The village is located at the foot of the beautiful Comechingones Mountain Range (highest point 2300m) and is famous for its micro-climate. The healthy dry climate with more than 300 days of sun and the spectacular scenery makes it an outdoor heaven all year round, with activities such as paragliding, hang-gliding, climbing, hiking, mountain biking and 4×4 excursions.
San Rafael is considered a capital of adventure tourism, both for its wide range of options and affordable prices. Located 236 km south of Mendoza city, San Rafael is in the middle of Mendoza province, making it easy to reach the other touristy places from here.
Rodeo, located 195km from San Juan city, is a colourful town surrounded by a spectacular mountain range, fruit plantations and irrigated lands. It has sunny weather most of the year with very little rain. To the east of Rodeo stands the Cuesta del Viento Dam and Reservoir, with beach resorts, accommodation and kite & windsurf schools by its shores.