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Destinations in Argentina
This sultry southern city has been igniting the passions of tango dancers, gringos and steak fans since South America’s colonial days…
World-besting wines may lure most visitors to this arid spot in the Cuyo region, but the snow-capped Andean peaks, elegant city and vast, seasonally tinged countryside charm as much as the drinkable delicacies.
Flatteringly known as ‘Salta la linda’ (Salta the pretty one), this is a peak-filled place that’s one heck of a charmer…
Roll up, roll up and take the ultimate ringside seat for the wild-eyed wilderness circus that is mountain-bound, lake-hugging San Martin de los Andes…
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The Porteño Suites at the Argentine capital’s 90-room Faena Hotel were born with passion in mind. Romantic red and glam gold hues rule in the living area, with luxe materials from leather to marble and crystal. The crisp white bed is topped with an artisanal fur throw; Philippe Starck designed the freestanding tub in the glass-walled bathroom. Sumptuous scarlet and white styling is the go across the awe-inspiring wining and dining spots, from antique-strewn, informal El Mercado to upscale El Bistro. The Pool Bar sports crown-shaped fountains; El Cabaret is the sultry tango club; Faena Spa seduces with a hammam.