If spending your honeymoon in a secluded resort doesn’t appeal to you, then head to bustling Buenos Aires. The capital city of Argentina is the perfect destination for those who seek romance, fine dining and the excitement of a buzzing metropolis.
It’s been nicknamed the “Paris of South America” due to its romantic charm and Parisian-style architecture that sweeps throughout the city, but it still sticks to its Latin traditions and passions. In this post, we’ll list just reasons why you should spend your honeymoon in Buenos Aires.
A trip to Argentina wouldn’t be complete without taking part in some tango; it is where the dance was created after all! There are plenty of bars around the city where you can learn how to dance the tango and for those of you who already consider yourselves experienced dancers, you’ll be able to join in too! It’s a great night out for you and your significant other and the perfect opportunity to dance until dawn and take some videos that you’ll cherish forever. If you’d prefer to sit back and watch the professionals, then head to Alvear Palace, which has regular shows that feature some of the best dancers in the world – it’s a great night out!
Where to stay
For those who enjoy the finer things in life, stay in the up-scale neighbourhood on Recoleta. The whole area has been heavily inspired by Parisian architecture and lifestyle; it’s the top choice for honeymooners. In this area you’ll be able to treat yourselves to something new, with exclusive shops like Hermes and Louis Vuitton just down the road from The Alvear Palace – if you love old-world extravagance, we would recommend booking a stay here, each guestroom includes a personal butler service as well as the bathrooms featuring Roman-deep Jacuzzis.
What to do
There’s so much to do on your honeymoon in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Locals tend to recommend going on a guided tour through Teatro Colon, an opera house that’s renowned for its design as well as the incredible acoustics. Many famous composers have graced the stage, but perhaps the most memorable were Leonard Bernstein and Luciano Pavarotti.
For coffee lovers, you’ll be in your element as Argentina produces some wonderful coffee. Head over to local favourite, Havanna for a particularly special cup, try an alfajores to go with it; it’s traditional in Argentina. Although it’s quite touristy, a visit to La Boca shouldn’t be missed. There are plenty of shopping opportunities here, as well as restaurants and cafes, but perhaps the most enlightening aspect of this area are the vibrantly coloured buildings.
If you’re happy to take a short excursion and want to see more of Argentina, head west to Mendoza, which is the wine country in Argentina. You’ll have the chance to sample some of the best wines in the world here, as well as witnessing how they are made.
Nature lovers will want to take a trip north to see the awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, which has been named one of the new seven wonders of nature. It sits on the border of Argentina and Brazil and consists of approximately 257 individual falls over 2.7km! It’s the perfect place for a short romantic trip.
We’ve only listed a few things to do on a honeymoon in Buenos Aires. Do you know anyone who has taken their honeymoon in this wonderful city? Let us know in the comments or get in touch on Facebook or Twitter.