La Bamba de Areco

Location: Buenos Aires & the Pampas | Argentina

Price guide: $$$$$ Less than $100 per person per night

A trip to La Bamba de Areco is a calm transition back in time. You could be wandering its paths in the 1830s, at the time when La Bamba was built, if it weren’t for the modern elegance and luxury of this estancia.
Perfect forThose wanting a quiet break with true gaucho culture.
In the knowProfessional teams play during polo season at La Bamba, using their quality polo fields to play the exhilarating sport.

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion
  • Family-friendly
  • Lodge
  • Riding

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

La Bamba de Areco is 120km from Buenos Aires and is situated in the province of Buenos Aires, just outside the town of San Antonio de Areco.

Rooms at La Bamba de Areco

There is just a handful of rooms and suites, all beautifully furnished with antique pieces and Argentine art. The rooms maintain their historic charm, with the omission of televisions, radios and telephones to ensure that you are not distracted from your relaxation and traditional experience.  Each room connects to the landscape and opens onto the fields and the vistas of the estate.

Food & Drink

La Bamba de Areco offers traditional cuisine using seasonal ingredients and you can relax with cups of tea and homemade, tasty delights.


Lounge at the bar, enjoy a massage, explore the polo fields and pool area and savour the nature of this characterful colonial estancia.

Activities at La Bamba de Areco

Horseback riding and hiking provide you with adventure and the quaint town of San Antonio de Areco offers traditional bars, shops and museums to browse. Traditional Argentine sports, such as bowls, are on offer at La Bamba, and you could wonder around its polo complex and even watch the polo team practice their passionate game, admiring the talent of the local gauchos.

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Hotel location

La Bamba de Areco is approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Buenos Aires international airport.

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