This 5* luxury hotel is spectacularly located on a mountainside in the Cerro Alarkén natural reserve, with unforgettable views over the Beagle Channel. Designed with local materials and to be sustainable, the property ticks a lot of boxes.

As part of the Leading Hotels of the World group, guests can expect superior service and style throughout the hotel. The rooms offer chic and elegant design and boast stunning panoramic views over the bay or mountains and valley. The restaurant offers typical Argentinean cuisine with local flavours along with international dishes, all served up with beautiful views. The piano bar is the perfect place to relax with a cocktail or glass of wine and enjoy looking out over forests, the city of Ushuaia and the Beagle Channel. Amenities include a variety of pools, making use of the natural water resources, including and indoor pool with a bar and a rooftop pool complete with hot tubs. A fitness centre provides the opportunity for more activity or guests can get outside and explore the reserve. There are a variety of hiking trails and plenty of opportunity to spot the flora and fauna native to Tierra del Fuego.

Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi at sunset, Hotel Arakur Ushuaia Resort and Spa, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia, Argentina

Stunning views from the outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi at sunset

NAME: Arakur

LOCATION: Perched atop a moutain overlooking the Beagle Channel in Ushuaia

NO. OF ROOMS: There are just over 100 rooms at this magnificent hotel, including a selection of deluxe rooms and suites

FOOD & DRINK: Regional specialities including black hake, king crab and asado lamb are all served at the ‘La Cravia’ restaurant. However, with unparalleled views over the Beagle Channel, surrounding mountains and the nearby Vincinguerra glacier it will be difficult to concentrate on what you’re eating. Luckily, the ‘haute counture’ styled dishes are exceptional and bursting with flvour. After dinner, the sultry piano lounge is the perfect place to enjoy a nightcap.

OUTSTANDING FEATURE: The outdoor pool and jacuzzi looking out over the ‘end of the world’ are simply too photogenic to ignore.

BEST FOR: Adventurous couples

MUST DO ACTIVITY: The hotel is surrounded by the Natural Reserve of Cerro Alarkén which is beautiful for hiking in the summer, plus nearby there are a selection of ski resorts for those visiting in the winter.

ECO CREDENTIALS: This luxurious hotel is in keeping with modern times and uses methods throughout the premises to reduce it’s impact on the fragile environment surrounding it.


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