Foreign Developers Building More Luxury Condos in Uruguay

Patrick Archer aruba, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

From Colonia in the west, to Punta del Este in the east and Montevideo in between, we saw it first-hand last month: Brand new mid and high-rise condominiums breaking ground or going vertical all throughout Uruguay. Now comes confirmation via UPI that Argentine developers are leading the movement with an emphasis on luxury for fellow Argentines and other foreign buyers. What’s …

VanityBA: Coastal Uruguay “Perfect Backdrop” For New J. Crew Catalog

Patrick Archer creative class, lifestyle, uruguay, vanityba

Apparently David Guetta and Mark Zuckerberg weren’t the only ones soaking up the beauty of Uruguay’s Tango Coast this summer. NYC-based specialty retailer J. Crew has released their March catalog, and Uruguay is the chosen destination for the 140-page collection. The beaches of Punta del Este and Jose Ignacio are no stranger to models or New Yorkers in January, so a summer shoot …

VanityBA: A Healthy Outlook for Luxury Spas and Wellness Tourism in Argentina

Patrick Archer hotels & casinos, lifestyle, tourism, vanityba

Wellness tourism is on the rise in Argentina as more hotels and resorts adapt to foreign visitor demands for Aromatherapy, Chromatherapy, Hot Stones, Thai Massage and Herbal Treatments. From the finest Buenos Aires hotels to rural retreats in tranquil settings like Bariloche, Iguazu, and Mendoza, new spas are opening while existing spas are adding innovative face and body treatments to …

VanityBA: Algodon Mansion First BA Hotel Named to Relais & Chateaux Collection

Patrick Archer creative class, foreign investment, franchises, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, us companies, vanityba, wine & vineyards

From Gotham With Love. That’s how we summed up our initial impression of the Algodon Mansion in last summer’s issue of InvestBA Privada. Now it seems the hotel that redefined the luxury category in Buenos Aires has joined one of the most exclusive clubs of hoteliers, chefs and restaurateurs. Algodon Mansion is the first and only Buenos Aires hotel to …

More Yachts, Private Jets & Helicopters Make Annual Punta del Este Pilgrimage

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

The number of yachts, helicopters and private jets descending on the waterfront playground of Punta del Este has doubled in the past two years, according to a new analysis in El Pais. And while Argentines still account for the majority of all arrivals on private planes and watercraft, the number of visitors from Brazil, the US and other foreign countries …