Need to know
Nine, including three suites.
Noon, but flexible, subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 3pm.
Double rooms from $1821.60.
Rates usually include breakfast, a buffet of homemade bread and pastries along with cereals, fresh fruit, local cheeses and freshly-ground coffee; the kitchen also whip up waffles and eggs to order. Guests can use the hotel’s mountain bikes and kayaks for
Guests get access to all the facilities at Bahia Vik, just 500m down the coast, and Estancia Vik, a 15-minute drive away. Some activities do incur extra charges, but many are free for Vik guests.
The hotel is closed from 1 May until 30 September.
At the hotel
Beach; spa; gym; free WiFi throughout; laundry. In rooms: iPod dock; minibar; tea- and coffee-making kit; free bottled water; eco-friendly bath products made for the hotel.
Our favourite rooms
If it’s just the two of you, you can’t do better than the 80sq m Valentina Suite, strewn with sultry red furniture and commanding a sweeping view across the ocean. If you’re travelling with children, go for one of the casas, all of which have two or three bedrooms.
Built of smooth concrete and tiled in black granite, the 22m cantilevered infinity pool sits on sloping ground – once you’re in it, the perspective makes it seem as if you could swim straight out to sea. As if that weren’t transportive enough, it’s also covered in small lights that map out the stars visible from the southern hemisphere, making after-hours dips an otherworldly experience. There are large decked areas on either side with several sun loungers.
Head to the stylish two-room spa for reflexology treatments, various massages and hydrating facials. The hotel also has a small gym where yoga, pilates and other fitness classes are held (at an extra cost). If you’d rather go it alone, the fitness balls, yoga mats and treadmill are free to use.
Anything bold, bright and avant garde – the art collection and individual design will complement a certain playfulness.
All common areas are wheelchair accessible and the casas can be reached by lift, but there are no specially adapted rooms.
All ages are welcome, and with a fully stocked games room, a beach and a host of activities, there’s plenty to keep them occupied. The casas are perfect for families, and accomodate buggies with ease. Babysitting is available from US$40 an hour.
The hotel uses solar power, sources food locally and has its own kitchen garden. All of the bath products in the rooms are eco-friendly.