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Buenos Aires, Argentina » Entertainment » Activities

Outdoor Activities in Buenos Aires mainly is restricted to sports like Polo, Horse Racing, Football and Swimming. But there are some interesting points where adventure sports can be tried out and actually enjoyed! Other than that there are lots of parks, zoos and aquariums that should be enjoyed as a couple or family.

  • Polo

British influence has been strong on the Argentines; Polo is much loved sport by everyone, especially by the high profile class. If you prefer to just watch the rough game of Argentine Polo, then the best time is from September to November when the Polo championships such as ‘Campeonato Argentino Abierto’ takes place. Polo can also be learnt, if you are ready to spend the money it requires.

Campo Argentino de Polo
Address: Av. del Libertador 4000 at Dorrego, Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentine Polo Association
Address: Arévalo 3065 (C1426DJG), Buenos Aires – Argentina
Tel.: +54 11 4777 6444
  • Horse Racing

For a little speed and thrill, head towards the Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo, where you find some of the best bred horses race for the ongoing championship. The important championships mostly take place in the months of November and December during Monday’s and weekends where the entrée is free and the races go on from late noon till midnight. Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo is a large stadium, big enough to accommodate 10,000 spectators and also its early 20th century architecture by French architect Faure Dujarric is also worth viewing.


Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo
Address: Av. Del. Libertador, 4101, CF, Buenos Aires – Argentina
Tel.: +54 11 4778 2800
  • Fitness and Lifestyle

Buenos Aires is home to some good gyms, spas and wellness institutes that offer excellent facilities for well being of both mind and body. The equipment is modern and the services offered are top notch comparable to international standards. Some of the institutes even offer classes on yoga and Pilates which is a big ongoing trend internationally. Most of the Spas are situated in five star hotels or in the upscale parts of the city.


Spa
Aquavita Medical Spa
Address: Arenales 1965, Buenos Aires – Argentina
Tel.: +54 11 4812 5989

Health Clubs
Megatlon Athletic Clubs
Address: Reconquista 335, Buenos Aires – Argentina
Tel: +54 11 4322 7884, +54 11 4854 0595

  • Football

All South American countries get emotional when it comes to football and when it comes to world leaders Argentina, Football is GOD. The football season mainly runs from February to November when the local champions face each other for a tough fight with the Argentines cheering their favorite club. Choose your favorites and join in the fun and excitement.


Stadium
Cancha de Boca / La Bombonera
Address: Brandsen 805, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Tel.: +54 11 4309 4700
  • Golf

Buenos Aires has the most number of golf courses among all the South American countries. The sport which got into Argentina with the advent of British, has led to excellent and luxurious golf courses. The main season which is the summer, lasts from December to March.


Jockey Club
Address: Avenue Marquez 1702 (San Isidro), Buenos Aires – Argentina
Tel: +54 11 4743 1001
Website: Jockey Club

Buenos Aires Golf Club in Bella Vista
Address: Mayor Irusta 3777 (Bella Vista), Buenos Aires – Argentina
Tel: +54 11 4468 1695