ROSARIO ROSARIO Rosario is an industrial and export centre, located 310 km northwest of BA. Plaza 25 de Mayo lies in the old city centre and is surrounded by various architectural sites such as the cathedral, several museums and monuments. Rosario is definitely a great place to enjoy the nightlife. The city offers an abundance of culture, such as music, theatre and artistic performances. It is also the birthplace of many recognized national artists. Be sure to enjoy one of the many attractions found along the Paraná River banks, i.e. parks, bars, restaurants and beaches.
Highlights :: The Paraná River and its Delta islands: a 45 km wild nature strip, composed of wide sandy beaches and abundance of animal and vegetation diversity, some of which can be explored by kayak or boat. :: Costanera and Balneario La Florida: located on the shores of the city, with beautiful river views and green spaces. The most popular mainland beach is Balneario La Florida, located 8 km from the city centre. There are plenty of bars, restaurants and excellent amenities. :: Monumento a la Bandera (Flag Monument): the Argentinean flag was raised for the first time ever at this site. The tower is 70 m tall, so take the lift to the top and enjoy spectacular views of the city and river. :: Che Guevara: born in Rosario in 1928, there is a square named after this revolutionary figure. :: Nightlife: with so many restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs, in both the city centre and the Costanera, Rosario offers a great atmosphere for fun. :: Paseo del Siglo: travel back in time and see a large concentration of late 19th and early 20th century buildings. :: Parks: visit Parque Independencia with its artificial lake, Parque Urquiza, Parque de España and Parque de las Colectividades.
ROSARIO LA CASONA DE DON JAIME I - II & SUITES I: Pte. Roca 1051 Tel: (0341) 5279964 When visiting Rosario stay at II: San Lorenzo 1530 Tel: (0341) 5302020 one of these two backpacker firstname.lastname@example.org friendly hostels. www.youthhostelrosario.com.ar La Casona de Don Jaime I has private rooms or dorms and all the home comforts. Its Roots Bar is ideal to enjoy a bit of reggae and tuck into homemade meals, including their speciality stuffed pizzas! La Casona de Don Jaime II & Suites is their second hostel with dorms with shared bathrooms or ensuite stylish private rooms on the 2nd floor. This XX century house has been revamped to offer comfort and fun with a small only-PAX bar where every Wednesday they play live music with a jam session Take your pick from for guests too. Both hostels are downtown and 10% off your stay within walking distance from the at check in, 5th main attractions! night for free or welcoming drink! Breakfast - Internet - Wi-Fi ANAMUNDANA GUEST HOUSE - HOSTEL Montevideo 1248 (0341) 4243077 Need a breather with a large dose of email@example.com close-knit friendliness? Anamundana brings www.anamundanahostel.com a low-key, yet great experience. Its stained glass windows, incredible architecture and Breakfast - Internet - Wi-Fi comfortable rooms will remind you of a mansion. There are just four beautifully decorated rooms (dorms, doubles and triples), all with A/C and shared bathrooms. The friendly owners, Joaquín and Víctor, offer exceptional service at this small hostel, making you feel like you’re crashing at your best friend’s house. So come to this secret, rest those feet, and enjoy the terraced balcony, bar, kitchen and parrilla*, and its many movies. You’re simply going to love it at Anamudana! Stay 3 nights and get 15% off with Get South! (except long weekends)
ESTEROS DEL IBERA ESTEROS DEL IBERA Esteros* del Iberá is one of those places that everyone wants to visit, but very few actually make it here. The truth is that it is a bit of a tricky place to get to - a couple of hours by 4x4 or a long bumpy bus ride, it is at least four hours from the closest towns and civilisation.... Mercedes is the usual starting point and here you can book a transfer. But its remoteness is what makes it such a special place. In the middle of humid wetlands, the Esteros del Iberá have cultivated one of the most important and one of the most unique ecosystem’s in the Americas. A prime spot for nature spotting, here you can do walks, horserides and boat tours to see over 360 bird species, lots of allegators, the world’s largest rodents (carpinchos), wild deers and jump on the floating islands of the world’s second largest wetlands. The base to stay here is the small town of Colonia Carlos Pellegrini. With a small population and only a couple shops and restaurants, this is a very relaxed and slow moving town, but its tranquility is the best way to enjoy the nature and relax in Argentina’s wild wetlands.
