Puerto Valle

Location: Northeast Argentina | Argentina

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Puerto Valle is a boutique hotel in the Ibera Wetlands of northeast Argentina. The hotel is housed in a historic manor house dating back to 1868, and set in 14 hectares of landscaped parkland. The surrounding countryside is a beautiful unspoilt wilderness, with rivers, marshes and forests home to a rich variety of species such as caiman, capybaras and howler monkeys; you can spot these and many more on excursions into the wilderness on land and water.
Perfect forExploring the beautiful Ibera Wetlands.
In the know
  • Housed in a historic manor house dating back to 1868
  • Set in acres of beautiful parkland
  • Gourmet takes on classic Argentine cuisine at the restaurant

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion
  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Setting & Views
  • Wildlife & Nature

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

The hotel is set is a beautiful park, which has been meticulously landscaped and is home to scores of native and exotic plant species. It backs onto the iconic Parana River, which can be viewed from every guestroom in the hotel, and the surrounding vegetation is home to howler monkeys, capybaras, and hundreds of bird species.

Rooms at Puerto Valle

Puerto Valle’s 13 guestrooms all boast views over the Parana River and have a stylish, contemporary design. Touches illustrate the property’s long history, particularly in the rooms in the historic 19th-century house, which have adobe walls, high ceilings and beautiful marble floors.

Food & Drink

The food at Puerto Valle combines a traditional emphasis on fresh, local ingredients with contemporary techniques to serve up gourmet takes on classic Argentine cuisine. Local river fish and fresh citrus fruits feature prominently; vegetables and herbs for the food are grown in the hotel’s on-site organic garden. At breakfast, a range of homemade pastries are on offer alongside local specialities such as chipa cheese buns.

Facilities

The hotel’s pleasant gardens are home to an outdoor infinity pool, which melts away into the horizon of the Parana River, and a palapa ­– a thatched hut over the river, perfect for relaxing in the shade of a hot afternoon. Indoors, there’s a cosy living room with a fireplace and small library.

Activities at Puerto Valle

The area surrounding the hotel features lakes, marshlands and wetlands, against the backdrop of native forests and the Parana River. A range of activities are on offer to help guests explore their surroundings, including boat trips on the wetlands, where you can spot caiman, capybaras and Pampa deer; kayaking on the Parana River; and horseback rides through pine and eucalyptus woods, to name just a few.

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Hotel location

Puerto Valle is just half an hour by private transfer from the nearest airport at Posadas.

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