Side Trips from Buenos Aires Hotels



Four Seasons Carmelo

At a Glance


  • all rooms are spacious bungalows
  • fabulous, personalized service
  • on-site activities compensate for distance to sights and restaurants


  • despite copious netting and bug spray, the mosquitoes can get out of hand
  • food quality is erratic
  • noisy families can infringe on romantic getaways

Four Seasons Carmelo Review

Serenity pervades this harmoniously decorated resort an hour west of Colonia del Sacramento, reachable by car, boat, or a 25-minute flight from Buenos Aires. It's a destination in and of itself. Everything is done in a fusion of Asian styles—from yoga classes at the incense-scented and bamboo-screen health club to bungalows (considered "standard rooms") with private Japanese gardens (and marvelous outdoor showers). In the evening, torches illuminate the paths, which meander through sand dunes.

    Hotel Details

  • 20 bungalows, 24 duplex suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 04-01-2011

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