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  • Argentine criollo horses grazing on the ranch
    Traversing the steppes and prairies found in the Argentinian regions of Patagonia isn't a job for just any horse. It takes a breed that's both rugged and dependable, one that has spent generations...
  • Visitors to Estancia Ranquilco get a once in a lifetime chance to see the Argentinian regions of Patagonia how it was meant to be seen: in person. Our Argentina horseback tours give travelers a...
  • Who was the gaucho? Was he the solitary man quick to pull his knife when in the company of someone who looked at him the wrong way, or was he the revolutionary known for his bravery and self-...
  • Sunset photo on a ranch in Argentina
    When you choose a Patagonian vacation at Estancia Ranquilco, you elect to take time for yourself, away from email, Facebook, texting and phones. The world of the Estancia is a tech-free, simpler...
  • Fly fishing on a Patagonian river
    Most of us have been there: finally being old enough to learn how to ride a two-wheel bicycle. We are awash with anticipation, and fear. We try, and fail, but keep on trying, all with the ultimate...
  • Wherever you look at Ranquilco you’ll find something interesting, something beautiful, or something colorful. Actually, it’s all three. And that is true, as well, for the food we serve. This land...
  • Argentina gaucho saddling his horse at the estancia
    A trip to Argentina would not be complete without experiencing true, authentic Gaucho culture. It’s no secret that one of the most iconic figures in Argentine culture is that of the gaucho. Far...
  • When it comes to blending highly curated culinary art with farm-to-table cuisine, none are more equipped to tackle the challenge than Ranquilco’s head Chef Alexandra Bentham. Growing up in London,...
  • The Asado lives at the heart of Argentina. Here are Ranquilco, we have have big asado parties with music and dancing, and a favorite, baby goat (also known as chivito) on the asador. There is a great...