|Duration||11 Days / 10 Nights|
|Rounds of Golf||6 Rounds|
10 Nights Accommodation, Daily Breakfast, 6 Rounds of Golf, All Ground Transfers
Best time to visit
October to March
Bariloche, Argentina | Buenos Aires, Argentina
Discover South America playing golf by travelling to Buenos Aires and combining this city with the best of the famous Patagonia Region, where you will enjoy world class golf while exploring the various sights and tastes of Argentina.
In this package, experience & discover the beautiful and cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires with its wonderful parks and gardens, great museums and cultural life, excellent restaurants and active night-life, the tango and the people. Combine this city with Patagonia, the popular unspoiled region of Argentina, tasting the great Argentinean wines and food, immersed in a natural setting and hosted by the warm and friendly Argentine spirit. And play at the best private Argentine golf courses in these two regions. It is an escorted tour with a friendly team. Stay in beautiful hotels. What better way to explore the best that Argentina has to offer than through this escorted golf holiday.
We will also be happy to prepare a customized itinerary to suit your needs. So simply contact us with your preferences for hotels, golf courses, tour duration, sightseeing and so on. Our travel consultant will be delighted to tailor-make it for you.
IN BUENOS AIRES:
IN SAN MARTIN DE LOS ANDES
Arrival in Buenos Aires and meet & greet at the airport and transfer the hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Welcome dinner.
Breakfast and private city tour with an English speaking guide. Discover the best Latin American city for golf travelers.
Buenos Aires is a charming city with a strong influence of most of the main European cities. Beautiful walks, avenues, parks, monumental buildings, cafes, museums and churches gathered in 26 districts, each with its own distinct personality, gives it a truly cosmopolitan air.
The northern quarter resembles the most elegant areas of Paris, May Avenue and it’s innumerable cafes houses revives the flavor of Madrid’s Gran Via, the shady Belgrano streets recall the distinguished Londoners suburb, Naples seem to be present in the noisy and colored La Boca quarter…
Golfers: at noon transfer to the Jockey Club – Red Course (The Championship course) Probably the most prestigious Golf Club in Argentina. Founded in 1880 Jockey club has 36 holes created by Augusta National designer, Allister Mackenzie. Both courses (blue and red) will test your strategy skills along with your driving accuracy.
Host of the most important tournaments, such as the “Abierto de la República”, the World Cup, the European Tour and the amateurs’ championships. The Jockey Club also proved its hardness with some of the best golfers in history such as Arnold Palmer, Sam Snead, Tom Watson, Gary Player, Craig Stadler, Byron Nelson, Sergio Garcia and many others.In 2005 Golf digest ranked The Jockey Club Red Course as one of the best 100 courses around the world.
Non Golfers: Will continue with the guide for a shopping tour. Visiting main leather shops and fashion shops.
Golfers: Transfer to Olivos Golf,considered the best golf course in Argentina, it is ranked 71st on the Golf Digest´s “best golf courses outside US.”
The course currently has 27 holes and it’s considered one of the best in South America for its beauty, tight fairways and fast greens. Olivos Golf has been host of international tournaments such as the Masters -first in South America- the “Abierto de la Republica”, the “copa los Andes”, among others. It has also been played by the best European and American players.
Red course holes 12 and 13 may not be so hard but they will prepare you for the great hole 15, one of the 2 holes in Argentina that are ranked between the best 500 in the world. Then you will have a breathe at 16 after you get to the 17, a par 3 with 209 yards that needs to be flown “tee to Green” or you will end up in some of its 4 bunkers. This course has hosted the Golf World Cup on 2010
Non Golfers: Half Day Tigre Tour.- Lunch Included.
Tigre is situated 32 km North from Buenos Aires city. This riverside destination offers worthwhile attractions and it is the departing point to explore the Delta of the Paraná River, a very picturesque and charming place in Argentina. Puerto de Frutos, is one of the most attractive places to visit in Tigre city. It has an outdoor Fruit & Craft Market where visitors can buy local produce such as jellies, liquors and preserves and crafts made of wicker, cane and wood. We will have a pleasant luncheon at one of the unique restaurants in the area, wine included of course!
