Enjoy all the famous sights and flavors that define Argentina in Buenos Aires, before you’ll fly east to the wine capital of Argentina, Mendoza to enjoy the finest wines on your group’s private wine tasting tours and gourmet lunches in between playing 5 rounds of golf at Argentina’s best golf courses including the renowned Olivos golf course ranked 1st in Argentina and much more.
Mendoza attracts visitors from all over the world for this “Argentine Napa” (or is Napa the Californian Mendoza?).
The grape harvest is marked each year by the Vendimia festival in early March, the two wine valleys close by are the Valle de Uco and Lujan de Cuyo, with some 400,000 acres of vineyards making some of the world’s best wine. The standout has traditionally been wine from Argentina’s signature grape, Malbec, but you’ll have to choose your favorite (maybe relative newcomer Bonarda?).
The grape harvest is marked each year by the Vendimia festival in early March.
Today your adventure begins, by boarding your international outbound flight to Buenos Aires.
Meet and Greet by our staff at the International Airport (EZE) and transfer to your hotel. At night Welcome Dinner at Fervour Restaurant (excellent meat/fish barbecue) – to taste classic Argentinian steaks, paired with red wines.
✅ Welcome Dinner
After Breakfast, a morning Private City Tour to discover the city of Buenos Aires. A charming city with a strong influence from many main European cities. Beautiful walks, avenues, parks, monumental buildings, cafes, museums, and churches gathered in 26 districts, each with its own distinct personality, give it a truly cosmopolitan air.
At noon we arrive at the Olivos Golf club, Top 1 ranked in Argentina and 71st on the Golf Digest´s “best golf courses outside US”. The course currently has 27 holes and it’s considered one of the best in South America for its beauty, tight fairways and fast greens. Olivos Golf has been host of international tournaments such as the Masters -first in South America- the “Abierto de la Republica”, the “copa los Andes.” Red course holes 12 and 13 may not be so hard but they will prepare you for the great hole 15, one of the 2 holes in Argentina that are ranked among the best 500 in the world.
✅ Breakfast ✅ Tour ✅ Golf ✅ Transfers
After Breakfast and morning transfer to Golf at Buenos Aires Golf club, Ranked 79th out of the “Best 100 Golf Courses Outside US” and top 2 in Buenos Aires, this course and its facilities will guarantee a great golf experience. The course has hosted the Argentine Masters a couple of times and the Amateur World Golf Cup. In its 20 years of life, it has had the opportunity to be the host of the World Cup EMC2, in December of 2000. At that time, many of the best golfers in the world took part of the event, including Tiger Woods and David Duval.
✅ Breakfast ✅ Golf ✅ Transfers
After Breakfast and morning transfer to Nordelta Golf club, This Jack Nicklaus design course hosted the 2008 Argentine Amateur Championship and the 2009 & 2012 and 2013 Argentine Open. It´s a challenging modern par 72 layout of 7.278 yards counts with all the typical characteristics of a Jack Nicklaus design. Waste hazards, big lagoons, and multiple bunkers protecting the landing areas will require accurate shots and patience for achieving a decent score. From the four different tees (black, blue, white & red) golfers from all levels will have the possibility to recognize the strategic defenses of each of the eighteen holes.
✅ Breakfast ✅ Golf ✅ Transfers
After Breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Mendoza. Mendoza is the heart and soul of Argentina’s wine country, where European settlers introduced the ancient craft of winemaking in the 19th century. Famous for the rich Malbec and sublime Cabernet, during your stay you will taste the best argentine wines and play at two amazing and world-class courses located at the foothills of the Andes. Check-in at your hotel and transfer to Club de Campo Mendoza GC – Early PM tee times.
In spite of being flat, its major difficulties are found around the greens. This wonderful scenery is full of trees and different kinds of pine trees, creating an amazing contrast with the green course and the Andes mountain range.
✅ Breakfast ✅ Domestic Flight ✅ Golf ✅ Transfers
After Breakfast and morning transfer to Argentina’s viticultural frontrunner, there is so much more to explore—and drink—in the Uco Valley.
Harvest time (or “la cosecha”), starting in late February and going through mid-April, is the best time of year to go, when all the wineries will be at their liveliest.
You will visit two wineries and tour their facilities while the guide leads you through the world of wine, providing detailed information about the winemaking process, aging of wines, characteristic varieties of grapes in the region, care of the grapevines and conduction techniques, irrigation systems, and much more.
The wine tasting will be in the tasting rooms where you will be provided with detailed indications for proper tasting. At midday, a gourmet lunch at Andeluna Winery prestigious winery’s restaurant is organized that includes a range of wines, to enjoy a meal from an acclaimed chef and to put into practice all the newly acquired knowledge about tasting and pairing.
✅ Breakfast ✅ Tour ✅ Lunch ✅ Transfers
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We will visit two wineries: Catena Zapata and Séptima. The first one is owned by the Catena Zapata family and it is known for Blending different varietals, different lots and even different vintages is an art as old as winemaking itself.
