Destination guide

Visit Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

For a Parisian getaway with a South American twist, head to Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Paris of South America. Explore this beautiful city’s historic monuments, gorgeous parks, stunning museums, and more. As you embark on your Argentinian adventure, you need a place to rest in between your excursions. Just because you’re going to be spending most of your time out and about doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a home away from home to rest. Book a Recoleta vacation rental, and make the most out of your getaway from this beautiful downtown neighborhood.

Things to do

See the best of Recoleta

The hardest part about seeing the beautiful sights here is deciding which to see first. Visit the Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens, the largest in the world outside of Japan. It’s in Parque Tres de Febrero, also known as Palermo Woods, along with a rose garden, a zoo, and even a planetarium. Take a wine tour of local vineyards where you can learn what makes Argentinian wine so delicious. For a more family-friendly attraction, take your kids to Museo de los Ninos. Here, your children can learn about the city and even how businesses work.

Activities

Endless fun in Recoleta, Buenos Aires

Recoleta is full of interesting things to see. You can start off your adventure with a guided tour of the area, whether you want to see the sights or head to the surrounding areas for a tour on horseback. Make sure you grab a ticket to a performance at the beautiful Recoleta Cultural Center. You can even find workshops held here. Add some excitement to your night with a pub crawl or by visiting one of the city’s numerous nightclubs. No matter what time it is, there’s always something fun to do in Buenos Aires.

Weather

Enjoy sunny Recoleta

Recoleta is beautiful no matter when you go, with a subtropical climate, but moderate Atlantic temperatures. While the average high in the summer is around the mid 80s, the temperature can drop as low as 45 degrees on average in the winter. If you want a nice cool temperature in the 60s, visit during the early spring or fall. If you want to avoid the rain, your best bet is to travel during the winter, although you may not encounter it at all since Buenos Aires only gets an average 99 days of rain per year.

Natural features

Explore Recoleta’s rivers and streams

Recoleta is on the banks of the Rio de la Plata, the widest river in the world. You’ll find numerous small rivers and streams winding their way through Recoleta, some feeding lakes. he Pampas Plains surround the city and act as the agricultural heartland for the entire country. Like its people, the wildlife of Buenos Aires is refreshingly diverse. Apart from the robust zoo, various trees and animal life, especially birds, live in and around the city. One of the more beautiful examples is the swan, which can be found frequently in ponds and lagoons.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Recoleta

The nearest airport is in Buenos Aires (AEP-Aeroparque Jorge Newbery), located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Buenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.), which is 17.9 mi (28.8 km) away.

You can see more of Recoleta by jumping on the metro at Pueyrredon Station, Aguero Station or School of Medicine Station.

Where to stay around Recoleta?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 360 vacation rentals near Recoleta. From 312 Condos/Apartments to 329 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Recoleta for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Recoleta?

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

  • Palermo: 697 vacation rentals
  • Buenos Aires Central Business District: 367 vacation rentals
  • Palermo Soho: 365 vacation rentals
  • Montserrat: 182 vacation rentals
  • San Telmo: 102 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Recoleta?

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

  • Recoleta Mall: 1,044 vacation rentals
  • Recoleta Cemetery: 1,035 vacation rentals
  • Recoleta Cultural Center: 1,034 vacation rentals
  • El Ateneo Grand Splendid: 1,034 vacation rentals
  • British Embassy: 1,036 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Recoleta listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Recoleta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 312 Condos/Apartments in Recoleta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Recoleta include:

  • Studios: 329 rentals available
  • Houses: 15 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Recoleta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 81 vacation rentals with pool available in Recoleta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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