Estancia Peuma Hue is a delightful hotel and eco-lodge situated at the southern end of Lake Gutierez in Argentina’s lake district, 30 minutes from Bariloche.
The name means ‘place of dreams’ in the native Mapuche language and it is easy to see why. The focus is very much on sustainable tourism as the estancia is involved with various NGOs and works hard to support and involve the local community. The essence of Peuma Hue is to perfectly incorporate nature and the beautiful surroundings while providing excellent service.
There are 8 rooms split over two different building and three private villas. Décor is rustic Patagonian with polished wood and wide windows offering beautiful views. Numerous activities on offer from horseback riding and trekking through to kayaking fishing and spotting wildlife and birds. Health and wellbeing is a large part of the programmes on offer with yoga and meditation available. A non-denominational temple hosts regular events from dance classes and music festivals to yoga sessions. There are also stables and plenty of pastures for the horses of the estancia. The restaurant serves international and regional cuisine, making good use of the organic vegetable garden, greenhouse and local farmers markets.