Reserva Natural Villavicencio, Las Heras

3.8
#2 of 22 in Wildlife in Province of Mendoza
Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Immerse yourself in the Andes' untouched nature at Reserva Natural Villavicencio. Best known as the source of the famous Villavicencio mineral water, this 62,000 hectare (153,200 acre) reserve remains dedicated to the preservation of Andean biodiversity, as well as its paleontological and historical heritage. In addition to water, the reserve features endless mountain views and an abundance of indigenous species ranging from cacti to condors. Explore by yourself, or in a guided group. Take a tour of the historical onsite hotel, once one of the most exclusive in Argentina. While at the reserve, don't miss the chance to try some of the local wines and specialties, like raw ham sandwiches. To visit Reserva Natural Villavicencio and get the most from your holiday in Las Heras, create itinerary details personal to you using our Las Heras online vacation planner.
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  • We loved the route to the nature reserve. Saw various animals, like a fox on the side of the road. We went on the dirt road but returned quickly after some fog came in. Bummer, cause the scenery...  more »
  • I loved this reservation but it's better to visit it on your own so you can get to walk it through and through. Guided tours are too short. It features an old Norman style hotel, which was looted by.....  more »
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  • I loved how well narrated the story behind the origins of that was. The way was also amazingly beautiful full of mountains and vegetation.
  • Nice place to visit, I think its a good option for families with children and for retired who enjoy a relaxing walk and a short guided tour around the hotel which is closed and abandoned. In my opinion the 350 pesos fee is quite expensive for what you receive.
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