Buenos Aires is a sensual, vibrant city after MayShad’s own heart. It has the appearance of a European city with lifeblood only found in Latin America. Buenos Aires is a great introduction to South America for the unseasoned traveler. There’s always something to do in this city; here is a taste!
What to Do:
1- Cementerio de la Recoleta
Holding the most rich and famous of Argentina including Eva Peron, this cemetery is a wildly popular destination because of its ornate architecture and extensive history. Free tours in English every Tuesday and Thursday!
2- San Telmo
A neighborhood of Buenos Aires, San Telmo is full of cobbled streets and colonial mansions. It is an easy walk away from the city center but feels like entering a different century.
3- Museo de Arte Latino
An upscale art museum with displays from millionaire Eduardo Costantini’s extensive collection, come see the finest works of South American art or enjoy a glass of wine in its glass-ensconced café.
Where to Eat:
Helmed by famous chef Martin Rebaudino, this restaurant has contemporary Spanish fare using only the freshest ingredients (fish are shipped daily from Mar del Plata). Breads and desserts are home made and the sophisticated wine list won’t disappoint.
An upscale steak house, Miranda has fashionable décor and a hearty menu that makes for an excellent dining experience. Try the popular ojo de bife for phenomenal parilla steak.
Where to Stay:
1- Alvear Palace Hotel (5 star)
The most traditional hotel in Buenos Aires, come to the Alvear Palace Hotel for a classy, indulgent experience. Enjoy the bathtub Jacuzzi, Hermès toiletries, and champagne bar. Pamper yourself after a long day of walking and get that beauty sleep!
2- Mine Hotel (4 star)
This hip boutique is intimate and peaceful. Reserve a room with a balcony overlooking their prized backyard, complete with a small wading pool, for a restorative experience.