A city that thinks it’s European, acts like it’s Latino and will make you fall absolutely in love; there is something undeniably special about Buenos Aires. The French-inspired architecture, Italian gestures, familial warmth and cultural curiosities will warm your heart and make you truly delighted with your decision to join us. Buenos Aires was the inspiration for starting BA Cultural Concierge, and it’s our goal to make you love it as much as we do!
Buenos Aires is amazing all year round and ideal in the shoulder seasons between September – November & March – May. Enjoy all four seasons, Charleston S.C. style with mild winters and hot n’ humid summers. Spring and fall see highs of 75º and lows of 60º. In the summer the temps range from 95º – 70º and the winter gets down to 60º to 45º.
From the streetside cafes & little-known local spots to hot new restaurants, foodies will love Buenos Aires. Traditions include steak, empanadas, pizza, cafe con leche and ice cream delivery. New on the BA scene are craft beer joints, modern-Argentine bistros with farm to table concepts, secret closed-door restaurants and dimly lit speakeasies. Dietary restrictions are no problem!
How To Get There
Buenos Aires is the main flight hub and cruise port of Argentina. Hop a direct flight from Miami, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Newark/NYC and Toronto to EZE International airport. Most flights are overnight so splurge for business class and arrive fresh as a daisy. The time difference is minimal meaning no jet lag! Fly around the country from the domestic airport AEP.
Laugh, learn and be intrigued! From its contraband roots and the roaring Belle Epoque era, to a flourishing cultural scene, discover the city from past to present and truly understand HOW and WHY Buenos Aires is the way it is.
Inside La Boca
One of the oldest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, feel the real essence of La Boca, full of enchantment and rich history. Walk the colorful streets, visit mom and pop shops, and get to know the true off-the-beaten path of La Boca. Make sure to bring your camera to capture local vibrant Porteño life!
Tango is the sultry, dimly lit, swiftly moving dance through which Buenos Aires lives and breathes. Learn the language of tango directly from the professionals and get versed in the dance, the history, and the rhythms. Head to the authentic tango halls by the hand of a local dancer and experience the tango like a local.
Food Tours + Cooking Classes
Any foodie knows that the best way to find out about a new culture is through its food. Learn from renowned chefs the secrets of Argentine cuisine during our exclusive cooking classes, which also happen to be perfect for kids! Test your empanada making skills, experiment with local ingredients, and take home recipes to impress all of your amigos.
Arts & Architecture
Creativity reigns supreme in this city of the arts. Buenos Aires is a living museum made up of unique expressive street art, European-inspired architecture, and private art collections. Discover its creative spirit through an artist’s lense. Explore the scene with a legendary local architect, artist or an experienced museum curator.
In Buenos Aires, Jewish culture runs deep. Argentina has the largest population of Jews in Latin America and is known for its quirky Jewish comedy, psychoanalytic professionals, kosher butcher shops, Ashkenazi and Sephardic immigration tales, Portuguese crypto-Jews, Orthodox temples, and pastrami sandwiches. Here, you’ll connect with Argentina’s strong sense of Jewish identity and heritage.
Music & Nightlife
Those who call New York the city that doesn’t sleep haven’t visited Buenos Aires. Head out for a night on the town with a music industry insider to explore the local scene of alternative and national music. Go backstage and beyond to live la noche de Buenos Aires.
Whether your wish is to saddle up with the gauchos or simply bliss out in the countryside, your experience at these authentic Argentine ranches will show you what life in the pampas is all about. You know, riding horses, wrangling cattle, playing polo, and eating a traditional Argentine asado barbecue — just your typical day in the campo.
Boating on the Tigre Delta
We have a very special opportunity for you in the Tigre Delta. This lovely natural region consisting of rivers, streams and islands is just one hour north of Buenos Aires. Soak up the flora, fauna, and history cruising the river with a world-class musician, who also happens to be the boat’s captain. Enjoy lunch on board & drinks of your choice!
Wine Tasting in Uruguay
Enjoy crossing Rio de La Plata to visit the best vineyards in neighboring Uruguay. An experienced sommelier will accompany you on a journey through Uruguay’s wine country to taste local cheese, meats, and the flagship varietal, tannat.
Beaches of Uruguay
Start off with a beautiful tour of Colonia’s historic UNESCO World Heritage site and then spend the day relaxing in luxury at our pristine beach lodge! Between this private beach & sunset cocktails, this is by far the best one-day beach escape from Buenos Aires.
Beaches of Jose Ignacio
The best beaches in Argentina are in Uruguay. Many call the Uruguayan coast the chilled-out Saint Tropez of South America, where you spend your days horseback riding on the shore, soaking up the sun, taking a sunset cruise, and enjoying delicious and romantic moonlit evenings. These beaches are farther up the east coast so plan on spending several days here!