The capital of Argentina is one of the worlds great urban experiences. A place of stylish people and buildings, wide boulevards and leafy parks, poignant history, gastronomic delights, tango in the streets and extravegant and arts and architecture.
The city is divided into barrios (neighborhoods), each different but full of character. The colorful buildings of the working-class La Boca contrast with Chic and Showy Recoleta, best known for its lavish cemetary. Bohemian San Telmo turns into a bustling market on Sundays, the trendy boulevards of Palermo are perfect for people watching, while the gentrified dockland area of Puerto Madero which is full of restaurants and bars, provides a friendly counterpoint to the handsome Plaza de Mayo, dominated by the pink presidential building.
The best golf courses are in this region of Argentina.
The Iguazú Waterfall is a true wonder of nature and is heralded as the most beautiful waterfall in the world by many visitors. The waterfall is located right at the border of the countries of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay about an hour and a half flight from Buenos Aires.
It is said that Argentina provides the show and Brazil enjoys the view, and certainly the more panoramic walkways are on the Brazilian side. However, a visit to the Argentine side is a must as it is here that you can get up close and personal with the falls. Nature is showcased at its fiercest in the foaming cauldron of the Devil’s throat, where several falls join together to hurtle down a sheer drop, a dizzying view is provided from your catwalk vantage point.
Argentina’s lake district is a beautiful area of glacial lakes, emerald forests and extinct snow capped volcanoes. Often compared to the picture-perfect scenery of Switzerland because of its clean, crisp air, abundance of flowers and glimmering waters, this region nonetheless has a very distinctive flavor that is all its own. The two main centers are San Martin de Los Andes in the north and Bariloche in the south.
Stunningly set in the Nahuel Huapi National Park close to Bariloche, the Llao Llao Hotel and Resort is one of the finest places to stay in the country. Its 147 guestrooms and 12 suites are spacious yet cozy, and the hotel boast an 18-hole golf course, plus a spa with a wide array of treatments.
Travel to the geographical center of Argentina, about seven hundred kilometers northwest of Buenos Aires, and you'll find the country's second largest city and cultural center known as Cordoba. Founded in 1573 by Jeronimo Luis de Cabrer, Cordoba was not only named after a prominent Spanish city, but also became one of the first Spanish colonial capitals within the region. Today, however, Cordoba has emerged as a technological and industrial leader in Argentina. As a result, a visit to this colonial city will undoubtedly uncover this unique mixture of this historical significance and the technological prowess.