La mata de calafate - Calafate bush
A house to rest in a place to discover
A house that allows you to see the lake,
the Andes, Calafate Mountain and the City
by just opening the window.
A comfortable and peaceful environment
to rest with family or friends.
An opportunity to discover
a place, its landscape and its people.
La mata de calafate,
a House to rest
in a Place to discover.
El Calafate can be much more than just a city
to pass through on your way to the famous Perito Moreno Glacier.
It is history, the history of a staging post where peasants stopped their wagons
on their long journey to the sea in order to sell their bundles of wool
after the shearing process.
It is an oasis in the middle of the wild and deserted Patagonian landscapes
with bushes and shrubs of a monochromatic beauty and sunsets of enigmatic red clouds.
It is a place that invites you to listen to the silence of an almost uninhabited land and
the persistent whistling of the wind, typical of the summer mornings.
It is the possibility to discover wonderful glaciers, blankets of snow descending from
the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, one of the fresh water reserves of the planet .
It is the legend of the tiny purple fruit
that gave its name to the city,
the fruit of a plant native to this place:
La mata de calafate - calafate shrubs -