Faro Punta Delgada

Hotel set on a dramatic cliff, with its own Lighthouse dating from 1905 that is still used today

The main feature of Faro Punta Delgada is the hotel's landmark lighthouse. Located at a strategic point high up on a cliff right on the edge of the coast, the lighthouse protects ships from sandbars in the sea that would be dangerous for sailors navigating the area's stretch of the Atlantic Ocean.

The lighthouse was first lit on the 1st May 1905 and today the lighthouse beam still shines at night and through the occasional fog. The building captures the spirit of the pioneers from the Argentine Army who first drifted along these lands filled with passion and adventure.

The buildings around the lighthouse were formerly the main post office of Correo Argentino and the Argentine Navy's casino. Today it is an exclusive hotel where guests can enjoy comfort in a naturally wild environment.

The hotel has 27 warmly decorated guestrooms, a pub, a restaurant and a boutique. The hotel really focuses on being connected to the natural environment that surrounds it and big windows offer superb views from all parts of the hotel.

The beach near to the hotel houses a colony of elephant seals. Peninsula Valdés is the only continental post of elephant seals in the worldand this magnificent species is quite the spectacle for visitors to the peninsula.

Faro Punta Delgada's restaurant has an intimate and cosy atmoshpere enhanced by natural wood, ochre and white decor. The restaurant features homemade cooking with traditional and original flavours. One of the best dishes is the Patagonian Lamb which is cooked beautifully and served with various accompaniments.

The Lighthouse Pub is a great space to share the day's experiences with fellow travellers on your Argentina holidays. Decorated in a cosy and modest style it has several pieces of history from the region as well as the National Navy. You can play pool, darts, cards and table games.

The hotel's location is convenient to make the most of the sights of Peninsula Valdes including Whale Watching, Dolphin and Killer Whale spotting, trekking and also scuba diving for the very brave!

Highlights

  • Fantastic location right on the coast

  • Working lighthouse

  • Great history really captured in the hotel's current form

  • Great location to explore everything Peninsula Valdes has to offer

  • Good value

In Our Opinion

"A great place with unique character and a really special feel. Not the most luxurious place to stay but few places capture the essence of Peninsula Valdes quite like Faro Punta Delgada"

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The hotel is of a boutique nature therefore facilities are more limited than you would find in larger hotels. However, this is as much part of the reason to stay here. Service from the hotel's staff is second to none and they will do everything they can to make your holiday in argentina a pleasant one.

  • Breakfast, Half Board or Full Board options

  • Lighthouse Pub

  • Restaurant

  • Lounges

  • Boutique shop

  • Heating

  • Internet Access

  • Mountian Bike Rental

  • 4x4 Vehicle for arranged tours

Faro Punta Delgada is located on the south east corner of Peninsula Valdes, and is in a great location to explore the many sights and activities of the Peninsula. The closest port for Whale Watching by boat is Puerto Piramides.

  • Puerto Piramides - 66kms

  • Puerto Madryn - 152kms

  • Trelew - 214kms

  • Check-Out: 11am
  • Check-In: 3pm
Below is a list of some of the wildlife that can be encountered at Peninsula Valdes,
  • Southern Elephant Seals
  • Southern Right Whale
  • Magellan Penguins
  • Killer Whales
  • Dusky Dolphins
  • Commerson Dolphins
  • One Hair Sea Lions
  • Patagonic Guanacos
  • Lesser Rhea
  • Grey Fox
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