José Ignacio Situated on a pristine peninsula about 20 minute's drive from...Read more >
Fly to Buenos Aires direct with British Airways and transfer to Hotel Mio for 3 nights. (B)Days 3-4: Buenos Aires
Half-day city tour and enjoy time at leisure or take an optional excursion. (B)Day 5: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Take a ferry ride across the Plate river to Colonia in Uruguay. Explore with an afternoon walking tour and a maté tasting session. Overnight stay at Charco. (B)Day 6: Montevideo
Transfer by road to Montevideo. Add 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 Alma Historica in the heart of the old city. (B)Day 7: Montevideo
Morning tour of Montevideo. Included is a fascinating visit to the studio of a drum maker and percussionist, famous within the Afro-Uruguayan Candombe music community. (B)Day 8: Punta del Este • José Ignacio
Transfer to Jose Ignacio via a scenic tour of Punta del Este and visit to the house and musuem of artist Carlos Paez Vilaro at Punta Ballena. Stay 3-nights at Bahia Vik or Playa Vik. (B)Days 9-10: José Ignacio
At leisure. Relax and take walks along the sandy beaches. Optional excursions can be arranged, such as a visit to the small towns of Garzón or Pueblo Eden for olive oil and wine tastings, or hikes, horse or bike rides, or kayaking tours to local lagoons with a picnic lunch, (B)Days 11-12: Fly home
Transfer to Montevideo and fly home via Madrid. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Extensions:
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 at inland at a vineyard or 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.Luxury tour:
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
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 cellar.
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 rooms all include free wireless internet access, a flatscreen television, wine dispenser, coffee machine and pillow menu. The Mio Buenos Hotel also features a spa, including an indoor pool and fitness centre, a restaurant and a bar.
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. <br> Amenities: Television, air-conditioning, safe, minibar.
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.<br>Room amenities: Television, safe, minibar, hairdryer.
Alma Historica is a characterful boutique property located in the heart of Montevideo's old historic centre, within easy walking distance of many attractions such as the old port market and a wide selection of local restaurants. Decorated with a mix of period furnishings and elegant modern touches, the property features spacious rooms with hardwood floors, some with balconies, a library-lounge with bar service and a roof terrace with a jacuzzi and views over Plaza Zabala. Daily breakfast is served in the lounge area, and coffee, tea and fine wines can be ordered throughout the day. Features: 15 rooms, breakfast room, bar, jacuzzi, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Television, safe, minibar, hairdryer.
Low season from £3,395 per person
High season from £3,895 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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