La Bamba de Areco

La Bamba de Areco brings glamour and elegance to traditional gaucho lifestyle at this gorgeous estancia, found in the countryside of Argentina’s Pampa region and just an hour and a half hours from Buenos Aires. This beautiful rural estate, one of the oldest in Argentina, has been carefully restored to showcase the very best of country living. There is quality and refinement to everything at La Bamba de Areco, from the polished local silverware to the heavy wooden furnishings, perfectly-placed poolside loungers to the antique and contemporary nods towards gaucho culture. Inside the immaculate estancia feels like a purpose-built boutique hotel, while around the grounds you’ll get a further taste for local life through horseback, carriage, or mountain biking tours, twice-weekly polo matches, cultural demonstrations and even an onsite silversmith.

Rooms at La Bamba de Areco

The small number of rooms at La Bamba de Areco are each as characterful and comfortable as the next, all individually designed with their own flurries of local artwork, silverware, crafts and fabrics – as well as layout, depending on their location in the property. As traditional as they feel, guestrooms at La Bamba de Areco enjoy the same fusion of old and new that you’ll find elsewhere, with in-room extras including air-conditioning, bathrobe and slippers, and thick queen-size, twin or king beds. Whether housed in the main building or around the courtyard, you’ll be treated to the same lux bathrooms, creature comforts and views at La Bamba de Areco, with doors opening out onto the gardens, countryside, pampas or polo fields. There’s also a standalone Cottage Suite for extra privacy, if travelling on a romantic trip.

Experiences at La Bamba de Areco

La Bamba de Areco is a great choice if looking for luxury, a taste of gaucho life, and the ease of a top rural setting within driving distance of the capital. Some of the property’s highlights include:

Gorgeous grounds surrounded by rolling Pampa countryside.
Outdoor swimming pool and sun patio for those hot afternoons.
One of the oldest estancia’s in Argentina, which adds to the authenticity.
Lots of cultural activities and tours bring gaucho culture to life here.
Lip-smacking food that showcases the best of big Argentine flavours and local ingredients.
The estancia’s décor and furnishings are traditional yet refined, evoking an irresistible sense of place.
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It’s the estancia lifestyle with a sophisticated edge at La Bamba de Areco. Here, rolling countryside in the Pampa meets manicured gardens, horse-drawn carriages, traditionally-adorned interiors and an authentic yet elegant touch throughout the estate, giving you the very best of both worlds.


75 miles from Buenos Aires International Airport.