Accessible by boat only that passes by several icebergs that calved off Upsala glacier you arrive at a neatly kept estancia. Friendly staff greets you to get you oriented and all checked in. There are several activities you can choose to participate in from hiking, fishing to horseback riding or just enjoy the fantastic scenery. We were treated to a parilla (barbecue ) of different meats but All the meals were Very Good. The Rooms were spacious and clean and quiet. Generator supplied electricity off from 11p.m. to 7 a.m. but that causes NO problem. Definitely a must on your Patagonia trip.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located on the Northwest shore of the Lake Argentino Lake on the far of Cristiana’s arm, Estancia Cristina is located in a unique corner in Los Glaciares National Park. Founded in 1941 by Joseph P. Masters and his wife, this stunning place still maintains its essence, keeping the history of this family alive, that with great effort and perseverance, made this lonely and inhospitable place a small paradise a home.Estancia Cristina is a unique Lodge; it count with 20 comfortable rooms distributed in 5 elegant cabins and exclusive access to the most stunning sights of the Upsala Glacier. An enchanting and warm place, that just like in the past grants the best Patagonian hospitality. The only access to the Estancia is by boat; the full board Lodge program offer exquisite Patagonian gastronomy, a museum and a variety of activities to enjoy of this wonderful region. There are many activity options for you to choose: Walks of different demands, 4x4 wheel drive rides, horse riding, mountain bike or fishing. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Estancia Cristina Lodge El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia