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Lahuen Co, eco resort & spa termal  Hot
Hotels 5 Green Stars
Eco Stars: 5 star
Stars: unrated
Location: South America
Country: Argentina

Lahuen Co, eco resort & spa termal

Lahuen Co, Termas de Epulafquen is located in Argentina, deeply immersed in the widest protected area of Patagonia, on a landscape made of virgin native forests, pristine lakes, lagoons and mountain streams.

Their philosophy is based on concern and respect for Nature and on the importance of each individual guest. Their concept is very simple: an active encounter with nature combined with superb food and rest.

The lodge has 12 rooms, with views over the mountains, the forest, and the valley. It has been entirely conceived and built using sustainable design: minimal land impact, maximum thermal isolation for reduced energy consumption, on-site biological water treatment, geo-thermal central heating and a micro-turbine to generate most of the electricity.

Their special adventure programs bring the opportunity to hike volcanoes, walk on a petrified lava river, plunge in the native forest or row on the quiet lakes... and after the expedition? recover with a professional massage or in the warm thermal waters.

Green Star Rating Results:
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Overall Rating: ★★★★★ (5)
Special Achievements:
Compliance with and audited by National Parks Administration of the Argentine Republic and by the Inter-American Development Bank.

Energy Rating: ★★★★★ (5)
Staff Comment - buildings have been designed and built according to critera for minimizing energy consumption. Solar orientation, isolation, dvh galsses, low consumption lighting, etc. We generate the most esential electricity on a water stream through microturbine, taking less than 10% of waterflow. Heat is provided by temperature exchange in the hot springs.

Water Rating: ★★★★★ (5)
Staff Comment - Lahuen Co, means "miraculous waters", and it reflects our phylosophy. We drink and use pure water right from the stream and treat it for human consumption with no chemical additions. Used waters are treated biologically on-site and reused. Education programmes are aimed at visitors and the community to raise water quality consciousness. The use of thermal waters is regulated so as to preserve natural water conditions.

Disposal Rating: ★★★★ (4)
Staff Comment - we are right in the way of putting a special program in place for improving further separation and recycling process.

Eco-Active Rating: ★★★★ (4)
Staff Comment - A mix of the activities above. We do educate guests and other imcumbent people on eco-actions and do have some certificates as stated further above. We have not taken part in charity or donations. We are among founders of the Social Responsible Entreprises group locally.

Protection Rating: ★★★★★ (5)
Staff Comment - Strongly supportive and active in all these issues.

Contact Details

Lahuen Co, eco resort & spa termal
Termas de Epulafquen,
Ruta Provincial n°62 s/n,
Parque Nacional Lanín.
+54 2972 424709
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