Though Argentina is undeniably popular with those on the South America backpackers’ trail, it might come as a surprise to know that it’s also a great place to visit with kids. We check out the best places to stay for families with children in Argentina.
Located on a picturesque bay in the town of Villa La Angostura in Patagonia, the Bahia Manzano Resort is one of the most popular hotels for families in this area. With a wealth of activities for both kids and parents, this resort also has a number of swimming pools on site, and access to the pristine glacial lake and surrounding mountains, offering guests the perfect mix of relaxation and adventure.
One of Argentina’s most famous hotels is the Hotel Llao Llao, located just outside the stunning Patagonian city of Bariloche. Llao Llao is the hotel of choice for the rich and famous when they come to Bariloche, but it is also a firm favourite with families, owing largely to its incredible setting close to the numerous lakes, mountains and hiking trails in the area. Llao Llao’s famous spa also caters for kids and teens, offering the perfect break for parents who also want a bit of time away from their offspring.
This hotel is located inside the famous Iguazu National Park in Misiones province in northern Argentina. The five-star hotel has everything a family needs to fully enjoy their holiday, from excursions to the incredible Iguazu Falls, to jungle safaris and boat trips on the Parana River. The grounds also contain a large swimming pool, tennis courts and garden areas with views of the surrounding jungle.
Families visiting the northern Argentine province of Salta should check out the quaint House of Jasmines Estancia. This is not just your typical ranch-style hotel, although it does have everything you would expect to find in such a property. Fun for all the family can be had on horseback around the grounds and further afield to explore the base of the Andes, which is located close to the hotel. Excursions to Salta’s many attractions are also available, including the famous salt flats, and a tour of the city itself.
This family-friendly hotel is located in the famous Patagonian hub of El Calafate, the gateway to Glaciers National Park, home to one of Argentina’s most popular tourist destinations, the Perito Moreno glacier. Hotel Las Dunas is located on the banks of Lago Argentino, and offers guests numerous trips to the area’s biggest attractions, such as the bird sanctuary at Laguna Nimez, or directly to the glacier itself. Kids will be endlessly entertained by the wealth of natural beauty on offer.
This luxurious resort is located in the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia, nicknamed ‘The End of the World’. With stunning panoramic views out over the Beagle Channel and situated in the shadow of the imposing peaks of Tierra del Fuego National Park, the hotel is perfect for couples on a romantic break, as well as families wanting to enjoy the amazing attractions in the region.
This famous Patagonian hotel is located in Argentina’s Lake District, and has a spectacular setting on a bluff overlooking the Correntoso river. The hotel offers adventure packages that are perfect for families and include treks to waterfalls, hikes to lakes and lagoons, as well as spa days and full access to all the hotel’s facilities.