Embalse el Yeso, San Jose de Maipo
(4.7/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Head through the Yeso valley and descend upon Embalse el Yeso. Take a tour of the reservoir or head there yourself to see the views of the Andes from the dam. The reservoir boasts turquoise waters that provide most of the drinking water for the region. Here you can go fishing or rent gear to go windsurfing. Hike around the reservoir to get the best photos and views of the surrounding mountains and the Yeso River. Make Embalse el Yeso a centerpiece of your San Jose de Maipo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our San Jose de Maipo trip builder.
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  • Good with exception to the issue of the dam the cast photo is a beautiful site, the one-way trip back is special, mainly in time of plenty of snow, all the views of the lagoons in the middle of the mountains are beautiful, interact is part of the rotero for photos, arriving at the baths of the lead, she is not as hot as the hills , but the site is more beautiful, from there you can climb to the close by means of trails lead, and walk up to a pretty waterfall 45 minutes without major risks and with stunning views
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  • Worth knowing, the pond is beautiful, the water color is surreal, a little cold, I closed this tour with the dani of Brazil, travels with a cocktail included, super indico dani.
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  • Magical place, excellent for enter in connection with nature. The blue of the sky and the dam contrasts with the mountains and the snow.
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