On the beach, the sea moistens the environment and the sound travels in the air. Energetic tides piling up against the coast to form cliffs and caves blend into the magnificent scenery. The beach houses a colony of elephant seals. Valdés Peninsula is the only continental post of elephant seals in the world. Characterised by its large size, the male’s trunk,
and the female’s deep and tender look, this magnificent species makes the land a passionate place.
Originally, the place was Correo Argentino’s main office and the Argentine Navy’s casino. Today, it is an exclusive romantic hotel, where you can enjoy all the comfort in a naturally wild environment.The hotel boasts 27 warmly
decorated rooms, a pub, a restaurant and a boutique. From the moment you wake up until you go to bed, the hotel plays an undisputed role on a holiday in which absolutely everything is connected to pleasure and nature harmony.
With its tones of ochre and white, creating an intimate and cosy atmosphere, the all-wood restaurant offers meals along with an efficiently discrete service, home-made dishes and exquisite flavours to indulge all palates. The restaurant’s main dish is Patagonic lamb served with various accompaniments captivating restaurant guests with the typical Argentine flavour. For wine lovers, a good variety of white and red wines cheers their hearts and warms their souls.
The restaurant also delights guests with other exquisite delicacies - some original, some traditional, but all home-made.
The LIGHTHOUSE pub. It is a special place to share the day’s experiences and program the activities of the following day. It offers a cosy and modest atmosphere where you can find several pieces of our history, such as different elements of the National Navy, objects of the Peninsula’s country life, and piles of Puerto Madryn’s antique port spanning over one hundred years of history. Also you can play pool, cards, darts as well as various table games.
The hotel offers a wide variety of activities so that you can fully enjoy your stay in the Peninsula, connect with nature and marvel at the Patagonic views.
Interpretative walks along the coast with specialised guides to observe elephant seals. You walk along paths that enable you to see the animals, bearing in mind how important it is not to disturb them. On the beach you can sit to observe this
magnificent species, accompanied by the murmur of the sea and the dark green of the sandbars.
Horse riding along the cliffs sets your pulse running, plunges you into an earth and sea journey, making you feel you are an active participant in preserving the environment. From the cliffs, you can see two completely different landscapes where life takes many forms. You can also hear the wind blow inwardly, see the birds flying passionately, feel the earth vibrating roughly as night begins to fall, while you desperately try to keep those brief moments that will soon begin to disappear.
You will go to Puerto Pirámides, where you can take excursions to different natural marine parks. At Golfo Nuevo, the water is transparent and the natural conditions are excellent. Scuba-diving amateurs from all over the world are delighted to see a varied marine fauna and flora. Thanks to a rocky shore and easy accessibility to the right spots, this is a great place to enjoy scuba diving.