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San Carlos de Bariloche

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Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations. A holiday in San Carlos de Bariloche allows visitors to ski, hike, climb, cycle, kayak, kitesurf, paraglide, and sail, often all on the same day. A trip to Bariloche reveals one of the most visually pleasing landscapes in South America, with tall mountains and crystalline lakes as a backdrop. Photographers and nature lovers come to gaze at the picture-perfect views, while adrenaline junkies visit for the countless adventures in this wild Patagonian region known for its biodiversity. San Carlos de Bariloche is in Province of Rio Negro. When using our Argentina day trip planner , you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
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Where to stay in San Carlos de Bariloche

Despite an abundance of economical lodgings, most budget-friendly options in Bariloche get fully booked well before the start of peak season. Hotels charge the highest rates during popular ski months (July and August), when you're least likely to find a cozy room without a reservation. Mid-range hotels near the town center remain the best option for most tourists, offering car rental and tour arrangements along with the usual amenities like free Wi-Fi, cable TV, and laundry service.
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