This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Villa la Angostura. To help you make friends with Villa la Angostura before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Known as "The Garden of the Patagonia," Villa la Angostura is a small town of eleven thousand inhabitants, located in the south of Neuquén Province in Argentina. It is close to the border with Chile, in the Andes Mountains, and close to Bariloche and San Martín de los Andes -- two beautiful, touristic towns of Patagonia. Villa la Angostura is established in the National Park Nahuel Huapi. Thus, the splendor of the forests, rivers, and lakes is part of the natural view of the village. As consequence of the landscape that surrounds Villa la Angostura, this community is considered one of the most beautiful places of Argentina.
Summers in Villa la Angostura are warm and dry. However, heavy snow can be seen during winter months. The climatic conditions allow Villa la Angostura to be attractive any time of the year. Skiing, snowboarding, and climbing are some of the traditional outdoor activities which are held in this glorious region of the Patagonia. Sport fishing is one of the most popular activities during the warmer months. At this time, the weather is also ideal for trekking, horse riding, and mountain biking.
Whether you visit in winter or summer, staying in a hostel in Villa la Angostura is the best way to enjoy all the activities that the village can offer. Hostels in Villa la Angostura are numerous. They frequently offer shared rooms with four to six beds; shared or private bathrooms; and twenty-four-hour service, TV and internet access, common area, free parking, and barbecue area. Most of them provide linen and free breakfast. Usually, hostels in Villa la Angostura are built in the classical style of mountain houses, which will make the traveler feel the comfort and warmth of the wood, particularly for those visiting Villa la Angostura during the winter months.
Written by local enthusiast for Villa la Angostura hostelssandra