Just outside of Buenos Aires is the city of Lobos, Argentina, the perfect location for a few days of serious relaxation. Fresh air, swimming, horseback riding, long walks, and plenty of sunshine are all right here in this prosperous town best known for its devotion to polo. Before heading off to the culture and nightlife of Buenos Aires, why not spend a few days kicking back and watching the sun set while drinking a glass of good Argentinian wine. Lobos is all about long weekends, catching up with friends, family reunions, and mellow sunny afternoons reading books by the pool. Here are the best places to stay in the area:
Rancho Alegre is a wonderful place to get away from it all. This colorful ranch-style house on a working farm located in the Santa María de Lobos Polo Club does not have cable television or Wi-Fi. Three outdoor cats roam the fields. Activities include horseback riding, swimming in the private pool, and kayaking on the Culú Culú lagoon. Hammocks, perfect for extended sessions of lounging, hang outside of the house.
Price: from 106 USD / 1,862 ARS
Number of Guests: 5
A quiet park surrounds this beautiful farm house in the country. Horse stables and a private polo field are available for those who enjoy equestrian activities. The beautifully decorated interior has an indoor fireplace and plenty of space ideal for long conversations and catching up with friends and family.
Beautiful ranch house
Price: from 361 USD / 6,341 ARS
Number of Guests: 6
This colonial house is a quiet place for a family to spend time together in the country. The house has three bedrooms with two single beds apiece and a larger bedroom with a king sized bed so there is plenty of room for everyone. A pool and an indoor fireplace ensure fun filled days and cozy nights. Most importantly, it’s pet friendly so the whole family can spend the vacation together.
Horse farm in the country
Price: from 150 USD / 2,635 ARS
Number of Guests: 8
Does dreaming away the night in a converted vintage train car appeal to you? If so, book a room at La Estación de Tren. At this unique hotel, guests can sleep in antique train boxcars lovingly converted into hotel rooms. This interesting hotel has an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, bicycles, and a BBQ for guests to enjoy.
La Estación de Tren
Address: Calle Revello (244) 720, 7240 Lobos, Argentinia (see map)
Price: from 86 USD / 1,511 ARS
Hours of active, family-friendly relaxation can be found at Terrazas de Lobos, a facility with an outdoor pool and adorable play area for children. The hotel has ping pong tables and a hot tub to occupy visitors. For vacationers who prefer a bit more pampering, the spa center offers massages. Some of the rooms have dining areas and grocery delivery can be arranged.
Terrazas de Lobos
Address: Independencia 2300, 7240 Lobos, Argentina (see map)
Price: from 145 USD / 2,547 ARS
Aquae Sulis Spa is a great option for vacationers looking for a quiet place to stay with plenty of onsite amenities. The resort has an outdoor pool, a hot tub, and a ping pong table for guests to enjoy. A restaurant and bar on the property serve delicious meals and drinks. Free parking is available.
Aquae Sulis Spa
Address: Independencia 250, 7240 Lobos, Argentina (see map)
Price: from 434 USD / 7,624 ARS
This charming cottage in the countryside will delight vacationers in search of a peaceful well appointed vacation home. A 2 km (1.24 mi) drive down a dirt road, this cottage is perfect for long walks in the fresh air and playing games in front of the fireplace in the living room.
Encantadora casita en el campo
Price: from 122 USD / 2,143 ARS
Number of Guests: 4
A gorgeous house with room for twelve, this vacation home is perfect for a family reunion. Guests are welcome to use the polo club’s tennis courts and polo fields during their vacation. The house has an outdoor pool, indoor fireplace, outdoor BBQ, and its own private lagoon. Lunch and dinner service are available at additional cost.
An oasis in the countryside
Price: from 433 USD / 7,606 ARS
Number of Guests: 12
Polo aficionados, your dreams have come true. How about spending a week at this magnificent property in the Santa Maria de Lobos Polo Club? The dining room’s floor to ceiling windows provide amazing views of the polo club’s Field No. 1. With a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, indoor fireplace, and state of the art kitchen, this vacation home will enchant all those who stay. Don’t feel like driving to Lobos? No problem, as this working ranch has a convenient helicopter pad.
Magnificent property in the Santa Maria de Lobos Polo Club
Price: from 670 USD / 11,769 ARS
Number of Guests: 10
This 5 bedroom country house on the shore of Laguna Culu Culu is the perfect setting for a family vacation. With a hot tub, outdoor pool, BBQ, indoor fireplace, and pool table, the house offers plenty of entertainment for all ages. Guests have access to tennis courts and horseback riding at the polo club.
Exquisite country house in exclusive polo club
Price: from 367 USD / 6,447 ARS
Number of Guests: 10
Leave the stresses of the world behind in Lobos
Leave the burdens of the world behind for a week or even just a weekend. Only an hour from Buenos Aires, Lobos feel’s like an oasis of calm in a rushed world. So sit back, relax, unplug, and unwind. Fresh air, long walks, BBQs, and great times with family and friends await you in Lobos, Argentina.
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