Estancia VIK José Ignacio, Punta del Este
|Camino Saiz Martínez, KM 8, José Ignacio, Punta del Este, Maldonado, URUGUAY.|
Description: Estancia VIK José IgnacioEnjoy an impressive range of holiday offers at Estancia Vik Jose Ignacio: from relaxation to sporting activities or sophisticated events. Estancia Vik José Ignacio, a spa resort 40 kilometres from the Punta del Este peninsula, is an idyllic retreat for isolated golden sandy beaches and excursions to the nearby islands of Gorriti or Lobos, with wild seals. Enjoy excellent fishing or sailing at lakes Garzón and José Ignacio. Estancia Vik Jose Ignacio sits on 4,000 acres in the rolling countryside of Jose Ignacio, Uruguay. The Estancia borders the Arroyo and the Laguna Jose Ignacio, which meet the Southern Atlantic just two kilometers away.
Culture and nightlife abound in the surrounding area, including Maldonado, Garzón, San Carlos, Punta del Este and Pan de Azúcar. Jose Ignacio, a vibrant coastal area, is emerging as Uruguay's premier international destination, drawing travelers to enjoy the pristine beaches, nature, rugged landscape and relaxed, bohemian setting.
The huge Spanish colonial-style building of Estancia Vik Jose Ignacio designed by Marcelo Daglio features white adobe walls and red tin roofs with covered walkways linking multiple outdoor courtyards and gardens. The expansive patios feature outdoor seating areas, sculpture installations, respites from the sun and a large herb garden.
Type of rooms: Estancia VIK José IgnacioThe Estancia's private living space is separated into two wings, each containing six bedroom Suites.
6 suites in each wing:
Four 500 square foot Suites on the ground level.
Two 900 square foot Master Suites on the second floor.
The Suites all feature full bathrooms with separate bath tubs and rain showers, a full built-in closet and private access to the exterior patios.
All twelve private Suites have a unique design and display and integrate original art conceived for each space by leading contemporary Uruguayan artists. Sized between 45 - 50 m2. for 2 Adults and 2 children max.
All feature: Full bathroom, Balcony or terrace, 1 bedroom, Double bed, Twin beds, Non-smoking, Safe, Minibar, Telephone, Satellite TV, Air conditioning, Hair dryer, Views over stream and lake or garden sea.
Master Suites: Same facilities as Suites but also including outdoor showers on the patio.
Additional information: Estancia VIK José Ignacio
THE HOTEL IS CLOSED UNTIL JUNE 30, 2010.
Dining: The special dining room features international cuisine with fresh regional products for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The cuisine is both national and international and dishes can be made according to customer wishes. Table service for lunch and dinner. ASADOR: (Typical south American asado / pies and pizzas in clay oven) for lunch or dinner. In keeping with local tradition, the "Estancia" showcases a Uruguayan parillero, or barbeque, with the traditional tin walls and fogon, or central open fire. Celebrate the dishes of Uruguay and enjoy traditional barbeque, fresh fish and seafood, locally grown fruits and vegetables and homemade breads and pastries. Breakfast is buffet or continental, table service or room service.
Activities: enjoy the twenty-meter Absolute Nero granite swimming pool, gym and spa, private polo field and stable of Criollo riding horses. The polo field and adjoining golf green offer a wonderful golf practice area. Handmade canoes, kayaks, kites and wind surfers, sail boats and fishing equipment are all available to enjoy the arroyo and nearby lakes. Nature walks and bird watching, tennis, bicycling and hiking are all part of the activities available. The expansive property is host to riding and polo horses, farm animals, and indigenous wildlife. There is a game room with a pool table, table tennis and a variety of other games.
Beach: easily accessible by horseback, bicycle, or motorized vehicles.
Sports and sport facilities and activities include: private polo field, driving range, pool, gym, ping pong, kayaks, kites, windsurf, canoes, sailing, fishing and angling equipment for the stream and lake, a game room for children, bird watching, trekking and strolling around the country or the beach.
Outdoor Pool: fresh water, for adults, for children, sun loungers, parasols, max. depth: 2,30 m.
Spa: over 100 square meters, male and female sauna rooms, 1 massage parlor, relax area, showers, gym, and Yoga.
Special Events: The brick barreled dining room is well suited for an intimate dinner for two or a party for forty. The brick walls extend down to a wine cellar below and continue up to the vaulted ceiling. A work of master craftsmen, the barreled brick room and ceiling were created without the use of any mortar! The dining room sits on a wood beam floor with glass windows imbedded in each corner, suspended above the wine cellar creating an incredibly unique space. Celebrated Uruguayan artist Marcelo Legrand has painted the walls and ceiling in his brilliantly chaotic style, bringing a contemporary flair to this traditional space.
For weddings, there is a romantic chapel nestled in a grove of ancient native trees.
Information for the disabled: Access from the street, Doors in the room, Main entrance, Bathroom, Balcony, Restaurants, and Lifts / elevators.
Number of rooms: 12
Official category: 7 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2007/2009.
Period of closure: from May 01 to June 30, 2010.
Languages spoken: Spanish, German, English, French.Credit cards accepted: Visa, Master Card, Amex.
Nearest airport: J.C.Curbelo International - 45 km.