Take a break from city living, reconnect with nature and immerse yourself in the epic scenery that surrounds the Sacromonte Landscape Hotel. Designed by architecture studio MAPA, the Sacromonte brings you awe-inspiring architecture, lush landscapes and rich wines from the on-site vineyard. This luxurious landscape hotel was built with a deep respect for the environment using sustainable methods and materials. If you are seeking a relaxing, eco-friendly destination with unrivaled views, this wanderlust-worthy refuge is just the place for you.

Location

Why is the Sacromonte a good base for exploring Maldonado? How far is the property from the airport?

Built on the wild sierras of eastern Uruguay, amid undulating hills in Maldonado, the Sacromonte invites guests to explore its idyllic landscapes in its purest state. Here you will find lush forests, rolling hills lined with vineyards and babbling streams where animals gather to drink. Whether you are hiking along the beautiful nature trails or indulging in a wine tasting in the olive groves, the Sacromonte brings a unique perspective to the natural surroundings while offering guests a haven of comfort and sophistication.

Key Facts

  • the Sacromonte lies between a 250-acre stretch of sierra between Punta del Este, José Ignacio and Pueblo Garzón
  • the cabins were assembled in Montevideo and then transported 200 km to their final destination, to reduce the impact on the natural environment
  • the property is 47 km from Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo Airport

What is special?

  • discover the dazzling landscapes of the Uruguayan indigenous forest on a scenic bike ride or hike, learning about the local flora and fauna along the way
  • gaze over open wilderness as you nestle by the fireplace, taking in the glorious sunset
  • experience the beauty of this natural and remote environment, where luxury and simplicity coexist in perfect harmony

What do the guests say?

  • travelers love that the Sacromonte is close enough to main attractions, but also far enough away from the bustle of it all
  • guests regard the Sacromonte as the perfect escape for wine lovers
  • visitors felt refreshed and reconnected with self after their stay in such a peaceful and tranquil location

Accommodation

What type of cabins can I choose from? Will there be privacy?

The Sacromonte fuses rugged outdoor living with modern, minimalist design, creating a veritable haven of peace in the most ideal setting. Four small steel-framed glass cabins, called “Refugios”, are remarkably camouflaged across 250 acres of verdant terrain. Each cabin is outfitted with mirrored glass walls to not only blend into the environment seamlessly, but to also reflect and amplify the stunning scenery. Whether you choose a cabin nestled among the vineyards, one tucked away in the meadows, or perched on the edge of the lake, it will be an experience you won’t soon forget.

Key Facts

  • each cabin features an open-plan bedroom, living and dining area and private wooden deck
  • the back of each cabin resembles stacked logs to keep with the theme of outdoor living, whilst providing extra privacy
  • each cabin comes with an off-road electric buggy for exploring the expansive grounds

What is special?

  • get comfy by the fireplace and drift off into a midday siesta or cozy up in the reading nook with a good book
  • sink into your private plunge pool with a sumptuous glass of Sauvignon and admire bold sunset hues fade to spectacular starry nights
  • take in the unobstructed, panoramic views of the iconic landscapes with verdant grasslands, rolling hills, and water reservoirs

What do the guests say?

  • guests love the one-way mirrors that allow breathtaking views, while maintaining their privacy
  • the private plunge pool is a favorite among guests who are looking for the perfect way to relax after a day of exploration
  • the simple, yet luxurious, design concept makes travelers feel right at home

Culinary

What kind of culinary dishes can I expect at the Sacromonte?

Lavish lunches and decadent dinners are served perched in the hillside, with unparalleled views of the picturesque landscapes. On the menu you will find local specialties, including barbecued veal and wild boar, served with fresh seasonal vegetables and perfectly complemented by exquisite wines from the region. The Sacromonte takes your gastronomic experience to the next level with a little adventure on a guided hike through the indigenous mountains, a trolley tour through the vineyards, concluding with a mouthwatering lunch and wine tasting.

Key Facts

  • an organic farm provides fresh produce to the Sacromonte restaurant
  • the restaurant sits on the hilltop with an expansive deck overlooking the 250-acre property
  • the Sacromonte offers wine experiences from both its own winery; as well as, regional boutique wineries

What is special?

  • arrange a private picnic in the olive groves for a romantic and intimate experience with your loved one
  • get to know the other guests over lunch and wine tastings held at the large and welcoming communal-style table
  • enjoy an evening feast around a roaring campfire as the chef slow roasts special cuts of lamb

What do the guests say?

  • guests highly recommend the private picnic for couples and honeymooners
  • many insist the fireside barbecue is not to be missed
  • the Sacromonte is a wine lover’s dream and the wine tastings are a highlight for many guests

Activities

How can I spend my days at the Sacromonte? What do the hotel’s surroundings have to offer?

After you have started your morning with a delicious breakfast to fuel your body, head out to explore Uruguay’s breathtaking landscapes. Strike out on foot, allowing yourself to get lost in nature among the winding trails, or hop into your complimentary electric buggy. For something a little more leisurely, take a stroll through the vineyards, or simply relax with a glass of wine and soak in the views from your private plunge pool or within the coziness of your cabin.

Key Facts

  • the reception pavilion feature a wine store for guests to purchase their favorite wines
  • stream bank hikes can be arranged; as well as, guided tours
  • the Sacromonte Art Fields, an outdoor art installation, features the artwork from regional artists

What is special?

  • forget bar hopping, try winery hopping; stopping at various boutique wineries and olive oil producers for delicious tastings
  • saddle up and traverse the scenic trails of the indigenous mountains and sierras via horseback
  • wildlife lovers will enjoy night watching sessions, complete with infrared binoculars to spot deer, foxes, armadillos and wild boar

What do the guests say?

  • the wonderful assistance of the staff, helping to plan tours and activities, is greatly appreciated by guests
  • visiting local wineries is a top recommendation by visitors
  • guests are impressed by how knowledgeable the naturalist guides are on the local flora and fauna