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Estancia Cristina

about Estancia Cristina, Los Glaciares

Set up as a sheep ranch in 1914, the Estancia Cristina is located within the stunning rugged landscapes of Los Glaciares National Park. The ranch is ideally located for witnessing the Upsala Glacier, the largest in the national park, with guests being granted exclusive access to some of the best views of the glacier. The ranch comprises 20 comfortable bedrooms within five cabins, as well as a restaurant specialising in Patagonian lamb and fine Argentinian wines.

Estancia Cristina is only accessible via a four hour boat ride across Lake Argentino, passing imposing icebergs and the beautiful upsala glacier.

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Style

A new wave style property with facilities akin to a nice ski chalet. The hotel is large and offers fantastic amenities, from great dining to a relaxing spa.

Setting

Located at the entrance to El Calafate in the Santa Cruz province, it is easily accessible by car, bus or even a plane directly to International Airport El Calafate.

Accommodation & Facilities

Rooms are available as double, superior double, triple or a suite and are each elegantly furnished, and comfortable, designed with your comfort in mind. Spread out over three floors, rooms all have modern amenities, including a LCD TV with cable, phone, heating, safe and Wi-Fi, as well as a minibar. Double rooms do what they say on the tin, with ample space for two people and a peaceful feel about them. In addition, superior doubles have an additional area with some chairs and triples have extra space, sometimes up to 30 square metres in size. Suites are that bit more luxurious, with an area of about 40 square metres, a Jacuzzi and a living area.

You will also find an excellent restaurant, swimming pool and spa and health club facilities. Some accommodation is wheelchair accessible.

Dining

The restaurant, Barlovento, serves regional and international cuisine, prepared with fresh ingredients in a relaxed atmosphere and, of course, with excellent views.

Activities

From here you can access the outstanding Perito Moreno Glacier, 80 kilometres from the village El Calafate and enjoy a day trip to the Todo Glaciers. An expedition names ‘Spirit of the Glaciers’ is also available, a two day tour of the glaciers where you will sleep out among the ice. You can also go and explore El Calafate.

Child Policy

Children welcome.

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