The “happy city" as Mar del Plata is popularly known, mixes the charm and beauty of its natural resources with the infrastructure and services, apart from the hospitality of the people. It is located in the province of Buenos Aires (Municipality of Gral. Pueyrredón), 400 km to the south of the city of Buenos Aires. It is the most important beach resort city of the Argentine Republic.
The city of Mar del Plata offers a tourist option that meets everybody's expectations. From a pedestrian area with all kina of stores, shopping malls and restaurants that offer typical meals to taste by the sea; in the port there is the possibility to go to the best fish and shellfish shops in the country as well as the opportunity to enjoy a zone declared natural reserve and miles of beautiful beaches: from the most populated ones in the center of the city to the beaches where you can feel you are the owner of the sea.
Enjoy the sun, while crossing cliffs, gullies, sand dunes and large beaches, riding a horse a bike or driving an ATV. If you like sports in the air you may choose paragliding, tandem or aerial baptism. There are also many sea sports to be performed: windsurf, jet ski, diving, go sailing on a sailboat or on motorboat, and swimming. The most outstanding places and spots are Colón Square, Torreón del Monje (Monk’s Tower), Los Troncos neighborhood, the Port of Mar del Plata and the adjacent "Club Náutico Mar del Plata" (Nautical Club Mar del Plata), Punta Mogotes, Barrancas de los Lobos, Laguna and Sierra de los Padres and Chapadmalal beach, apart from the Handicrafts Fair and the Museum of the Sea.
At night, there are many pubs, discos, bingos and the Casino of Mar del Plata ready for the most demanding public. The city theatres are filled to the brim to seethe performances of the most popular plays of the season.
Mar del Plata is the perfect combination for those looking for peace and relax, as well as constant fun and the hustle and bustle of the city.