Area Attractions

Explore a variety of things to do in Colonia, Uruguay, when you stay at Carmelo Resort and Spa, A Hyatt Hotel. Whether you are looking for activities at the hotel or in the surrounding area, our Hyatt resort provides several options. At the resort, discover some of the accommodating features available to our guests.

Carmelo Resort & Spa

Ruta 21, Km 262
Carmelo, Uruguay, 70100



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Hotel Activities

Chandra Spa

Besides the typical activities found in all Spas like fitness activities with cardiovascular machines, dry sauna, massage, indoor heated pool and whirlpool, water & beauty treatments, we to provide mental and spiritual well-being for our guests, for which we offer yoga relaxation therapies, meditation sessions and aromatherapy among other offerings.


Our two tennis courts have lights to allow you to play without daylight. Raquets and balls are offered on a complimentary basis.

Kids Club

For our younger guests, the Kids Club is available all year from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. For children between 5 and 12 years old. Babysitting service is available with advance reservation.

Clase de Pasteleria

We invite you to our bakery, where you will be able to learn the secrets of our Executive Chef. After that, you will have the pleasure to enjoy and take with you what you have produced, receiving also the recipe to make it at home! This activity is complimentary and reservations are required.

Area Activities

Horseback Riding

Enjoy a ride with a “Gaucho” (local guide), through “Tierra de Caballos” woods. Previous experience is not required. The horseback ride lasts 50 minutes, with a cost of USD $45.00, per person. The schedules offered are: 10:00am, 11:30am, 2:00pm and 3:30pm. The transfer to “Tierra de Caballos” is complimentary. We will be waiting for you in the lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled time. This activity requires previous reservation, with a minimum of 2 hours. You can contact the front desk at extension “0” for reservations. Our cancellation policy is two hours prior to scheduled time. If not cancelled, a charge of 50% of the activity cost will be applied.

Carmelo Golf: Golf in Uruguay

Destined to be South America’s premier golf experience, this magnificent 18-hole, par-72 Carmelo golf course has critics raving about the beauty of its natural setting. Perfectly nestled in the Uruguayan countryside, around numerous lakes, wetland, native trees and ornamental grass, it offers one of South America’s truest tests for golfers of all skill levels. Take advantage of all the Carmelo golf course has to offer, including polo fields, a club house, La Estancia, horseback riding, and a private beach. Golf in Uruguay has never been more exciting.

Narbona Winery

Narbona Winery near Carmelo is located only three miles away from the resort. The ancient structure at Narbona Carmelo features a restaurant and a cellar, where they produce one of the best Tannat wines of the region. nat wines in Uruguay are often lighter in body and lower in tannins than French versions of the varietal. The enologist will walk you through their cava while you enjoy a local picada and their Narbona wines. Schedule your reservation today at the front desk. In the case that the enologist is not available you can do the wine tasting in their restaurant, which features three exclusive lounges. Stay for lunch or dinner and pair your wine with numerous dishes.

Tour to Colonia

Located only one hour away from the resort, this city was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Being so close, it would be a pity not going! The best way to really know this city is walking the stoned paving. Our guide will walk you through ancient streets. He will recommend the best places to have lunch and shop for local crafts and art. Please make your reservation in advance, as it is a half day tour to coordinate with the guide. The cost of this activity is USD $145.00, + tax, per person. This includes round trip transportation.