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Potrerillos Dam

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Cacheuta, Mendoza, Argentina
+54 9 261 592-5230
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Cacheuta, Mendoza, Argentina
+54 9 261 592-5230
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sign and witness say is dangerous lake, with several life lost in the basin. Not much around, we expected a bit more.

Thank Robye144
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a popular place for locals, but if you go there on a week day, you get the whole lake to yourself. The perfect escape from the heat of Mendoza city, it is easily accessible by bus from the bus terminal. Pack a small...More

Thank Val G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If anywhere near the area ... definitely make a stop to see this dam. The scenery is amazing. I believe there's white water rafting nearby ... however we didn't have the time.

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So it was good to go for the view of both the lake and the Andes, and if you like rafting or canoeing then great you should go. If not.. there isn’t much else we found.

Thank jinxjinx1982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving up form Mendoza to the ridges of the Andes takes you past this important dam that controls the waters to the high desert valley surrounding Mendoza.

Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Wvisited the place for two nights and were taken by the beautiy and trnaquility of th eplace. Furthermore, my son got a trout, which was a great experince

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We booked this trip through Kuhuak tours and were lucky enough to be the only four people on the tour and so it was a private one in effect. It was raining in Mendoza and we was concerned the trip would be spoilt, but we...More

Thank peppermint
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the lake as we were heading up into the Andes for a hike. It was a beautiful day and this enhanced the colour of the water and the geological features.

Thank Lonestarbc
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Really beautiful views of the mountains reflecting on the crystal clear water. I would recommend booking a tour to see it.

Thank Valentina G
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Posrterillos Dam was the last stop on our tour of Mendoza region ( Villavicencio, Usballata, Aconcagua, Puente del Incas ). It is a truly beautiful spot, very peaceful and at the time we visited quite windy. We only had time for a short walk, but...More

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Response from Martim C | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t seen anyone swimming or even practicing any activity at the Potrerillos Dam. Perhaps you should try Termas de Cacheuta. At the Mendoza river there are some activities, such as canoeing, and rafting
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