Places to Visit in Villa La Angostura, Argentina, America

Places to Visit in Villa La Angostura, Argentina, America

Villa La Angostura is a village belonging to the Neuquén province of Argentina geographically positioned between 40°47′ S latitude and 71°40′ W longitude, around 470 km from the provincial capital, Neuquén and 1600 km from the national capital, Buenos Aires. Villa La Angostura is famous for its natural attractions such as lakes and peak as it receives a large number of adventure sport lovers during summer season.


Geography of Villa La Angostura:

Villa La Angostura is situated on the northwest shore of the lake Nahuel Huapi at an elevation of 870 meters with an area of 140 sq. km. It is within the Nahuel Huapi National Park, in the vicinity of Cardenal Antonio Samoré Pass. Villa La Angostura generally enjoys between 18°C and 25°C and 30°C temperature during some times of the year.


How to reach Villa La Angostura?

San Carlos de Bariloche Airport is the nearest airport to Villa La Angostura located in San Carlos de Bariloche, around 80 km away from Villa La Angostura. It is an international airport offering flights to many of Argentine and Chilean cities including Puerto Montt, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia and Campinas.

Aerochaco, LAN Airlines, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras and Sky Airline are the major airlines that serve Villa La Angostura.

Buses are generally available and also tourists can refer rental car or taxi for local travel.


Food and Shopping in Villa La Angostura:

The prominent restaurants in Villa La Angostura are as follows:

  • Viejos Tiempos
  • Nicoletto Pastas
  • Tinto Bistro
  • Restaurant del Puerto
  • Las Balsas Restaurant

Some locally made products like chocolate, beer and trout are purchasable items in Villa La Angostura.


Things to do in Villa La Angostura:

  • Patagonia Sailing Day Tours
  • Alma Sur Ecotrips-Day Tours


Places of interest in Villa La Angostura:

Nahuel Huapi Lake:

Nahuel Huapi Lake is the prime attraction of Villa La Angostura situated west side of the village. The natural scenery of the lake really gives an unforgettable experience to the eyes of tourists.


Correntoso Lake:

Correntoso Lake is placed on the east side of Villa La Angostura connected with Nahuel Huapi Lake by the Correntoso River which measures a length of around 200 meters and is also famous for sport fishing.


The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes:

Located in Neuquén, the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes was inaugurated in 2004, designed by Mario Roberto Alvarez. The building of the museum boasts 4 halls (temporary and the permanent collection divisions, auditorium and theater). The museum displays the works of many artists from different regions of the world.


Other places of interest in Villa La Angostura include:

  • Rio Correntoso
  • Bahia Brava
  • Bosque de Los Arrayanes
  • Belvedere Hill and Incayal Cascade
  • Cascada del Rio Bonito
  • Patagonia Infinita
  • Laguna Verde
  • Centro Recreativo La Piedra
  • Capilla Virgen Nina



Best time to visit Villa La Angostura:

Because of the pleasant and constant weather, the summer months will be best touring time to Villa La Angostura.

Accommodation options in Villa La Angostura:

Villa La Angostura is a picturesque village attracting tourists from all around the world. There are plenty of accommodation centres ranging from budget options to star hotels in Villa La Angostura and list of the best hotels in Villa La Angostura include:

  • Hosteria Le Lac
  • Hosteria Belvedere
  • Luma Casa de Montana
  • La Posada Hosteria & Spa
  • Cabanas Huitan Co
  • Sol Arrayan Hotel & Spa
  • Correntoso Lake & River Hotel
  • Hosteria Brisas del Cerro
  • Bahia Manzano Resort
  • Bahia Manzano Resort
  • Antuquelen Hosteria Patagonica
  • Costa Serena
  • Las Balsas
  • Cabanas Puerto Arauco
  • La Roca de la Patagonia
  • Hosteria Amigos del Bosque

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