Fine art combines with spectacular lakeside views at the elegant El Casco, one of the Lake District’s most sophisticated hotels just 11km outside the regional centre Bariloche.
Nestled in forest right at the water’s edge, the hotel showcases some 475 works of art including original paintings and sculptures from Argentina’s most prominent artists. This air of refinement flows throughout with elegant communal spaces and pristine gardens which put the magnificent lake views at centre stage.
There are 33 spacious rooms and studios, modern and contemporary in décor and featuring state-of-the-art mod cons including plasma screens TV’s, Wi-Fi, DVD and CD players. The standard “Bustillo Studios” overlook the mountain at the back of the hotel while the remaining rooms feature lake views.
Inspired by award-winning executive chef Fernando Trocca, the restaurant delivers fine art inspired food such as turkey and truffles and duck with roast figs accompanied by carefully selected wines from the hotels impressive 1700 bottle cellar.
The spa offers a wide range of treatments and massages and includes a sauna, gym, Turkish and Finnish baths. Each day guests head to the attractive indoor/outdoor pool ringed with sun loungers or retire to the art lounge to appreciate some of Argentina’s finest talents.
The Casco Art Hotel is a sophisticated, luxury hotel and idyllic base from which to explore the area. It would particularly suit those interested in contemporary art and culture.
This is just one of the hotels that we recommend in this area. If your favourite is not featured just let your consultant know - we will be happy to book it for you!