new year. An ancient tradition which attracts new visitors every year.

Contemplative Tourism
Getaway to Chile through Mamuil Malal

Getaway to Chile through Mamuil Malal

Crossing Mamuil Malal International Pass towards Chile gives more than a sample of the best scenes of the Andean Patagonian forest.

HydrotherapyContemplative Tourism
Amazing Lake Curruhué

Amazing Lake Curruhué

Inside Lanín National Park, the natural environment of Lake Curruhué provides charming views originated in a volcanic past.

HydrotherapyContemplative Tourism
Quila Quina, the Fashionable Beach

Quila Quina, the Fashionable Beach

Quina Quina is the traditional summer beach in San Martín de los Andes, chosen by locals and visitors alike. Besides, this spot boasts residences and quietness.

Mountain BikeTrekkingContemplative Tourism
Crossing over to Chile through Cardenal Samoré Pass

Crossing over to Chile through Cardenal Samoré Pass

Crossing into Chile through Cardenal Samore International Pass is one of the most popular ways to cross.

HydrotherapyContemplative Tourism
Hua Hum, Synonym for Rafting

Hua Hum, Synonym for Rafting

Rapids, pools and fun aboard a zodiac RIB through the Valdivian-Argentinian-Chilean rainforest along the Hua Hum River.

HydrotherapyRafting
Excursion to the Ñivinco Cascade

Excursion to the Ñivinco Cascade

Hidden in a thick Patagonian forest, Ñivinco Cascade offers its best sounds within a site where silence rules.

Contemplative Tourism
Villa Meliquina and Córdoba Pass

Villa Meliquina and Córdoba Pass

After passing by the village of Meliquina, Del Córdoba Pass lays out a different kind of tour used as an alternative to the 7-Lake Road.

Contemplative Tourism
Towards the Little Island across the Woods

Towards the Little Island across the Woods

La Islita (The Little Island) is a simple rocky post close to the shore of Lake Lácar. However, it gains importance due to the great deal of young people that gather there every sunny day.

MountaineeringTrekkingContemplative Tourism
Fish Breeding Station in SMA

Fish Breeding Station in SMA

The Fish Capture and Breeding Station in San Martín de los Andes is an example of first rate technical work in the conservation of salmonidae. NOT WORKING AT THE MOMENT.

Contemplative TourismFishing
Trekking to the Colorado

Trekking to the Colorado

Mountain trekkers can enjoy an interesting climb to the top of a mount with a spectacular view of the lakes and the surrounding Andes.

MountaineeringTrekking

Travel agency and activities in San Martín de los Andes

Hotels and accommodations in San Martín de los Andes

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