Hostería El Retorno Mountain Lakeside is located just 7 miles from down town of San Carlos de Bariloche. The Hosteria is located in the north head of Gutierrez Lake, inside Nahuel Huapi National Park.
The Hotel's strategic location allows us to be at 5 minutes from the base of Catedral Ski Mountain through a scenic route, 5 minutes from Arelauquen Golf Course and most important… no more than 1hr driving distance from 8 deferent fishing destinations.
El Retorno has a Master Suite with 2 bedrooms, 7 rooms overlooking the lake. For conference and meetings have facilities for up to 100 people with a full restaurant and a pub for informal meetings. Five apartments for 4 to 6 passengers, offering all the amenities of a modern hotel and fantastic solution for the traveling family.
A special attention has been taken to provide a comfortable and decor that complements the natural beauty of the surroundings. Hostería El Retorno is renowned for the warmth of her attention, experience, passion, knowledge and love for the place.
Within a half hour drive of Bariloche International Airport, fishermen can reach several hundred miles of trout streams in which flourish several thousand tons of fish lie within a hundred mile radius of this serene village, quite possibly site of the densest concentration of exquisite trout habitat in the world!
Land Park Lodge
The Hosteria is located in Junin de los Andes town. A strategic location which allows fast access to most recognized places worldwide in just a few minutes driving distance as Chimehuin river, Malleo river, Collon Cura and Alumine river.
Land Park Lodge & Spa counts with 8 spacious double rooms and 8 Cabins up to 4 person. Rooms and Cabins are fully equipped and have services for bring to you comfort and relax. A main living room where you can enjoy home made breakfast and special dinners only for our guest. Some other services… snack bar, private parking and Wi-Fi.
Estancia Quemquemtreu is just 60 minutes driving south of Junin de los Andes. A privately owned Patagonian working ranch with holdings of 200,000 acres, the Ranch offers anglers access to the Rio Collon Cura one of the region's most productive and reliable waters. An excellent "all-inclusive" service with Family style meals are served with all natural meats, vegetable and other foods produced organically on the farm.
The main house offers 5 double bedrooms each one with private bathroom, a nice dining room and a living room with a wide fireplace. Two other rooms can be also used in an adjacent house. A side barn has been turned into a great Bar where snacks and drinks are served every night after fishing. There is also a pool table for those who like to try their skills.
The Collon Cura River is the focus from Quemquemtreu, with 23 miles is a large size river where 3 full day float trips are available for our clients. The majority of trout here are rainbows but there are some big browns too.
Non-anglers take advantage of the long days with horseback rides and hikes to see wildlife. The extension of this remote Ranch provides lots of unspoiled territory and shelter for wild life as Red deer, wild boars, guanacos, foxes and armadillos are not hard to find. A good number of the famous Condor de los Andes are usually easy to sight. And different types of ducks, herons, eagles, kingfishers, quail, doves, scavengers, flamingos, swans, falcons among others are usually not hard to find as well. Guests are also welcome to become involved in everyday farm life such as riding with the gauchos, milking or rounding up cattle.
Estancia Rahue-Quillen & Hostería
Located 50 miles to the Junín de los Andes, The Estancia Rahue-Quillen & Hosteria it is family owned and operated, and offers all inclusive service for anglers exclusively with customized attention.
Cattle tradition since 1903, the estancia opened its doors for lovers of big game and fly fishing in the 1970s. The shell located between the Aluminé and the Quillén River, next to the countless cold water mirrors are the scene of trout fishing, practiced with guides and crafts from the estancia. And during the game season, the Quillén private reserve offers excellent specimens of red deer and wild boar. The program is completed with horseback and rafting excursions to fully enjoy the Andes mountain range landscape.
At the moment the establishment, through its successors, is dedicated to the production of bovine, racially mixed horses, pure blood of race; small cabin in the production of cows and bulls of roundup.
The lodge offers accommodation for 8 fishermen in comfortable rooms each with private bathroom. The country style bar is where guests and guides get together in the evenings to share daily fishing experiences.
