Destination

Uruguay

Duration

8 Days

Price

From $4,998 pp

Discover the exquisite highlights and exclusive experiences of Uruguay. Taste one of the best Tannat’s of Uruguay - the Luz de Luna of Narbona; discover the difference in taste of the three Extra Virgin Olive Oils of Colinas de Garzon and enjoy a good book at the stunning cantilevered pool of Playa VIK.

Days Activities Accommodations
Day 1
Colonia Del Sacramento - Carmelo
  • Arrival Colonia - Transfer Carmelo
Carmelo Resort & Spa - Standard
Bed and Breakfast
Day 2
Carmelo
  • Morning at Leisure
  • Carmelo Winery Tour Including Dinner
Carmelo Resort & Spa - Standard
Bed and Breakfast
Day 3
Montevideo
  • Transfer Montevideo, Walking Tour Including Lunch
Sofitel Montevideo Casino Carrasco and Spa - Superior Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 4
Montevideo
  • Panoramic City & Wine Tour Including Lunch
  • Afternoon at Leisure
Sofitel Montevideo Casino Carrasco and Spa - Superior Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 5
Jose Ignacio
  • Punta Del Este & Jose Ignacio
Playa Vik Jose Ignacio - Casa Tierra
Bed and Breakfast
Day 6
Jose Ignacio
  • Colinas de Garzon
  • Jose Ignacio at Leisure
Playa Vik Jose Ignacio - Casa Tierra
Bed and Breakfast
Day 7
Jose Ignacio
  • Estancia Anastasio
Playa Vik Jose Ignacio - Casa Tierra
Bed and Breakfast
Day 8
Montevideo
  • Airport Transfer (Depart)

Day 1
Colonia Del Sacramento - Carmelo

Welcome to Uruguay! Upon arrival at the Colonia Del Sacramento pier, you will be greeted by our local Travelous, English-speaking representatives who will be holding a sign with your name printed on it. Your representative will accompany you to your hotel and assist you with check-in.

Carmelo Resort and Spa, A Hyatt Hotel - Standard

Day 2
Carmelo

Enjoy a morning at leisure to experience some of the many activities and facilities offered at Carmelo Resort & Spa a Haytt Hotel.

This afternoon, enjoy a lovely wine excursion of the area starting with a visit to La Calera de las Huerfanas" Jesuit Ruins where the origin of Uruguayan wine begins. Here, visitors can still see the Zubizarreta vineyards in the same location where the first vines were planted. Continue to the El Legado winery where depending on the season, visitors may be able to see the harvest, grape manual selection or bottling of the wine. After wine tasting at El Legado, continue the tour towards Bodegas Cordano winery where visitors will learn about the production and history of the vineyard. Finally, head towards Finca Narbona Wine Lodge where you will savor a delicious dinner. Narbona was founded in 1740 on the outskirts of Carmelo with a variety of grapes planted in the vineyards including: Pinot Noir and Tannat, Syrah and Petit Verdot./p>

Carmelo Resort and Spa, A Hyatt Hotel - Standard

Day 3
Montevideo

Following breakfast, enjoy a private transfer to Montevideo, the cultural and political capital of Uruguay. Upon arrival, have lunch at the vibrant port market at Palenque Restaurant. Followed by a walk around the Old City "Ciudad Vieja" including colonial historic neighborhoods and visit some museums and the Solis Theatre.

Sofitel Montevideo Casino Carrasco and Spa - Superior Room

Day 4
Montevideo

This morning, travel to the wine region of Montevideo with a short panoramic city tour along the way. Enjoy a wine tasting at two unique vineyards, Bouza and Juanico, including a delicious lunch at Juanico.

Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to explore Montevideo. Perhaps walks on the city"s 14 miles of white sand beach, visit Ciudad Vieja, or enjoy an evening out at nightclub for a Tango show where you can dance the night away.

Sofitel Montevideo Casino Carrasco and Spa - Superior Room

Day 5
Jose Ignacio

After breakfast departure in direction of Punta del Este, one of the most famous beach resorts of South America. On your way, visit Piriapolis and enjoy a beautiful view over the region from the Cerro San Antonio. Continue to Casapueblo, this strange but beautiful construction created by Uruguayan artist Carlos Paez Vilaro, which is now home to the artist, hotel, museum and atelier. In Punta del Este discover the "Mansa" and "Brava" beaches, the residential neighborhoods "Beverly Hills", "San Rafael" and "Cantegril Golf" and cross the unique undulated bridge that connects the city center with hip "La Barra". In the city center, stroll along main avenue Juan Gorlero, visit the yacht port and enjoy an almost infinite number of luxury brand stores and cafes and bars. Afterwards continue to the quaint village of Jose Ignacio.

Playa Vik Jose Ignacio - Casa Tierra

Day 6
Jose Ignacio

After breakfast, guests will be transferred to Colinas de Garzon, where the best olive oil of Uruguay is produced. For those who enjoy the taste of new experiences, spectacular views, top quality wines and olive oils, this will be a wonderful visit. Learn all the secrets of the extra virgin olive oil and explore the olive plantations and Boutique Production Plant. It is an invitation to discover the origins of this product and its elaboration process. Then, enjoy a tasting of the fine wines and olive oils of Colinas de Garzon, offered with selected artisan cheeses. Between the months of March and June, guests can also take part and learn to harvest by hand.