In Bordeaux, the blending of the famous five – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec – is a centuries-old art. Each component is thought to add a level of complexity to the wine. Septima is a modern wine cellar, built following the traditional Mendoza system with vineyards planted in the shadow of the Andes.
✅ Breakfast ✅ Tour ✅ Transfers
After Breakfast and morning at Leisure, you will have a mid-morning flight to Buenos Aires.
Afternoon at Leisure, and in the evening Tango Show with Dinner at Gala Tango, From its origin in the marginal neighborhood of La Boca at the beginning of the twentieth century, Tango has come a long way and today is danced in the finest dancehalls in Buenos Aires and the world: a dance that has its origins in brothels became a myth and is today a symbol of this city.
✅ Breakfast ✅ Domestic Flight ✅ Tango Show ✅Transfers
After Breakfast and morning transfer to Pilara Golf club, The newest Jack Nicklaus course in Argentina. This is the first SIGNATURE golf course built by Jack Nicklaus Design studio in Latin America, Laying over 76 hectares of beautiful land, this course of modern design has been perfectly adapted to the original field, achieving the goal of building a demanding course for scratches, but very enjoyable for average less experienced golfers.’ in the evening enjoy our Farewell Dinner.
✅ Breakfast ✅ Golf ✅ Farewell Dinner ✅ Transfers
After Breakfast mid morning transfer to Buenos Aires International Airport for your return flight.
✅ Breakfast ✅ International Flight ✅ Transfers
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The Buenos Aires GC opened in 1994 and was the host of the EMC Golf World Cup in 2000, when the United States Team (Tiger Woods and David Duval) defeated in the last round the argentine team (Romero and Cabrera). This 7000 yards, par 72 course designed by Robert Von Hagge is full of water and bunkers with excellent greens and marvelous maintenance. The club has 3 different 9 holes loops: Green, Blue, and Yellow. In 2005 Golf Digest ranked BAGC among its top 100 courses.
Born to host the most important golf tournaments in the region, this challenging layout par 72 of 7278 yards offers the typical characteristics of a Nicklaus design. Waste hazards, big lagoons and multiple bunkers protecting the landing areas will require accurate shots and patience for achieving a decent score. Four sets of tees can guarantee playable conditions for golfers of every skill. Its modern green are very fast and hard to read. The club offers international first level amenities.
The Olivos golf club is one of the best courses in the region, ranked by Golf Digest within the top 100 courses around the world. Annually host of the Argentine Masters Tournament, this 27 holes parkland was designed by Luther Koontz (shaper of Mr. Alister Mackenzie). Tough par 4s with dog legs on both directions, require both draws and fades from the tee, and a precise interpretation of the wind for its approaches. Its maintenance is pristine like most of the greatest venues in the world.
The Club de Campo Mendoza was founded in June the 1st of 1974, by a couple of business men of Mendoza. The Golf course was design by Sanchez Elias, Peralta Ramos & Agostini. This magnificent 18 hole par 72 parkland golf Course is just 20min from the city. The course was host important national championships like the National professional championship. The course record is 67 by Guillermo Benenati.
This is the first “Signature Design” built by Jack Nicklaus Design studio in South America, which implied a large personal commitment from Jack himself throughout the entire process; from the master plan to the construction and its inauguration. Laying over 76 hectares of beautiful land, this course of modern design has been perfectly adapted to the original field, achieving the goal of being a demanding course for scratches, but very enjoyable for less experienced golfers. Its yardage goes from 5083 to 7126, counts with 76 bunkers, and 8 of its holes are protected with water hazards. As shown in the pictures, the slopes on fairways and greens determined its character.
Featuring polished marble floors and stylish rooms, Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta offers impeccable 5-star style and services.
Air-conditioned rooms feature flat-screens with satellite TV and minibars. Rooms are styled in cream-coloured hues, have stylish mahogany furniture, and floor-to-ceiling curtains. Bathrooms have marble fittings and include separate bath and shower.
A full buffet breakfast is offered. The on-site restaurant serves contemporary Argentinean cuisine. There is 24-hour front desk assistance and airport shuttles are available for an extra charge.
An outdoor swimming pool, gym facilities, and a sauna room can be enjoyed in this 5-star hotel in downtown Mendoza. It is surrounded by the best restaurants, wine shops, and stores. It is styled with marble floors and offers a gourmet restaurant with Mediterranean dishes. WiFi access is free and a buffet breakfast is included.
Rooms at DiplomaticHotel have luxury French furniture, dark wood floors, white linens, and panoramic views of the city or Andes Mountains. The marble bathrooms are stocked with bathroom amenities and a hairdryer. Each room also has a work desk and 32” LCD cable TV.
*Accommodations are subject to change depending on availability; if the advertised hotel is not available, a similar hotel will be confirmed.