Sexy Italian culture meets provocative architectural style in this South American setting that's sure to ignite your passion — both for the place and for one another. Set on 1,200 coastal acres just five minutes from La Barra, a magnet for jet-setters since the 1950s, Hotel Fasano Punta del Este offers exclusivity with 32 freestanding bungalows, featuring glass-and-concrete design and the sensuous use of textures such as leather, limestone and eucalyptus wood. The natural rock pool is a captivating spot for sunset cocktails, and the house restaurant, carved into the stone hillside, guarantees many a romantic meal. For relaxation, you can choose from treatments at Spa Fasano or lounge chairs on the private river beach. As for activities out and about, the choices are endless, including winery visits, artisanal olive oil tastings, golf, horseback riding and antique shopping for the perfect souvenir to commemorate your love.