Grace Cafayate is the ultimate luxury residential and sporting destination, located in the spectacular wine region of northwest Argentina. It forms part of ‘La Estancia de Cafayate’, a secluded 500 hectare estate in the Calchaquí Valley, famous for its outstanding natural beauty, vineyards and equestrian sports.The architecture at Grace Cafayate epitomises the elegant simplicity that symbolises a Grace hotel whilst incorporating design elements from local traditions.
The hotel comprises 12 beautiful rooms and suites in the main building plus 20 two-bedroom villas, each designed in natural, earthy tones, whilst black and white photography by local artist Eliseo Miciu adorns the walls.The hotel rooms and villas overlook the vineyards and mountains, offering breathtaking views of this spectacular part of Argentina. Each villa comprises a Villa Deluxe Room and a Master Suite that can be sold separately or together with a spacious living room, wine cellar, open fireplace and equipped kitchen, perfect for entertaining friends and family.
The Restaurant opens for breakfast and lunch and has contemporary charm, though stays true to its local surroundings, its L-shaped terrace offering panoramic views of the mountains. Meanwhile, Muse by Jonathan Cartwright presents a fine dining menu for dinner, combining modern European cuisine with dishes that pay homage to many of the local culinary traditions of Argentina, together with a carefully curated wine list.The Wine Bar is a comfortable and relaxed space offering the best local wines, while the Cigar Lounge is the ideal place for reflection with some of the world’s finest cigars.To make the most of the year- round warm climate, the outdoor Pool Bar & Grill serves a delicious selection of grilled meats and refreshing cocktails.
Guests have access to all the first class facilities at La Estancia de Cafayate, including one of the most prestigious 18-hole championship golf courses in Argentina, a lively clubhouse and two polo fields together with access to the estate’s vineyards.The hotel’s spa and fitness centre comprises four treatment rooms, each with private shower, plus a double treatment suite featuring two massage beds, a sauna, whirlpool, private hammam, double walk-in shower and private terrace with shower and sun loungers.The heated indoor pool, with integrated whirlpool and flooded with natural daylight, offers views of the mountains to the north and east. Guests will also find a hammam within the relaxation area.
Grace Cafayate is located just outside the village of Cafayate, a 21⁄2 hour drive from the city of Salta through stunning natural landscape. As the day ends, the dramatic sunset illuminates the Andes and the Calchaquí Valley, creating rich, vibrant colours to bring a sense of magic to any stay in this magnificent destination of serene beauty.