Combine a visit to elegant and vibrant
Buenos Aires with an exploration of the
highlights of Uruguay, including the historic
town of Colonia, the capital Montevideo
and the former fishing village of Jose
Ignacio, now a chic bohemian retreat.
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Fly to Buenos Aires via Madrid. Transfer to Hotel Mio for 3 nights. (N)
Take a half-day city tour and enjoy time at leisure to further explore the city or take an optional excursion. (B)
Take a ferry ride across the Plate river to Colonia in Uruguay. Afternoon city tour and overnight at Charco. (B)
Transfer by road to Montevideo. Take an optional visit en route to a traditional hacienda or enjoy a delicious lunch and wine tasting at the Bouza winery. Stay 2 nights at Oliva. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Morning city tour. (B)
Transfer to Jose Ignacio via a scenic tour of Punta del Este and visit to the house of artist Carlos Paez Vilaro at Punta Ballena. Stay 3 nights at Bahia Vik or Playa Vik*. (B)
At leisure. Relax, take walks along the sandy beaches or arrange an optional excursion to Cabo Polonio, a remote peninsula with a colony of sea lions. (B)
Transfer to Montevideo and fly to London via Madrid. (B)
Afternoon arrival. (N)
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
Prices, based on two people travelling and sharing a twin-room, are intended as a guideline only and will vary according to time of year. This is a suggested itinerary, which can be further tailored to suit your individual needs.
It is possible to extend your journey in Argentina and visit other areas before continuing to Uruguay. In Uruguay, you may wish to extend your time with a stay inland at a traditional working hacienda to further explore the interior and experience Uruguay country traditions. It is also possible to visit coastal nature reserves in the eastern part of the country.
Bahia Vik is a chic and contemporary boutique property situated among the sand dunes of Jose Ignacio's Playa Mansa beach. Enjoying views of the Atlantic Ocean, the suites and bungalows feature spacious, modern and airy interiors, decorated with grey slate and individual artworks. During the day, relax by the pools or on one of the spacious terraces, or take part in one of many local activities on offer from the hotel or it's sister property, Estancia Vik. The beachfront restaurant, La Susana, is perfect for relaxed meals or enjoying cocktails while the sun sets.
Features: 37 rooms, restaurant, bar, swimming pool, spa, fitness centre, tennis court, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, safe, minibar,...
Charco is located in the historic town of Colonia del Sacremento, in a cluster of renovated colonial-era buildings that overlook the Plate river. This charming boutique hotel features simple yet stylishly designed interiors that are light and airy, with original stone walls and modern furnishings. The property has its own bistro serving up fresh local cuisine, some of which is produced in its own orchard, and there are gardens and an outdoor terrace with river views.
Features: 7 rooms, 2-bedroom house, restaurant, Wi-Fi.
Amenities: Television, air-conditioning, safe,...
Located in upmarket Recoleta, this wine-themed, boutique hotel offers 30 designer rooms with a focus on comfort and relaxation. The sleek, modern design combines with natural touches, such as the bathtubs carved from Argentinian wood and doors made from recycled wine barrels. The luxury accommodation includes free Wi-Fi, plasma TV, wine dispenser, coffee machine and a pillow menu. The Mio Buenos Hotel also features a spa including an indoor pool and fitness centre, a restaurant and a...
The Oliva Hotel is a modern and stylish boutique property located in one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods of Montevideo. Decorated with local artworks, rooms are spacious, and there is a restaurant that serves local cuisine, while the underground spa and pool offer guests the chance to relax and unwind.
Features: 30 rooms, restaurant, bar, spa, indoor pool, fitness centre, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, safe, minibar, pillow menu,...
Playa Vik José Ignacio is majestically set on the edge of Mansa beach with sweeping views across the Atlantic Ocean. Designed in contemporary style, the hotel is decorated throughout with original artworks by leading Uruguayan artists. There are six distinctive casas, luxuriously appointed with individual fireplaces, private gardens and hand-painted floors. Facilities include a games room, spa, small gym with ocean views and the Absolute Nero swimming pool, a stunning black granite infinity pool that juts out towards the Atlantic. World-class cuisine is served in the Parillero dining room or on the barbecue terrace overlooking the beach, and the traditional firepit is an ideal place to enjoy casual evenings with a glass of wine from the hotel's own...
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