This 4-day/3-night Patagonia winter-sport tour provides you with options for all types of skiing, including backcountry. While accommodated at the luxury Llao Llao Hotel and Resort, you will hit the slopes at the nearby Mt. Catedral, which is Argentina’s most complete ski center today. Here, you can enjoy more than 120 kilometers of tracks and trails, and 600 skiable hectares. For those who practice freestyle and snowboarding, this center has a specially designed area with bumps and rails so you can really show off your talent. Other alternative activities include snow tours, a 50-kilometer self-guided challenge for intermediate and advanced skiers, and differential spaces for all skiing levels (beginners, intermediate and advanced). While not on the slopes, you will be offered the finest in pampering at the hotel’s spa, which offers the latest techniques in facial and body programs for creating a unique atmosphere of relaxation and wellbeing – not to mention the hotel’s amazing international gourmet cuisine. In any case, regardless of how active your stay is, all of the hotel’s 205 rooms provide home-style comfort in the heart of Patagonia.
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PM: Staff of the Llao Llao Hotel will welcome you at the Bariloche airport, and then take you on a scenic drive for a little over an hour to the hotel itself. After you’ve had an opportunity to check in and unpack, you will have a chance recuperate from your trip through any of the spa’s dozen treatments, which include aromatherapy, body treatments and Thai massages. Completely relaxed, you will later be served a gourmet grilled-meat or fish dinner at the Los Cesares Grill & Pasta before heading to the leather upholstery and antler chandeliers of the hotel’s Lobby-Bar or retiring to your room for the night.
AM: After breakfast at the hotel, you will be accompanied on the exclusive shuttle service to the base of Mt. Catedral, the main ski resort in the region. A pioneer in South America, today it is Argentina’s most complete ski center. This ski resort possesses 600 skiable hectares and more than 120 kilometers of tracks and trails, while its 39 lifts have a towing capacity of approx. 35,000 skiers per hour. Once we reach Mt. Catedral, you will first be welcomed at the Hospitality Lounge, which is specially prepared to meet the needs of skiers who stay at Llao Llao, thus avoiding delays and making the most of their time skiing. You will be given assistance and advice on everything related to the ski center before beginning your full day of skiing and snowboarding activities (in addition, lessons are available for you or your children, if desired).
PM: After a hearty lunch at the cafeteria managed by the traditional Kandahar Restaurant, you can continue your skiing and snowboarding until late in the afternoon, at which time you will be driven back to the Llao Llao Resort by the hotel’s private shuttle service.
AM/PM: Today you can enjoy another full day of skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Cathedral, again enjoying a filling lunch at the Kandahar Restaurant-managed cafeteria.
NOTE: For those who practice freestyle and snowboarding, Mt. Cathedral has a specially designed area with bumps and rails so you can really show off your talent. Other alternative activities include snow tours, a 50-kilometer self-guided challenge for intermediate and advanced skiers, and differential spaces for all skiing levels (beginners, intermediate and advanced).
AM/PM: After your final sumptuous Patagonian breakfast, you will have a chance to prepare for today’s flight through another of the spa’s treatments, which include aromatherapy, body treatments and Thai massages. Completely relaxed, you will later be driven to the airport in the city of Bariloche, with plenty of time to catch your flight home or onward.
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