Countryside and beach at Jose Ignacio

Countryside and beach at Jose Ignacio

Jose Ignacio Uruguay

Leave all stress behind with a stay in Uruguay’s exclusive Jose Ignacio. This small village on the southern coast of Uruguay is one of the best-kept secrets and arguably the chicest spot in Latin America. Spend a leisurely week in Uruguay’s best hotels and enjoy a range of sports activities, spa treatments, fine dining and exquisite wines in a breathtakingly beautiful setting.

8 days / 7 nights
November to April
Places visited
José Ignacio

What´s included

  • Daily breakfast, all transfers, tours with bilingual guides and local taxes
  • 3 nights of accommodation at Estancia Vik in Jose Ignacio
  • 4 nights of accommodation at Playa Vik in Jose Ignacio

Not included

  • International & domestic flights
  • Meals and drinks, except as mentioned above
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional tours and experiences
  • Any items not mentioned

Detailed description

Day 1
José Ignacio

Upon arrival, private transfer from the airport to Estancia Vik.

Estancia Vik José Ignacio is romantic, rustic, and traditional, and pays homage to Uruguay’s nature, architecture, art, and design. Situated on 4,000 acres, the Estancia is a classic Spanish colonial structure featuring white adobe walls and a red tin roof. Within the walls of the 50,000 square foot Estancia structure, more than half is made up of interior patios of outdoor space – ourtyards, gardens, covered walkways and an herb garden.

Estancia Vik Program


  • Accommodation with breakfast.
  • Mini bar.
  • Experience Concierge Assistance.
  • Wireless Internet Access.
  • Access to The Shack Yoga & Wellness Center Gym which is located at Bahia Vik.
  • Activities: swimming pool, ping pong table, darts, board games.
  • Outdoor activities: rustic golf, two tennis courts, polo field (classes with additional cost), kayaks, horseback riding, swimming with horses, paint ball, bird watching (with additional cost), bike rides, activities in the lake. Free access to the outdoor pool.
  • All foreign guests are exempt from paying the lodging tax.
Days 2-3
José Ignacio

The hotel has a 20 m outdoor heated swimming pool made of black granite stone, plus a gym and spa, a private polo field, and stables with horses. Next to the polo field, there is a driving range where guests can practice their golf skills. Fans of the fairway can also access a golf course in approximately 15 km.

In addition, for adventure lovers, the hotel offers hand-made canoes and bikes Relax on the hotel's sun terrace or in the sauna and steam room, or book a soothing spa treatment. Water sports options include waterskiing, windsurfing, and sailing. Tennis and pool/snooker facilities are also available for use.

Day 4
José Ignacio

At appropriate time, private transfer to Playa Vik.

Playa Vik José Ignacio sits on the Mansa beach in the bohemian chic village of José Ignacio, on the most coveted point of the Uruguayan coastline, with a panoramic view of the landscape and ocean beyond. José Ignacio, located just 12 miles northeast of Punta del Este, is emerging as Uruguay’s premier international destination, drawing travelers to enjoy the pristine beaches, nature, rugged landscape and relaxed, bohemian setting.

Playa Vik Program


  • Accommodation and breakfast.
  • Mini bar.
  • Experience Concierge Assistance.
  • Wireless Internet Access.
  • Access to The Shack Yoga & Wellness Center Gym which is located at Bahia Vik.
  • Beach Services Playa Vik José Ignacio. It has an infinity pool on Mansa beach, sauna, spa, games room, bicycles, kayak & gym.
  • All foreign guests are exempt from paying the lodging tax.
Days 5-7
José Ignacio

Playa Vik offers an array of activities. Water sports fans can try their hand at windsurfing, surfing, and kitesurfing, or enjoy a quiet canoe ride on the José Ignacio Lagoon. Take a walk with an experienced naturalist guide; birders will love the magnificent pink flamingos and other bird species. Watch an exciting polo match with South America’s top players or savor an exquisite long lunch in Francis Mallmann’s restaurant.

Active guests have plenty of choices, including tennis, horseback riding, golf, polo, whale watching, fishing, and biking. Relax the body and mind with a massage in your private garden or a yoga session. At the end of the day, sit back with a delicious caipiroska vodka drink and stroll through the Atchugarry Paul Foundation sculpture park.

Day 8
José Ignacio

At appropriate time, private transfer to the airport for your flight.

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