Golfers: Morning transfer to Pilar Golf.This American style 7221 yards long field will test your power distance as well of your short game on its 18 championship holes built on more than 247 acres. It also has a quite impressive, luxurious and large club-house with several services for golfers. This course hosted the Argentine Open in 2007 and hosted the same tournament on December 2011. In October 2014 Hosted the America´s Cup and in January….
Non Golfers: Day at leisure to explore the city.
In the evening golfers and non golfers will enjoy a Tango Show with dinner
This dance today represents our country at international events. Its sensuality has traveled the world over in the voices of famous singers. From its origin in the marginal neighborhood of La Boca at the beginning of the twentieth century, Tango has come a long way and today is danced in the finest dance halls in Buenos Aires and the world: a dance that that has its origins in brothels became a myth and is today a symbol of the city and country.
Breakfast and transfer to the national airport. Flight to Bariloche. Arrival in the Patagonia area and transfer to the luxury Llao Llao Resort Golf & Spa, member of Leadings Hotel of the World
Golfers: Transfer to the Llao Llao GC
With a superb location, surrounded by deep-blue lakes, snow-covered mountains and natural forests, the golf course belongs to the Llao – Llao Hotel & Resort; it has asymmetric fairways, imposing green and bunkers perfectly integrated to the environment.
Llao-llao design cross quite a few times the “Nahuel Huapi Lake” and the 18th hole is one of the two holes in argentina that are among the best 500 hundred In the world. It is a 180 par 3 in which you´ll need to fly tee-to-green otherwise you will end up “snorkeling” on the “Nahuel Huapi” Lake.
Non Golfers: Day at leisure. They can enjoy the different activities of the Resort – the Spa or visit the Village.
Golfers: Transfer to the Arelauquen GC – It is located within the Arelauquen Golf & Country Club. Its strategic location minutes away from the town of Bariloche and its international airport, make this club the most attractive starting point from which visitors can get to know the region, play on the best course in Patagonia and enjoy each of its 1.235 acres natural reserve situated on the hill’s wooded slope
Non Golfers: Boat Excursion to the National Park and Isla Victoria Island
Breakfast and morning departure by land to the north, along the ruta National Route 40, where you’ll travel 13 miles until you reach the junction of Route F. This winding path is surrounded by the beauty of nature and passes through Puerto Manzano until you arrive at Villa La Angostura. Stop for lunch in the middle of the National Park.
Throughout the “Camino de los 7 Lagos” (Seven Lakes Route) tour, you’ll visit several lakes (the 7 lakes are Correntoso, Ruca Malen, Portezuelo, Villarino, Falkner, Hermoso and Meliquina), until you finally reach the town of San Martin de los Andes. The “Camino de los 7 Lagos” excursion is recognized internationally for the scenic beauty of its lakes, rivers and natural landscapes. Don’t forget to bring your camera and take plenty of photos.
Arrival in the afternoon in San Martin de los Andes. This Village is located on the shores of Lake Lácar, the city is located in a natural basin, protecting it from the wind. Its geographical location is of singular beauty, almost hidden in a sumptuous amphitheater in the mountains that preserves the fertility of its lake and forest environment.
Arrival and check in at the Loi Suites Chapelco Resort
One of the Nicklaus’ design philosophies is to avoid disrupting the natural setting as much as possible. They believe it is very important to preserve the natural features of the land and not go against what Mother Nature has created, thereby letting the surroundings shape the golf holes to fit the existing terrain. The 18 – hole Chapelco course was designed to enhance the unparallel scenic beauty on which is placed.
Breakfast and day at leisure, visit the village or take one of the following alternatives:
Breakfast and at noon return flight to Buenos Aires – Transfer to the International Airport or Optional Excursions to the Falls – Carmelo Resort in Uruguay or Mendoza WIne Area
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