More than simply fine wine and tango, Argentina has a wild side that is simply too good to miss. Patagonia. Sitting on the southern tip, Patagonia is a haven for lovers of wildlife, open spaces and scenery that will blow your mind (as well as your camera lens!) Here are a pick of the best places to visit, all perfect for a wild luxury South American holiday.
Estancia Rincon Chico
For whale watchers, nature enthusiasts and lovers of idyllic isolation, Estancia Rincon Chico is the place to visit. Sitting in Península de Valdés along the coastal region of Patagonia, this luxurious, traditional estancia has elephant seals breading on the nearby beach and endless windswept trails to spend hours walking along.
Perched on the Peninsula de Magallanes, Los Notros is the only lodge with views of the incredible Perito Moreno glacier. 70km from Calafate in the Los Glaciares National Park, you can take boat trip across the turquoise lakes and guided walks across the glacier.
A trekker’s paradise sitting in the foothills of the magnificent Patagonian Mountains, Los Cerros is surrounded by the granite spikes of Mount Fitz Roy. Horse-riding, sailing, hiking and glacier walking on the Patagonian ice fields are all on the menu and expert guides can help bring the whole experience to life.