Chilean Wines, The Lakes & Buenos Aires
The tasting room at Lapostolle Winery
Santiago de Chile against a backdrop of the snowy Andes
Lapostolle Residence & Winery
Lakes District: the magnificent Orsono Volcano, Puerto Varas, Chile
Buenos Aires: Algodon Mansion, Suite

Combine the cosmopolitan capitals of Santiago and Buenos Aires with indulgent culinary encounters, new world viticulture, oh so argentine tango and a spectacular crossing through the volcano dotted lakes district.

Chilean Wines, The Lakes & Buenos Aires 


Ideal length: 14 days
Price from: AUD $9,950 pp


Highlights 

  • Live the good life in bustling Santiago from the chic restaurants of Lastarria to bohemian Bellavista, Santiago has something for all tastes.

  • Indulge in vino-culture, picnic under the vines and relax by the pool with views across the valley at Lapostolle, so much more than a good spot for a glass of vino!

  • Soak up deep blue mountain lakes, conical volcanoes and lush larch forests against a backdrop of snow-capped Andes in the very European, Lakes District.

  • Explore culturally rich Buenos Aires; park yourself in a café for a stint of people watching; enjoy delicious cuisine and tango the night away.


SUGGESTED ITINERARY 

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SANTIAGO ~ 2 NIGHTS

Aesthetically inspiring, the city’s architectural tapestry weaves old with new, crumbling baroque mansions with lofty skyscrapers. Visit the Old Town and its markets, tasting Chilean delights along the way. Unwind this evening with a wine- paired tasting experience at one of the city’s top restaurants.

Gourmet Highlights:
Love to cook?  Join a renowned local Chef for an 8 course-tasting menu prepared in his exclusive studio.
Let us organise your dinner reservations. Santiago is home to world-class fine diners such as Boragó and Sukade, which draw inspiration from wild endemic Chilean produce to create what they term ‘cuisine from the edge of the world.’ Whoever thought food from the brink could taste so good?

Overnight:        The Aubrey or The Singular Santiago

6 - The Aubrey Hotel, a gastronomic delight!

The Aubrey Hotel, a gastronomic delight..


SANTA CRUZ WINE REGION ~ 2–3 NIGHTS

Venture south to the verdant valleys of Santa Cruz and settle into your exclusive, all-inclusive residence at Lapostolle Winery.  Discover their new world viticulture, tour local wineries, taste the local produce and relax by the serene pool with its stunning views across the vineyard.

Overnight:       Lapostolle Winery and Residence

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Lunch on the terrace at Lapostolle


PUERTO VARAS /  LAKES & VOLCANOES ~ 2-3 NIGHTS

Fly further south to Puerto Varas, "The City of Roses" and it’s century old wooden homes. Explore Lago Llanquihue, Chile's second-largest lake, German influenced villages and National Parks. You can even ascend the lofty heights of Orsono Volcano.

Overnight:       Cumbres Patagonicas

4 - Puerto Varas, Chilean Lakes District

Puerto Varas, Chilean Lakes District


BARILOCHE / ALPINE ARGENTINA ~  2–3 NIGHTS

Travel across the frontier into Argentina via the adventurous 'Lakes Crossing’, a bus-ferry combination journey that delivers wonderful scenes reminiscent of Switzerland! Stay at the spectacular, lakeside Llao Llao Resort from where there is an abundance of activities on offer: lake cruises, panoramic drives, hiking, kayaking, fly fishing, skiing in winter to name only a few.

Gourmet Highlights: 
Delights of this area include chocolate mousse with caramel and homemade marzipan from ‘Mamuschka'....a must.

Overnight:        Llao Llao Hotel

5 - Llao Llao hotel

Llao Llao Hotel, Lakes District Bariloche


BUENOS AIRES ~ 3 NIGHTS

Opulent baroque architecture, wide tree-lined boulevards, art galleries, chic boutiques, private supper clubs, realms of sophistication..... and tango!
Argentines eat late but it’s worth the wait. Crunchy steak empanadas, home made chorizo, artisan cheeses and the smoky scent possibly the best steak you will ever eat! BA – what’s not to love?

Gourmet Highlight:
Dine at a closed-door wine and food society in the magnificent private Belle Époque, home to one of Argentina’s top sommeliers.

Overnight:       Hub Porteño or Legado Mitico

3 - Experience a night of dinner and tango in Buenos Aires

Experience a night of dinner and tango in Buenos Aires


Hungry for More? 

How about an indulgent 3 or 4 nights in Mendoza, Argentina’s premier wine region. Soak up the incredible food, explore high altitude wineries and relax at your luxe wine lodge.


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