Why we like this lodge

  • Staying at the Uman Lodge is not just a place to rest your head, but an experience: with an incredible setting, outdoor pool, terrace to view the night sky, tranquility, great service and access to activities, you need 3-4 nights to really feel the whole experience.

  • The view - whether in the morning mist, during the clear blue afternoon sky or at night, from the minute you feast your eyes on the intoxicating view you are drawn into the beauty that lies before you.

  • It is a working farm with trails set out amongst the fruit orchards, through the llama fields, taking in the historic old farm buildings. On arrival you are given a little map of the grounds to show you the trails, the five viewing platforms and the beach access - a great way to spend an afternoon without actually leaving the hotel.

Things to do

Multi-activity excursions

The valley lends itself to outdoor activities and the lodge makes a really great base. There is horse riding around the Espolon Lake, rafting on the mighty Futaleufu River, hiking in the National Reserve or fly fishing on the numerous rivers in the area. The hotel itself doesn't have its own in-house guides but works with a selection of tried and tested local outfitters in the area.

On-site hiking

The hotel have set up a series of hiking trails throughout its 489 hectares. Some go to one of its four viewing platforms, others to parts of the working farm, and a longer trail of three hours goes to a view point looking down on the ragging 'Devils Canyon' rapid.

There is also a beach at the bottom of the cliff under the hotel, right on the shores of the river - a perfect spot to while away a sunny afternoon.

Uman Lodge

Pool and spa facilities

The hotel certainly offers a pool with a view! It is an outdoor pool right on the edge of the cliff so as you look up from your stroke you feel like you are totally surrounded by mountains. There is also an outdoor jacuzzi, indoor pool and spa facilities. For anyone looking for a bit of pampering after a few bumpy days on the road, some intense rafting or some strenuous hiking, this is without doubt the best option in the whole area.

Uman Lodge
Swoop Says background image

Swoop says

The Uman Lodge offers a hotel experience totally unique to the area. At just an hour's detour from the main Route 7 (Carretera Austral), it's totally worth it if you're on a road trip and looking for a few nights of pampering.

About this lodge


The turn off for the hotel is just 3km before the town of Futaleufu which takes you up a farm track (4x4 advised) to the cliff-top location of the hotel. It is really well located for all the outdoor activities that you might enjoy whilst in the area. In an easterly direction, Futaleufu is located about a one hour's drive from Esquel in Argentina, which has regular flights from Buenos Aires. In a westerly direction, the Futaleufu is located about one hour from the Carretera Austral with the turn off just south of the Chaiten and the Pumalin park.

Uman Lodge


With its restaurant open to the public, the Uman has a great reputation in the area for its high quality, interesting and locally sourced food. The view from the restaurant out onto the valley is fantastic and the wine menu ample for such a remote location. Guests take priority over 'outsiders' and frequently during the summer the outdoor, rustic Quincho (BBQ area), will be serving a traditional lamb bbq washed down with frosty pisco sours or a Chilean carmenere.

Uman Lodge


Just a few years old, the Uman Lodge is the realisation of a dream of a french couple, who after falling in love with this area of Chile, wanted to create their dream hotel. The hotel sits in 489 hectares of farmland which is carefully maintained and farmed sustainably to provide fresh veggies, fruit and lamb for the hotel.

Swoop Says background image

Sally says

The first thing that strikes you as you walk in, other than the floor to ceiling windows, is the view - it is utterly mind blowing. At night you presume there will be no view as it is dark - think again. The hotel is positioned in such a way and the architecture so clever that at night, as you sit sipping your pisco sour, you are presented with the whole night sky, even without really having to look up.

Sally Dodge Patagonia Specialist

Rooms and Rates

The hotel has 15 suites and one master suite, which is just a little larger.

All rooms are equipped with a super king bed, lounge area, private terrace and a fully equipped bathroom.

$485 per room per night.

Uman Lodge

Combine this lodge with...

Puyuhuapi Hotel

Puyuhuapi Lodge

On the shores of the emerald Puyuhuapi Fjord, looking out over snow capped granite peaks, sits the historic Puyuhuapi Lodge surrounded by thick temperate rainforest with its …

Discover More
Tierra Chiloé

Tierra Chiloé

A 10-hectare point of private seclusion and relaxation, this newly-opened lodge (2014) plays host to those looking to escape the fast-paced rhythm of normal life. …

Discover More
Estancia Peuma Hue

Estancia Peuma Hue

Inside the Nahuel Huapi National Park – Argentina's largest – Peuma Hue lies at the heart of the Argentinean Lake District. This lovely lakeside lodge is our favourite …

Discover More
El Mirador de Guadal

El Mirador de Guadal

Explore the remote Aysen region from the comfort of this relaxing lodge with views of the Northern Ice Fields. This lodge offers you plenty of opportunity to get out and see the …

Discover More

Ready to plan your Patagonia adventure?

Listen icon


Match icon


Reserve icon


Whatever your budget, group size, length of stay, preferred activity or appetite for adventure, we can help.