Mendoza area, Argentina
Posada Salentein is a small country inn with state of the art bodega nearby set in the foothills of the Andes Mountains just one hour and a half from Mendoza, in beautiful countryside dotted with vineyards, mountain streams and chestnut forests.
At a Glance
Located in the up and coming Valle de Uco wine region 90 minutes from Mendoza
Pass absolutely breathtaking scenery to get there
Accommodation is simple but very laid back and set in beautiful surroundings
Enjoy a superb guided tour of the state of the art Bodega Salentein nearby
Walk through the stunning surrounding vineyards - they also have stables onsite for horse riding
To start planning your vacation to Posada Salentein
Posada Salentein, located in Finca La Pampa, is a small lodge with just 16 individually decorated rooms in the stunning Valle de Uco area of Mendoza. Rooms are simple in design yet comfortable and cosy and they all feature a kitchenette.
There is a homely living room area with a fireplace, an adjoining dining room where excellent homemade meals are served and a lovely outdoor pool. The European owners have their own art collection on display throughout the property.
For recreation, Salentein offers visits and wine tastings at Bodega Salentein, horseback rides in Finca San Pablo, cooking classes, cycling and walks around the vineyards. It is also a charming place to relax and unwind in peace and quiet.
Posada Salentein has 16 double rooms divided amongst three houses - Los Sarmientos, Los Zarcillos and Los Racimos. The rooms are furnished in a simple, warm style and all are equipped with LCD TV, WiFi and kitchenette.
Children are welcomed at Salentein although there are no specific facilities. Children can enjoy the outdoor pool and exploring the countryside.
Posada Salentein features a library, video/cd library, outdoor swimming pool, a dining room with views over the vineyards, stables nearby, onsite vineyards, the Killka art gallery and the Bodega Salentein winery.
Activities on offer at Salentein include guided wine tours of Bodega Salentein and local wineries, wine tastings, visit to Killka art gallery, horse riding at Finca San Pablo, cycling, vineyard walks, cooking lessons and relaxing by the pool.
Location & Directions
Mendoza area, Argentina
Posada Salentein is set on the La Pampa Estate, 100km outside the city of Mendoza in the stunning Alto Valle de Uco.
When to go
Year round destination but October to April is the best time to visit. The wine harvest or vendimia takes place typically early March and is a great time to visit, although bookings should be secured well in advance.