In one of the most pittoresque areas of Uruguay, 1/2 hours drive from the atlantic coast,
surrounded by lagoons and marsh lands dotted with palm trees and centuries old Ombú trees
you will find this historical gem.
The estancia dates from around 1800 and has preserved it's colonial charm op to this day.
Guardia del Monte is a working sheep and cattle ranch, covering roughly 1.000 ha (2.500 acre)
At present it can accomodate over night 4 persons.
However, day-stays can be arranged for a larger number of people.
Day-stays typically include lunch, and may include horse riding or guided tours watching wildlife or discovering the
surrounding nature. Or you might swim, fish or canoe in the bordering lagoon.
Overnight stays include full board and activities like horse riding.
This is a very authentic place and the generosity of the owners will make you feel more like a friend of the family.
Advance reservation is a must. Some (if not much) English is spoken
Contact : tel. +598-470-5180, +598-475-9064
Guardia del Monte is located ca 250 km from Montevideo along "Ruta 9" which runs along the atlantic coast,
at Km 261,5. Follow an unpaved road for 10 km, this road leaving from "Ruta 9" almost opposite the exit to the town of
As of 2011 guest estancias in Uruguay typically charge US$100-180 per person per day, naturally varying with the level of comfort offered.
In most cases 4 meals per day are included, as well as horse riding.
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