POSADA YPA SAPUKAI
Yacare corner Mburucuya Colonia Carlos Pellegrini (03773) 15514212 / (011) 1537042288 firstname.lastname@example.org www.posadadelibera.com
With Esteros del Iberá you really want to feel in the middle of nature and a world away from civilised cosmopolitan life - at Posada Ypa Sapukai you are right amongst the breathtaking natural world that inhabits this special place. A rustic style hotel with wooden furniture and a cosy fireplace for cool nights, here you can stay in one of their five rooms in either a double, triple or quad.
Staying here includes excursions by boat, horse or walking tours - speak to the bilingual staff to find out what you can do in your time, and make sure to walk out to their private jetty to watch the birds and pondlife as sunsets...
10% off with Get South! Breakfast - Cash only
PUERTO IGUAZU PUERTO IGUAZU Puerto Iguazú serves as a resting spot for visitors to the world famous Iguazu Falls, recently chosen as one of the New Natural Seven Wonders of the World. :: Iguazu National Park:Declared a Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it is one of the most impressive natural attractions in Argentina. The most spectacular waterfall is Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat). There are boat trips to the base of the falls and many activities to explore the surrounding jungle, like 4x4 expeditions, horse riding, canopy, visits to traditional villages, rappelling and trekking. Close to Puerto Iguazú town, you can visit the Hito Tres Fronteras mirador, a place where the rivers intersect and form a natural border with neighbouring Brazil and Paraguay. The bird shelter Guira Oga (Home of the Birds, in the Guaraní language) is a rehabilitation centre where thousands of local animal species are treated and reintroduced into their natural habitat. :: Wanda Mines: Guided tours and gem shopping can be found in these open cast quartz and amethyst mines, situated 40km from Puerto Iguazú. :: Jesuit Missions: Closer to Misiones’ capital city, Posadas, (250km from Iguazú), lies the site of the largest and best preserved mission ruins in the region, San Ignacio Miní. Settled within the dense vegetation, this site shows all the interesting aspects of the Jesuits’ quest to convert the Guaraní natives to Catholics.
RESIDENCIAL UNO HOSTEL Located just two blocks from the bus station and downtown Iguazu, Residencial Uno is a place to kick back and enjoy life in the hands of two friendly and helpful owners. They have dorms, single, double, triple and quad private rooms with fans or air conditioners, private bathrooms, TV and hot water. They also have a self catering kitchen, bar, pool table, bilingual staff, daily maid service and tourist information. Breakfast - Internet - Wi-Fi
Fray Luis Beltrán 116 (03757) 420529 email@example.com www.residencialuno.com Begin the day with a yummy breakfast, soak up the sun in their large swimming pool, and relax in the TV/DVD room with one of the biggest DVD libraries in town. This is a pet lovers paradise with many resident pups to play with! Try their Saturday night asados*! 10% off with Get South!
PUERTO IGUAZU HOSTEL IGUAZU FALLS
Guarani 70 (03757) 421295 firstname.lastname@example.org www.hosteliguazufalls.com
Just a block from the bus station, Hostel Iguazu Falls can get you up to the world famous Iguazu Falls in no time. The hostel has 7 rooms that can hold up to 4, 6 and 8 Breakfast Wi-Fi people with shared bathrooms, while 5 private rooms also come with private bathrooms. Getting tired in the heat? Relax in the garden in a hammock, try your hand at asado* with the outdoor grill, take a dip in the pool, play a game of ping pong or relax in your air-conditioned room. The well informed, dedicated staff can give you the inside track on all the activities in and around the falls. The possibilities are endless!
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HOSTEL INN IGUAZU
Ruta 12 Km 5 - email@example.com
(03757) 421823 - www.hostel-inn.com There is always one hostel that got away and you wish you had booked... don’t let Hostel Inn Iguazu be it! This fun hostel is located in the jungle on the way to the waterfalls. With a large swimming pool, garden, pool bar, privates and dorms, samba and tango shows, a restaurant, ping pong, pool, BBQ nights and parties – you will be sorry to miss out!
15% off standard rate at both places with Get South!
Breakfast - Internet - Wi-Fi
MARCOPOLO SUITES IGUAZU
This new accomodation option Ruta 12 Km 3,50 - firstname.lastname@example.org (03757) 422440 - www.marcopolosuites.com is located near South America’s most popular waterfalls, and combines a relaxing, fun and recreational atmosphere in the midst of the stunning wildlife. This three- star hotel includes breakfast, bar & restaurant, laundry service, solarium, swimming pool & bar, free Internet area and Wi-Fi connection, a tourist information centre, parking and a sports and recreational area.
Published on Jan 10, 2012