Mar del Plata, Argentina Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

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.

Why Visit Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata Facts

Population 615,000
Area 615,000
Timezone UTC-3
Currency Argentine peso
Airports Astor Piazzolla International Airport (MDQ)

Where to eat and drink in Mar del Plata

Budget breakfastA local favorite is Alfajores, a cake like sandwich that is known for going great with a coffee or two.$1.32 - $2.75
Budget lunchLunch is known for being a great time to indulge in a steak or pizza.$2.06 - $3.57
Budget dinnerDinner will treat a visitor the same as lunch with steaks, pasta, pizza and more offered at nearly every restaurant.$2.47 - $4.12
Beer (.5L)Beer, domestic and imported, can be found at bars, clubs and restaurants throughout town.$0.77 - $1.37
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When to visit Mar del Plata

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

Mar del Plata Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

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

Where to stay 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
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Mar del Plata Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed1.00 - 18.00

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