Uruguay

URUGUAY


A country yet to be discover, glamorous beaches, architecture, wines all combined with local color. A country with contrasts, friendly and easy to drive around.


GO FOR!

  • Learn the interesting development of this vibrant country.
  • Cross the mythical Rio de la Plata, considere done of the widest rivers in the world.
  • Visit “Punta”, how the locals refer to Punta del Este and get a grasp of this mundane and glamorous area.
  • Taste the Uruguayan wines and learn about the “Tanat” that is slowly gaining recognition.

DO!

  • Rent a car and drive around Punta del Este, Jose Ignacio and small villages along the coast.
  • Visit Montevideo by bike and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of this big city that still keeps its human scale.
  • A round of golf in Carmelo (Just 2 hours away of Buenos Aires).
  • A leisure stroll in Colonia, a site declared World Heritage by UNESCO.

EAT & DRINK!

  • Taste the famousn “chivito uruguayo” a delicious treat!
  • Enjoy the Uruguayan wines.
  • Treat yourself at exquisite restaurants in Carmelo, Montevideo and Punta del Este.
  • Explore Pueblo Garzon, an enchanting village that has become an icon in the gastronomy in Uruguay.

STAY!

  • Carmelo Resort with its impecable service and gastronomy or Finca Narbona and its cosy winery and hotel. A very special place.
  • Charco in Colonia or lots of lovely posadas and hosterias located in the center of the small village.
  • Montevideo offers a wide array of hotels from the iconic and exquisite Sofitel Carrasco to the boutique hotels in Punta Carretas and Pocitos.
  • Punta del Este, Jose Ignacio and the small villages along the way with romantic retreats, modern hotels, small posadas and family resorts.
  • Try the Vik Properties; unique in their own way.

DO NOT MISS!

  • October and November are great months to rent a car and drive around the peaceful beaches of Punta del Este to Jose Ignacio.
  • Learn the incredible production of Virgin Olive Oil at Colinas de Garzon; a very interesting Project that produces one of the purest olive oils in America for which was granted international awards.
  • An Walking tour focused in architecture or an Art visit in Punta del Este including the Atchugarry colection.
  • A gastronomy escapade
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