Playa Vik

Location: Punta del Este and Jose Ignacio | Uruguay

Price guide: £££££ More than £500 per person per night

Playa Vik is the sister property to Estancia Vik José Ignacio and boasts extraordinary avant-garde design, innovative environmentally-friendly technology and a fabulous beach location in ultra exclusive José Ignacio. Designed by Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott, it showcases South American art and sculpture as well as works by James Turrell, Zaha Hadid and Anselm Kiefer.
Perfect forSmall groups of friends and families.
In the knowBy the way in Uruguay, “playa” is pronounced “plaja” with a ‘ja’ sound.

Recommended for...

  • Beach
  • Chic Design
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Eco-tourism

Hotel Overview


On Playa Mansa, the calmer of José Ignacio's two beaches, 20 minutes from Punta del Este.

Rooms at Playa Vik

There are six individual ocean view villas or ‘casas’ which can accommodate between 4-7 people, each with a fireplace, art filled interiors, retractable windows and private garden.

Food and Facilities

Apart from the incredible cantilevered swimming pool, which juts out over the beach, there is an outdoor fire pit with chilled sitting area overlooking the ocean, a huge wine cellar, games room and a small spa. The main restaurant at Playa Vik specialises in delicious barbecued food and the hotel can arrange private dining on the decks in front of the ocean should you prefer to eat outside.

Activities at Playa Vik

Fantastic restaurants and great nightlife await down the road at Punta del Este. The sister property Estancia Vik is close by for those wanting to try out horse riding, play polo, have a round of golf or go kitesurfing and windsurfing on nearby lakes.

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