I’m within the fortunate place to go to Argentina yearly for a convention after which I usually add 5-6 days of leisure time. My conventional bleisure journeys. This yr I went to Patagonia, extra exact the Glacier Nationwide Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Web site. I stayed in each El Calafate and El Chaltén three days to get impression of the park. In El Calafate, my house was La Cantera Boutique Resort. Let me share with you my constructive expertise however examine first the quick video impression.
La Cantera Boutique Resort is situated a couple of minutes’ stroll from the central avenue on a hill. It has superior views over Lago Argentina particularly from the higher rooms. The resort has two components: a decrease constructing and an higher constructing. Within the higher constructing are additionally the reception and restaurant situated. La Cantera Boutique Resort is embellished with native Patagonian objects and supplies. I like this in a boutique resort to really feel extra one with the world. After I arrived, I used to be checked in rapidly by the pleasant workers. They confirmed me my room and organized for me for the subsequent day a glacier trekking (extra on that later). Excursions will be organized by the workers and that is conveniently added to the invoice. I had an incredible keep at this regionally impressed boutique resort.
The rooms at La Cantera
The rooms all have names of lakes and mine was known as Lago Argentina; the lake I might see from my room. The lavatory is supplied with a bubble bathtub during which you additionally must bathe. Facilities are of excellent high quality and replenished each day. The room had a big corridor with a working desk, an ideal spot to put in writing this text. The mattress is massive and cozy. Perhaps the pillows are a bit laborious for some individuals, I believed so too at first, however they slept nice. A sitting space is simply in entrance of the home windows which was an ideal spot to take a seat for an hour having fun with the view. I felt at house and had three nights of nice relaxation and did unwind utterly.
Amenities at La Cantera
The resort has a number of services which I used. The entrance workers organized for me a tour from the massive number of excursions obtainable. I did a glacier trekking and the opposite day a gastronomical cruise with MarPatag. I didn’t take any therapeutic massage nevertheless however they’ve a SPA menu within the room to select from. Wi-Fi is free and for Patagonia requirements quick sufficient to even watch a film. La Cantera Boutique Resort presents additionally a free shuttle to the principle road and may organize every other switch if you happen to don’t have a automobile. The workers knowledgeable me nicely in regards to the space and the shuttle was simply excellent as I did attempt the number of beers the native microbrewery La Zorra presents.
Eating & Consuming at La Cantera
The restaurant and bar are situated simply subsequent to the foyer. They’d some good craft beers on the menu, though they have been from Buenos Aires, I did need to attempt them. Until midnight they serve any drink you want. The restaurant presents a number of native and Argentinian dishes. I really like meat so I had a rib eye steak medium uncommon. The dishes have style and are very inexpensive. On the town, there are many different eating places however these experiences I’ll share later. Breakfast begins at 6AM until 10AM, which is lengthy sufficient as most excursions depart early morning. I at all times like two fried eggs sunny aspect up they usually have been fried on order. Good! The selection consists of chilly cuts, breads, pastries and muffins, cereals and naturally contemporary orange juice. I completed my breakfast with a glass of bubbles on the veranda overlooking Lago Argentina.
When you go to the Glacier Nationwide Park in Patagonia, a UNESCO World Heritage Web site, you want at the least two days and thus three nights. I like to recommend staying at La Cantera Boutique Resort as they’ve an incredible view and location. The meals and drinks are affordable priced and scrumptious. If you need a therapeutic massage or tour the pleasant workers will organize that for you. I had an incredible keep at La Cantera Boutique Resort and hope to return in the future. I’m positive you’ll get pleasure from your keep too.
If you need to know what you are able to do in and round El Calafate then see certainly one of these choices: do a luxurious gastronomy cruise and see my different concepts for day journeys in Patagonia. I’ll add extra vacation spot info over time.
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Gallery of La Cantera
** All opinions are based mostly on a real keep, flight or expertise. I’m not affiliated with the resort, airline or tour operator however I is likely to be (partially) sponsored – or paid. **