Easy access and a family-friendly atmosphere have made Playa Catrite one of the most popular beaches in San Martín. On the south side of Lago Lácar, 4 km (2½ miles) from the town center, it's a great spot to enjoy a dip in the calm, clear lake waters and admire the view of the Cerro Bandurrias. Oak trees provide shade for picnics, and water activities for children are available. A Mapuche-run campground is nearby. Amenities: food and drink; water sports. Best
for: swimming; walking.
4 km (2.5 miles) from San Martin on R234, San Martín de los Andes, Neuquén, 8370, Argentina