It doesn’t have to be a long weekend or the holidays. For a rest getaway and disconnect for a few days from the routine in the city, Mar del Plata is the classic that has everything to offer at any time of the year.
What makes La Feliz the ideal mini-tourism destination? It is its combination of cultural, gastronomic, recreational and natural proposals, which covers all tastes and ages. Mar del Plata has everything you need to have fun, rest and enjoy good times whether with family, friends, as a couple or alone.
The beach does not rest at any time of the year and whatever the season, it invites to be visited. Arriving, stepping on the sand barefoot and dipping your feet in the sea or, at least, walking along the shore, becomes an obligatory stop during your stay.
Of course, the contact with nature and the outdoors does not end there. HThere are several points that stand out for their natural and peaceful environment, such as the Chapadmalal area, south of the city, a paradisiacal place that stands between dunes, sea and cliffs and that ensures total disconnection.
Another stop is the area of Laguna and Sierra de los Padres, ideal for those looking to get away from the maritime landscape a bit. The environment of araucaria forests and eucalyptus mountains make the lagoon a unique setting for fishing, rowing and canoeing or simply strolling. For its part, Sierra de los Padres, complements the amazing mountain landscapes and cultivated fields with recreational and gastronomic establishments.
If we talk about gastronomy, Mar del Plata covers all palates. The first must-see of lunches and dinners are usually the fish and seafood dishes, but you also have to try the meats accompanied with vegetables grown in the area.
At breakfast or snack time, croissants and churros are a tradition. While at dessert time the traditional Mar del Plata alfajores and artisanal ice cream appear.
To make this getaway an authentic gastronomic experience, we also You have to take home a souvenir of having tasted a craft beer or gin.
The plus is being able to enjoy all these flavors outdoors in the corridors and terraces that are distributed throughout various areas of the city and that allow them to be used throughout the year, since in colder times they have heating systems.
The best thing about escaping to Mar del Plata is that there are always things to do. For when the idea of seeing a show arises there is a billboard active 365 days a yearthat covers different areas and all ages: theater, music, dance, children’s shows, festivals, sports and even tango classes, to mention a few options.
For the more adventurous there are more and more new options, such as the possibility of discovering Mar del Plata from the air, from the sea or on board a bicycle. Air tours and paragliding baptism flights provide an incredible experience. Those who prefer the views that are obtained from the sea, their ideal ride is in a boat, while those who want to follow their own route, have the alternative of exploring different corners of the city by renting a bicycle.
The 47 kilometers of coastline that Mar del Plata boasts become, for sports fans, an excellent outdoor gym for walking, running, rollerblading or skateboarding. Adventure sports are also an excellent option and Mar del Plata offers various alternatives: surfing, trekking or daring to stand up paddle.
Fishing fans have dedicated areas all daybe it from the beach, the rocks, the jetties or the piers. There is also the possibility of boat or deep sea fishing, fly fishing and artificial lures, and fishing in lagoons, streams and canals.
And since the classics never go out of style, any stay in the city deserves a moment to tour the classics: A walk along the boulevard, a photo at the Monument to the Sea Wolves, a tour of the Torreón del Monje area, a visit to the Torre Tanque and an afternoon in the port are some of the must-sees.
For all this, It is always a good time to escape to Mar del Plata to rest and disconnect.