La Porteña Ranch
Location: San Antonio de Areco - Buenos Aires Province
Distance from Buenos Aires: 110 Km By car: 90 minutes.
Lodging: 4 DWB
Activities: Horseback riding, carriages, trekking by the old park. Optional: polo.
At 110 Kms. from Buenos Aires in The "Capital of the Gaucho" is situated the Estancia La Porteña.
The house of colonial style was built in the middle of the last century. There lived the writer Ricardo Güiraldes, author of The book "Don Segundo Sombra". This and a Thousand stories are told by the owner of the house Manuel Güiraldes.
Guests can enjoy walks in the park, horseback riding, visits to the town of San Antonio de Areco, which really is a jewel from the past, see the work of the silversmith Dragui, and visit The Museum Güiraldes.
For followers of Polo, La Porteña has a school of this sport, fields, breeding of ponies and all aspects associated with this activity.