Mar del Plata Prices & Travel Costs

Last Updated: Jan 2024

Welcome to Argentina’s most popular beach resort town. Mar del Plata is extremely popular among South Americans and much less popular with international tourists, yet it remains a fine choice for anyone touring the region who wants some beachside relaxation.

Mar del Plata City Featured Image

Travel Costs to Mar del Plata

Population 615,000
Area 615,000
Timezone UTC-3
Currency Argentine peso
Airports Astor Piazzolla International Airport (MDQ)
1 USD = 869.2500 ARS
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Accommodation Costs in Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata Hotel Seasons

Mar del Plata Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar16.00 - 37.00
starstarstarstarstar25.00 - 51.00
starstarstarstarstar22.00 - 132.00
starstarstarstarstar95.00 - 152.00
starstarstarstarstar218.00 - 283.00

Mar del Plata Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed1.00 - 18.00

Mar del Plata Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Museo del MarIf you love seashells, this is the perfect place for you. With tens of thousands of shells on display, you could spend hours looking at them all.
student
adult
0.00
0.00
Museo Municipal de Ciencias Naturales Lorenzo ScagliaFeaturing local sea life and more, this museum is great for all ages and families.
0 to 11
adult
0.00
0.00

Mar del Plata Food and Drink Prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastA local favorite is Alfajores, a cake like sandwich that is known for going great with a coffee or two.3.45 - 5.75
Budget lunchLunch is known for being a great time to indulge in a steak or pizza.4.60 - 6.90
Budget dinnerDinner will treat a visitor the same as lunch with steaks, pasta, pizza and more offered at nearly every restaurant.6.33 - 10.35
Beer (.5L)Beer, domestic and imported, can be found at bars, clubs and restaurants throughout town.1.38 - 2.30

Mar del Plata Transport Prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center0.04 - 0.06
3km taxi ride in Mar del Plata0.01 - 0.02
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When to visit Mar del Plata

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January80594.4
February79592.6
March75553.9
April70493
May62433.1
June58391.6
July55382.2
August58392.6
September61412.1
October66463.6
November72513.2
December76554.3

Mar del Plata Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:54am7:00pm
21 Jun8:06am5:38pm
21 Sep6:41am6:46pm
21 Dec5:24am8:12pm

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