Estancia La Bandada
Little more than an hour’s drive from the international airport in Buenos Aires, La Bandada lies within the Pampa, a quintessentially Argentine region of endless plains and wide open skies. Like many estancias a stay here is about peace, relaxation and rural Argentine hospitality with a personal touch. Your hosts extend an informal welcome to the 150 year-old estate house, set alongside sedate lawns and beautiful parkland resonating with birdsong and the scent of flowers during summertime. With an outdoor pool (open summer), this is an idyllic spot to unwind between upcountry adventures. If you are feeling more active you can go riding, cycling, sign up for a cooking class or simply wander the grounds and feel close to nature.
What our clients say
Overall, Journey Latin America took excellent care of us on our journey through and across Argentina. We will travel with them again.US, Godalming
This was our first trip to South America and most definitely will not be the last. And we will be travelling with yourselves again. It was an extremely varied trip and we enjoyed every bit . However we especially loved all the natural beauty and wonders of Patagonia and the Iguazú region .LH, Altrincham
Patagonia and Buenos Aires were the stand out highlights although the whole trip was wonderful.ED, London
An excellent holiday to a fantastically varied country inhabited by charming people. An absolute must.CF, Sutton
It seems almost invidious to single out one part of the trip given the high quality overall but it has to be Puerto Valle. Our expectations were very high given our experience thus far but those expectations were exceeded. We cannot commend them highly enough.CB, Leeds
Most Memorable Moment?: Sitting by the shore of Laguna de los Tres at the base of Mount Fitz Roy in El Chaltén ... or sitting in a wood-fired hot-tub on the first day of our honey-moon, overwrought, slightly jet lagged and very happily married!RB, London
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