Villa La Angostura

Villa La Angostura is one of the most exciting places to visit in Argentina. It is located in the Nahuel Huapi Lake’s north western shore in the northern location of Nahuel Huapi National Park. Surrounded by forests, mountains and lakes, Villa La Angostura is considered one of the most stunning locations of the Patagonian mountainous region,it is located halfway between the cities of San Martín de los Andes and Bariloche. This location is a sought-after destination for nature enthusiasts who love to bond with nature while exploring its striking features.

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Correntoso Lake Beach.

Villa La Angostura also boasts of a microclimate which results in a mild climate that can be enjoyed all year round. Even though it gets covered in snow during winter, summer is pretty warm making it an incredible tourist destination. There are also numerous resorts in the regions that will sure make your stay as exciting as possible. For those who love engaging in physical activities, there are also a number of ski centers in the region.
Popular Villa La Angostura attractions
Mount Bayo
Mount Bayo could be a turning point of your visit to Argentina. Located just a few kilometers from Villa La Angostura Downtown, this striking attraction offers a panoramic view to any visitor who travels to the foot of the hills. Love horseback riding? Then this is the place to be. With friendly guides and docile animals, you are all set to venture into the exciting landscapes and the unique forests. This is one of the few places on the earth with the ‘old man’s beard’, a lichen that is only able to grow in areas that are free from pollution. At the summit of the hill, enjoy panoramic views while breathing fresh air.
Lake Espejo
Espejo Lake is another awe-inspiring destination that is worth visiting while in Villa La Angostura. A glacial tectonic lake, the Espejo Lake is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The quiet waters that reflect the beautiful landscape provide a perfect spot for sport fishing while the surrounding areas are great for mountain biking, trekking as well as windsurfing. The shores of the lake can also be used for a fun day outing with friends or a picnic with the family. Lake Espejo offerspicturesque views that comes courtesy of the numerous streams that feed it and bring along melted ice and snow from the adjacent mountain.

The Los Arrayanes National Park is a sanctuary for peace and tranquillity when you need to take a break from the bustling town area. Located just 3 kilometres from Villa La Angostura, Los Arrayanes covers an area of 17.53 square kilometres. Nature lovers are likely to find this place exciting for its unique trees, including the rare arrayán trees.
Villa La Angostura is one of the most amazing places to visit in Argentina. With a lot of spectacular geographical features on offer, the village is thronged by both nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. Surely they will not be disappointed and even those who’d like a quiet break will go back rejuvenated. The fact that there are luxurious resorts around makes the experience even better.

La Villa is against the lakeshore, 3km to the south. On its west side is the Nahuel Huapi Lake, and to the east, the Correntoso Lake.(just 5 kilometers away from the village, there you can enjoy the beach and fish)

There are spectacular sights of lakes Espejo, Correntoso, Escondido, Villarino, Falkner and Machonico before arriving at the shores of Lácar Lake (Lago Lácar)

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It is part of the entrance gate to Arrayanes National Park, a peaceful and beautiful mountain village.

 

 

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From June to late September  you can practise downhill ski, snowboarding, off-piste.There is  equipment rental, ski and snowboarding school.

You can reach Neuquen by plane, arriving to Bariloche (Teniente Luis Candelaria International Airport)

Distance from Villa La Angostura to:

Bahia Blanca 1017 km
Bariloche 83 km
Cipolletti 482 km
Comodoro Rivadavia 830 km
El Bolsón 190 km
General Roca 525 km
Puerto Deseado 1115 km
Neuquén 477 km
Santa Rosa 1027 km
Viedma 1041 km
Las Grutas 1121 km
Trelew 943 km
Rawson 976 km