Uruguay In Depth

Two weeks travelling through Uruguay experiencing charming cities, great food and wine, gaucho culture and beautiful beaches.

Your trip will start with a three-night stay at the luxury Hyatt Carmelo Resort.  This is a beautiful resort with plenty of activities on offer and a great spa for those wanting total relaxation. On one of the days your guide will take you to Colonia del Sacramento for a private tour. This is a delightful colonial town close to Carmelo. Next, head to Montevideo for two nights in a luxury hotel. You will have a private tour and time to explore independently. Your itinerary continues with three nights on a traditional Uruguayan estancia. El Charabon is an amazing place and here you can enjoy delicious food and a warm welcome with a taste of gaucho life. The trip will finish with four nights on the beach in Jose Ignacio. Playa Vik is a luxury hotel offering excellent service in beautiful surroundings.

Trip highlights

  • 3 nights in Carmelo at the Hyatt Carmelo Resort with a tour of Colonia

  • 2 nights in Montevideo at Alma Historica Hotel with a tour of the city

  • 3 nights in La Rocha at Estancia El Charabon

  • 4 nights in Jose Ignacio at Playa Vik

Map of your holiday


Day by Day itinerary


A stylish room at the Hyatt Carmelo, combining modern luxury with heritage charm.

Arrive into Uruguay

Arrive in Uruguay and transfer to Carmelo for the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Hyatt Carmelo Resort


Classic Car in Colonia, Uruguay

Visit Colonia del Sacramento

This morning your guide will take on a private tour of charming Colonia del Sacramento. Spend the afternoon at leisure at the lodge.


The picturesque vineyards at the Hyatt Carmelo

Day at leisure

Today is free for you to relax as you wish and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of your luxury resort.


Alma Historia Montevideo Uruguay

Travel to the capital city

Take a transfer to Montevideo and check in to your hotel for the next two nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Alma Historica


Palacio Salvo, Montevideo - Luxury holidays to Uruguay

Explore Montevideo

This morning your guide will collect you for a private, half day tour of Montevideo.


Estancia Charabon, Rocha, Uruguay

Travel to a classic farmhouse

Today you will take a private transfer to the Rocha region of Uruguay where you will spend three nights in a classic estancia.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Estancia el Charabon

DAYS 7 – 8

Estancia El Colibri, Argentina

Days at leisure

This time is free for you to enjoy the activities on offer at El Charabon and get a taste of life on a traditional estancia.


The sleek infinity pool at Playa Vik hotel in Uruguay

Travel to José Ignacio

Today your guide will take you to your luxury beachfront hotel where you will spend the next four nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Playa Vik

DAYS 10 – 12

Jose Ignacio, Uruguay

Enjoy the coastal town

These days are free for you to relax on the beach and soak up the sun.

DAY 13

Aeroplane home

Fly home

Take a private transfer back to Montevideo for your flight home.

The price for this itinerary is [geoip_detect2_show_if country=”US”]$6,400[/geoip_detect2_show_if][geoip_detect2_show_if not_country=”US”]£4,920[/geoip_detect2_show_if].

This is a per person price, based on 2 people travelling and sharing a room.

What’s included

  • 12 nights in luxury accommodation as listed above

  • Private transfers and tours with an English speaking guide and driver

  • All internal flights in economy class seating

What’s not included

  • International flights (discuss your specific requirements with us)

  • Travel insurance

  • Any visas you may require

This is a guide price. Please enquire and we will provide a full personalised quote for you.  All our itineraries are tailor-made to your own requirements so can be modified however you wish.



Hyatt Spa Carmelo Uruguay

Hyatt Carmelo Resort and Spa

This luxury, 5-star hotel is located on the shores of Rio de La Plata in Carmelo. Offering everything you would expect of the Hyatt name, this is a superb hotel.

Alma Historia Montevideo Uruguay

Alma Historica Boutique

Alma Historica is a boutique hotel in the heart of Montevideo’s old town. The thirty rooms include classic, superior and suites. All are decorated in soft creams and warm reds with a light and airy feel.

Playa Vik Punta del Este Uruguay

Playa Vik

Playa Vik is a luxury, private beach resort, in José Ignacio. A luxurious mix of design, art, exceptional service, this really is an exceptional hotel.