Rio Palena Lodge: Patagonia, Chile


Overview

Patagonia is known for its stunning natural beauty, world-class trout fishing, and snow-covered mountains with incredible ski terrain. High up in the Andes, you’ll find remote alpine lagoons. You can whitewater raft the famed Futaleufú, heli-ski untouched terrain, or paddle board secluded rivers. This sensational area of Chile is every adventurer’s dream, and rife with untapped-into possibilities.

The newly remodeled Rio Palena Lodge, which offers seven rooms for up to 14 guests, is the ultimate combination of adventure and relaxation. Open all year, enjoy an action-packed day of sport counterbalanced by a relaxing soak in a wood-fired hot tub, then try a local wine tasting to take in some local culture and truly unwind. The lodge is spacious, bright and airy, with spectacular valley, river and mountain peak views from the large windows. The immense stone fireplace creates the ideal space for an après cocktail by the warmth of the flames under the starry night skies.

Accommodations

Rio Palena Lodge offers 14 acres of property grounds with seven double occupancy rooms with either king or double beds, all with en suite bathrooms. The lodge can cater up to 14 people, and includes a river facing outdoor patio, wood burning fireplace with a view of the Andes, and a wood-fired sauna and hot tub.

Amenities

• Eleven Experience Manager
• Dedicated Concierge
• Guide Services
• Gear and Ski Equipment
• Inclusive Meals + House Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages
• River Facing Outdoor Patio
• Wood Burning Fireplace
• Wood-Fired Sauna and Hot Tub
• One transfer from Palena or Chaiten to the lodge

Activities

• Heli-skiing
• Fishing
• Raft on the Futaleufú river
• Paddle Board on the Rio Palena
• Fly Fishing
• White water rafting
• Hiking
• Stand Up Paddle Boarding
• Mountain Biking

Eleven Experience

Eleven sets a new standard in experiential travel. Unprecedented adventures and authentic connections are at the heart of every trip. Their down-to-earth guides share a day in their life, so you get to know every destination like a local adventurer. Eleven Experience’s collection of off-the-grid hideouts are intimate in size and located in remote and remarkable corners of the world. Available for exclusive use, their lodges are ideal venues to focus on outdoor adventure pursuits and escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

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Location

NEAREST AIRPORT:
Santiago de Chile International Airport (SCL), then Puerto Montt Airport (PMC), then Nuevo Chaitén Airport (WCH) or Alto Palena Airfield (WAP)

Rio Palena Lodge is set in a remote breathtaking region set on the shores of the Palena River in Patagonia, Chile. For international guests arriving by plane: fly to Santiago de Chile International Airport (an 8-10 hour flight from the US), then fly to Puerto Montt (1h 45m flight), then fly to Nuevo Chaitén Airport (35m flight) then it is approximately a 3-hour drive to Rio Palena Lodge. For those chartering a plane, you can charter a Cessna Grand Caravan from Puerto Montt Airport to Alto Palena Airfield (1h 15m flight), then it is a 20-minute drive to Rio Palena Lodge.

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