Mar del Plata

The Atlantic Pearl

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Essential information

  • The main "sun and beach" destination in Argentina.
  • Located in the southeast of the Buenos Aires province, It is only 404 km away from the capital of the country.
  • The current population is estimated to be about 650.000 people but receives more than 8 million tourists per year.

  • Summer weather: 23 ºC a 27 ºC

Enjoy your summer holiday!

The unique coast landscape is composed by spectacular beaches, singular cliffs, bays, forests, lagoons.

The natural beauty of Mar del Plata is accompanied by the offer of museums, shopping centers, art galeries and theathers.

But if you like nightlife the city also has plenty of options like the Casino Central and many pubs and discos to enjoy your visit

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Surfing is the most popular sport in many beaches of the city like Sunrider, La Roca, La Flecha.

There are many surf clubs in the city and some of them even teach lessons for free for tourists.


The classic plates are made with seafood and the most popular places to enjoy them are located in the port area ("Chichilo" , "Minipez")

Other options include paella, pasta, barbecue or pizza in the numerous restaurants.

Casino Central

Building with a great architectural beauty. Mix between history and entertainment it's been open since 1938, and has daily shows like jazz bands, bossa nova, tango.

Astor Piazzolla circuit

Famous tango composer and bandoneon player, was born in Mar del Plata in 1921.

The autoguided circuit most important points are: his birthplace, a music academy and the place of his first concert.