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Estancia El Puesto

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I can not say enough about our wonderful experience at El Puesto. Our group of four all agreed that our time at El Puesto was the highlight of our three month trip across South America. Even during the cool month of September, the weather was perfect for horseback riding and hiking during the day and the chilly nights were no...

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Essaouira, Morocco
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stayed as a couple for 3 nights, arriving on 14 April. We were met at Mendoza airport by Poppi (the owner's son) who drove us out to the Estancia. You very definitely need a sturdy 4X4 for the final few km of rough dirt road. We arrived on a chilly afternoon. The single storey corrugated iron roofed building is...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 30 March 2016

After reading some reviews of the estancia we werent quite sure what to expect from the visit. Now, after the visit, I have to stay that it was the best decision of our holiday to go to El Puesto. Raul, his family and the staff took care of us the whole visit. Great food, magnificant Andes, horse-riding, quiet nights... love...

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Canmore, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Raul picked us up right on time and we had an enjoyable drive into the Andes foothills, the road was great other than the last few miles, which lead to us to the end of the trail and his charming Estancia. We settled into our room which by North American standards was VERY RUSTIC, but did have all that you...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We signed up for the horse riding day visit only, choosing not to stay overnight. We were glad for that, as the house is very rustic with only solar power and very basic plumbing. But it is clean and well tended. The owners and his staff make the experience worthwhile. The lunch was beautifully prepared and presented, very colorful. The...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We were picked up from our lovely B&B (Casa Lila) in Mendoza by Poppi, the owners son for the 1 and a half hour-and at part very bumpy!- journey to the very remote estancia at the foot of the Andes. The weather wasn't had closed in, and with no heating and a reliance on solar power, the amenities were basic....

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Manchester UK
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in October 2015 with friends - had the place to ourselves! Despite poor weather we had great welcome at the estancia - it's very picturesque location and isolation means no wifi and basic access to hot water and heating - but that was all part of the experience. Amazing fresh food served by talented cook and great riding...

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We visited Estancia El Puesto for a day trip (we did not stay there overnight) and had an amazing time. My wife and I (we were on our honeymoon) were the only two visitors, so it almost felt like we were visiting family. We went on a pleasant horse ride in the foothills with breathtaking views of the Andes, had...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2015

This is a great place to go to for a nice change of pace. The estancia El Puesto is owned and managed by Raul Labat. He was the host when I was there in late April 2015. I stayed at El Puesto because my spouse and daughters had such a good time here in March 2010. I was not disappointed....

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Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 5 days at Raoul's estancia, attracted by the remoteness and riding in the foothills of the Andes. It was all that was promised and we had hoped for. Fabulous food from Lis. Great local wines. Superb riding with gaucho Polo, in spectacular surroundings and for those sufficiently competent, it can be exciting! Smiling faces at all times....

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Settled in the middle of the Andes, El Puesto is a great place for all ages to enjoy the panoramic views, delicious meals & mendocinean wines, horse back riding with the best hosts Raul & Daniele. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Estancia El Puesto

Address: Alto Valle De Uco, Tupungato 0, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Cuyo > Province of Mendoza > Tupungato
Number of rooms: 5
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“there are two building to stay in we would recommend the guest house rather than the main Estancia.”
 of 5 bubbles john33134, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Leave your phone and electronics in your suitcase, there is only solar energy at the Estanica! Better for being completely off the grid!”
 of 5 bubbles SmelterCat, 4 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the main house which was very convenient. Close to the kitchen, dining room, and living room but a bungalow is also available.”
 of 5 bubbles S7873DKsarahd, 26 May 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the garden rooms which are just as nice as in the main house and actually i think give you a little more privacy being slightly set away from the rest. But both main house and garden rooms are fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles abby_1234_11, 26 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Be prepared for rustic accomodation (it is an outdoor adventure trip), lots of food, wine and long days in the saddle.”
 of 5 bubbles AlanK860, 3 Dec 2012 | Read review
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