El Colibri is a Spanish colonial-style manor house, adorned with exquisite antiques, tiled floors and painted ceilings, set amidst 420 acres of prime Argentinean grassland.
The 9 guest rooms encourage an intimate atmosphere where one can completely relax and unwind. Rooms are adorned with classic furnishings one would expect from an Argentinean estancia steeped in history and charm. Bathrooms feature enormous tubs to soak in after an active day out on the estancia. You'll also be impressed by the stunning living room and bar with their high ceilings, chandeliers and cosy fireplace with views of the garden and surrounding hills.
The estancia boasts two polo fields and offers a number of activities including horse riding on the vast pampas, hiking, golf and dove shooting. Guests are also given the chance to learn how to prepare an authentic “asado”, the traditional Argentine barbecue.
Explore the vast gaucho lands on horseback, play polo (all abilities welcomed) or indulge in a variety of spa treatments whilst staying at this fabulous estancia surrounded by stunning mountain views.
El Colibri features four Junior Suites, two Deluxe Suites and 3 Suites. All are finely styled with elegant furniture, open fireplaces and hand-made flower details adorning the walls, curtains and bathroom tiles. Each room is equipped with satellite television, DVD, internet connection and mini-bar. The Junior Suites have their own balcony and the Suites have a separate living room.
The Fenestraz family, who own and run El Colibri, have their own children and happily welcome guests with children at the estancia. Specific activities can be organized such as tree top adventure trails, survival courses, treasure hunts, horse riding and lessons.
Facilities at Estancia Colibri include a spa, sauna, Turkish bath, heated outdoor pool, 10km of contained trails for walking, horse riding or mountain biking, 2 polo fields, saddlery, polo ponies and Criollo horses for horseback riding and bowling green.
The extensive list of activities on offer at the estancia includes riding, polo lessons, mountain biking, walking, trekking, bird watching and participation in farm works, dove and pigeon shooting, fishing, go-cart racing, golf, and cultural day trips to see the Jesuit churches. There is also a swimming pool in the garden and a spa.
When to travel
Cordoba is a year round destination, however spring and autumn (October/November and March/April) are most pleasant. It can be hot and humid in the peak summer months of January and February. Winter is usually pretty mild. January, February, July and Easter are the peak holiday periods for Argentina’s schools.
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Location and directions
Cordoba area, Argentina
Estancia El Colibri is located in the heart of Argentina, in Santa Catalina, north of Córdoba, Argentina's second-largest city. Surrounded by open countryside, valleys, woodlands, farmland and polo fields.
How to get there
Estancia El is 45 minutes from Córdoba's Pajas Blancas International Airport, which accommodates flights from Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo, and other centers. Estancia El Colibrí provides transfers to and from the airport.