Patios de Cafayate
Cafayate, Salta and Jujuy, Argentina
At a Glance
A grand hotel with colonial glamour in a picturesque wine-making oasis with mountain scenery
Decor is traditional, with dark wooden furniture and a nod to the local area with artisanal textiles and ceramic tiles
There's a gorgeous outdoor swimming pool which begs you to take a refreshing dip in
Take one of the bikes, or explore on foot and visit the local wineries and charming town of Cafayate
Wine is taken very seriously here, with bottles available from some of the best wineries around
The hotel restaurant is renowned in the local area and meals can be taken around the pool or patio areas
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The weather is good almost all year round in Salta and the north west in general. It’s warm and dry in winter (June to September) though it gets cold at night. Summer (December to February) is hot and there’s no air conditioning in most rooms. Avoid the rainy season of February to March, when many of the roads to places you'll want to explore may be impassable due to flooding.
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Once a colonial mansion, Patios de Cafayate Wine Hotel is now a luxury property, surrounded by trestled vineyards and majestic mountains in the wine producing region near Salta, a region of spectacular natural beauty in northern Argentina.
Enter the enchanting glass lobby doors of Patios de Cafayate Wine Hotel and experience true elegance. Rich in culture, wine, and tradition, Patios de Cafayate embraces its spectacular views of the Calchaquí Valley vineyards.
Take a stroll through Patios de Cafayate’s extensive gardens and admire traditional architecture and antique colonial patios. The region is home to an ample range of wineries, which offer guided excursions to taste the excellent and varied wines, among which the famous Torrontes wine stands out.
Antique furniture, artisan carpets, ceramic floors and penny royal baskets decorate each of the thirty guest rooms and suites. Patios de Cafayate’s uniquely designed suites accent traditional culture and offer guests the luxury of a double Jacuzzi in the bathroom. Beautiful views of the vineyard and hills or spectacular garden scenes create long-lasting memories of your stay at Patios de Cafayate.
Patios de Cafayate features 15 Garden View Rooms, 11 Vineyard View Rooms and three Vineyard View Suites, adorned with antique furniture, striking art and designed in a typical Argentine style. Rooms feature a double Jacuzzi and afford stunning views of the vineyard and surrounding hills or gardens. All rooms include: cable TV, hairdryer, desk, phone, minibar, air conditioning, safe and wifi.
Children are welcomed at Patios de Cafayate, but there are no specific facilities. Babysitting can be arranged, and most children will enjoy the heated outdoor pool.
The excellent facilities at Patios de Cafayate include an outdoor heated pool and the La Rosa restaurant which serves up creative dishes, accompanied of course, by delicious regional wines.
Patios de Cafayate offers activities such as wine tasting, golf, swimming, excursions in the nearby Calchaqui Valleys. Alternatively, why not take a journey on The Train to the Clouds to experience the breathtaking landscape of the region. Hiking, biking and horseriding amongst vineyards and spectacular mountain scenery can also be arranged.
The impressive Patios de Cafayate, part of the Starwood Luxury Collection, rewards anyone who makes the trip through the dramatic Quebrada de Cafayate Canyon from Salta. With a bodega master's historic manor as its core, this hotel and vinotherapy spa is all about beauty and grace in picturesque surroundings. It skillfully combines historic elegance with modern conveniences and looks out at vineyards and mountains from a quiet and serene spot.
El Esteco Winery Tour & Tasting
Visit El Esteco, one of the most traditional wineries in the Cafayate region, famous for its distinctive Torrontés wines. Accompanied by a private guide you will explore the vineyards, learning about the history, as well as its production processes.
Full day Horseback riding in the Calchaqui Valley
This full day horseback riding adventure takes in the stunning landscapes of the highest part of the Colchaqui Valleys, surrounding the picturesque wine region of Cafayate. Enjoy lunch at a local winery, paired with the region's famous Torrontes wines.
Location & directions
Cafayate, Salta and Jujuy, Argentina
The Patios de Cafayate Hotel & Spa is located on the same grounds as the state-of-the-art El Esteco Winery. The winery and its vineyards are located in the Calchaquies Valleys, at more than 1,700 metres above sea level.
How to get there
Salta is the nearest airport and is served by domestic airlines from Buenos Aires' Jorge Newbery Airport, a 2-hour 15-minute flight. The Patios de Cafayate is a 3-hour drive from the airport.
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