Estancia El Colibri
Cordoba area, Argentina
Estancia El Colibri is a luxury family-run Relais & Chateaux property set in beautiful countryside in Argentina's Cordoba region, and is an excellent horse riding and polo destination with first class service, wonderful hospitality and top-notch cuisine.
At a Glance
Very welcoming atmosphere and guests are incredibly well looked after here
Offers some of the best horse riding and polo in the whole of Argentina
Superb for honeymooners and wonderfully romantic
Luxurious guest rooms and suites each packed with hand-picked pieces of art
La Table du Colibri serves the very best in Argentinean gastronomy and wines, or try a traditional bbq Asado
During your stay enjoy a fabulous wine tasting in the Estancia's very own wine cellar as well as a course for preparing a typical Argentinean asado barbecue.Sarah Lowe
Ride out with the Gauchos and return with some of the wonderful Carpincho leather products that are unique to ArgentinaJules Maury
Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Estancia El Colibri or take a look at our itineraries to Cordoba
El Colibri is a Spanish colonial-style Relais & Chateaux manor house with obvious European design-influences, adorned with exquisite antiques, ornate tiled floors and painted ceilings. Set amidst 420 acres of prime Argentinean grassland, the property is a paradise for lovers of horses and those who enjoy a refined hotel stay, providing excellent service.
Just nine guest rooms and suites encourages an intimate atmosphere where guests can completely relax and unwind. Rooms are adorned with sophisticated, rich furnishings and plush fabrics which add to the opulent feel. Modern amenities are at your fingerstips and include bluetooth speakers, flatscreeen televisions with DVD players and complimentary WiFi. Bathrooms feature enormous tubs to soak in after an active day out on the estancia. You'll also be impressed by the stunning, elegant living room and bar with its high ceilings, sparkling chandeliers and cosy fireplace with views to the gardens and surrounding hills.
El Colibri offers a number of included activities such as horseback riding on the vast pampas, biking, hiking, gentle walks and farm experiences from feeding sheep to collecting fresh vegetables. Polo lessons and golf can be arranged. Guests are also given the chance to learn how to prepare an authentic asado, the traditional Argentine barbecue; or you can simply let the talented chef do the work for you resulting in creative and mouth-watering cuisine.
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 panoramic views. The accommodating and attentive staff pay attention to every detail and will help to make your stay unforgettable.
El Colibri features two Deluxe Rooms, four Junior Suites and three 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 cooking classes, tree top adventure trails, survival courses, treasure hunts, bird watching and horse riding 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.
Location & 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.
When to go
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 vacation periods for Argentina’s schools. In May, Estancia El Colibri closes.