A pretty and secluded village on the northwestern shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi, Villa La Angostura is a quieter and more upmarket alternative to Bariloche.

Nicknamed the garden of Patagonia, Villa la Angostura and the surrounding area is known to be one of the most beautiful parts of the the Lake District. Situated on the northwestern shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi north of Bariloche, Villa la Angostura has a small collection of fantastic hotels and an enviable location. Popular in the winter months for the nearby skiing the area comes alive in summer where it is a favourite destination for hikes in the Los Arrayenes forest and other outdoor activities. There are also some golf courses close by.

Best Time To Visit Villa La Angostura

Villa La Angostura can be visited year round. The most popular time is during the summer which is from November until February when the weather is warm (up to about 30 degrees centigrade/86 Fahrenheit) and many water based activities can be enjoyed. The Autumn (March – May) is a beautiful time to visit when the Ñire and Lenga Beech trees take on a wonderful colour. Winter is from June until September when there is snow and it is possible to ski at nearby Cerro Bayo. The spring months of October and November are also a great time to go when the trees are in blossom.

best time to visit Villa La Angostura

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Villa La Angostura Highlights

Villa La Angostura has some excellent hotels and incredible scenery. Below are our highlights and best reasons to visit.

  • Stay in one of Villa la Angostura’s luxury hotels
  • Take a walk in the nearby Los Arrayenes Forest
  • Explore the lakes on a boat trip
  • Go kayaking on the lake
  • Trek to hidden waterfalls


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