Mallin Colorado Ecolodge

Lago General Carrera, Chile

Mallin Colorado is a wonderfully remote rustic lodge in the heart of Chile's wild Patagonia region. Mallin Colorado is a fabulous base from which to explore the breathtaking surrounding lakes, mountains, glaciers and forest.

At a Glance

  • One of the most stunning settings of any property in Latin America

  • Family run, with a highly personal service

  • Perfect as an honeymoon destination, for outdoor lovers seeking something a little different

  • Off the beaten track

  • Delicious home cooked food

Off the beaten track, Adventure, Eco/ethical tourism, Family

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Nestled on the shore of Lake General Carrera, Mallin Colorado has undoubtedly one of the most beautiful settings in Chile and indeed in all of Latin America. The lodge is run by the Christensen family whose hospitality and personal touch make it so special. The private log cabins are rustic, comfortable and elegantly furnished, with floor to ceiling windows providing spectacular views of the lake and park. The food is delicious home cooked fare, with fresh produce grown in the lodge's own garden.

Horse riding, hiking and boating are just some of the activities on offer and days are spent exploring, before curling up by the open fire back at the lodge.


Mallín Colorado sleeps a maximum of 18 guests, in four individual log cabins, decorated in a cosy rustic style with picture windows giving simply stunning views of the lake and park. The Coihue cabin has one bedroom and one bathroom and the Raulí cabin has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, whilst the Ñire and Ciprés cabins each have three bedrooms and three bathrooms. All cabins have a Jacuzzi, wood burning stove and living or living-dining area with sofa and tables and chairs.


Children receive a warm welcome at Mallín Colorado and the very hospitable owner-hosts do their utmost to ensure families have as comfortable and enjoyable a stay as possible. Children are able to join in many of the activities on offer and the larger cabins provide excellent accommodation for families.


The owner of the lodge prepares delicious homecooked and traditional meals, cooked over a wood fire, using plenty of fresh produce from the lodge's garden and local meats from the region.


Activities are included during all stays at Mallín Colorado and are lead by expert bilingual guides. There are many activities and excursions on offer, including horse riding, trekking and boat and road trips to areas of outstanding natural beauty, home to a variety of native wildlife and spectacular lakes and glaciers.

Location & Directions

Lago General Carrera, Chile

In the Region of Aysen in Chilean Patagonia, on the shores of Lake General Carrera, 273 Km south of Coyhaique.

When to go

October to April is the best time to visit. Early summer (November) can be lovely, and in late summer and autumn (March) the colors are stunning.

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