Argentina is a treasure trove for travelers seeking enthralling experiences. The country is well known for its cultural attractions, varied landscapes and great diversity of climates. From the lush rainforest surrounding Iguazú Falls, and the wildlife rich wetlands of the Esteros del Iberá to the stunning, multi-hued landscapes and rich indigenous history of Salta and Jujuy, and the grand lakes, snow-capped peaks, and imposing glaciers of Patagonia, Argentina’s natural splendors are sure to awaken the senses. And no visit to Argentina is complete without soaking in the culture and sophistication of its capital, Buenos Aires.
Argentina is a great value for luxury travelers and offers an endless range of distinctive experiences. It is the perfect destination for travelers looking to indulge in fine dining, sample award-winning wines, go horseback riding in the Pampas, ski in some of the southern hemisphere’s top winter sports resorts, learn to dance the tango, attend a performance in the opulent surroundings of Buenos Aires’ Teatro Colón, or a match at the Argentine Open, the world’s most important club level polo championship. Golfers can challenge their game on some of South America’s finest golf courses, and fly-fishing fans will find some of the best fishing in the world in Patagonia’s rivers and lakes.
A wide array of exclusive accommodations throughout the country, from well-known international brands to exclusive home-grown boutique hotels offering highly personalized service with Argentine flair, are sure to satisfy the most discerning travelers.
A stay in an estancia in the Pampas – the great plains that were roamed by gauchos – is a must for travelers looking to immerse themselves in the soul of Argentina. These historic estates transformed into luxury retreats provide a great glimpse into the grandeur of early 20th century Argentina and provide the perfect setting to learn about gaucho customs, enjoy a traditional asado (barbecue), learn some classic horseback riding skills or take a quick polo lesson.
Wine enthusiasts can choose to stay in exclusive wine lodges in top wine producing regions like Mendoza and Salta and sample some of Argentina’s most popular varietals like Malbec, Bonarda and Torrontés. Winery restaurants offer an opportunity for foodies to delight in regional specialties overlooking majestic landscapes. Or get pampered in the spa and try one of the wine-based treatments to explore the restorative qualities of wine.
A variety of luxury lodges and glamping options throughout the country also make it easy to explore some of Argentina’s most iconic natural attractions in great style.
For those looking to bring back something memorable from their trip, Argentina has plenty of upmarket designer boutiques and showrooms selling the best of the country’s top brands and independent designs, from the leather goods and footwear that Argentina has always been famous for to distinctive clothing items with avant-garde textile designs, and one-of-a kind furniture and housewares.
Numerous U.S. and Argentina-based tour operators specializing in luxury travel can help design an exclusive trip to explore the very best of the country.
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