Fodor's Expert Review Estancia Vik

Camino Eugenio Saiz Martínez, Km 8, Punta del Este, Maldonado, 32232, Uruguay

This luxe yet bohemian 12-suite ranch property set on 4,000 acres in José Ignacio offers guests the best of both a countryside and beach retreat. Opened in 2009, Estancia Vik has helped establish José Ignacio as an elite international destination. The Spanish colonial-style structure incorporates a vast reflecting pool and numerous open-air courtyards and gardens. Uruguayan artists were commissioned to create original murals throughout, adding to the property's uniqueness. Guests can take out the riding horses or head to the water nearby for fishing and lounging.

PROS

  • tranquil
  • impressive amenities
  • stylish and bespoke rooms

CONS

  • 4-mile walk to the beach
  • quite remote
  • expensive

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Romantic
Sophisticated
Countryside
Design
$$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 598-9460–5314 | 598-9460–5212

HOTEL DETAILS

12 suites
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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