Strategically well located on the panoramic route to the waterfall “Salto del Penitente” in Uruguay, you will find this small boutique hotel by Sierras de Minas in the department Lavalleja with 5 guest rooms, nicely positioned in the wavy valleys of the “Sierras de Penitente”. It is solidly built with local materials under ecological aspects – stone, bricks and local wood – where the large windows make one feel integrated into nature. The main house of 350 m2 comes with a living room of 100 m2 and large windows, another living room with library of 50 m2, a large kitchen with wood oven and barbecue, 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, pantry and laundry room. A second house of 67 m2 serves as house of the owners and is built with wood, bricks and a green roof (living roof). Amenities, like a panoramic pool, Jacuzzi for 6 people, deck and pergolas complete this property to experience nature, spirituality and tranquility. The land of 21 hectares has fertile soils ideal for any crop, such as: vineyards, olive trees, walnuts, animals, etc. There is a dam project, carried out by a hydraulic engineer with the idea of beautifying the landscape and providing irrigation for the farming system that is implanted. Trails, gorges, hills, and beautiful views make this place unique, where you still will be able to enjoy the moments of universal life.
The property is only 14 km from Villa Serrana and 3 km from Salto del Penitente, 100 km from Punta del Este and 140 km from Montevideo. The mountains of Lavalleja invite tourists to share some of the most beautiful landscapes of the country, a lot of adventure and a mystical and natural journey. The destination of Minas is an area that includes some of the most attractive natural spots in Uruguay: El Penitente, Cerro Arequita and the Ombúes forest, among others. It also includes places that were enhanced touristically, always putting nature first. Adventure tourism is a kind of tourism that has developed in the last years in that area of Lavalleja and the waterfall “El Penitente” is one of the places to visit if you are fond of this type of activity. There you can practice zip-lining, climbing and abseiling, as well as horseback riding and hiking on trails.