Carmelo Resort & Spa, the Unbound Collection by Hyatt, is set amidst pine & eucalyptus trees by the Rio de la Plata in Uruguay. A wonderful five-star retreat, this luxurious property offers fantastic bungalow-style accommodation & excellent facilities.
Beautiful setting in pine and eucalyptus forest along Uruguay's Rio de la Plata
Formerly the Four Seasons Carmelo
Excellent Asia-inspired full spa offering traditional treatments as well as meditation sessions
Complimentary Kids club accommodating ages 5 -12 years
Carmelo Resort & Spa, the Unbound Collection by Hyatt and formerly the Four Seasons Carmelo, is a stunning property nestled amongst pine and eucalyptus trees on the banks of Uruguay’s famous Rio de la Plata. It is an intimate retreat located just over an hour from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Colonia and a short hop flight from Buenos Aires.
There are 44 charmingly decorated bungalows and suites, each with their own private garden, wood-burning fireplace and terrace, perfect for outdoor dining and relaxing. Spacious bathrooms feature a heated floor, deep soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower; in select bungalows, a secluded garden offers an outdoor shower.
The property is situated near to an 18-hole Championship Golf Course and boasts a large swimming pool, two restaurants, a bar and fantastic Asia-inspired Spa. In-room massage and spa services are also available offering feet reflexology and neck and back massages. Dining options include Pura, which serves up delicious South American cuisine for lunch and dinner whilst the Rio Bar offers a menu of fresh seafood whilst diners can enjoy views over the Rio de la Plata.
There's plenty to explore nearby from the quaint farming village of Carmelo to the charming town of Colonia, tours of local wineries, roaming the Uruguayan countryside by horseback or observing the enormous variety of birds that frequent this gloriously unspoiled region.
When to visit
Carmelo Resort & Spa is located in Carmelo and sits adjacent to pristine woodland on the banks of the Rio de la Plata, one of the world’s widest rivers, an hour from Colonia in Uruguay.
Family Fun in Uruguay
Uruguay remains relatively unknown as a vacation destination. But with its laid-back charm, colonial towns, rolling countryside, estancias and fashionable beach scene, it is South America's best kept secret, and a relaxed, safe and ideal destination for families.
This fabulous itinerary takes you on a lesser-known path, whilst staying in unique and quality accommodations. Begin in Argentina’s buzzing and vibrant capital before heading over to laidback Uruguay and explore rolling green countryside, quaint colonial towns and golden beaches.