Manoir des Pins, Sainte-Lucie des Laurentides, Quebec, Canada

Manoir des Pins is in Ste-Lucie-des-Laurentides, on Lake Sarrazin. These are cottages to rent; they are near or at the lake. There are packages with meals included, French cuisine with an affordable price. There are cottages for couples, families or groups that go from studios to 5 bedroom chalets. They are equipped with double jacuzzi and fireplace of natural stone. There is the possibility of having bikes to ride near the cottage, rowboats, kayaks, games, snow rackets and all that is included in the services offered for free. There is also the possibility of having massages but it is a paid service with appointments.

Tips

If you want to have a kitchen, you have to rent a 2 bedroom cottage or more. Notice that you should bring some items such as paper towels, aluminum foil and anything that is perishable (milk, coffee, juice, etc.). If you need an iron or a hairdryer, you should bring them too.
Note that you can buy firewood on place.
If you go in summer, do not forget the mosquito repellent and your beach umbrella.

Kasbah Valentine, Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco

Kasbah Valentine is a guest house located in front of the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, 30 km from Ouarzazate. It has 10 air-conditioned rooms spacious enough, decorated in Berber style, with private bathrooms. There is plenty of natural light in all rooms. Upon arrival you will be welcomed in the traditional way with a mint tea and pastries. There is an onsite restaurant that serves the most typical Berber dishes: couscous, tagine, soup, salad, etc. The most valuable area of this house is the terrace from where you have a breathtaking view; it is also the ideal place to enjoy breakfast or a drink while watching the beautiful surroundings and of course with your camera in hand!

Tips

If you really want to be in a typical place, away from the big city, next to the Kasbah, this place is ideal. The owners will do everything to make your stay unforgettable.
It is best to make a reservation in advance because the house also welcomes groups who are visiting the country, whithout reservation, you might be forced to look elsewhere.
You also have an area next to the restaurant, where you can buy some crafts and even beautiful tagines.

Howard Johnson Hôtel Finca Maria Cristina, Brandsen, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Howard Johnson Hotel Finca Maria Cristina is 99 km from the city of Buenos Aires, in the district of Colonel Brandsen. It is a new concept for lovers of the countryside and comfort, in a rural environment, with everything you might need, so that passengers feel at home being away from her. The place has 55 hectares surrounded by eucalyptus and other species of plants, making customers feel in nature. The hotel has different options ranging from occupying space twice to the country house for up to 8 people, 140m2, garden with pergolas, swimming pool, fireplace or stove and outdoor barbecue in privacy and comfort, they have 2 or 3 bedrooms, some bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, cold-hot air, cable TV and independent garages. You can enjoy a typical home kitchen with 2 choices for each course, but if you do not want what they offer, you can also replace it with another option. Obviously, grilled meat, garden vegetables and the best Argentine wines are among the options. The hotel has two entertainment rooms or simply to rest. At the moment there are two swimming pools and the spa will be available soon.

Tips

You can spend a night, a week or rent for a month, from 2 to 8 people spaces.
The place is also prepared for family or corporate events.
If you want to arrive quietly without renting a car from Buenos Aires, you can do it by helicopter from Puerto Madero.
If you want to invest in Argentina, next to the hotel some lofts were built and they are available for sale.