Landing in Buenos Aires is one of the best experiences of the world, especially if you are lucky enough to get a clear, bright day. You can see the magnificent scale of the immense Rio de La Plata, which curiously is brown, with its nooks and coves. The area of the river mouth is so broad that it's considered by many as an adjacent sea to the Atlantic and provides amazing views of land and sea. Fly over the most recent area of the city, with its mirrored and modern buildings, see the rugby fields, the beautiful race course and the famous polo field.
The Argentines love their horses and one of the tours you can do to make your days memorable is precisely to visit the del Matadero fair, where the gaucho culture of the Pampas is manifested in all its magnificence. From Pampas also comes the delicious and tender flesh in which Argentina is famous. Whether with family or with work colleagues dinners, it is easy to stay at the table talking while sipping a Malbec and enjoying your perfectly cooked ojo de chorizo. There is always a hedonistic side to your stay, whether it surges from the local gastronomy or from the pure livelihood of the streets.
After that it's up to you: if you want to get out on foot, you are near everything. The beautiful Recoleta neighborhood, with its shady trees and Madrid/Paris-inspired buildings, has shops, "empanadarias", banks and bookstores, perfect for you to get lost in the morning. If you have a chance, visit the El Ateneo bookstore, set in an ancient theater with over 100 years of history. It is considered one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world and offers the possibility of staying and read in a cabin, which is truly special. Back on the street, wander and change neighborhoods; pass by Retiro and go through, if you like shopping and energy, the Florida street. Located right in the middle of the "Baixa", which is actually the center, you can find many streets of limited circulation. Move along to the famous Praça de Maio and also enjoy visiting the amazing Casa Rosada, engraved forever in popular culture.
The neighborhood of San Telmo, with its market full of antique benches and the many coffee shops and restaurants on the sidewalks - not to mention the statue of Mafalda and her friends with which it is essential to take a picture. In the more modern area, Puerto Madero, you will find amazing architecture and urban planning. Moreover, Buenos Aires is a city of very easy orientation, thanks to its light frame. And as the Pestana Buenos Aires is right in the middle of the main boulevard, in fact, you will always come back to the center. Of the city and of your holidays.
Whether you prefer to eat the breakfast in the room or go down to the restaurant, the "medialunas", the delicious croissants with various types of dough, are made every day in the hotel. In fact, all the pastries - muffins, pies, cookies and biscuits are made daily to provide a sweeter flavor to your day. Fresh fruit, a selection of fresh breads and cheeses and yogurts and cereals, in addition to eggs, give you the energy you need to face the day.
There are few things more enjoyable than going out of the noisy 9 de Julio and going down to the spa area of the hotel. With its beautiful indoor pool, surrounded by beautiful design and maximum comfort chairs, it also offers a sauna, a Jacuzzi and a Turkish bath for total relaxation. If you want, you can do one of the spa massages or use the excellent gym.
Pestana Tip: The Pestana Buenos Aires is a perfect hotel for business trips as it allows to access all major companies, as well as administrative and regulatory centers. With fast wi-fi, very comfortable beds and a rich and varied breakfast, staying at Pestana Buenos Aires is your first good business in the Argentine capital.