There is a small settlement around this port in the province of Río Negro. For the time being the main commercial and administrative services are based in San Antonio Oeste (15.000 inhabitants), on the other side of the bay, some 60 km by road. It has good highway connection with the upper Río Negro valley, the main apple and pear producing area in the country. The closest airport is in Viedma (175 km away) which serves domestic flights by shuttle connections. Another option is Trelew (360 km away) with daily flights to Buenos Aires.