Honeymoon in Argentina and Brazil

Argentina is a fantastic destination for a honeymoon. Whilst Argentina doesn’t do beach, it does have seductive Buenos Aires, incredible food and gaucho estancia experiences. For a luxurious end to your honeymoon, Southern Brazil’s tropical coastline offers the perfect spot to unwind after your exploration and recount the excitement of you wedding and honeymoon.

Day 1: Arrival

Upon arrival at Buenos Aires airport,  you will be greeted by a Lightfoot representative and transferred to your estancia in the Pampas. Spend two nights at Estancia Candelaria del Monte.

Stay: Estancia Candelaria del Monte

Day 2: The Pampas

Spend the day relaxing beside the swimming pool, perhaps take a massage or a gentle guided horse ride through the pampas grasslands. Polo is synonymous in this area of the country, if you are lucky the owner’s neighbour may host a game on his private field. This evening sample a true Argentine barbecue or asado, large cuts of beef and chorizo sausage will be grilled to be perfection on the outdoor parilla.

Stay: Estancia Candelaria del Monte

Day 3: From the Pampas to Buenos Aires

Collection and transfer around two hours to your hotel in Buenos Aires. Spend three nights at the fabulous Faena Hotel.

Stay: Faena Hotel Buenos Aires

Day 4: Buenos Aires

Take a private orientation tour of the varied and interesting districts of Buenos Aires – colourful La Boca, colonial San Telmo, hip Palermo and the historic sites of the Recoleta and Retiro. This will give you some inspiration as to where to head for the rest of your stay, be it day or night.

Stay: Faena Hotel Buenos Aires

Day 5: Buenos Aires

Explore the city further at your leisure. Hit the food and antique markets, sample the finest steak at simple hole-in-the-wall restaurants, visit excellent museums & galleries and catch an impromptu Tango show on the streets of San Telmo. We can arrange a variety of excursions tailored to you from photography and foodie tours to tango lessons and wine tasting.

Stay: Faena Hotel Buenos Aires

Day 6: From Buenos Aires to Mendoza

Spend three nights at the indulgent Cavas Wine Lodge in the heart of the Mendoza Winelands.

It is possible to upgrade to a full board stay which includes fabulous meals at the best restaurants in the area, gourmet wine tours and Andean adventuress.

Stay: Cavas Wine Lodge

Day 7 - 8: Discovering Mendoza

Days to relax at Cavas and explore the Winelands.  Take bikes out to visit the small boutique wineries of the area or head out wine and food outings, perhaps to blend your own wine or travel into the Andes to raft, hike, horse ride or even ski (June to October). Here you will have incredible views Mt Aconcagua the highest mountain in the southern hemisphere.

Stay: Cavas Wine Lodge

Day 9: From Mendoza to Florianopolis

Transfer to the airport where you fly via Brazil to Florianopolis in southern Brazil. Continue by road for one hour to your resort on the lush coastline

Stay: Ponta dos Ganchos Resort

Day 10 - 12: Relaxing in Florianopolis

Days to relax on your private terrace overlooking the ocean (higher room categories offer private Jacuzzis or plunge pools on the outside deck), the resort happens to be the only one in Brazil from where you can experience sunrise and sunset. Find a tennis court, indoor pool, snorkelling and kayaking off the beach. Away from the resort, scuba diving at Arvoredo Island and boat trips to Dolphin Bay and Anhatomirim Island are all possible. This area of the country happens to be a producer of excellent oysters, a visit to one of the local farms is well worthwhile. From July to early November it is possible to see calving southern right whales off the nearby coast.

Stay: Ponta dos Ganchos Resort

Day 13: Departure

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro or Buenos Aires for your onward flight. You may like to extend your honeymoon, perhaps ending with an exciting stay in Rio, one of the World’s great cities.

Itinerary

Duration Description Overnight
Day 1: Arrival Estancia Candelaria del Monte
Day 2: The Pampas Estancia Candelaria del Monte
Day 3: From the Pampas to Buenos Aires Faena Hotel Buenos Aires
Day 4: Buenos Aires Faena Hotel Buenos Aires
Day 5: Buenos Aires Faena Hotel Buenos Aires
Day 6: From Buenos Aires to Mendoza Cavas Wine Lodge
Day 7 - 8: Discovering Mendoza Cavas Wine Lodge
Day 9: From Mendoza to Florianopolis Ponta dos Ganchos Resort
Day 10 - 12: Relaxing in Florianopolis Ponta dos Ganchos Resort
Day 13: Departure

Inclusions

Included

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Full board Estancia Candelaria del Monte
  • Mentioned excursions
  • 24 hour emergency contact

Not Included

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa if applicable
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance (please note that travel insurance is mandatory for all Lightfoot Travel holidays)

Map

1- Estancia Candelaria del Monte 2- Faena Hotel & Universe, Buenos Aires 3- Cavas Wine Lodge, Mendoza 4- Ponta dos Ganchos Resort, Florianopolis

USD 4,890 per person based on two guests travelling (flights not included)

Notes on our prices

  • This price guide provides you with a broad indication of how much to budget for your holiday.
  • Prices are generally based on two people travelling together (unless stated otherwise) on a shared room basis.
  • Prices can fluctuate depending on season, standard of accommodation, excursions selected (private versus shared) etc.
  • This basic structure works very nicely, but don’t forget that Lightfoot Travel can provide a range of experiences and we tailor-make each itinerary based on your travel requirements. Get in touch to start planning your perfect trip with your own travel consultant