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Family Holidays in Argentina

A brief overview of where to head if you are travelling in a group...

As a land full of Italian and Spanish immigrants, it comes as no surprise that Argentina caters to family holidays very well. The enthusiasm that is apparent with all Argentine families can be seen simply wandering through any city, town or village. Over the years, we have often found that the hardest part about planning a trip to Argentina with the family is to try and keep everyone happy; activities for the active, R and R for the weary and peaceful, and so on. This is where Argentina comes into its own.

Many of the locations and trips that are on offer for families in Argentina combine many different possibilities, so, if one person wants to head off for a spa treatment, while another would like to mountain bike, while the other just wants to read, it is all easily arranged.

For older families there is a whole host of activities that might suit, from white water rafting and bungee jumping, to horse riding and walking...plenty to get the lungs and the legs going! Moreover, in the cities and the towns of Argentina such as Buenos Aires or Cordoba, there are interesting snippets of Argentina culture and history that are not overwhelming and are easily absorbed in a day or two.

For those families travelling with smaller children, again, the Argentines have it covered. As most of the people that travel in Argentina are Argentine, many of the hotels and lodges offer care facilities where it is possible, to leave the children under expert supervision for a few hours. This allows parents to have a bit of time to themselves to explore and relax. Quite often these service are free of charge, which also always helps!

From a rooming point of view, many of the hotels offer interconnecting family rooms or separate rooming areas, allowing you to be a family without worrying about making noise or disturbing anyone else. On top of this, more and more hotels in Argentina are now introducing play areas that have computer games and other activities to keep the family amused.

We are very experienced in putting together family holidays to Argentina and would highly recommend speaking to one of our consultants in order to get all of the facets of your itinerary just right for everyone!!

The best regions for Family Holidays in Argentina:

El Calafate and El Chalten - Monte Fitz Roy

El Calafate and El Chalten

Possibly the most famous area of Argentina, El Calafate, and the neighbouring El Chalten, sit right on the edge of the Southern Ice Field, the second largest body of ice on the planet. Recently the area has seen a huge surge in interest (... More...

Our Top Five Family Holidays Hotels in Argentina:

  1. Belmond Hotel das Cataratas - Falls view

    Belmond Hotel das Cataratas

    Owned and managed by the superb Belmond chain, Hotel das Cataratas is the only alternative to the Melia Hotel that has views to the falls themselves. Being on the Brazilian side means that, arguably, the views themselves are even better than from the Argentine side and so, it is logical, that the... More...

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  2. La Cantera - Location

    La Cantera Lodge

    On the whole, this hotel provides is a good compromise between price and location. La Cantera will appeal to clients looking to keep costs down but stay somewhere more interesting than in town. This is a good recommendation if your budget doesn’t stretch their budget to at nearby Loi Suites or... More...

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  3. Finca Valentina - External View

    Finca Valentina

    Our pick of the properties outside of Salta, Finca Valentina provides the perfect mix of being able to explore the city and still come away and relax in peaceful surroundings. With horse riding, cooking classes, mountain biking and trips to explore the local ruta del vino all readily available,... More...

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  4. Faro Punta Delgada - Wildlife

    Faro Punta Delgada

    The largest of the three estancias based on the Peninsular Valdes, the Faro Punta Delgada, an ex lighthouse base and training ground for the army, still works, more or less as a sheep farm. The restaurant itself is fairly large and has good views out across the plains. Moreover, due to their... More...

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  5. CasaSur Palermo - Swimming Pool

    CasaSur Palermo

    One of the larger hotels in Palermo, CasaSur is a great choice for those wanting to be in trendy Palermo Hollywood while having access to plenty of facilities. In an area of the city where most of the hotels are small and boutique, CasaSur Palermo stands out for its modern design, spacious rooms... More...

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