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Tipiliuke

Estancia Tipiluike

Tipiliuke is nine-room county lodge in northern Argentine Patagonia and is one of our favorite lodges in Argentina.

The house is tucked into a beech grove in the heart of a 50,000-acre working cattle ranch—Cerro de los Pinos—founded in 1909. Gauchos still work the land, as their families have for three generations.

This aerial view of Tipiliuke Lodge shows a red roofed exterior lit by bright lights and surrounded by green grass.

The Chimehuin and Quilquihue rivers frame the property with 17 miles of frontage; their crystal-clear waters are renowned for trout pools—home to monstrous browns up to 30 inches.

An aerial view of a turquoise river surrounded by green trees.

Accommodations 

The nine cozy guest rooms are furnished with artisanal textiles, ceiling fans, and radiant heat. Wi-Fi is available throughout the lodge as well as at the outdoor sitting areas.

This room at Tipiliuke Lodge features a king bed, magenta and orange rugs, colorful pillows and artwork.This bedroom at Tipiliuke lodge features two twin beds pushed together, white paneled walls, two lamps and artwork.The accommodations at Tipiliuke lodge feature an upstairs with a long rug, a sofa next to a window, windows letting in natural light and tables.

Amenities 

The lodge features indoor and outdoor dining and seating areas, fireplace, lounge, honor bar, wood-fired sauna, Yoga, and a massage room.

A group of people perform yoga on green mats in a white room surrounded by windows that look out onto green trees.A darked wooded sauna lets out steam.

Exploring Patagonia 

Guides, gear, and drift boats for fly-fishing are available for any level of expertise; even beginners can hit it big here. Riding, biking, hiking, and wing shooting excursions are also available.

Two men fly fish in a river surrounded by trees.

ARE YOU CONSIDERING A STAY AT TIPILIUKE? LANDED PROVIDES PERSONALIZED, CUSTOM TRAVEL WITHIN CENTRAL AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, AND THE ANTARCTIC. WE’LL CREATE A UNIQUE ITINERARY PLAN TAILORED TO YOUR INTERESTS AND DREAMS. EXPERIENCE THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME. SPEAK WITH ONE OF OUR EXPERT TRAVEL PLANNERS TODAY AT 801.582.2100.

Scalesia Lodge

Scalesia Lodge

Opened in 2015, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge is located on a 40-acre private reserve in the lush southern highlands of Isabela Island. From this vantage point on the slopes of the Sierra Negra Volcano, guests can view the Pacific, coastline, and nearby islands.

The Scalesia lodge exterior at sunset features green grass, red flowers, and stone exterior.This aerial view of the Scalesia lodge cabins showcase the roofs of the cabins set within thousands of acres of forest.

Accommodations 

Accommodation is in safari tent cabins with forest views. The 16 cabins measure 570 square feet each, including a private bathroom and 248 square-foot covered deck.

The tent cabins rest on elevated platforms with wood floors. They are fully screened and are equipped with king or two full-size beds, electrical outlets, hot water, showers, and flush toilets.

The exterior of Scalesia Lodge's tented camps are on wood stilts placed in the center of a green forested area.The tented camps at Scalesia lodge feature draped canopys, a king bed, windows and closets.The bathrooms in the tented camps at Scalesia Lodge feature a shower, sink, toilet and mirror.The exterior of the tented camps at Scalesia lodge lead to a wooden deck and green vegetation.

Amenities

The main lodge includes a restaurant, lounge, and viewpoint. Wi-Fi is available in the main lodge.

The Scalesia Lodge restaurant includes wood tables, contemporary light fixtures, large windows.

Exploring the Galapagos 

Guests at Scalesia Lodge on Isabela Island have a wide range of activities available to them, including snorkeling, kayaking, trekking, fishing, and bird-watching, with the option of private tours.

