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The posada El Balcón del Abra is located in a manicured park surrounded by beautiful trees and towering palms, and with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and hills.
El Balcon del Abra is surrounded by dramatic landscapes and offers superb comfort and the charm of a small posada with only five rooms.
The inn serves outstanding home-made food using organic produce from the garden and excellent wines, all served on a long table in the main dining room with other guests, the whole experience is very much like staying in someone's home. For anyone feeling a bit Brit about it, there are also smaller tables available for private dining.
Facilities include a large ecological pool, as well as a comfortable lounge with a large satellite TV, music system and library. Organised trips such as bird watching, horse back riding and walking tours are also available.
The hotel is located just a few minutes from the small town of Mariscala a couple of hours' drive from the capital Montevideo.
Why we love it
If you are missing the creature comforts of home, El Balcon del Abra serves afternoon tea and cake daily on a terrace with wonderful views of the local countryside.
Saskia, Original Traveller