The Nihuil , just 73 kms . San Rafael is the first leg of a circuit that runs through the narrow Canyon snail Atuel to Valle Grande to return from there to the departmental capital.
We emerged from the Canyon Atuel through a winding slope discover the vastness of the lake forming the dam Nihuil 9600 Has. , And within which come to life a varied ictícola kind invites fishermen to give vent to their sport favorite.
Atuel Canyon, San Rafael . Mendoza Submarine Canyon Atuel , San Rafael . Mendoza
Also suggest an unparalleled spectacle of color , when windsurfers deployed hundreds of multicolored candles or those who practice water skiing , glide swiftly over the calm waters . On the right bank of the Villa Nihuil residents , the neighborhood that has all services, municipal office , chapel , health center , telephone service, police station, post office and camping stands .
On the left bank is the Fishermen’s Club San Rafael , with camping , supplies , cabins , restaurant , swimming pool , weekend residences , public telephone, etc. .
Upstream of the Valle Grande dam we move into Canyon Atuel to discover its wonderful natural sculptures : The Hanging Gardens , The Monster , The Beggar, armchair Rivadavia, Wax Museum , The Enchanted City , The Old and The Lizard, by mention just a few.