Carmelo Resort & Spa
Western Uruguay, Uruguay
Western Uruguay, Uruguay
Carmelo Resort & Spa, is a Hyatt Hotel, nestled amongst pine and eucalyptus trees along the banks of Rio de la Plata in Carmelo, Uruguay. Built with stone and wood in traditional country house style, it offers intimate spaces with Asian inspired design to provide a warm and relaxing atmosphere. Located just over an hour from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Colonia, in the wide-open estancia style setting, Carmelo Resort offers a perfect base to relax and explore its surrounds.
Spread out amongst shaded tree forest, Hyatt’s Carmelo Resort & Spa offers 44 rustic-chic lodgings. There are 20 spacious bungalows of which 6 overlook the river and 24 bi-level suites, all with terraces ideal for outdoor living. Rooms have all the mod-cons and picture windows with views towards the river, vineyards or lush forests. Expect luxurious amenities in large bathrooms; heated floors, deep soaking tubs, outdoor showers and L’Occitane amenities.
As a Hyatt property, Carmelo Resort & Spa focuses on three top-end services; dining, leisure activities and relaxation. Experience fine-dining at Pura restaurant that serves both local and international fare. There is an 18-hole Championship Golf course, built on the rolling Uruguayan countryside, offering some spectacular vistas. And, a luxurious Chandra holistic Spa offering pan-Asian remedies. You will have ample time for horse riding and experience Uruguay wines.
Carmelo Resort & Spa, A Hyatt Hotel Carmelo, Uruguay
Stay Hyatt’s Carmelo Resort & Spa features 44 well-appointed bungalows and suites. All are spacious in size with stone or wooden floors, high-beamed ceilings and picture windows that open out onto a private terrace or balcony with views of the garden and out towards the river, vineyards or lush forests. Expansive bathrooms feature heated floors and L’Occitane amenities as well as deep soaking tubs and outdoor showers. All rooms have the necessary mod-cons and an espresso machine.
ChildCare Families with children are welcome to stay at Hyatt’s Carmelo Resort & Spa. Children under 12 years can share their parents' room free of charge and restaurants have kid’s menus. There is also a complimentary Kids club accommodating ages 5 -12 years offering activities such as arts and crafts, cooking classes, treasure hunting or picnics at La Estancia. Babysitting service can be arranged, on request.
Dine The Balinese-decorated Pura Restaurant at Hyatt’s Carmelo Resort offers authentic Uruguayan countryside food, with a wood-burning clay oven and barbecue pit where traditional Uruguayan asado is prepared. Experience ‘al fresco’ dining at Río Bar with views of the vineyard and Rio de la Plata, serving locally inspired seafood menu and daily fish specials. For pre- and post-dinner drinks, hit the contemporary style, Mandara Bar with stellar views across the pool and vineyards.
Relax There are two swimming pools to relax at Hyatt’s Carmelo Resort & Spa; one outdoor with waterfalls and another indoor with a fireplace or rejuvenate yourself at the Asia-inspired Chandra Spa. Take complimentary Yoga and Meditation lessons or relax on a private beach. In the main lodge, which acts as the lobby, is a terrace lounge, a library room and conference facilities.
Experience The onsite activities available at the Hyatt’s Carmelo Resort & Spa include a first-class, 18-hole golf course set right on the hotel’s premises. Activity enthusiasts can take half- or full-day riding or fishing excursions guided by local experts. Take Polo or cooking lessons, or spend the day exploring local wineries on a bike. Within the hotel are two tennis courts and of course, two swimming pools. The hotel also has a free shuttle into town makes which can make a nice day of local shopping.
Location Carmelo, Uruguay
Carmelo Resort & Spa is located in Carmelo and sits adjacent to pristine woodland on the banks of the Rio de la Plata, one of the world’s widest rivers, an hour from Colonia in Uruguay.
Getting there From Buenos Aires International Airport: 3-hours by boat and private car transfer or 30 minutes by private charter flight. From Montevideo Airport: 4-hours by private car transfer or 45-minutes by private charter flight.
When to go October to April is the ideal time to visit weather wise. The very popular peak summer season from Christmas to mid-February gets booked up well in advance so best to plan early.