San Martin de Los Andes is a city in the region of Neuquén, Argentina. It is located in the Lácar Department in the South-West region, at the foot of the Andes, Lácar Lake, 45 km from the border with Chile and about 1 545 km (960 mi) from Buenos Aires. It has a population of about 24,000 inhabitants in town and throughout its surrounding area.Currently, or within the ski season or during the summer it is a popular destination for tourism and the location of the headquarters of the government of the National Park Lanín. Its landscape is one of the most exciting of Patagonia.
Summer sports adventures like kayaking, mountain Biking, trekking, rafting, horse riding and other popular. Golf can be played about 10 months a year on the Jack Nicklaus and Jack Nicklaus II designed the Golf club Chapelco. Design and construction starts in El Desafio Mountain resort set on the Golf course is a Signature Greg Norman in the mountains.
Pebbled road to the beautiful Seven Lakes, takes You to Villa Angostura, the Los Arrayanes national Park and Nahuel Huapi lake.
Chapelco is one of the most important ski centers in Argentina and South America for winter sports like skiing and snowboarding among others.
Art artisan handmade & crafts and local culinary delicacies like gourmet chocolates, cookies, organic jams and preserves. Kitchen Patagonian, and the building of tea abound. Hotels Alpine-style housing and cabins that are available everywhere.