Estancia San Pedro de Timote
Located 150 kilometers from Montevideo and founded in 1854 this one of the first farms in Uruguay. Spanish colonial style and declared a National Monument in 1977.
Accommodations are divided between the historic main house and the family guesthouse. Rooms have country décor and heating, most have private bathroom. All meals are country style cooking and served as buffets. Fireplaces are lit at night in the bar, dinning room and multiple sitting areas.
Activities include accompanying the staff for their rural activities of the day by horseback or by tractor and cart, fishing, soft trekking and bird-watching. At night, you can join a photographic safari where guests can usually watch interesting wild animals at close range on the estancia. Facilities include two open air pools, one indoor heated pool, spa and fitness centre, tennis and basket ball courts, pool tables and billiards, table football and tennis, two TV rooms, one with a 61" TV and DVD player.
Estancia El Charabon
A rural agro-tourism estancia, near the Atlantic coast and surrounded by the Rocha hills. Located 225 km from Montevideo and 80 km from Punta del Este. The estancia has a total of 950 hectares of which 150 are planted with eucalyptus trees and natural forestry. Breeding of Hereford and Polled Hereford and wool-bearing Hampshire Down.
Visitors will enjoy beautiful views surrounded by streams, rolling meadows and natural fields with a variety of typical flora and fauna. This is an idyllic place for leisurely walks and picnics to enjoy the natural surroundings. Comfortable and charming rooms. Playroom, billiards, satellite TV, swimming-pool and barbeque.
Visitors can enjoy horseback riding inside and outside the establishment, photo safaris and trekking. The estancia offers regional and international cooking with excellent service personally supervised by the owners. Guests can participate in cattle activities such as rodeo, branding, milking and others. Historic tours are on offer to Santa Teresa fortress, San Miguel Fort and Ombues Island. Tours also to the closeby seaside resorts of La Paloma, La Pedrera, Cabo Polonio, Punta del Este.