Argentina Family Holidays

Highlight - Argentina Family Holidays - Buenos Aires - Feria de Mataderos - ATP.jpg

Family holidays to Argentina are perfect for children of any age. Its key advantages are its delightful and very stylish family-run accommodations and an incredibly diverse range of destinations.

Despite the distances, which may simply require some focus on where you wish to spend your time to avoid lots of travelling about, Argentina has delightful accommodations pretty much everywhere you go, a very efficient infrastructure and an incredibly diverse range of destinations from north to south.

Where you choose to go may very well depend on how you all like to spend your time as a family, whether it’s watching amazing and unique wildlife, riding across vast plains with the local cowboys or all sorts of other types of active outdoor adventures.

Let us know what sorts of things you and your children like to do and we will come up with some great suggestions.

Patagonia

Patagonia is perhaps the best known region in all of South America that spans both Argentina and Chile and is easily combined into a wonderful action packed family adventure.

Patagonia is ideal for families who love to be outside, whether it is on horseback galloping over wide open plains whilst on a South America riding holiday, watching the local gauchos herd the cattle and then preparing a traditional barbeque lunch, or hiking on ice-blue glaciers and exploring dramatic ice tunnels whilst trekking in South America.

Fans of wildlife can ply the Beagle Channel in the far south on a short cruise to take in Cape Horn as well as elephant seals, Magellanic penguins, sea lions and perhaps even pilot whales.

Or head to the Atlantic Coast in search of southern right whales, orcas beaching themselves to feed, and huge colonies of sea lions and penguins, basing yourselves in local style ranches or even an old lighthouse.

Bariloche

Further north, you can go skiing in winter or cycling and hiking in summer in the stunning Lake District around the pretty alpine-style town of Bariloche, also famed for its excellent chocolate which you can see being made in nearby shops. Look out for magnificent condors!

There are some fabulous small local style properties here that have beautiful cottages perfect for a family party where you can go fishing, lake kayaking, riding or even hiking with the resident dogs who will show you the way!

Buenos Aires

The capital itself, Buenos Aires, doesn’t only have cultural activities for the adults, but is great for kids, too, with some wonderful parks around Palermo, including a planetarium, zoo, and puppet and interactive science museums.

Instead of an evening Tango show which may be a bit late for younger audiences, head to multi-coloured La Boca during the day to watch the dancers perform in the streets.

Children will be morbidly fascinated by the Recoleta cemetery, with its rows of streets and mausoleums, and even fussy appetites will love the great Italian food and superb ice-cream parlours on every street corner.

Near to Buenos Aires lie some beautiful family-run estancias, where there is excellent riding for all ages and levels, as well as a chance to perhaps try polo on your luxury Argentina family holiday.

Further north

Then head north to Iguazu Falls for exhilarating speedboat rides at their base, as well as the chance to discover some of the unique animals and birds of this sub-tropical forest, such as toucans, tapir and coati.

For an even better wildlife immersion, head as well to nearby Ibera where you can see rhea, capybara (giant guinea pig like creatures), caiman and all sorts of other unique and spectacular species only found in South America.

We would be delighted to discuss the very best bespoke itineraries for your family holiday to Argentina and will ensure that all the members of your family have an incredible and truly memorable experience.

Click here for more South America family holiday ideas, or for more ideas about what to expect from a holiday to Patagonia, visit our blog.


The Explorations Company, where no two journeys have ever been the same

We're Here to Help!

We're friendly and available to chat. Reach out to us anytime and we'll happily answer your questions.

About You

About your journey

28years-badge-white.png

How many people in your party?

Adult
Children under 12

What Do Our Clients Say?

‘Greetings. this has turned out to be a paradise in so many ways....so a big thank you from us.

Wonderful support from your company over here....we were met at the airport (with flowers!!!!!) and introduced to our personal guide who is fabulous. Can't get over the attention to detail ....cool flannels, chilled water, fresh juice on arrival, bag full of thoughtful goodies for our trip, wonderful rooms with bathrooms bigger than our bedroom at home(!) and we were upgraded to a suite and as I write we are listening to tropical birdsong as we look out over the lagoon from our balcony. Wow!!!!!

I could go on but I'll spare you.

Thanks a million

Judy and Mike’

Our Guarantees To You

Premium service from one of the world's most knowledgeable travel companies

24/7 contact number

Your holiday is fully protected by the Package Travel, Package Holidays & Package Tours Regulations 1992

Flight-Inclusive Bonding: We are licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority and hold ATOL Number 7159

Flight-Exclusive bonding: Your holiday is further protected by our membership of ABTOT Membership Number 5197

logo