It may be the tail-end of summer, but you still got a of couple months before you can dust off your skis and shred some powder. Or do you? If you head to exciting (and chilly) Patagonia (the southernmost region in South America) this September, you can have a premature taste of winter in all its glory. Through September 30, the five-star El Casco Art Hotel is offering a three-night stay with daily breakfast in its lakefront restaurant, as well as complimentary transfers to Cerro Catedral ski resort for just $390 per person taxes included! This includes free access to El Casco Art Hotels health club, which features a Jacuzzi, a fitness center, saunas, and more. And, just in case youre feeling a little too detached from society in Patagonia, you can also utilize the hotels WiFi connection at no additional charge.
THE VALUE: During peak season, rates for the same mountain-view studio can be as much as $420/night. In regards to the property, the hotel-turned-art-gallery opened in 2007 on the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi and now features more than 475 paintings and sculptures of Argentine art valued at more than $6 million.
THE CATCH: If you want to ski, be prepared to tack on a few more dollars to this deal, as lift tickets and rentals are not included.
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