Mar del Plata Vacation Packages
Around 550,000 people call Mar del Plata in Buenos Aires home.
Mar del Plata is situated approximately 720 miles (1159 kilometers) southeast of Mendoza and 240 miles (386 kilometers) south of the national capital Buenos Aires.
If you enjoy the scent of sea air, treat yourself to a day on the beaches to kick a ball, take a walk or soak up the sun. Miramar Beach, La Perla Beach and Bristol Beach are three of the great spots to spend a carefree day by the sea in Mar del Plata.
The Mar del Plata area is home to some attractive gathering places. San Martin Square, Colon Square and Rocha Square are three of the best-loved examples of these.
The Archivo Historico Municipal is an excellent destination to go to learn about the city’s dramatic past. Enjoy the collection’s interesting exhibits and browse the centuries-old relics throughout this peaceful place.
Round up the entire family and spend a day at the Museo del Mar, one of the most interesting museums in Mar del Plata. Wander the halls, see the highlights, then ask around to discover some of the smaller museums in the vicinity.
Visit the Lorenzo Scaglia Museum of Natural Sciences, if you are interested in how this region came into existence. It has a lot of valuable information about the region, so make the most of the opportunity to examine samples of rocks, minerals, animals and fossils that provide information about the past.
To get inspired, go and see the Juan Carlos Castagnino Municipal Art Museum, one of the most remarkable museums in Mar del Plata. Take a self-guided tour and try the interactive exhibits.
Once you’ve ticked off all the major attractions on the Mar del Plata tourist map, consider stopping by these four lesser known, but equally rewarding sights. It doesn't matter how many fabulous sights you’ve managed to squeeze into your itinerary, no vacation in this city would be complete without checking out the Villa Victoria, the Mar del Plata Cathedral, the Torre Tanque and the Torreon del Monje.