Un Destino No Turistico Eco Hostel & Camping

Camino Laguna La Manga Km. 1, Puerto Guadal, Chile, Distance from city centre: 0.8km

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For eco-conscious travellers, off the beaten track...

This is a colourful Eco Hostel with only 2 rooms: the cozy Twin and the spacious Dorm. Also, you will enjoy a bright kitchen-living room for guests.

It is located among the native forest and in front of General Carrera lake in Puerto Guadal.

This is an ecological and educative project about sustainable life (with solar showers, parabolic sun cooker, composting toilets...).Here you might learn and experience over recycling, renewable energies, solar cooking, organic agriculture, permaculture,... Also, you can participate in interesting workshops and guided visits.

Accommodation Information

- Eco-Kitchen: For saving energy and learning, we use the parabolic sun cooker, the solar oven and the hay box. Soon we will build an eco-fridge.

- Eco-Toilets: We use composting toilets, solar showers and we reuse grey waters for irrigation.

-Hostel and Camping rates include: kitchen facilities and free organic tea.

-Tent 4 Rent: If hostel is full, meanwhile you can rent a tent with bed linen. Max. 2 people

WHAT TO DO

Using Puerto Guadal as 'base camp' you can take various daytrips to visit the highlights around General Carrera lake. Just take a local bus and be back by evening. You can visit Puerto Tranquilo (Marble Caves and Exploradores glacier), Puerto Bertrand, Baker river (rafting), Cochrane (Valle Chacabuco) and Chile Chico.

Please Note:
Cash only accepted as payment upon arrival

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Breakfast not included
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Kitchen
  • Non Smoking

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Directions
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This ecological project is located 1,5 Km from Puerto Guadal, on the Camino Laguna La Manga road (at the exit of the village towards Chile Chico).

Puerto Guadal is on the southern shore route of General Carrera lake which connects the Carretera Austral (cruce El Maitén) with Argentinian Ruta 40 (via Chile Chico - Los Antiguos border crossing).

BUS SCHEDULES TO PUERTO GUADAL FROM: Chile Chico, Coyhaique, Puerto Tranquilo, Cochrane and Argentina:

FROM CHILE CHICO

Daily buses to Puerto Guadal (some of them, go on toward Puerto Río Tranquilo and Cochrane).

Monday to Sunday 9:00 h. (except Tuesday),
Buses Baker: Departures from Commercial galleries next to the Municipalidad
Cel: 84 64 10 67 / 76 55 56 44

Tuesday and Friday 10:00 h.
Bus Pía: Departures from Centro de Llamados, Av.O’Higgins 426
Cel: 87 54 15 12 / 91 33 63 63

Monday and Thursday 16:00 h.
Bus Seguel: Departures from Supermercado Sur, Av. O’Higgins 394
Cel: 08 - 473 87 31
Phones: 67 - 2 43 12 14 / 67 - 2 24 52 37

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 16:00 h.
Buses Eca: Departures in front of Supermercado Eca, Av. O’Higgins

Tip - Get off the bus at the junction with Camino Laguna La Manga (500 m. before Puerto Guadal)

FROM COYHAIQUE (DIRECT BUS)

Tuesday and Friday 13:00 h.
Buses ECA: Coyhaique ticket office at Alejandro Gutiérrez 79, on the corner with 21 de Mayo street.
Phones 67 - 2 43 12 24 / 67 - 2 52 85 77
Wednesday 13:00 h.
Bus Seguel: Coyhaique ticket office at Errázuriz 1358 street.
Cel: 08 - 473 87 31
Phones: 67 - 2 43 12 14 / 67 -2 24 52 37 / 67 - 2 41 14 20

Tip: Get off the bus at the exit of the village towards Chile Chico

FROM COYHAIQUE CROSSING GENERAL CARRERA LAKE
(Puerto Ibáñez- Chile Chico)

Daily services bus (Coyhaique - Puerto Ibañez) and ferry (Puerto Ibañez - Chile Chico)

Buses ACUÑA: Coyhaique ticket office at Moraleda 308 corner Carrera street.
Phones: 67 - 2 25 15 79 / 67 - 2 41 18 04
Buses Yamil ALI : Departures from Coyhaique at Lautaro street corner Unimarc
Phone: 67 - 2 21 90 09

FROM COYHAIQUE BY CARRETERA AUSTRAL (only to El Maitén junction, 10 km before Puerto Guadal)

Every day buses running Carretera Austral (Coyhaique - Cochrane) drop passengers at this junction (about 15:00 h): Buses Sao Paulo, Acuario 13, Don Carlos, Aguilas Patagónicas

FROM COCHRANE TO CHILE CHICO (STOPPING BY PUERTO GUADAL)

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday 16:00 h.
Bus Baker: Departures from la Plaza (in front of Correos), Cochrane
Cel: 84 64 10 67 / 76 55 56 44

Tip: Get off the bus at the junction with Camino Laguna La Manga ( at the exit of the village towards
Chile Chico )

FROM COCHRANE BY CARRETERA AUSTRAL (only to El Maitén junction, 10 km before Puerto Guadal)

Every day buses running Carretera Austral (Cochrane - Coyhaique) drop passengers at this junction (about 9:00 h): Buses Sao Paulo, Acuario 13, Don Carlos, Aguilas Patagónicas

FROM PUERTO RÍO TRANQUILO

Tuesday and Friday 17:00 h.
Buses ECA: Departures from Costanera
Phones 67 - 2 43 12 24 / 67 - 2 52 85 77
Wednesday 17:00 h.
Bus Seguel: Departures from Costanera
Cel: 08-473 87 31
Phones: 67 - 2 43 12 14 / 67 - 2 24 52 37

Tip: Get off the bus at the exit of the village towards Chile Chico

FROM PUERTO RÍO TRANQUILO TO CHILE CHICO (STOPPING BY PUERTO GUADAL)

Wednesday and Sunday 14:00 h
Bus Pia : Departures from Costanera
Cel: 87 54 15 12 / 91 33 63 63
Monday, Thursday and Saturday 16:00 h.
Bus Baker; Departures from Costanera
Cel: 8 46 41 067 / 76 55 56 44

Tip: Get off the bus at the junction with Camino Laguna La Manga ( at the exit of the village towards Chile Chico )


FROM PUERTO RÍO TRANQUILO BY CARRETERA AUSTRAL (only to El Maitén junction, 10 km before Puerto Guadal)

Every day 14:00 h. aprox.
Buses running Carretera Austral (Coyhaique - Cochrane) stop in Puerto Rio Tranquilo and drop passengers at El Maitén junction (10 km. before Puerto Guadal): Buses Sao Paulo, Acuario 13, Don Carlos, Aguilas Patagónicas.

FROM ARGENTINA

The closest border is Los Antiguos - Chile Chico
1.- Buses to Los Antiguos from: El Calafate, El Chaltén, Perito Moreno, Esquel, Bariloche and Caleta Olivia.
Check Argentinian bus companies: Taqsa and Chaltentravel
2.- Bus border crossing Los Antiguos - Chile Chico: Every day at 10:00 and 16:00 h.
3.- Bus Chile Chico-Puerto Guadal (check bus schedules above)

Located Near

We are 1,5 Km from Puerto Guadal, on the “Camino Laguna La Manga” road (at the exit of the village towards Chile Chico).

Puerto Guadal is on the southern shore route of General Carrera lake which connects the Carretera Austral (cruce El Maitén) with Argentinian Ruta 40 (via Chile Chico - Los Antiguos border crossing).

In Puerto Guadal itself there are several services: supermarkets, restaurants, internet, call center, first aid station, post office, petrol station and a garage.

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