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by: benari - 25th March 2009

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  • 4All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 4Aprés Ski
  • 4Terrain Park
  • Overall Value
Muy buena escuela tanto para niños como para adultos
Muy buen servicio al cliente

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Chapelco es un centro de tamaño intermedio en comparación a Cerro Catedral o Las Leñas. Tiene una vista panorámica de los alrededores que es sencillamente maravillosa: el volcán Lanin, el lago Lacar, la cordillera argentina y chilena, etc. Salvo Cerro Bayo en Villa La Angostura, no he visto un complejo de esquí con un panorama tan bello. Tiene pistas variadas en cuanto a dificultad y algunas zonas fuera de pista son realmente complejas. Al final del invierno la calidad de la nieve no es como en Las Leñas o Cerro Castor pero aún así, es atractivo dado que el cuidado de las pistas es realmente bueno. No es un centro caro y en temporada baja es muy accesible. Tiene abundancia de oferta gastronómica, desde cocina con cierta sofisticación a comida barata como en el Club Lacar. Ofrece una muy buena escuela de ski y, para los niños, es muy divertido y terminan la semana aprendiendo a esquiar. Para mí, es importante teniendo en cuenta que es de las pocas cosas que uno puede hacer con niños de edades variadas y que resulte divertido para todos. San Martín de Los Andes es una maravilla. Aunque se ha vuelto un tanto sofisticado, mantiene el espíritu de villa de montaña pequeña. El lugar es muy amistoso y en todas partes, la atención es esmerada y, al mismo tiempo, algo informal. La oferta hotelera y gastronónica es muy variada y dá para todos los gustos.

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  • Flávio Carvalho (29th February 2020)

    I got a massive snow!! Powder powder Best trip in South America and one of the best ever. I’ve been to USA,...

  • Alberto Constain (17th July 2011)

    In my recent trip to Chapelco, I found the ski resort to be poorly run. Its management was misleading, even dishonest, when...

  • CASATOURS (24th February 2009)

    Chapelco is a family orientated mountain with some of the best tree skiing in South America. Its lengue forests provide a unique...

  • Randy Rogers (8th September 2008)

    Wow, what a view... My trip to Chapelco was thanks to my affiliation with the Federation Internationale du Ski. As one of...

  • tacarothers (8th August 2007)

    We just came back from Chapelco last week and it was fantastic. We stayed in San Martin and all of the shuttle...

  • southamerica (9th May 2007)

    I used to visit Chapelco to ski because a good friend of mine was in charge of running the resort’s mountain restaurants....

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