Casa Suaya

Eastern Uruguay, Uruguay

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Casa Suaya

Casa Suaya is a contemporary style beach resort set in the exclusive Punta del Este near Jose Ignacio – the hottest up-and-coming beach in the world. Attracted by the celebrity scene, Adolfo Suaya, a Brazilian-born and LA-restaurateur created an almost-beachside estancia on the rolling pampas and sandy dunes. Incorporating authentic design aesthetic with protruding large teak terraces that overlook the Atlantic, it lies close to the best restaurants and yet far enough to be exclusive.

Set within two separate structures Casa Suaya has 28 suites and three thatched roofed bungalows. All rooms have native furnishings, stone fireplaces and some rooms have a small kitchenette but all have sitting rooms with large picture windows. There are two swimming pools to relax and there is a lovely private beach at the front of the property. Dine at the in-house Butia Restaurant, which serves local style menu using wood-fired ovens or head out to Punta del Este for fantastic restaurants. 

A typical day at Casa Suaya include leisurely lunches at 3 p.m., late afternoons sunbathing at the beach and midnight dinners of braised lamb and sweet potatoes. Guests who want a busier place can visit the nearby Punta del Este, a fashionable beach shack where everyone goes. But José Ignacio appeals to those who prefer the wittingly bohemian, informal atmosphere of dirt roads, hand-painted street signs and small bed-and-breakfasts.

What We Love
  • Casa Suaya is set on the grassy sand dunes of Brava Beach
  • Great family option in Jose Ignacio with ocean view rooms
  • Most rooms have kitchenette, picture windows and fireplace
  • Owned by Adolfo Suaya, Brazilian-born LA-restaurateur
Need to Know
  • Casa Suaya features 28 rooms and suites
  • Located in the seaside village of Jose Ignacio
  • Surfing, sailing, fishing, cycling, horse riding, golf
  • Best for Beach, Family, Honeymoon, Parties & events

Casa Suaya Nr Jose Ignacio, Uruguay

Stay Casa Suaya has 28 rooms and suites distributed in two separate stone-encrusted buildings. All suites are spacious in size, starting at 50 sqm, and have sitting areas furnished with antique and Italian style furniture, polished concrete floors, stone fireplaces and glass walls opening out onto oversized decks. Rooms are grouped in four types and a family bungalow which has two rooms. Spacious bathrooms have two vanities and quality toiletries. 

ChildCare Families with children are welcome to stay at Casa Suaya. There is a thatched family Bungalow with ash-coloured wood panelled ceiling adorned with a crystal chandelier. It has two bedrooms: one with a Queen size bed and the other with two Twin beds. 

Dine In-house restaurant Butia at Casa Suaya opens onto an infinity pool with ocean views, serves brick-oven sea bass and other local specialties. Its open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering guests an easy dining experience close to their room. In the evening, guests are invited to wind down in the cosy lounge bar. 

Relax Casa Suaya has a beautiful outdoor swimming pool with loungers overlooking the sea. There is also a massage hut for those who want to relax after day’s activities at the sea or shopping in the nearby town of Jose Ignacio.

Experience Situated on the coast and close to Jose Ignacio Casa Suaya is a treasure trove of activities. On the beach, there is kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing, and kayaking. Scuba diving, and deep-sea fishing can be enjoyed throughout the year, and bespoke equipment rentals and boating charters are easy to arrange. There is riding and mountain biking in the surrounding mountains. Closer to the lodge, are interesting trails which are great for birdwatching and meditational walks. 

Casa Suaya Eastern Uruguay, Uruguay

Location Nr Jose Ignacio, Uruguay
Casa Suaya is located in the seaside village of Jose Ignacio, 30 minutes from the glitzy resort town of Punta del Este

Getting there Punta del Este Capitán Corbeta CA Curbelo International is the nearest airport, and served by flights from Buenos Aires. Casa Suaya is 30-minutes from Punta del Este airport. Alternatively, Montevideo Carrasco International Airport is 180km from the hotel.

When to go November to March is the ideal time to visit weatherise. The very popular peak summer season from Christmas to mid-February gets booked up well in advance so best to plan early. During this period the whole place comes alive and there is a great party atmosphere. It is worth bearing in mind however that during the quieter season - including November, many of the area's bars and restaurants are closed which does tend to restrict eating options to your hotel.