Estancia Del Zorro
Farm house with 1 bedroom in Coyhaique, Aysen Region, Chile
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From £1,061 per week
Farm house to rent in Coyhaique, Aysen Region, Chile
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Traditional 12,000 acre Estancia ( farm) in Patagonia, Chile offering accommodation and activities and suitable for couples, families and small groups
PROVINCE: Coyhaique is the capital city of both the Coyhaique Province and the Aysén Region of Patagonian Chile.
ESTANCIA DEL ZORRO: A 12,000 acre working sheep and alpaca ranch, La Estancia del Zorro is situated along the Chilean-Argentinean border in the region of Aysen, just 23 kilometers north of the regional capital of Coyhaique.
ACCOMMODATION: Custom built bedroom alongside original farmhouse with Twin King size beds and Sitting area with outside terrace for taking in the spectacular views across the estancia landscape.
HOW TO GET THERE: Fly to Santiago with onward flights to Balmaceda Airport, served by LAN and Sky Airlines. Airport transfers available or request information on Car Hire available at the airport.
Estancia del Zorro is a traditional working farm located in Coyhaique Alto, just 2 hours by car from Balmaceda Airport and 15 minutes from the Argentina border. In 2004 Estancia del Zorro opened its doors to Tourists for them to experience traditional country life, the wildlife, the food and Gaucho culture.
Visitors are hosted in our spacious and comfortable guest room with Double or Twin beds, en-suite bathroom and located alongside the original farmhouse and the room opens onto a large terrace. Breakfast is served in our large farmhouse dining room and prepared by Roberto, our experienced and creative chef.
Everyday at Estancia del Zorro is different and guests receive tailor made programs in order to enjoy their stay, from exploring the countryside by walking, cycling or horse riding in the grasslands, meadows, wetlands, river bottoms, canyons, and foothills. The shallow wetland provides outstanding habitat for a variety of bird species, including native geese, torrent ducks, kingfishers, ibis,flamingos and black necked swan. Biirds of prey include the Andean condor and a variety of eagles and hawks. The nearby Dos Lagunas lakes are ideal for canoeing and there is a picnic area and walking trails. The amazing Valley of the Moon is just a bike ride away and is a home to the endangered and magnificent Andean Condor.
Car hire is recommended if you plan to explore the area. The border crossing into Argentina is 5 minutes from the estancia and the scenic day trip traverses the Argentine pampas to the river, passing small lagunas, natural habitats for swans, shorebirds, and pink flamingos. Not to be missed is a day long cruise out of Puerto Chacabuco to visit the San Rafael Glacier which is one of the major outlet glaciers of the Northern Patagonian Ice Field in southern Chile and is the tidewater glacier nearest the equator. Well worth a visit is the Marble Cathedral at Puerto Tranquilo, a natural wonder that could be the world's most beautiful cave network. An azure temple created by nature, the walls of this network of water-filled marble caverns show just how magnificent the precious geography of our planet can be. Visitors to the water-sculpted blue caverns see light reflected off the turquoise waters of South America's second largest freshwater lake, General Carrera in Patagonia, Chile.
Rates are based on double occupancy including Breakfast. Maximum of 4 persons can be comfortably accommodated in the large room (2 King size beds) for a supplement of US$ 500 per additional person for 7 nights stay. Families and small groups are welcomed. Airport transfers at additional cost or request information on car hire at Balmaceda Airport. Additional meals and horseriding, cycling and kayaking activities are optional and can be requested during the booking process or during your stay.
Minimum stay of 7 nights with any day arrival policy.
Best time to go is from December to April.
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Outside this farm house in Coyhaique, Aysen Region, ChileThis farm house is in a quiet area near the mountains. It has a balcony and outside lighting. Car hire is not necessary as the farm house is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is available if required.
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Updated 14 June 2016
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1 bedroom, Sleeps 4:
- 2 king size beds and en suite
Internet / WI-FI
Living area seats 2, Dining area seats 2, Central heating, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional
Balcony or terrace, Outside lighting, Parking
Children, Single gender groups
Private Owner From Abergavenny, United Kingdom Member since Jan 2016
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