Some of the main attractions include:

  • Puerto Villamil: This port is home to white sandy beaches and lagoons. The town is also a great place to learn about the history and culture of the islands and do a little shopping
  • Concha de Perla is located in Puerto Villamil and is a great place to observe wildlife in the Galapagos, which includes sea lions, penguins, turtles, marine iguanas, frigates, and flamingos
  • Visitors can explore Volcan Chico and Sierra Negra, two large active volcanoes
  • Guests can take private charters to The Tunnels and Isla Tortuga where they can snorkel and fish
This Galapagos iguana has orange, black and grey scaled skin.The Sierra Negra volcano is an expansive black surface with surrounding green mountainside.

ARE YOU CONSIDERING A STAY AT SCALESIA LODGE? LANDED PROVIDES PERSONALIZED, CUSTOM TRAVEL WITHIN CENTRAL AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, AND THE ANTARCTIC. WE’LL CREATE A UNIQUE ITINERARY PLAN TAILORED TO YOUR INTERESTS AND DREAMS. EXPERIENCE THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME. SPEAK WITH ONE OF OUR EXPERT TRAVEL PLANNERS TODAY AT 801.582.2100.

Kachi Lodge

Kachi Lodge

Kachi Lodge rests on the Uyuni Salt Flats, near Kachi Island and the Tunupa Volcano. The six geodesic domed guest rooms are linked to the main lodge dome by an elevated boardwalk.

The main dome serves a lounge, dining room, and bar. The wooden deck outside the dome has spaces for catching sun and gazing at the night sky.

This aerial view of Kachi Lodge shows the domed pods set on a wood boardwalk in the middle of stunning salt flats.The Kachi Lodge domes are set on a wood boardwalk in the middle of thousands of miles of salt flats.Kachi Lodge features white dommed pods that sit on the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia.

Accommodations 

The guest rooms at Kachi Lodge can be arranged with either one king or two full beds. The rooms are also furnished with bathrobes, and slippers, natural cotton linens.

Electrical outlets and USB ports are located near the bedside.

One side of the dome is transparent, and faces the salt flat.

Each dome has a private en suite bathroom with hot and cold water, vanity, shower, and flush toilet.

Heating is provided by eco-friendly wood pellet burning stoves. Air conditioning, telephones, and televisions are not part of the Kachi Lodge experience.

The interior of the Kachi Lodge Domes feature a king bed, lamps, wood paneled walls and outdoor views.The interior of the Kachi Lodge domes have a king bed, night lights, artwork and an expansive window view of the Salt Flats outside.

Culinary Experience 

Kachi Lodge’s meals are provided in partnership with the award-winning Gustu Restaurant in La Paz.  Kachi operates as a full-board lodge, with meals included and an open bar featuring Bolivia’s surprisingly diverse wines, beers, and spirits.

Members of the Gustu kitchen and service team provide a la carte breakfast, as well as multi-course lunches and dinners.

Gustu is also a member of the Melting Pot Bolivia Foundation, which is dedicated to driving gastronomic projects that aid vulnerable populations in improving their living conditions.

The Gustu team believes that the promotion of Bolivian products is key to furthering the nation’s distinct culinary identity.

The interior of Kachi Lodge features a glass dome with a nice dining area with table settings.

Exploring Uyuni Salt Flats

The full-board program at Kachi includes privately guided touring in newer model Toyota Landcruisers.

Guests usually stay two or three nights, hiking on islands in the salt flat, visiting the communities at the edge of the salar, exploring archeological sites, stargazing, and testing their photography skills.

The Salt Flats at Kachi Lodge shine beneath a black mountain at sunset.

ARE YOU CONSIDERING A STAY AT KACHI LODGE? LANDED PROVIDES PERSONALIZED, CUSTOM TRAVEL WITHIN CENTRAL AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, AND THE ANTARCTIC. WE’LL CREATE A UNIQUE ITINERARY PLAN TAILORED TO YOUR INTERESTS AND DREAMS. EXPERIENCE THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME. SPEAK WITH ONE OF OUR EXPERT TRAVEL PLANNERS TODAY AT 801.582.2100.