FrontRunners April 2015: Off the Hook

Cast away at a pair of new South American lodges. On the Fly The outfitter Frontiers debuted the seven-room Limay River Lodge ( in Argentine Patagonia last December, offering convenient access to the trout-filled southern banks of the Middle Limay River. Following a day of angling, guests can retire by the living room’s fireplace with […]

Quasar Expeditions’ Overland Safaris Provide Adventure and Independence for Travelers

Quasar Expeditions, pioneers in providing unique travel experiences in Patagonia, has further enhanced the adventure and luxury that guests expect. The newest addition to the company’s overland safaris in Argentina and Chile, the Patagonia Overland Safari, allows travelers to experience Patagonian sites, including National Parks Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares, and the mighty Perito Moreno Glacier, in a Jeep® […]

BEST of the BEST 2014 | Journeys | Resorts: The Vines Resort & Spa

The 180-degree views from the Uco Valley’s new Vines Resort & Spa (+54.261.461.3900, http://www.vines​resort​ extend over thousands of acres of vineyards to the Andes Mountains. Debuted in January in Argentina’s celebrated Mendoza wine region, the 22-villa retreat echoes and embraces its surroundings with rough-hewn stone walls, porches with fire pits, and floor-to-ceiling windows that frame […]

21 Ultimate Gifts: A Horse Breeder Apart

The GIFT A visit to Ignacio Figueras’ horse farm in Argentina, where the renowned polo player and horse breeder will help the recipient select a polo pony from the farm’s stable. A private polo lesson from Figueras. Head-to-toe polo clothing and equipment: a bespoke Asprey leather saddle, a pair of custom-made Casa Fagliano boots, and […]

Palacio Duhau-Park Hyatt

The Palacio Duhau-Park Hyatt is one of dozens of mansions that Buenos Aires’ aristocracy built in Recoleta during the Belle Epoque era, when the tarde victoriano-style structures lining the nine-block-long Avenida Alvear helped earn the Argentine capital its designation as the Paris of South America. Purchased and renovated by the Duhau family in the 1930s, […]

Golf: Cattle Drive

The remote location of his Argentine cattle ranch—some 1,000 miles from Buenos Aires—did not dissuade Jorge Taylor from converting a portion of Estancia Chapelco into a golf resort and community. Nor did it matter that he never had picked up a club, or that Argentina’s golf course designers had displayed a dearth of innovative ideas. […]

Grape Escapes: Cavas Wine Lodge

Ask Cavas Wine Lodge owner Cecilia Díaz Chuit to suggest a tranquil place for lunch, and she might send you off—with a picnic of serrano ham and arugula sandwiches on just-baked whole-grain bread—to explore the property’s vineyard on a mountain bike. Any location you choose will afford vistas of snowcapped Andes peaks, but you need […]

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