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The Lake District Sights

Playa Quila Quina

  • Beach–Sight

Updated 08/13/2014

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Situated in a Mapuche village, this small lakeside beach is a tourist hotspot with ferries bringing visitors from San Martín five times a day. It's possible to arrive by car, but be prepared for a steep descent down to the rocky beach. Although busy, Playa Quila Quina is perfect for swimming and enjoying the panoramic views of Lake Lácar. Not far from the shore, a trail leads to a small waterfall (Arroyo Grande). To reach Playa Quila Quina, turn off R234 2 km (1 mile) before the road to Catrite and get on R108. Amenities: food and drink; parking; toilets. Best for: swimming; walking.

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18 km (11 miles) from San Martín on R108, San Martín de los Andes, Neuquén, 8370, Argentina

Updated 08/13/2014


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