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Mar del Plata - Argentina

Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata is the holiday destination in Argentina during the summer months of December and January. It's located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in the Buenos Aires Province, 250 miles (400 km) south of Buenos Aires.

Thousands of tourists flock to the city in the summer months to enjoy the biggest seaside beach resort in Argentina.

Mar del Plata has one of the most picturesque major fishing ports of the country and is definitely worth a visit if you're in the neighborhood.

One of the major attraction is The Juan Carlos Castagnino Municipal Museum of Art, a spectacular building whose architecture was inspired by the Loire castles. It houses 450 works of Argentinean artists, including paintings, carvings, sculpture and photography.

Check out these wonderful budget hotels, great hotels and amazing timeshare resorts in Mar del Plata!

Mar del Plata has many unique accommodation options for visitors. There are budget hotels for those seeking an inexpensive roof over their heads with a few pools and nice views, or timeshare resorts for those looking for a little extra luxury in their accommodation such as concierge services and private terraces.

The Mar del Plata Aquarium has excellent sea lion and dolphin shows that are the highlight of this popular aquarium. Other marine attractions include penguins, flamingos and numerous types of fish.

Other attractions include the Rambla Casino, the Mar del Plata Cathedral, Punta Mogotes and the Lorenzo Scaglia Municipal Museum of Natural Sciences.

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