The Experience

Los Sauces Casa Patagonica

LOS SAUCES Casa Patagonicas recreates the hospitable and refined spirit of the Patagonian farms of the beginning of the last century.  LOS SAUCES follows the architectural style typical of the region which combines native features with European influences in a natural garden of willows and rose hips, an oasis with splendid views of Mount Calafate and Lake Argentino, where nature is lived and breathed.  LOS SAUCES Casas Patagonicas is located in El Calafate, less than 3 blocks from the main street.

The hotel’s spacious 38 suites are distributed in five independent and separate Casas Patagonicas, each with a private living room creating a unique concept that privileges peace, comfort and privacy.  Our focus on customized service extends to the exciting activities which make up PROGRAMA LOS SAUCES, in which our “Site Hosts” – a team of specialized guides – allow you to discover the secrets of southern Patagonia in our own style.

Its intimate SPA LAS PIEDRAS together with the gourmet experience of LA COMARCA Restaurant and the Club House Library & Playroom invite you to live a unique experience in the land of the Glaciers.

Casas & Suites:

Its exclusive 38 Suites are distributed in five independent “Casas Patagonicas” conceived with a private living room and 6 to 10 Suites per House, keeping the Patagonian “Casa de Campo” style that makes LOS SAUCES unique.  

Every Suite has its own name, color and décor making them each different; guests may enjoy Caprichos, Tango, Calafate, Tehuelche or Margarita Suites.  Suites are provided with world class details such as incense floors, barracan knitted upholstery, Patagonian porfido walls and genuine leather as if they were the bedrooms of an authentic Patagonian farm.  Paintings by famous contemporary Argentine artists, furniture and objects carefully chosen complete the decoration.  Wi-fi Internet access, security box, mini-bar, LCD TV 42’ and hydro bath tub are featured in all of them.


LA COMARCA offers a delicious gourmet experience discovering the flavors of the End of the World, its elaborate menu invites to enjoy suckling Patagonian lamb or the tasty products from freezing and deep southern seas, fueguine spider crab and southern hake.  Full Patagonian buffet breakfast is offered to start the day, Gourmet Picnics to enjoy in the Excursions and a la carte menu for lunches anddinners.  LA COMARCA Cellar privileges Patagonian brands elaborated at 39 degrees south latitude, offering a wide selection of Pinot Noir, Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc from the most southern vineyards in Argentina.  Guests may also enjoy a selection of tea, coffee and drinks in the private living room of the Casas or in the intimacy of the Suites.


The Casa LAS PIEDRAS SPA, totally made up in stone, has an octagonal design with a central cascade with a skylight in the roof to enjoy the natural clear Patagonian light.  Each edge in the octagon accommodates 2 cabinets for body and facial treatments, Saunas, Scottish shower, Whirlpool Room – 2 indoors and 1 outdoor – and a state-of-the-art Gym.  Our SPA Menu offers Stendhal Pure Luxe and Zirh products for body and facial treatments and lists full body energizing or relaxing massages including an outstanding massage using hot Patagonian stones.

Club House:

With breathtaking views to Lake Argentino it is the venue to enjoy a comfortable living area with a fully equipped Library and Playroom together with a display of Argentine art.  Club House also houses a Meeting Room which holds up to 90 people for meetings, incentives or social events and for special lectures organized by our Site Hosts team about Glaciology, History of Patagonia, LA COMARCA Gourmet experience as part of indoor activities.

Patagonian Experiences:

PROGRAMA LOS SAUCES allow you to live and discover El Calafate and its famous Glaciers living Patagonian Experiences designed and guided by LOS SAUCES Site Host team:  at the time of check-in, guests will be informed of the activities schedule available during their stay.  Following are some examples of activities that might be organized:

  • Visit to the Perito Moreno Glacier accompanied by a Site Host
  • Trekking on the Perito Moreno Glacier:  Mini trekking (maximum age allowed 65 years) or Big Ice (maximum age allowed 45 years).  (Does not operate in winter time.)
  • Sailing facing the Perito Moreno Glacier (1-hour long)
  • Sailing to Upsala, Onelli, Spegazzini Glaciers (“TODO GLACIARES Excursion) only for 3 night minimum stays.
  • Active Experiences:  4×4, Trekking Experiences, Mountain Bike, Horseback riding
Imagine coming face-to-face with a breathtaking, rugged, so-white-it’s-practically-blue wall of ice that rises thousands of feet into the air. Meeting glaciers up close is just one of the numerous outdoor excursions available (many are included in your rate) at Los Sauces, Casa Patagonica. This refined and sophisticated hideaway also features a homey ambience with warm hospitality, gourmet cuisine and cozy accommodations. In fact, the president of Argentina originally had it built as a home for visiting dignitaries. Included in your stay: Wi-Fi access, transfers to and from the hotel upon request, a team of multilingual hosts and more.In the Know
The hotel’s gourmet experience was created by one of Argentina’s most famous chefs, the bigger-than-life Ramiro Rodriguez Pardo.Distance from El Calafate Airport (FTE): 25 minutes Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in room guests
    • already included in rates
  • A complimentary 50-minute massage
    • for up to two people, per room, once during stay
  • A bottle of wine in room on arrival
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
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