A little bit of planning can mean the difference between an average vacation and an epic one! Wander wisely in El Calafate by knowing a few basic facts about it before you dash off.
El Calafate is a sprawling city, and you can depend on there being loads of fun things to do whenever you decide to stop by.
8,000 locals are waiting for you in this part of Santa Cruz.
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Every memorable journey begins with a single step — as well as a comfortable place to lay your weary head! Sort out your El Calafate accommodations through Travelocity and you'll have 49 properties to choose from.
You're on vacation! It's the perfect time to indulge in the finer things in life. Spend a couple of nights at the Hotel Posada Los Alamos (Ing. Hector Mario Guatti 1135) or the Xelena Hotel & Suites (René Favaloro 3548) and enjoy excellent service and a decadent room. Doubt you'll spend much time in your room? Check out budget options like the Hotel La Loma - Hostel (Julio A. Roca 849) and the Hotel Punta Norte (25 Mayo 311) and splash out on amazing experiences instead.
Got your suitcase and passport? Great — jump on the flight to Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE). Once the wheels hit the tarmac, you'll be only 10 miles (16 kilometers) to the east from central El Calafate.
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Collecting a car right at Comandante Armando Tola International Airport means you'll be out of the cabin and onto the highway in the blink of an eye. Alamo Rent A Car and Hertz are both a short distance away.
Get in touch with Alamo Rent A Car and you'll be driving around town in the blink of an eye. They are located at Av Libertador 1341 Of 1, a mere 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the town center.
It's easy to see why the shores of beautiful Laguna Nimez are a good place to relax. Seeking some more options? Bring the family to check out El Calafate Regional Museum, where they're guaranteed to be stimulated by the exhibits. But that's not all there is. Head to Argentinian Museum of Toys once you've tried all the famous museums and you're still thirsty for more!
Travel is the best teacher there is. Not only can it open our eyes to the world and ourselves, it can encourage us to meet new people and learn from shared experiences. So, are you ready to head off to your next exciting lesson?
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If you're looking to do a little travelling, you could check out Torres Del Paine, which is 60 miles (97 kilometers) away. Torres del Paine National Park is just one of the things to see and do here. Serrano Glacier is another place to visit while you are here.
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This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the sauna and perks like free self parking and a free shopping center shuttle.
This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas and onsite conference space. Enjoy the health club and free buffet breakfast each morning.
This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Business travelers can take advantage of the laundry service. There's a bar/lounge on site, and laundry facilities and concierge services are also provided.
A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. There's no skimping on freebies - guests receive free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. A coffee shop and a garden are also provided.
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