Puerto Valle Hotel De Esteros

Ibera Wetlands, Northeastern Argentina, Argentina

At a Glance

  • Its proximity to the state of Misiones makes Puerto Valle a great place to combine with the Iguazu Falls

  • The focus here is on wildlife and activities

  • A boat trip at sunset is great for spotting caiman, capybaras and tropical birds

  • More accessible than other lodges in the region

  • Take daily tours by boat, horseback, or on foot to see wildlife

  • Historic estancia but with all the creature comforts

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The Iberá Wetlands have pleasant temperatures all year round. While the weather is moderate year round, with a mean temperature of 20°C, spring is the ideal season to visit the area, with low temperatures around 15°C and high temperatures about 28°C.

The rainy seasons are the fall and the summer, with generally very humid and hot weather, while the driest season is the winter, with low temperatures at night, and pleasant temperatures at midday and in the afternoon. No matter what season you choose to travel to the Wetlands, it is recommendable to take sunscreen, sunglasses, a windbreaker jacket, waterproof shoes and mosquito repellent.

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Puerto Valle is located on the banks of the Paraná River, on the edge of the Ibera wetlands in northern Argentina. It is a great base for exploring this wildlife-rich region with contemporary accommodation, landscaped grounds and delicious cuisine.

The Iberá Natural Reserve is one of the largest fresh water reservoirs on the continent, and the largest protected area in Argentina. Puerto Valle is nestled in the northeastern corner of the reserve, and has become an extremely convenient gateway to discover its wonders. Its exclusive location provides private access to the wetlands, and its relative proximity to the Iguazú Falls makes a visit to the falls an ideal journey to combine with the Wetlands.

Every activity on the estate is related to the Paraná River, the Estancia and the Wetlands. The heart of the lodge is a traditional manor built in 1868, which has been fully refurbished. Surrounding it is a 14 hectare park, meticulous landscaped to home exotic and native species. Across the park is a pool for relaxation.

Onboard a riverboat, one can discover the exuberant natural treasures hidden in channels and streams that are home to more than fifty tree species per hectare, in an ecosystem that provides the ideal setting for watching birds and howler monkeys.

The thirteen spacious and modern guest rooms all have access to a balcony with attractive views over the extensive landscaped grounds down to the river. The hotel also boasts its own lagoon where you can spot caiman and capybara; an outdoor pool, wine cellar, and a superb restaurant.

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Puerto Valle has thirteen guest rooms and suites all with views of the river and are furnished with Egyptian cotton sheets, a pillow menu, and L'Occitane amenities. Puerto Valle has 2 Standard Suites , 2 Superior Suites, 8 Deluxe Suites and 1 Duplex Suite with two floors.


Children are welcome at Puerto Valle, however it is important to note that there are no specific facilities for children. Deluxe and superior rooms have space for an extra bed and the duplex suite allow up to two extra beds. An additional bed for a child 4 years and younger is free of charge.


Facilities include a swimming pool and deck, open air bar, restaurant and library.


Activities include visiting the nearby caiman farm, horse riding, nature trails, cycling, river cruises, kayaking, bird watching and fishing.


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Location & directions

Ibera Wetlands, Northeastern Argentina, Argentina

Puerto Valle is located in the Mesopotamian region of Argentina, more precisely, in Ituzaingó, Corrientes Province. It is a privileged location, as it is only 55 km from the Posadas Airport and 355 km from Puerto Iguazú for visiting the Iguazu Falls. Though there are no flights between Puerto Iguazú and Posadas, there is a road that connects both locations.

How to get there

Puerto Valle is a 1.5 hour flight from Buenos Aires followed by a 1 hour road transfer to the lodge. Iguazu is 355km away or approximately 4 hours by road.

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