Valle PerdidoNeuquén, Argentina
Sweeping emerald vineyards stretch out into the distance, purple mountains towering high under bright blue skies, and the beauty of Patagonia, Argentina is brought together in the fabulous Valle Perdido. With a quiet countryside atmosphere and modern comfort, this boutique hotel welcomes you to explore the fascinating world of winemaking from the lap of luxury. Spacious rooms offer a simple elegance, with soothing colors and a dark, cool atmosphere instantly putting you at ease. Light walls contrast perfectly with dark wood furniture and accents, while crisp lines define an enticing contemporary style. Step out through sliding glass doors to your own private balcony, complete with rocking chair, and sit down to reflect on the morning as the sun rises majestically over the vineyards. At Valle Perdido the beauty and magnificence of Patagonia will instill your heart with warmth as the fabulous wine does the same to your soul.
Indulge yourself with a trip to the Wine Spa, where innovative wine therapies encourage rejuvenation while deep massages relax away all the stresses of the world. Take a dip in the stunning indoor-outdoor pool and soak in the whirlpool tub, then head to the wine room for a tasting, along with tapas and cheeses, in a peaceful, cool ambiance. Delight in the Planet Wine experience, learning about the production of wine from growing the fruit to harvesting, pressing, and barreling. Sit down to a fabulous lunch with the sommelier after your morning excursion, then take a cooking lesson with the resort's executive chef. Sail down the Limay River on a sunny afternoon, and make your way to Pellegrini Lake to fish, windsurf, or take out a rowboat for a leisurely ride. Hike through the picturesque hills along the Neuquén River, and visit the dinosaur museum and paleontological site of Lago Barreales, before returning to the resort for a wine-filled evening. Sit down to a meal of seasonal, traditional cuisine, try the chef's scintillating tasting menu and, of course, sip an absolutely perfect wine. Drift off to sleep that night in the comforts of Valle Perdido as the stars shine in the Patagonian sky with a brilliance you will remember forever.
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