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Posada del Faro

A Mediterranean-style boutique hotel in the bohemian enclave of Jose Ignacio

A peaceful retreat by the beach with bags of charm

Nestled near the lighthouse in the bohemian enclave of Jose Ignacio, the Posada del Faro emerges as an alluring Mediterranean-style boutique hotel.

This distinctive retreat, adorned in pristine white, boasts 15 captivating rooms, each uniquely designed to exude charm and comfort. Some rooms feature inviting fireplaces, while nearly all offer the luxury of a private deck or balcony.

Positioned just 50 metres from its private beach area on Playa Mansa, the hotel invites guests to immerse themselves in the tranquillity of the coastal landscape. The outdoor pool, adorned with a multi-level pool deck and an honesty bar, becomes a serene oasis for relaxation. Whether basking in the sun or enjoying a refreshing dip, the ambiance is one of leisure and contentment.

Guests are encouraged to explore the surroundings, either on foot by walking into town or venturing further along the pristine coastline on one of the hotel's bicycles.

The on-site restaurant becomes a culinary haven, showcasing the vibrant flavours of fresh local produce. With a menu that regularly features fish, guests are treated to a gastronomic journey that reflects the coastal essence of Jose Ignacio. Posada del Faro, with its combination of coastal proximity, chic design, and culinary excellence, offers a unique and immersive escape for those seeking a bohemian retreat in the heart of Jose Ignacio.

Sustainability: Posada del Faro is committed to sustainability, implementing eco-friendly practices to preserve Jose Ignacio's pristine beauty. From energy-efficient lighting to water conservation initiatives, we strive to minimize our environmental impact. Embrace a stay where luxury harmonizes with responsible choices, ensuring a greener, more sustainable future.

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When to go to Uruguay

A month-by-month guide of when to visit Uruguay

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January

Peak Season - Summer is in full swing with warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine. The coastal areas, including Punta del Este, are bustling with beachgoers. It's the best time for sunbathing, swimming, and enjoying vibrant Carnival celebrations, with colorful parades and music filling the streets.

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February

Peak Season - The weather remains perfect for beach lovers and partygoers. Montevideo's Carnival, one of the world's largest, comes alive with elaborate parades, costumes, and a vibrant atmosphere. The coastal towns, like Punta del Este, continue to draw visitors with their lively beach scenes.

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March

Shoulder Season - While still warm, March sees fewer crowds. It's an ideal time to explore Uruguay's wineries and countryside tranquility. Enjoy wine tasting and leisurely drives through the beautiful landscapes.

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April

Shoulder Season - As summer comes to an end, temperatures begin to cool. April is a quieter time to visit. Explore the historic charm of Colonia del Sacramento, a UNESCO World Heritage site, without the summer crowds.

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May

Low Season - May brings cooler temperatures, making it perfect for leisurely exploration. Experience local life in small towns and the countryside. It's a time to connect with Uruguay's culture and heritage without the tourist rush.

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June

Low Season - Winter begins, and temperatures drop. While the beaches are less appealing, you can explore the cultural side of Uruguay. Visit museums, warm up with a cup of mate, and partake in various indoor cultural events.

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July

Low Season - Winter continues, providing an excellent opportunity to explore Uruguay's inland beauty. Go horseback riding, experience the gaucho culture, and enjoy the serene countryside without the tourist crowds.

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August

Low Season - August is perfect for birdwatching and wildlife tours in Uruguay's natural reserves. It's a unique opportunity to witness the country's diverse wildlife in a peaceful and less crowded setting.

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September

Shoulder Season - Spring blossoms in Uruguay. With pleasant weather, you can enjoy various outdoor activities. Explore national parks, hike, and witness the vibrant displays of wildflowers.

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October

Shoulder Season - The beauty of October lies in its mild weather. The countryside comes alive with colorful blossoms, making it an excellent time for outdoor adventures, historical exploration, and wine tasting.

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November

Shoulder Season - November is the time to visit beaches before the summer crowds return. Enjoy the coastal areas and historic sites with pleasant temperatures and fewer tourists.

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December

Peak Season - Summer returns with warm temperatures and bustling beaches. December is perfect for beachgoers and festive holiday celebrations. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and celebrations that mark the end of the year.

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