From the lodge we access the 4 sections of Alumine, Quillen, Malalco and Malleo river. In the Alumine River, fish will take big dries such as hoppers, stimulators, Chernobyl ants, as well as nymphs and streamers. Evening hatches are great and sometimes the fish even become selective and force us to match the hatches. Not only can one catch many fish but one can also expect to catch a monster brown, at any time!
This is the place where fly fishing in Argentina started some 60 years ago. It is a place full of history!
Peuma Hue… "Place of Dreams" in native Mapuche language. With the unique advantage of being a Patagonia ranch, Peuma Hue´s 500 acres of wilderness are located at the southern end of Gutiérrez Lake, only 35 minutes south from the town of Bariloche and 45 minutes from its international airport.
Peuma Hue offers the beauty of its wild surroundings in the first and largest national park in Argentina "Nahuel Huapi National Park" and the comfort of luxury accommodations. Wherever you look, the landscape is breathtaking: rugged, steep slopes, rolling hills of an ancient mountain fold, the calm beauty of the lake and its green bay, the valley behind.
The main house was designed to maximize the exposure to each vista. It has 4 luxury rooms with private bathrooms and a spacious living room and dining room overlooking the lake. Down the road is a small, cozy and romantic log cabin, with its fireplace overlooking the creek. Across the bridge and overlooking the lakefront is the guest house with 4 more bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom, a living room and dining room. A boat house (also used as a spacious and comfortable board room), two more log cabins for staff and caretakers, a carpentry studio, a barn, a non-denominational chapel mostly used for private concerts for guests, the stables and pasture grounds, a greenhouse and a native plant nursery and garden complete the inhabited area.
From Peuma Hue, we access fishing waters such as the Limay, Pichi Leufu and Manso River or Fonck, Hess, Roca, and Mascardi Lakes.
For no-anglers we recommend staying at this location. It is close enough to access the fascinating people and resources of the Bariloche and we are be able to arrange all kinds of outdoor activities with private and personalized service, gourmet meals, live concerts, massages... and much more to discover.
Rio Manso Lodge
Deep in the wild and untrammeled beauty of Patagonian Andes Mountains, Rio Manso Lodge is located at the confluence of Hess lake and Manso river, in the Nahuel Huapi National Park and 90 minutes south west of the city of San Carlos de Bariloche. Impeccably run by bilingual hosts Sebastian and Eugenia Graziosi, the lodge is stylish and excellent by any standards.
The lodge offers a cozy living room with a welcoming fire, dining room and bar along with a fly tying area, and a drying room for waders, conveniently located by the lodge's entrance door. Telephone and internet access are also available. The cuisine is a mix of international and local dishes, enhanced by vegetables from the lodge's garden and other homemade delicacies. Along with great food, the lodge also features premium Argentine wines.
Rio Manso Lodge can accommodate 8 fishermen in comfortable rooms (double and single) each with private bathroom, jacuzzi, and full size beds. All rooms have a spectacular view of Mount Tronador, Lake Hess and the Rio Manso. An on-site fly shop is fully equipped with flies, rods, reels, lines, and all you may need for your stay.
Strategically located to facilitate comfortable access to Rio Manso, which runs for 20 miles or fish the very productive reed beds of Fonck, Hess or Roka lakes and being the only lodge in west side of the majestic National Park, guests of Rio Manso Lodge get to experience its magnificent solitude.
The Lodge is not just a fishing experience… non-fishing companions can enjoy a variety of activities, such as Hiking, Trekking, Horseback riding along the banks of rivers and lakes and through Nahuel Huapi National Park, Bird watching for the splendid Condor, the giant Magellan Woodpecker or the rare Torrent Duck. Scenic float trips down the river and lake kayak to photograph the many attractions of this temperate zone.
Spend a few days on Rio Manso Lodge it is really world class experience and something that you will always remember!!!
San Huberto Fishing Lodge
A family owned 25,000 acre "estancia" through which more than 18 miles of the legendary Malleo River, San Huberto is hosted by its owners Carmen and Carlos Olsen.
