Why visit the Estancias of Argentina

Estancias are local farmsteads or ranches that offer a unique insight in to the culture, history and economy of rural Argentina. Typically passed down through generations, the estancias are often working family homes that host guests and offer personal and privileged introductions to the little changed outbacks of the nation.

About Argentina's Estancias

The number of guest rooms at the estancias tends to be small, so visitors are encouraged to truly experience the unique way of life that revolves around the demands of the estate, which more often than not includes horses and cattle.

Guests may be encouraged to get involved and help out, but with the wide variety of activities available there is always something for everybody. Estancias can be visited on a day trip or for a couple of nights.

What can you do at the estancias?

  • Experience traditional dancing during a gaucho festivals
  • Try your hand at polo
  • Savour a typical asado criollo (Argentine barbeque) with local wine
  • Marvel at the gauchos working the cattle
  • Partake in bird watching excursions
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