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Stories and Tips Mar del Plata

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Some Useful Tips

Written by Ana Astri-O'Reilly on 17 Mar, 2010

Best places for breakfast with a great view. Manolo (Bv. Maritimo Patricio Peralta Ramos 4800) is famous for its churros and its food offers good value for money: huge portions and good quality. Confiteria Boston (see review) is a must for croissants. Mirador Waikiki (AV.…Read More


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Mar del Plata: Where to go on the local bus service

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 24 Apr, 2007

There are dozens of beaches in Mar del Plata, but Playa Grande and La Perla are my favorites. Other nice beaches include Punta Mogotes, El Divino Beach, and many more. AVOID THE BEACHES NEXT TO THE CASINO: To tell the truth, the whole road from…Read More


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The Beaches of Mar Del Plata

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 16 Oct, 2006

Mar del Plata has some fifteen miles of beaches, although the Atlantic Coast of the province of Buenos Aires as a whole has more than 200 miles of beaches along the coast. The Mar del Plata Beaches from North to South are: Camet La Perla…Read More


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Fishing Trout Near Mar del Plata

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 14 Oct, 2006

There is a rainbow trout fishing pond (the only one in this area) located on Km. 47.5 of highway 226 from Mar del Plata to Balcarce (the continuation of Av. Luro), at the site known as Puerta del Abra. The buses that go from…Read More


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The Best Places for Taking Beautiful Photos

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 04 Oct, 2006

The main objective of adding this entry is to tell you which are the best places for taking photos of Mar del Plata from some panoramic viewpoints. I lived 8 years in these beautiful cities and have a clear idea of which are the…Read More


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The tour to Carilo, Pinamar and Villa Gesell

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 25 Apr, 2007

This is a beautiful tour that you will surely enjoy. It leaves Mar del Plata about 8am, makes its first stop at the Carilo Shopping Center in the midst of the forest to have a cup of coffee or browse around admiring the beautiful…Read More


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Mar del Plata. cruises in the sea for 3 to 12 dollars

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 25 Apr, 2007

There are many options in Mar del Plata for cruising the sea, and the cheapest one leaves from the Fishermen's Harbor. It is the Fortuna II, at a cost of $3 per person. Navigation lasts 45 minutes to one hour, and the tour covers the…Read More


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The road to Balcarce and Tandil

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 25 Apr, 2007

MAR DEL PLATA: THE ROAD TO BALCARCE AND TANDIL Although Mar del Plata is not in a mountainous area, there are many attractions on Highway 226 that connects Mar del Plata with Balcarce and Tandil, and that intersects Highways 7 and 8 that continue to San…Read More


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The Quequén River Wildlife Sanctuary

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 28 Nov, 2006

The Quequén river Wildlife Sanctuary is definitely off the beaten track, even though it is only 5 miles away from the downtown of Necochea, an important tourist center with beautiful beaches and one of the most important wheat exporting ports in Argentina, this city has…Read More


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The Road to San Clemente del Tuyu

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 24 Nov, 2006

The distance from Mar del Plata to San Clemente del Tuyu, where Mundo Marino is, is some 130 miles, but the long distance buses of El Rápido take 4 hours to get there, because there are many beaches along the road. Some of them are…Read More


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