"Our striking architecture Retreat is located in the chic fishermen town of José Ignacio with panoramic views of the ocean and magnificent sunsets. Its luxurious and art filled rooms invite you to a rest and a unique experience for all your senses. Vik Retreats invite you to discover José Ignacio, Uruguay in our world acclaimed accommodations."- Playa VIK
SERVICES AND AMENITIES
Playa Vik offers an exceptional Experience Concierge program;
authorities on the region, the Experience Concierges provide guests of
the property the opportunity to see José Ignacio and the coast as a
sophisticated native. From the hidden galleries with special access for
Playa Vik’s guests, to José Ignacio’s most coveted lunch reservation, the
Experience Concierges offer insider views and behind-the-scenes access
to the idyllic town’s most desired locations. Guests of Playa are able to
consult the Experience Concierge in advance of their visits to create
unique itineraries that showcase the area’s most interesting
ARTISTS & FEATURED ARTWORK
Playa Vik features extensive art from the owners’ collection of leading
international and Uruguayan artists. Art and design are central to the
interior spaces and are featured throughout, boasting works from
unparalleled selection of contemporary Uruguayan and international
artists including, James Turrell, Zaha Hadid, Anselm Kiefer and Pablo
Atchugarry, among many others.
The design has focused on minimizing the need for energy use.
bymaximizing the use of nature to heat, cool, ventilate and irrigate. The
property operates in an environmentally friendly manner through its
extensive use of natural resources, innovative solar technologies,
intelligent energy efficiency systems, as well as collecting and recycling
water. All heating is done by radiant heat generated by solar tubes.
Fireplaces also provide additional heat and ambiance when needed.
The culinary offerings at Playa Vik celebrate the dishes of Uruguay.
Guests are encouraged to dine family style in the indoor dining room
or on the outdoor terrace overlook ing the barbeque. Guests will
enjoy traditional Uruguyan barbeque , fresh fish and seafood, locally
grown fruits and vegetables and homemade breads and pastries all
prepared by the property’s talented in-house chef.
Guests of Playa Vik enjoy a remarkable cantilevered pool extending out
from the property’s Patagonian ebony terrace and overlooking the
beach below. Seventy-five feet long, the Uruguayan Black Absolute
Nero granite pool also features a celestial map of the southern
hemisphere created by small optic light points set within the pool floor.
In addition to the spectacular pool and terrace area, guests are invited
to enjoy the spa and the natural wonders of Jose Ignacio’s beaches and
Playa Vik José Ignacio sits on the Mansa (“Calm”) beach in the bohemian
chic village of José Ignacio, on the most coveted point of the Uruguayan
coastline, with a panoramic view of the landscape and ocean beyond.
José Ignacio, located just 12 miles northeast of Punta del Este, is
emerging as Uruguay’s premier international destination, drawing
travelers to enjoy the pristine beaches, nature, rugged landscape and
relaxed, bohemian setting.