North Pearl Beaches
Bathing resorts with cafes and restaurants, comfortable changing rooms, tents and parasols to hire, recreational activities, children amusements and volleyball courts. It is an area with excellent waves which attracts surfers.
La Perla Beaches
This is an emblematic segment of the Mar del Plata coastline with five resorts and a wide variety of restaurants, tents to hire, shops and spaces for sports activities and amusements.
“Varese” and “Corrientes Cape” Beaches
They are located on a wide bay and protected by breakwater jetties which make the waters calm and appropriate for swimming. From the place where the breakwaters end, sports fishing can be practiced towards the open seas. At the Southern end of the bay we find Cape Corrientes where rubber boats, kayaks and water bikes are rented out. On the Northern part is Bahia Varese where one can hire tents, play football and volleyball.
These are the traditional beaches with easy access for those staying downtown. They sit on a wide bay and offer a panoramic view of the city of Mar del Plata both towards the North and the South with the Casino and Provincial Hotel buildings. From North to South the beaches are: “Punta Iglesia”, “Popular”, “Bristol”, “Paseo Hermitage”, “Las Toscas” and “Torreon del Monje”.
This is a complex of resorts with solarium and swimming pools and a parking for 2,000 vehicles. It is quite a famous sector as it attracts people from all over the country every summer. There is a service for hiring tents and parasols, comfortable changing rooms and plenty of restaurants. Recreational activities include specially organized training sessions, amusements and games for kiddies, gymnastics classes, football 5 courts, volleyball courts, paddle courts etc; The beaches also have Jacuzzi, hydro-gym classes and aerobics in the water amongst other attractions.
This beach is 8kms. South of the city and counts with 24 resorts each with tents, parasols, swimming pools, parking lots, bars, sports and recreational areas. The neighbourhood with the same name has many hotels and restaurants and a shopping mall.
“Punta Cantera” – Waikiki
Punta Cantera has the possibility to lower boats on to the sea, parking areas, tents and parasols to hire, and big places for making bonfires facing the sea as well gym classes and family activities. Waikiki has sweet water pools with waitress service at the pool or on the beach, recreational activities for the family and water activities like scuba-diving and other under water activities.
Playas del Sur
These are the most exclusive beaches in Mar del Plata surrounded by greenery. It offers open air shows and many companies have promoting stalls here and some radios broadcast for the young here in summer and organize musical shows. There are also cycles and horses for hire.
This pueblo is 20kms North of the city with a great many colonial style buildings and big constructions, including 9 hotels, restaurants and bars, spaces for recreational activities, big gardens, a lake and a chapel.