Lodge Fundo Laguna Blanca
A cozy rustic accommodations option nestled in the mountains of Araucania, the Lodge Fundo Laguna Blanca immediately feels like home away from home. Surrounded by a private park that reaches the banks of the Laguna Blanca lake, the property offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation as well as rest and relaxation. The German owners are very knowledgeable about tourism and ecology in the area, and are able to assist with a variety of tours and excursions.
Log cabins and an extensive terrace are at the disposal of guests, who can rent bikes, go on nature walks and hikes, and take advantage of the German owners' extensive knowledge of and passion for horse riding. German-bred horses live on site, and are available for lessons and a variety of excursions into the mountain woods surrounding the lake.
Other activities include jeep tours, cross-country skiing, trekking, and snow shoeing, or just relaxing by a bonfire or with a drink on then balcony while enjoying the lake views. Guest rooms and bungalows are rustic in style, simply decorated with colorful bedding, natural wood furniture, and private or shared bathrooms. All feature seating areas, and have either twin bunk beds or double beds.
The Laguna Blanca Private Park is the exclusive property of the lodge, and provides ample opportunities for outdoor activities. The Nalcas National Reserve is just a few minutes from the property by car, and houses volcanoes, mountains, and endless trails for horse riding and trekking. Curacautín town is 12 miles from the bungalows and is a small town with a variety of amenities such as a pharmacy, bank, and convenience store. The town bus station is 13 miles away.
Food & Beverage
The on-site restaurant serves a complimentary German breakfast every morning, complete with fresh coffee, bread and honey, and a selection of cheese. Lunch and dinner are also available, and focus on Germano-Chilean specialties. Guest requests can be fulfilled by the chef, and lunch can be packed upon request for guests heading out on excursions. Drinks and snacks are available all day, and are often taken on the balcony overlooking the lake or beside the bonfire after dark.
How To Get There
From Santiago and points north, take Route 5 going South until turning off this at the Curacautín exit towards Lonquimay. Drive 30 miles through Curacautín town, and then 4 miles later you will cross the Rio Blanco bridge and then turn left. 8 miles down the gravel road, you will find the bungalows and main house of the lodge.
Amenities & Services
General:On-Property Lake, Garden, Patio, Communal Living Room, Breakfast, On-Site Parking (free), Restaurant, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, On-Property Waterfall, Fireplace, Ground-Floor Terrace, Family Friendly.
Services:Wake-Up Service, Airport Transfer, Train Station Transfer, In-Room Breakfast Option, Tours and Excursions, Shuttle Service to Local Attractions, On-Site Ski Equipment Rental, Room Service.
On-Site Activities:Massage Service, Bonfire Site, Riding School, Private Beach, BBQ Facilities, Anti-Stress Therapy, Bread and Pizza Oven, Picnic Area.
Nearby Attractions:Volcano, Mountaineering, Lagoon, Hiking, National Park, Bird Watching, 4x4 Driving, Horseback Riding, Waterfalls, Cross-Country Skiing, Lake, Sightseeing Tours, Jogging/Running, Cattle Ranch, Canoeing/Kayaking, Mountains, Forest, Boating Lake, Ecological Park, Fishing, Trekking, Hot Springs, Skiing, Nature Reserve.
Languages:English, German, Spanish.
Pick-up and Drop-off
A transfer from and to the airport can be arranged at a surcharge of USD 70 (£ 46) each way.
A transfer from and to the bus terminal can be arranged at a surcharge of USD 15 (£ 10) each way.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in time: 2pm
Check-out time: 12am
Smoking is permitted in the communal areas, but not in the guest rooms.
Guests are allowed to bring pets onto the property.
Children under 2 years of age can stay free of charge when using existing beds.
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