Salta and the northwest of Argentina have a very different feel to some of the more cosmopolitan parts of the country.
Home to some of the most spectacular natural landscapes in the country, this is a land of rich red desert earth, vivid blue skies and awe-inspiring mountainous panoramas. Much of the most impressive gorges and valleys are best accessed by 4WD vehicles as you get closer to the towering Andes bordering Chile.
Founded in 1582, Salta is one of Argentina's most attractive cities, retaining much of its colonial charm. Salta offers a great base from which to explore the northwest. Indigenous villages are much more common in this more remote part of Argentina. The fort at Quilmes once marked the southern boundary of the Inca Empire.
You can explore the Calchaqui valley and the lovely villages of Cachi and Molinos and the wineries of Cafayate. Alternatively, take a 4WD expedition to the spectacular Humahuaca Gorge, leading high up into the Andes towards the Atacama Desert.
- Vibrant Buenos Aires
- Colonial Salta
- Rich Inca & Andean History
- Scenic Driving
Finca Valentina is a beautiful boutique hotel set a short distance from the city of Salta. Overlooked by the Andes this is a charming, country house that combines traditional local architecture on the outside with a fresh, modern interior.The main house features 5 bedrooms all with under floor heating, luxury beds and linen. Additionally, there is a small private house close to the main house, wit...
The Kkala Boutique Hotel is situated 5 minutes away from the centre of Tres Cerritos in Salta.The hotel is small and inviting with attentive staff. There are 6 bedrooms varying in size and design, each is individual and some have a whirlpool tub. The bedrooms all come with a television and some boast a view of the city and hills. There is a library and fireplace area where you can relax and also, ...
Close to the town of Cachi, Le Merced del Alto is an ideal stop en route between Cafayate and Salta.Located at the top of the valley, the hotel has sweeping views over the scenic landscapes.The hotel has 14 large bedrooms including a suite decorated with local art, a pool, living room and spa with outdoor Jacuzzi and massage rooms.Guests can dine at the á la carte restaurant which serves An...
Vinas de Cafayate is located just outside Cafayate and set in beautiful vineyards, about a two and a half hour drive from Salta.The hotel has 10 standard and 2 deluxe rooms each with access to a private, covered balcony with spectacular views.Other facilities include a lounge with fireplace, pool with views of the vineyards, a terrace where guests can relax and enjoy a glass of wine from the exten...
House of Jasmines is a charming colonial home and small boutique hotel (member of the Relais and Chateaux Group) set within a 300-acre ranch located in the shadow of the Andes.The family owned property is located approximately 15 minutes drive from the centre of Salta and so is perfect for those wishing to visit Salta but stay in a relaxing and quiet area.There are 7 luxurious rooms and suites in ...
The Legado Mitico Salta has a central location, right in the historic quarter near to Salta’s main square.Each of the 11 rooms are individually decorated, reflecting Salta’s heritage, and face either the street or internal patio.There are a number of comfortable places where guests can relax after a day in Salta, including a library, fireplace area and patio where its possible to sit i...
The Grace Cafayate is a luxurious property in the North West of Argentina, just outside of Cafayate.It offers a wide variety in accommodation ranging from deluxe rooms and suites in the main building, to self contained villas alongside the hotel. This luxurious modern estancia offers guests a huge selection of amenities in addition to your usual wine tasting tours.It also features an 18 hole golf ...
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