Mar del Plata Travel Guide

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Mar del Plata Overview

It is the most important beach resort in Argentina, and offers a coastline of more than 17 kilometres with beaches and services according to their hierarchy.
It is a modern city in which you can see both sophisticated and popular beaches, modern building conglomerates and residential areas, a busy night life and reflection and peaceful zones.
It has an important architectonic patrimony, with buildings belonging to the beginnings of the century. Its numerous parks, squares and gardens, with colorful varied flowers offer the tourist a singular surrounding landscape.
The Northern beaches, in La Perla, constitute a classic that integrates to the downtown beaches through Point Iglesia, where a traditional touring area begins and extends up to the TorreĆ³n del Monje (Monk's Tower).
The Chica and Grande Beaches, the nearest ones to the port, offer a contrast with its rocky outcroppings and beautiful parks, in an attractive tour.
After the marplatense port, where you can enjoy a cuisine specialized in sea fruits, the Punta Mogotes complex gathers 24 beach resorts with the most complete infrastructure of beach services.
At a short distance from the Point Mogotes lighthouse, the wide. open sea and most quiet Southern beaches begin. Some of them are quite luxurious offering all types of services.
The presence of sierras and water mirrors in the proximity of Mar del Plata, offers the tourist the possibility of practising numerous activities related to adventure tourism.
Thematic parks, aquariums, ecologic farms, sea and air trips and embarked fishing excursions are some of the alternatives present all the year long.
Mar del Plata offers the visitor an excellent commercial proposal through its commercial shop centres, shoppings, cafeterias, discotheques, casinos and the most complete hotel and gastronomy services according your preferences and budgets.