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Big skies, dramatically craggy scenery, and vineyards producing some of the world’s greatest wines: at Grace Cafayate you’ll sample everything that makes the Calchaquí Valley in Argentina’s northern Salta Province so outstanding. This luxury hotel is nestled within a beautiful estate of over 1,300 acres, and boasts stunning views over the beautiful, otherworldly landscape of Cafayate. From authentic Argentine experiences such as horse riding and barbecues, to sophisticated treats such as the luxury spa and premium wine tasting, your stay at Grace Cafayate will be unforgettable.
The hotel’s restaurant serves brilliantly executed Argentine cuisine using the rich produce of the surrounding area. On sultry summer nights, enjoy your meal on the terrace, which boasts beautiful views of the surrounding valley. No visit to Argentina would be complete without a proper barbecue, and the hotel’s poolside bar and grill offers perfectly grilled meals such as beef burgers, grilled shrimp and steak. The bar serves a range of sophisticated bespoke cocktails. The hotel’s wine bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a glass of local Malbec or Torrontes in an elegant and refined setting.
Bedrooms are luxuriously appointed, with an emphasis on warm, earthy tones that perfectly complement the stunning views. Bathrooms are elegant, with oversized tubs and walk-in rain showers.
Pamper yourself at the hotel’s luxurious spa, which features an extensive range of treatments, including relaxing massages for couples, as well as a Jacuzzi, sauna, steam bath and magnificent views over the hotel’s lush vineyards. After an indulgent morning in the spa, lounge beside the hotel’s heated pool with a good read and a refreshing glass of locally-produced Torrontés.
For those of a more active disposition, the entire 1,300-acre estate and all of its facilities are yours to explore. Enjoy the authentic gaucho experience with horseback tours of the estate and its vineyards, or practice your swing on one of Argentina’s best golf courses. Squash courts and polo fields are also available.
The hotel is situated in the beautiful Calchaquí Valley, and there are many secrets to explore within this dramatic landscape. History buffs will enjoy venturing out to the Quilmes Ruins, the remains of one of the largest pre-Columbian settlements in Argentina. Keen hikers will enjoy trekking the 20-kilometre trail leading to Cerro San Isidoro, a vantage point that gives stunning views of the surrounding area. The sleepy town of Cafayate is worth a visit, especially for oenophiles. Many of the town’s wineries offer tastings and tours, and the Museo de la Vid y el Vino (Grapevine and Wine Museum) is a surprisingly fascinating immersive experience that illuminates the grapes’ journey from vine to bottle.