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.

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.

Pacuare Lodge, Costa Rica

Pacuare Lodge is a unique jungle getaway nested deep inside the enchanting and captivating Pacuare River and tropical forest. It is a recognized ecolodge completely surrounded by nature in its purest and most primitive state. Guests of the lodge experience the most coveted of travelers rewards, an opportunity to savor the spirit of the rainforest!

The lodge has been carefully designed for a perfect balance with its natural surroundings. It has been cited by World Tourism Organization for its model sustainable ecotourism practices, and was chosen by Outdoor Magazine as one of the 10 best adventure destinations in the world. The two-story lodge has 8 cozy wooden bungalows with thatched palm roofs that hide beneath giant tropical trees, a rustic dining area on the first floor, and an open-air lounge on the second floor with sitting areas and hammocks.

Tips

There are two ways to get there, by a jungle path or rafting, taking the raft could be the fun.