Argentina’s Luxury Trips: Salta

The first place most people think of when it comes to travel to Argentina is Buenos Aires. Individuals visiting Argentina should spend a few days here so as to get the overall flair of South America’s best option in terms of experiencing the European feel.

One other popular area to check out is Patagonia. This place is literally a paradise for the adventure travellers taking into consideration the adrenaline inducing activities such as rafting, biking and hiking. However, a traveller seeking to have a simple and tranquil vacation doesn’t have to be disappointed. You can easily make a luxury tour to Salta and score some memories you won’t soon forget.

Touring vineyards is something which may be done when being at Salta, but there are a number of other facets to this splendid destination. House of Jasmines ranch is a magnificent place to stay here and the entire property has been developed through renovation of an old mansion which has parks and gardens encircling it in almost a 100 hectare area. The surrounding greens along with the cozy rooms in this boutique hotel, as well as the spa and restaurant make sure that you find your time there as pleasant as your excursions around the region.

If you prefer something located right in the city of Salta, take a look at Legado Mitico. There are only 11 rooms in this wonderfully unique boutique hotel, each room is an exaggerated reflection of a particular personality from the area, for example “The Gaucho” a generic character or “The Writer” namely Juana Manuela Gorriti. If you are someone looking to get immersed in the local history and culture, there are enough opportunities in this hotel.

Salta is known for the attractiveness of its landscapes and there are various ways to enjoy them. Those fond of activities can choose some great options like rafting, horse riding, hiking and biking. There are a number of varying facets to the overall topography ranging from breath-taking mountains, lush valleys to wonderful salt flats. Make sure to give yourself time to indulge a stop off here and there as there are many small towns that provide the opportunity to see more of the actual culture of the north than a more highly visited tourist attraction will do.

Once in a week, there’s a lovely train known as Tren de las Nubes or Train to the Clouds departing from Salta that will take you around to a few of the best awe inspiring sites. It is the 3rd highest train in the world. Furthermore to the natural attractiveness of this region, there are also a number of pre-Hispanic archaeological sites that can be visited. You’ll also need to leave time for the city of Salta itself along with Cafayate.

The town of Cafayate is surrounded by wine country and the perfect way to take full advantage of it is by staying at the Patios de Cafayate Hotel and Wine Spa. There are a total of 32 beautiful rooms in this wonderful getaway and the entire design has been devised to maintain the original aura of the colonial residence neatly intact. The surrounding gardens as well as the hotel spa with sights of the breathtaking landscapes make sure that you’ll get plenty of relaxation when not engaging in the many activities possible.


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