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Grace Cafayate

Cafayate, Argentina

Grace Cafayate is located in the Calchaquí Valley, in rugged northern Argentina. This luxury hotel and spa offers great horse riding, wine and food options, as well as access to explore the stunning Calchaqui Valley.

At a Glance

  • Spectacular excursions and horse-back rides with the green of the vines backed by soaring mountains beyond as a background

  • Access to all the superb facilities at La Estancia de Cafayate that include one of the most prestigious golf courses in South America

  • Nestled in the dramatic Calchaqui Valley, south of Salta

  • Indoor heated pool, a prestigious 18-hole golf course and superb wine tasting

  • Gourmet restaurant with an open kitchen, plus an inviting wine and cigar bar

  • Superb views over the estate

Culture, Golf, Riding, Spa & health

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Grace Cafayate or take a look at our itineraries to Salta and Jujuy

Description

Secluded in a 1,360 acre residential and sporting estate, one kilometer away from Cafayate, this property is a soothing oasis amidst the rugged San Isidro Hills and Calchaquí Valley. Grace Cafayate comprises a main hotel building and a further 20 residential villas, some of which are offered to guests.

The architecture at this luxury retreat embodies the usual discreet charm of Grace Hotels, taking great care at picking up design cues from local traditions that echo the dramatic surroundings of Cafayate's green vineyards backed by soaring mountains.

Guests are spoiled for choice when is comes to food and wine. The hotel features three restaurants, including ‘Muse by Jonathan Cartwright’, wine bar and cigar lounge. There is also a swimming pool and a luxurious Grace Spa.

Access to all the superb facilities at La Estancia de Cafayate is also possible. It contains one of the most prestigious golf courses in South America, polo fields and a lively clubhouse as well as the famous estate's vineyards.

Grace Cafayate is perfect for anyone looking for a spa hotel in Argentina set amid awe-inspiring scenery.

Accommodation

There are 10 Deluxe Rooms and two Luxury Suites located in the main building, as well as a variety of self-contained 2-Bedroom Villas. All rooms, suites and villas feature elegant decoration, combined with breathtaking views of the Calchaquí Valley. They all offer a pillow menu for maximum comfort and are equipped with 42' HD LCD television, iPod/iPhone docking, Nespresso coffee machine and oversized bath and walk-in rain shower.

Deluxe Room

Located on both floors of the hotel building, these 40 to 42 m2 rooms enjoy sweeping views of the Calchaquí valley and vineyards of the Estancia. There are both twin and king-bedded doubles, with space to accommodate an additional guest if necessary.

Two Deluxe rooms are connected to a Grace Suite. They are categorised as east-facing sunrise, with uninterrupted views of the vineyards and mountains and west-facing Sunset, with views of the resort and mountains.

Grace Suite

Both Grace Suites are 79 m2 with an 18 m2 terrace to enjoy uninterrupted panoramic views of the soaring peaks and the Calchaquí valley. There is a king-sized bed in this stylish bedroom and the suite is spacious enough to accommodate an additional guest if required. Grace suites are inter-connected to Deluxe rooms, an ideal option to accommodate families.

2-Bedroom Villas (One level)

One level Villas (157m2) include a Deluxe room, a Master suite, a spacious living room, wine cellar, open fireplace and kitchen equipped with microwave, electric oven cooker, sink, refrigerator and Nespresso coffee machine. The terrace (72m2) features breathtaking views of the vineyards and mountains and is equipped with sun loungers, a hot tub and barbecue.

2-Bedroom Villa (duplex)

Duplex Villas (170m2) include a Deluxe room on the ground floor, a Master suite on the first floor, a spacious living room, wine cellar, open fireplace and kitchen equipped with microwave, electric oven cooker, sink, refrigerator and Nespresso coffee machine. The terrace (61m2) features breathtaking views of the vineyards and mountains and is equipped with sun lounges, a hot tub and barbecue.

Childcare

Children of all ages are very welcome to come and stay at Grace Cafayate. However, there are no specific facilities available for children. Childcare can be arranged by the concierge team.

Facilities

There are three restaurant options, a wine bar and a cigar lounge at Grace Cafayate. Breakfast and lunch are served a la carte in The Restaurant. With an open-kitchen plan, it offers international and Argentinean favorites prepared with the best local ingredients.

The Muse by Jonathan Cartwright features a mixture of modern European and traditional Argentinean cuisine featuring the country’s finest beef, lamb, goat and llama. There is also a select wine menu with the best locally sourced varieties. Enjoy dining at the spacious terrace, offering the perfect spot to witness the spectacular sunset colors over the Calchaquí Valley.

The Wine Bar offers a wide array of the well-known Cafayate wines, which you can enjoy seating by the fireplace or at the terrace on warmer evenings. Adjacent to the Wine Bar is the Cigar Lounge which offers an exclusive selection of cigars that will please any connoisseur.

The Pool Bar & Grill is a great option to enjoy northern Argentina's mild weather. Traditionally barbecue-grilled meats in a relaxed environment are a real treat here. There is also a variety of classic and contemporary cocktails served at the bar.

The spa offers a variety of treatments incorporating local ingredients known for their healing and detoxifying properties. The gym is fully equipped with the latest technology, perfect for an early morning workout while the sunrise light up the beautiful scenery. Valet parking, laundry and dry cleaning services are also available at your convenience.

Activities

You can spend a day being spoiled at the spa or just relaxing by the heated swimming pool overlooking the vineyards. Keen golfers are close to La Estancia de Cafayate, with one of the most prestigious championship courses in Argentina. Polo and squash facilities are also available there. The most adventurous will enjoy excursions of different durations to the rugged Calchaqui Valley. They can be arranged by the hotel's concierge team, as well as car and motorbike rental, wine tasting tours, cooking classes and horse-back riding.

Location & Directions

Cafayate, Argentina

Grace Cafate is located one kilometer away from Cafayate in the remote North West region of Argentina close to the impressive Calchaqui Valley.

When to go

The weather is good almost all year round in 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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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Grace Cafayate or take a look at our itineraries to Salta and Jujuy

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