Faro Punta Delgada, formerly a lighthouse and training ground for the army, is a simple estancia on the Valdes Peninsula. It has a scenic location on a cliff looking out towards the Atlantic Ocean on the Punta Delgada headland. There are five simple en suite rooms with basic amenities and Wi-Fi is available in the communal areas of the hotel.
There is an attractive restaurant with wide panoramic windows looking out to sea, a well-stocked bar and lounge, games area with dartboard and pool table, and billiards is also available. The food is well-presented and consists of tasty regional dishes: a buffet breakfast is served in the restaurant in the mornings.
The hotel is within walking distance of a huge southern elephant seal breeding colony. Many activities can be undertaken from the hotel and there is a private area of beach to explore.
Restaurant, bar, lounge, games room, Wi-Fi in the communal areas,
Southern elephant seals, sea lions, southern right whales, large seabird colonies, guanacos and possibly orcas and dolphins.
Horse-riding, walking trails, 4x4 excursions, and bicycles are available to explore on.
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The best time to watch orcas hunting the sea lions is between March and April. Sea lions return to the beaches to breed between January and May. The Southern right whales are present offshore between May and December and are very easy to see. The elephant seals are present from May to December and the penguins are present between September and April.
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