Folks rave about this place in the breathtaking Los Volcánes region, 5km up a dirt track off the Santa Cruz–Samaipata road, near Bermejo. Accommodations are in ecofriendly, solar-powered cabañas (cabins) with hot showers. Activities on offer include bird-watching and guided hikes through wonderfully wild landscapes, with pools for swimming. It's popular, so book well ahead.
Prices include meals such as pizza baked in a clay oven, and the coffee is made with beans grown at the Refugio. There is a booking office in Samaipata.