Why We Like This Hotel

  • This property is located in the south of the Valdes peninsula, in a very remote location only accessible by dirt road
  • There is an on site elephant seal colony that you can visit on foot or by vehicle with/ without a guide
  • The property also offers other excursions that you can choose to enjoy during your stay
  • Although by no means luxurious, Faro Punta Delgada has an old style charm, with original features and rustic decor


Enjoy these three amazing excursion all included in the accommodation rate.

Elephant Seal Colony

With the sea elephants just meters from the rooms of the hotel, it's easy to visit them whenever you wish and then fall asleep to their peaceful sounds at night. 

You can also enjoy walks along the coast, accompanied by guides to observe the marine elephants. This will  allow you to observe these magnificent species carefully without disturbing them.

Simply coordinate with the hotel guides when ever you wish to explore. 

Sea lions on Peninsula Valdes, Patagonia, Argentina

Sea lions on Peninsula Valdes


Surrounded by over six kilometres of beach, there's no shortage of trekking opportunities.

You can hike Punta Delgada with cliffs of up to 70 meters high that offer incredible views of the coast.

The guided trekking activities, led by our specialised park rangers, will take you on a historic journey to discover the animals that lived in this place 20 million years ago. The tour also includes visits to sites that were inhabited by Indians who have left their traces in these historic places.


Horse Riding

Take a ride through the cliffs and immerse yourself on a journey through land and sea. From the cliffs on either side you can see totally different incredible landscapes, the sea and the steppe.

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Swoop says

A characterful base from which to explore the highlights of the southern peninsula, including the elephant seals an

About this hotel


Faro Punta Delgada is located in the south of the Valdes Peninsula, it is a working sheep farm, based around an ex lighthouse base, in stunning wilderness.

The property is about an hour and half drive from Puerto Piramides, mostly along dirt road. It is just a short drive from an elephant seal colony, and you can often see whales from the shore as well.


Things to consider

Electric power is provided in your room from 7 pm to 8 am only, and the bar and Restaurant have power between 12-4pm.

Wi-Fi is available in the bar area only, using a satelite connection with limited capacity - downloads/ streaming is not possible.

Do not expect luxury - this is a fairly basic but clean and comfortable base where you can escape and enjoy the Patagonian wilderness.



Originally, headquarters of Correo Argentino and the casino of the Argentine Navy. There, the naval force instructed the future lighthouse operators, who later assigned it to different points along our extensive coast.

El Faro, as it was more than a century ago, carries out its mission of guiding the boats every night. The buildings were carefully renovated, which without losing their charm - a great wonderful, cosy and remote spot to relax and enjoy the wilderness of the peninsula.

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Chloe says

I love the location of Faro Punta Delgada - is perfectly situated for wildlife spotting on the peninsula, particularly for elephant seals. It is remote, quirky and unique - a great way to experience more traditional estancia life in Patagonia for a few nights.

Chloe O'Keeffe Patagonia Specialist


Faro Punta Delgada has 27 rooms, a restaurant and Pub, with the simplicity of a Patagonian ranch and the service of a traditional country hotel. There are five lighthouse buildings including a reception, restaurant and bar.

Superior Double or Twin rooms

This room includes one large double bed or two single beds. A private bathroom with a bath and shower.


Single room

This room includes one single bed and a private bathroom with a shower and bath. 


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