Destination guide

Stylish breaks in Buenos Aires

With bright neon lights and colorful murals sitting alongside striking concrete buildings and grand Italian-style palaces, Buenos Aires is a city of contrasts. Known for its nightlife, this cosmopolitan capital comes alive after dark, with buzzing bars, stylish restaurants and clubs for dancing the night, and morning, away, meaning fun and entertainment are on offer 24/7. In the heart of it all, Buenos Aires vacation rentals place travelers within easy reach of imposing stadiums, where local fans shout for their favorite soccer team, and museums, where visitors can view stunning paintings and exquisite sculptures.

Things to do

Hitting the shops in Buenos Aires

Shopping is always on the agenda in Buenos Aires, whether you're searching for antique books in the El Ateneo Grand Splendid, housed in an historic old theater, or wandering the exquisite 19th-century Beaux Arts shopping center, Galerias Pacifico. Beyond the stores, discover beautiful areas for walking and people-watching, including the Parque 3 de Febrero, with its glistening lakes, and the Cementerio de la Recoleta, with its intricately-carved marble mausoleums. Love sports? Pick a Buenos Aires vacation rental close to the famous La Bombonera Stadium, where you can join fans waving flags at a South American soccer game, an experience you'll never forget.

Activities

Out and about in beautiful Buenos Aires

Visitors are drawn to fascinating Buenos Aires, where enjoyment can be found while wandering aimlessly, joining an impromptu tango on the street, catching a soccer game in a crowded bar or cutting into a delicious steak in a country famous for its beef. There are opulent cemeteries, with mausoleums so beautiful you can't help but be moved, while serene parks provide a welcome touch of greenery, perfect to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Feeling the heat? Buenos Aires vacation rentals provide air-conditioned comfort after sunny days spent seeing the many sights.

Weather

Year-round vacations in Buenos Aires

Spread over the Rio de la Plata's coastal plain, Buenos Aires boasts a humid climate throughout the year, with mild winters and hot, sunny summers. Winter is from June through September, with temperatures generally in the low 50s. You may wake up to a few frosty mornings in winter, but snow is almost unheard of, making it a good time to visit if you want to beat the crowds. Spring and summer may be sunny and hot, but electrical storms and steady winds can be common. Rainfall is heaviest in late summer, so be sure to keep a raincoat handy while you're out and about.

Natural features

Get back to nature in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires looks out towards the Rio de la Plata estuary and the South Atlantic Ocean on the eastern coast of Argentina. It is crisscrossed by the Uruguay and Parana Rivers and sits close to the border with Uruguay. Due west lies Chile, while further north sit Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil. Buenos Aires is a busy metropolis, but it also has peaceful pockets of greenery, with parks and reserves, where plants and trees flourish and visitors can spot cowbirds, mockingbirds, ovenbirds and kiskadees.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Buenos Aires

Fly into Buenos Aires (AEP-Aeroparque Jorge Newbery), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Buenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.), which is 16.5 mi (26.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Buenos Aires September 11 Station, Buenos Aires Belgrano Station and Buenos Aires Corrientes Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Buenos Aires by jumping on the metro at Saenz Pena Station, Lima Station or Congress Station.

Where to stay around Buenos Aires?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 782 vacation rentals near Buenos Aires. From 665 Condos/Apartments to 51 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Buenos Aires for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Buenos Aires?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Buenos Aires. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Buenos Aires Central Business District: 276 vacation rentals
  • Recoleta: 259 vacation rentals
  • Palermo Soho: 283 vacation rentals
  • San Telmo: 90 vacation rentals
  • Montserrat: 148 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Buenos Aires! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Buenos Aires?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Buenos Aires:

  • Tigre: 42 rentals
  • San Isidro: 407 rentals
  • Vicente López: 795 rentals
  • Ricardo Rojas: 32 rentals
  • Martínez: 621 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Buenos Aires?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Buenos Aires. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Recoleta Mall: 787 rentals
  • Brazilian Embassy: 785 rentals
  • Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral: 790 rentals
  • Recoleta Cultural Center: 797 rentals
  • Patio Bullrich: 786 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Buenos Aires listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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