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El Calafate
Building on its must-visit location, the once-tiny El Calafate has grown quickly to cater to and profit from the visitors to nearby Los Glaciares National Park. Many visit to see such natural wonders as Perito Moreno Glacier, a massive glacier that’s actually composed of many other pieces of shifting ice. Yet travelers will find that El Calafate is much more than merely a gateway to the Patagonian wild—it’s a fun town offering all sorts of outdoor adventures.

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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Horarios: Desde 1° de Septiembre hasta Semana Santa de 08:00 a 18:00hs. Después de Semana Santa hasta 31 de Agosto de 09:00 a 16:00hs.
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Upsala Glacier
Upsala Glacier
At 37 miles long, this glacier is considered one of the longest in South America.
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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Pasarelas Perito Moreno
Pasarelas Perito Moreno
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Located in Glacier National Park, this 15,000-year-old lake is the largest in Argentina.
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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Rios de Hielo
Rios de Hielo
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Kau Kaleshen
Kau Kaleshen
Ranked #1 of 131 Restaurants in El Calafate
Price: $6 - $18
Cuisines: European, Argentinean, South American, Fusion
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Buenos Cruces Restaurante
Buenos Cruces Restaurante
Ranked #2 of 131 Restaurants in El Calafate
Cuisines: Argentinean
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Pluschow Resto
Pluschow Resto
Ranked #3 of 131 Restaurants in El Calafate
Cuisines: Healthy, Argentinean, Fast Food, Soups, South American
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mi Rancho
Mi Rancho
Ranked #4 of 131 Restaurants in El Calafate
Cuisines: Argentinean
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
La Zaina Restaurant
La Zaina Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 131 Restaurants in El Calafate
Price: $22 - $35
Cuisines: Argentinean, South American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

America del Sur Hostel
2.0 of 5
America del Sur Hostel
$48 - $177
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Schilling Hostal Patagonico
2.5 of 5
Schilling Hostal Patagonico
$33 - $95
Ranked #3 of 36 El Calafate B&B and Inns
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Bla! Guesthouse
2.0 of 5
Bla! Guesthouse
$19 - $93
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel A.C.A.
3.0 of 5
Hotel A.C.A.
$82 - $128
Ranked #2 of 70 Hotels in El Calafate
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Rochester Hotel Calafate
3.5 of 5
Rochester Hotel Calafate
$67 - $214
Ranked #8 of 70 Hotels in El Calafate
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Linda Vista Apart Hotel
3.0 of 5
Linda Vista Apart Hotel
$87 - $641
Ranked #10 of 70 Hotels in El Calafate
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

EOLO - Patagonia's Spirit - Relais & Chateaux
4.0 of 5
EOLO - Patagonia's Spirit - Relais & Chateaux
$820 - $1,549
Ranked #1 of 70 Hotels in El Calafate
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Hotel Mirador del Lago
4.0 of 5
Hotel Mirador del Lago
$113 - $221
Ranked #5 of 70 Hotels in El Calafate
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Posada Los Alamos
4.0 of 5
Posada Los Alamos
$149 - $275
Ranked #7 of 70 Hotels in El Calafate
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.