Just after the initial surprise you will be able to begin to understand that “enjoying” has to do with a nice surrounding with the peace and quiet of the nature, with the music of the forest and the singing of its birds, with the smooth flap of the ducks on the clearness of Lake Lácar, letting time run while you travel with the wind to your dreams.
San Martín de los Andes is located by the Lácar Lake, within the National Park Lanín, and it is considered a paradise of peace and tranquility, framed by rivers, cascades, mountains, and enchanted forests. In the beginning it was a military settlement. Nowadays, this typical mountain hamlet dazzles us with its peculiar building in wood and stone, that provides a unique warm and a charm.
As a tourist center par excellence, San Martín de los Andes offers many hotel, gastronomy and recreational choices for everyone. During winter, the activity turns around the resort in Cerro Chapelco, one of the most attractive winter resorts in Patagonia, just a few kilometers away from the city. In San Martín de los Andes, you also have the possibility to fly-fish and big game hunt. This is the starting point for many land and lacustrine tours to spend great moments, keeping close touch with nature, in every season of the year.
Among the various exciting excursions that go from the contemplation of unique landscapes while walking, to the adrenaline generated by adventure tourism, it is worth mentioning the Seven Lakes circuit, Villa la Angostura, the Lanín Volcano, Meliquina lake and the edge Hua Hum, Currhué Lakes and the thermal springs Lahuen Co and the lakes Paimún and Huechulafquen.