You can expect a sophisticated interpretation of the traditional safari…
Starting at $1,200 per person per night
Santa Catalina, Municipio de Santa Catalina, Pedanía Río Cuarto, Departamento Río Cuarto, Córdoba, X5800, Argentina
Starting at $500 per room per night
Come and discover the Estancia El Colibri at the foot of the Sierras de Córdoba in Santa Catalina. This charming house is a member of Relais & Châteaux and a real symbol of the Argentine dream. With its dark wood floors, colonial style and antique furniture, it is above all a charming hotel, inspired by the Argentine estancias of the early 20th century, but the call of the great outdoors is omnipresent. Enjoy horseback riding, polo lessons or lazing by the pool before delicious gourmet moments, with the Asado, the famous Argentine barbecue, as the finale.
Unique Features: If you are passionate for polo, you will find at El Colibrí Polo Club the perfect place to practice and have the possibility to learn this complete sport accompanied by professionals and high performance sportsmen. Also, join other guests for a wine tasting in the cellar. The selection comes from the three major Argentinean wine regions such as Mendoza, Salta and Patagonia, and they complete this experience with a selection of breads, cheeses and dried meats produced at Estancia Don André.
Accommodations: The Suites are decorated with refinement and originality. Your Suite has a living room, bedroom, bath and private terrace. At your request, your Suite can be prepared with a King size bed or twin beds. The living room can accommodate a third bed. Enjoy two comfortable armchairs and the two fireplaces to relax in front of a fire after a day spent outdoors. Decorated in harmony with the room, the bath comes with a double sink, bathtub and separate shower. The toilets and bidet are independent.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Colibri Suite. The 105sqm Suite Colibri is decorated with an ultimate refinement. Mural patterns are reproduced on the curtains and in the ceramic tile baths. Your Suite Colibri has a large entry way, living room, bedroom, double dressing, magnificent vaulted bath and private terrace. The living room can accommodate a third bed. Enjoy two comfortable armchairs and the two fireplaces to relax in front of a fire after a day spent outdoors.
Dining: The restaurant offers you a unique culinary experience, featuring the produce cultivated on the farm. Beef, milk, eggs, fruit, vegetables and aromatic herbs are of an absolute freshness and purity. The dried meats and chesses as well as the bread and dairy products are transformed on site. With these ingredients and their original tastes, the sublime chef specializes in traditional Argentinean recipes. The wine list offers an exclusive selection of Argentina’s best wines.
Activities: Explore the wilderness areas surrounding El Colibri. Among the many criollos horses, the workhorse of the gauchos, choose your steed and go galloping in the estancia. If you are a novice, you will receive advice from the gauchos, who will guide you across the plains, forests and rivers of the property. Polo is a great passion of owner and it is assiduously played at Colibri. The hotel gave its name to the El Colibri Polo Club, a team that competes in regional and national tournaments, on horses bred and trained on the property.
Spa & Fitness: Because holidays are also for relaxing, the Estancia El Colibri in Santa Catalina offers a wellness area with a Spa and outdoor swimming pool heated by solar panels. For the sake of your body, but also of your mind, enjoy moments of relaxation by the swimming pool or on a massage table while contemplating the Sierras de Córdoba in the distance. Enjoy a body treatment in the massage room, a muscle building session in the gym, or unwind in the Spa.
Location: The Estancia de Charme, El Colibri is located in the center of Argentina in the province of Córdoba. El Colibri is located on 170 hectares of private property boarded by the Santa Catalina River. The incomparable charm of this setting transform it into the ideal place to watch the sunset or share a candlelit meal.
Closest Airport: The nearest airport to Córdoba is Cordoba (COR) Airport which is 11.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Rio Cuarto (RCU) (187.7 km).
Children’s Programs: Yes. Everything is made for your children. Accompanied by Maxi, the gaucho, your children will enjoy participating in fun activities such as milking the estate’s cow Margerite, collecting fresh eggs in the henhouse, feeding the animals, bringing the sheep back to their pens, and meeting the ducks and pigs. Children are invited to harvest fruits and vegetables but also to compose their own bouquet of flowers with the gardener, who will teach them the different harvesting techniques.
Pet Friendly: No. Pets are not allowed at this property.
Weddings: Yes. This is an excellent place for a beautiful wedding. The garden surrounds the house with blue, pink and lavender agapanthus that extend from the sumer living room to the soft undulations of the mountains.
Meetings: No. They do not have the facilities to host large business meetings.
Extra Info: On horse, mountain bike, or by foot, make your way to the banks of the Santa Clarita River, which serpentines throughout the property. Enjoy a savoury pick-nick, prepared to order by our chef. You can then relax and take a break from the heat with a dip in the river. Mountain bikes await you at the entrance of the hotel. You can explore the paths of the property on two wheels. This is a great way to discover various landscapes with the Córdoba Mountains in the background.