Vinas de Cafayate Wine Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsVinas de Cafayate Wine Resort
Wonderful staff, very comfortable rooms and a beautiful location. A real luxury treat
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Travel Blogs from Cafayate
... ja wir wissen schon, wir reisen schon über 2 Monate auf diesem Kontinent, aber hier in Salta kommt es uns zum ersten mal so richtig südamerikanisch vor, so wie wir uns das immer vorgestellt haben. Es ist alles südamerikanischer, die Menschen die viel mehr Indo ausschauen, die Strassen und Häuser. Auch die Musik hört …
... kind of fun on a more delicious level. When it comes to Argentina's wine, everyone knows Mendoza: the central Mecca of red wine in this wine-obsessed country, and home to the Malbec. But most people have never heard of Cafayate - a tiny, elegant, peaceful town in Northern Argentina. Cafayate is famous for producing the worlds best torrontès, a white variety of grape that produces a delicious aromatic wine with peach and floral flavours. It's very distinct from other white wines, ...
... stop to our hostel's front door I remembered why I had booked that one, nothing better than being able to flop down on a bed after sitting in a seat for close to 24 hours! And have a shower! We went out for a late lunch and a nice looking Argentinian BBQ place down the road and after struggling to decide what we wanted we finally made a decision. After having the amazing steak in BA I was cautious getting another one while I was in Argentina in case it ...
... t even finish, what seemed like, an unlimited supply of 5 litre bottles of wine. As for the feast, cooked by the local gauchos, there was 5 types of meat, straight from the farm. Under candle light we attempted, pathetically, to get through the: ribs, rump, upper flank, lower flank, beef and pork mixed sausages followed but Argentines best invention dulce de leiche (Caramelised condensed milk) on top of home made fruit salad.
Speaking of wine, us dedicated ...
... Cachi to Cafayate. It was gorgeous, like the moon valley in San Pedro de Atacama, only nicer and with less people. So that 4 hour drive ended up being about 5 with all the photo stops!
We finally arrived in Cafayate (which is pronounced Cafashaatay by the Argentines by the way) to a really lovely hostel called Rusty-K. Our original plan had been to drive back up to Salta the next day (on a different road, route 68) and keep driving up ...