MAR DEL PLATA
Know Mar del Plata
This beautiful resort is located approximately 400 kilometers southeast of Buenos Aires. It is outstanding for its excellent hotel and tourist offer. In addition, it has the most important port of the country, concentrating 60% of the whole national fishing.
Its beautiful beaches are visited by thousands of tourists every. Here, the visitors can practice nautical sports, adventure tourism, artistic life, and nudist resorts. The beaches from north to south are Camet, Varese, Playa Grande and Playa Chica to Perla beach, with the private and sophisticated resorts of Punta Mogotes.
The Mar del Plata city is known as the Biarritz Argentina, for its beautiful architecture with French style. It is also the cultural heritage of the city, such as the Catedral Santos Pedro y Cecilia, the Torreón del Monje, located in the gully of Punta Piedras, and the Teatro Colón, amongst others.
It is also a cultural center, with groups of experimental theater and musician, as Astor Piazzolla, the poet Alfonsina Storni, and the writer Osvaldo Soriano. Also, interesting fairs and festivals are realized, such as the Festival del Jazz Festival, Feria del Libro de Mar del Plata, the Festival of the Mar, and the Caravana de la Primavera, amongst others.
Attractions: Culture, resorts, gastronomy, architecture, museums, minizoo.
Activities: Sports, trekking, walks, photography, festivals.
How to get there: All year long.
When to go: From Buenos Aires, through National Road 2 and from others cities of Argentina, through the indicated highways. Airway, to Brigadier General Bme. De la Colina International Airport.
Transportation, accommodations, gastronomy, recreational activities.
Surroundings: Buenos Aires, Necochea, Bahía Blanca.