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about El Pedral Lodge, Puerto Madryn

about El Pedral Lodge, Puerto Madryn

Located at the very end of Punta Ninfas, a stunning natural viewpoint from which visiting Southern Right whales can be spotted; El Pedral Lodge is just a few metres from the ocean, on a long, stony beach, home to a variety of wildlife, from sea lions to penguins.

Set on a varied landscape of vast beaches, cliffs and dunes, the stunning area is emphasised by the outstanding service received here and the wonderful activities available, from whale and penguin watching, to horse rides and sand-boarding.

El Pedral Lodge detail


A European style maisonette right on the beach with traditional furnishings and just 8 rooms; service is highly personalised and exclusive.


On the end of Punta Ninfas, a stunning natural viewpoint on the Valdes Peninsula with a long pebbly beach, 75 kilometres from Puerto Madryn. During August and September, the Southern Right whales come here for reproduction.

Accommodation & Facilities

The lodge has just 8 double rooms, divided between the main house and a separate guest house. In--keeping with its original 19th century features, furnishings are from the same period preserving its traditional style and sense of history. The rooms are all cosy and en-suite, all with views to the surrounding flora

The main lodge has a living room with a fireplace, restaurant, bar, snooker room and swimming pool. A laundry service is provided and internet is available.


Guests are offered homemade food, the star or the menu being Patagonian lamb.


Here you can be as active as you like, activities range from whale watching and penguin watching, to horse-riding on the dunes. You can also go trekking, mountain biking, walking along the beaches, or try your hand at a spot of sand-boarding. Heading out to sea, you can board a boat or go kayaking, try snorkelling, fishing for sharks or even water-skiing.

Child Policy

Children are welcome and will thoroughly enjoy their stay, however, there are no specific facilities.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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