"Bahia Vik José Ignacio is the vision of a natural and contemporary retreat that embraces beach living with a seamless flow between indoors and outdoors inspired by art and Vik luxury. Living in the dunes on the Mansa beach you can fully embrace the spirit of José Ignacio by tumbling out of bed onto your terrace and the beach beyond for a morning swim." - Bahia VIK
SERVICES AND AMENITIES
Bahia Vik has been designed for travelers seeking a unique and unrivaled seaside experience. Horseback riding, golf, tennis, surfing, polo lessons, kiteboarding, cycling and canoeing are only a few of the many activities enjoyed at the beautiful José Ignacio Vik Retreats. To unwind and indulge, guests are invited to relax by one of Bahia Vik’s four large stunning pools, enjoy a spa treatment, or swim in the waves of the bay.
ARTISTS & FEATURED ARTWORK
As an extension of the Vik Retreats collection, artist involvement is again an
important focus at Bahia Vik, where a wide range of contemporary Uruguayan
and international artists created site-specific installations for each retreat space.
While the work of several beloved artists featured at neighboring retreats Estancia
Vik and Playa Vik will reappear at Bahia Vik, many new talents will debut as
well, giving the latest Vik Retretas its own distinctive aesthetic, more contemporary
In keeping with Vik Retreats’ philosophy and celebration of Uruguay’s beautiful landscape, Bahia Vik employs environmentally friendly practices. The design of
Bahia Vik has focused on minimizing the need for energy use by maximizing
natural resources to heat, cool and ventilate. The property operates in an
environmentally- conscious manner through its extensive use of water collection and recycling, solar technologies, and intelligent energy efficiency systems.
Dining amenities at Bahia Vik highlight the surrounding terroir through use of locally-grown and produced ingredients and a continued emphasis on authentic Uruguayan cuisine. Guests are encouraged to dine on the expansive outdoor
terrace by one of the pools or in the open-air patio or dining room. Guests
enjoy tradicional Uruguayan barbeque, fresh fish and seafood, locally grown fruits and vegetables and homemade breads and pastries all prepared by the
property’s talented chef. Of course, meals will be enhanced by the exceptional VIK wine produced and bottled at Bahia Vik’s sister vineyard property, VIK in Millahue, Chile.
Bahia Vik offers an exceptional Experience Concierge program for the
enjoyment of all guests. Authorities on the region, Experience Concierges provide guests of the property the opportunity to see Uruguay through the eyes of a sophisticated native. From local artists ́ ateliers offering exclusive access to Vik Retretas guests, to private wildlife tours with a local naturalist, Experience Concierges offer insider views and behind -the-scenes access to the idyllic locale’s most sought-after locations. Bahia Vik guests are able to consult an Experience Concierge in advance of their visit to create unique itineraries that showcase the area’s most interesting destinations, from the surrounding Uruguayan countryside to José Ignacio, Punta del Este and beyond.
Bahia Vik José Ignacio is located next to the chic beach village of José
Ignacio, just 12 miles (20 kilometers) northeast of Punta del Este. The
charming locale is renowned for its expansive pristine beaches, rugged
landscape, excepcional sunset, and relaxed bohemian style. Bahia Vik
spans ten acres (4 hectares) of beach dunes on the Mansa Beach in
José Ignacio, facing west with sweeping views across the Southern
Atlantic Ocean and Playa Mansa towards Punta del Este.