All inclusive style service with excellent food, the lodge has accommodation for 12 double and single rooms each with their private bathroom, living room with library and fire place, dinning room, after fishing open bar with regional snacks and drinks, quiet and relaxing atmosphere, hot tub and internet service (wi-fi).
San Huberto lodge offers access to some of the best stretches of the Malleo River, perfect for beginners, being able to cast comfortable distances and being exposed to numerous fishing situations on dries or nymphs. Yet the Malleo is a delight for the expert fisherman that takes pleasure sight fishing for big elusive rainbows feeding on small dries or nymphs in very difficult places.
Enjoy this family managed classic fishing lodge where every detail has been studied to make you feel just like at your own place. If you are hoping to stay at this lodge, we recommend that you call us as soon as possible to secure your space. We also suggest that you couple this lodge with another one of our fishing destination so to insure a well rounded Patagonia experience.
Spring Creek Lodge
Spring Creek Lodge is located only 6 miles from Junín de los Andes, 20 minutes from Chapelco Airport and 14 miles from the Malleo River on the Lanín National Park. It is a very special place on the banks of the Chimehuin River, at the foot of Lanín Volcano. This area, known as the "Mecca for fly fishing" offers 10 rivers and 10 lakes that are unrivalled for the practice of sport fishing.
Francisco "Franky" Pollitzer and his family are personally in charge of every detail that will guarantee your full-time enjoyment of the charms of this place. In the kitchen, Daniel Robinson and his team, prepare the most exquisite dishes of the regional and international cuisine.
Spring Creek Lodge has a club-house with a restaurant, bar and lounge. Six cozy bungalows are ready to receive guests. The bungalows, surrounded by lakes and streams, have two rooms, bathroom, kitchen and living-room. The bungalows are independent from one another; they are made of wood and are fitted with all the conveniences needed to make you comfortable in this marvelous place. The impressive view of the Lanín volcano makes this a unique spot. From each bungalow's deck, you will appreciate the majestic sight while you plan your next catch. The warmth of the fireplace and the hot-water cask are an invitation to the angler to rest after a long day. Wi-Fi, Satellite TV and telephone are available.
The Chimehuin River is well-known to anglers all over the world as a true paradise. Surrounded by unbelievably beautiful landscape and watched over by the Lanín volcano that goes back thousands of years, its magical waters are populated by large-sized exotic species of superior quality. Rainbow, Brown and Book trout's will gallantly fight. From the lodge anglers can access the Malleo, Aluminé, Collon Cura River and others. However, since the Chimehuín River is no further than just a few steps from the lodge, we will be concentrating most of our time there, fishing from the "boca" to where it enters into the Collon Cura River.
Tipiliuke Fishing Lodge – Estancia Cerro de los Pinos
Tipiliuke Fishing Lodge is situated in the Chimehuín river valley, 15 miles from Junín de los Andes and 20 miles from San Martín de los Andes. Is part of the 48,000 acre Cerro de los Pinos country estate founded in 1909 by the grandfather of the current owners. Since it is still a fully working farm, guests can participate in harnessing the animals and take part in other rural tasks with the farm workers, or just relax in the beautiful surroundings.
The ranch buildings are very beautiful and unique in their style, including the lodge, the old barns, the chapel and several family houses. TheLodge is located in the heart of the property. It has 9 bedrooms with private bathrooms, a living room, a dining room and a cozy bar. All these common areas have (wi-fi). During summer time guests enjoy outside lunch surrounded by elderly trees. A sauna and a massage room were added to complete the exquisite environment lodge offers.
The tree sanctuary, unique in the province due to its size and wide diversity of 200 species of different trees from all over the world, acquired and planted during three generations of the family, is a magic place as is the 6 hectare tree nursery surrounded by the crystalline waters of the Chimehuín and Quilquihue rivers.
Fly fishing rainbow and brown trout is the main activity for guests during summer and autumn time. The property stretches 9 miles along the Chimehuín river and 4 miles along the Quilquihue river. Both are known worldwide for their great dry fly fishing and the magnificence of their waters. Nymphs and streamers still the best option to catch large brown trout out from under submerged rocks or the willow lined bank.