Spend the afternoon at leisure to enjoy the village of Jose Ignacio with its selection of excellent restaurants, small boutiques and beautiful beaches.

Playa Vik Jose Ignacio - Casa Tierra

Day 7
Jose Ignacio

In the morning, transfer to the Anastasio Lagoon to enjoy a full day at "Refugio Anastasio". We have designed a special cooking class today comprised of all local ingredients. With "hands on" instruction by your personal chef, you will not only take your memories home, but also some great recipes and techniques to add to your own collection. After lunch, spend the afternoon enjoying the lagoon with one of the available on site activities: canoeing, horseback riding or stand-up-paddle.

Playa Vik Jose Ignacio - Casa Tierra

 

Day 8
Montevideo

Unfortunately, we say goodbye to you today. Transfer in private vehicle with full assistance to Montevideo Airport. Keep the memories alive and we hope to see you again in Uruguay. Stay Travelous!

Verdant mountains cascading into pristine waterfalls, turquoise seas lapping the shores of fine golden sands, robust red wines permeated with flavor, obscure wetlands teeming with bird species, sizzling top grade steaks grilled to perfect and so much more. This is Uruguay: a surfer's paradise, a birder's haven, a wine connoisseur's playground & a food lover's delight. This is a country yet to be discovered, a hidden jewel that boasts natural wonders, delicious cuisine, stunning vineyards, lush valleys, a-frame waves and endless other treasures that await exploration. Offering rich history, cultural diversity, unforgettable hospitality, and even the sultry tango, Uruguay is the embodiment of a Travelous destination.

Carmelo Resort and Spa, A Hyatt Hotel

Discover the enriching amenities at Carmelo Resort and Spa, A Hyatt Hotel, one of the finest luxury hotels in Colonia, Uruguay. Located along Rio de la Plata, offering a relaxing getaway for all guests. Take some time for yourself with complimentary yoga and meditation lessons at Chandra Spa, enjoy a glass of wine at the private wine cellar, or hit the links at the nearby golf club. Whatever you decide to do, enjoy yourself at one of the premier hotels in Colonia, Uruguay.

Relax in a 90 sq m (970 sq ft) bungalow with a comfy sitting area and private garden with Forest or hotel vineyard views.Amenities Include: Private garden/Private patio/Outdoor shower/Hand-carved bed/Blackout drapes/Individual air conditioning and heat control/Dining and lounge area/Walk-in closet/Espresso machine/In-room safe/Satellite flat screen HDTV/DVD player/Alarm clock radio/Charging station/Complimentary Wi-Fi/Morning newspaper/Complimentary waterBathroom features: Deep soaking tub/Separate glass-enclosed shower/Vanity with two sinks/Robes/L'Occitane bath amenities/Heated floor/Magnified makeup mirror/Separate toilet area/Bidet/Phone in bathroom

Sofitel Montevideo Casino Carrasco and Spa

Sofitel revived the soul of a sleeping giant and converted it into the most luxurious hotel in Montevideo. An exceptional setting for your leisure and entertainment throughout the region.

The hotel has 93 rooms and 23 suites that are furnished to offer guests a high level of comfort and privacy. It is also home to the leading So Spa, a large casino, restaurant, bar, library and cafe.Sofitel is the ideal choice for guests on business trips or vacation in Montevideo.French elegance and the nostalgia of Montevideo at the turn of the 20th century make this 5 star luxury hotel an unforgettable destination.

With 1 Queen Size Bed or 2 Single Beds and city viewsRoom measuring 344 sq. ft (32 m2) with MyBed, 32'' LCD TV, high-speed Internet connection and Wi-Fi, telephone, air conditioning, shower, hair dryer, minibar and safe.

Playa Vik Jose Ignacio

The avant-garde beachfront retreat features a central "Sculpture" building which is the heart of the compound boasting an important collection of international and contemporary Uruguayan art throughout. The building"s fifty-five foot inclined facade features a vast sliding wall of glass allowing guests to enjoy the majestic views of Jose Ignacio"s vibrant coastline. Playa Vik Jose Ignacio sits on the Mansa ("Calm") beach in the bohemian chic village of Jose Ignacio, on the most coveted point of the Uruguayan coastline, with a panoramic view of the landscape and ocean beyond.

97 m2 - maximum occupancy 4 people
1 Master Suite with King-size bed and private bathroom with bathtub separated from shower
1 Suite with bunk beds and a private bathroom with shower
1 Living room with fireplace and plasma TV
1 patio on each side of the Casa
Partial ocean view
Custom designed personal amenities
Egyptian cotton linens
Wireless environment Internet and telephone
Free of charge minibar
Tea/coffee set
Air conditioning
Hairdryer
Safe
Non-smoking.

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