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Starting at $400 per room per night
Palena River, Los Lagos Region, Chile
Starting at $900 per person per night
Set in a pristine Andean valley on the banks of the magnificent Rio Palena, the Rio Palena Lodge is your ultimate Patagonian adventure retreat. This newly-remodeled, riverfront oasis, features an array of angling and adventure offerings to ensure you experience the best of Patagonia. The Lodge’s location in a region famous for large, wild, brown and rainbow trout, is highlighted by the home waters of the Palena; where you can wade or float right out the front door.
Unique Features: Just thinking of Patagonia can stir your blood, and it should top every fly angler’s bucket list. The river systems are vast, and the season is the ideal complement to the Northern Hemisphere, creating a year-round trout season. The browns and rainbows are similar to the fish found in the Rockies, but on steroids, wild, strong, powerful fish.
Accommodations: When you’re not exploring, relax in Eleven comfort and style. Rio Palena Lodge features seven en suite bedrooms, each with a stunning river view.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Palena Room with a king bed, en suite bathroom with steam shower, located on the second floor, direct access to private deck, spacious sitting room (19.38 square meters), bedroom dimensions are 26.55 square meters.
Dining: Your private chef prepares creative breakfasts each morning, and savory lunches your guide will present riverside each afternoon. On your return, kick-back on the deck overlooking the tranquil river while sipping a fine Chilean wine or Pisco Sour. For dinner, enjoy artistic presentations of fine beef, homemade pastas, grilled salmon, and locally-grown produce in the cozy dining room, or indulge in a special Chilean asado, a traditional barbecue paired with fine wines.
Activities: With adventure offerings like whitewater rafting, mountain biking and hiking, your entire group will have options to explore Patagonia in their own way. And if you are there to ski, set out every morning into the Andes knowing that you are among the first to navigate the snow-capped peaks.
Spa & Fitness: Unwind with a soak or steam in the wood-fired hot tubs and sauna. Whether hiking on a remote glacier or dormant volcano, or rafting or standup paddleboarding on a world-class river, you’ll know few have come before you. Mountain biking and hiking through the jungle are also on the menu at Rio Palena Lodge.
Location: Los Lagos is a region in southern Chile known for its forests, Andean mountains and lakes. The regional capital Puerto Montt is a busy port with a wooden neoclassical cathedral. Active volcanoes nearby include Osorno, with its glacier-capped cone, and Calbuco. To the south, Chiloé Island is known for its wooden churches and fjords visited by whales. Its capital city, Castro, has colorful houses built on stilts.
Closest Airport: Guests traveling to Rio Palena Lodge have the option to fly private to Palena Airfield or to Chaiten where commercial flights are also available.
Children’s Programs: No. There are supervised kid’s programs.
Pet Friendly: No. Pets are not allowed at the lodge.
Weddings: Yes. The lodge is an ideal place for a beautiful wedding.
Meetings: Yes. Available for private, full property buyouts to entirely control your experience, the lodge is the ideal venue to focus on outdoor adventure pursuits and escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Extra Info: Perched a stone’s throw from its namesake river, Rio Palena Lodge is an oasis of laid-back comfort concealing over-the-top amenities. Chef-prepared creations for breakfast, lunch, après, and dinner will appease your appetite, while the native stone fireplaces and outdoor lounges beckon groups to gather and celebrate each day. Factor in the wood-fired hot tubs and sauna awaiting nearby to transport anglers and adventurers to a blissful Patagonian reverie and you have the full Eleven Experience.