Uruguay Archive

Their List, Our Reviews: Best Hotels in Central & South America

The January issue of Condé Nast Traveler has their Gold List, which contains the top hotels in each region based on reader surveys. I don’t tend to trust reader surveys very much since ball0t-stuffing is so rampant. As one experienced hotel PR agency person once said to me, “Most people who are going to take an [&hellip

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Brazil’s Fasano Makes a Country Splash in Uruguay

Last week I noted that we had just added a new review of a seaside boutique hotel in Uruguay. Now we’ve added another notable recent opening to our reviews of the best hotels in Uruguay with Fasano Las Piedras. We’ve had our eye on this one for a while as it’s an offshoot of two [&hellip

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Posada del Faro in Uruguay

One of our contributors recently popped over to Uruguay from Buenos Aires to review some noteworthy hotels on the coast before the crowds appear in January. First up is Posada del Faro in Jose Ignacio. Like many great hotels right on the beach, this feels like an enlarged version of a rich friend’s vacation home, [&hellip

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Which Luxury Hotels are Readers Checking Out the Most?

It’s always fascinating when I pull up the statistics for Luxury Latin America, partly because they change a fair bit from month to month, partly because I’m regularly surprised by which pages bubble to the top. Lots of factors influence who’s clicking on what: other media coverage, what’s coming up in searches, and where it’s [&hellip

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Two New Luxury Hotel Reviews for Uruguay

We’ve added two new and notable hotels to our reviews of luxury hotels in Uruguay, both run by the same company. Estacia Vik and Playa Vik are welcome additions to the beautiful coastal region of Uruguay, up the road from Punta del Este in José Ignacio. This part of the coast is less crowded and [&hellip

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Our Most Popular Luxury Hotel Reviews

Which luxury hotels in Latin America are readers clicking on the most? There’s nothing slightly scientific about this since popularity can be driven by many things: a write-up in a magazine, a hotel being on TV, or a link from another popular website. Still, it’s interesting to take a look at which hotels are getting [&hellip

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