Wine, wilderness and wonderment - these are just a few of the pleasures you can expect from your stay at Valle de Uco Lodge in alluring Argentina, part of the esteemed Ten Rivers & Ten Lakes collection. Located in the heart of the Mendoza wine country with a pivotal location in Valle de Uco, this delightful retreat is a pure rapture for a gastronome. Situated on almost 40 acres that are blessed with shaded paths, winding brooks, abundant fruit orchards and gardens that are lush and green, the lodge offers cooking classes and wine tastings in addition to comfortably plush accommodations. Its gourmet kitchen is tucked inside the main lodge, and outdoor mud ovens serve to freshly bake traditional empanadas and more.
A pair of buildings on the property of Valle de Uco houses eight private suites, creating a horseshoe shape around the well-groomed gardens, decks and swimming pool. Guests enjoy vineyard views and distant vistas of the Andes snow-capped peaks. Other on-site amenities include a spacious dining room and living area for socializing, plus a wine bar and separate cellar where you can sample local varietals. As for how to spend your days, try horseback riding, mountain biking, fly fishing, or something indulgent like an in-room massage. Most importantly, hit the wine trail and allow Valle de Uco to showcase the region's finest splendors.