Top 5 LGBT destinations in Argentina

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Buenos Aires a gay friendly city

1 – City of Buenos Aires was positioned as the premier gay friendly destination in Argentina, having been elected twice as “the best” by Out Traveler magazine, specializing in LGBT tourism.

San Telmo and Recoleta neighborhoods are preferred by the LGBT community when visited Buenos Aires.
Tango is one of the most popular products, especially under the new concept of Queer Tango, which is ready to change rules and codes established with the aim of exchanging experience gender roles.
One of the exclusive details of Buenos Aires is the only bookstore specializing in Latin American LGBT issues. It’s “Other Lyrics”, located in Soler 4796, the heart of Palermo.

The most traditional clubs are Amerika (Gascon 1040), among the largest in Latin America, Contramano (Rodríguez Peña 1082), one of the oldest and most exclusive for men.
The culinary offerings include Chueca Restobar (Honduras 5255), The Marigalante (Bolivar 898) aphrodisiac proposals, and Inside Gay Restaurant (Bartolome Mitre 1571).

There is a City Tour Gay in Buenos Aires including dinner, drinks and visits to two pubs and a disco.

2 – Mar del Plata on the Atlantic Coast, where the appeal to the LGBT segment passes through the combination of beach and lively nightlife, including discos and bars.
Mendoza Gay friendlyAbout 800 meters from Punta Mogotes lighthouse, it is the first private beach gay community: Calú Beach, which has restricted access to children under 18.
Among the most visited sites also include Playa Escondida, 25 kilometers from downtown, on National Route 11, and a section of Playa Chica in urban background.

According to industry statistics, at least 15% of tourism arriving in the city belongs to the LGBT segment.
In addition, the city offers friendly nudist beaches and bars, with thematic shows and transformism.

3 – Rosario is the third gay friendly destination that offers the country, only 300 kilometers from the city of Buenos Aires and with nothing to envy in terms of heritage, museums and theaters.

One of the most important actions developed Rosario to attract LGBT segment was the development of a gay map, which include hotels, bars and discos friendly.
In the local tourism promotion page there is also a tab called “Diversity”, in which stakeholders entering an information guide of recommended sites to visit.
Among the most popular places are the fair retro night in Pichincha, a nautical excursion by the Paraná and art museums.
There are exclusive places like Gotika discs (Mitre 1539), El Refugio (Laprida 847), The Kiss (Guemes 2631), Fusion (Zeballos and Corrientes), The Preview (San Martin 1435), and Inizio (Mitre 1880).
As friendly restaurants listed Barnom (Jujuy 2868) and Club 953 (San Luis 953).

4 – The fourth recommended gay friendly destination to visit in Argentina is Mendoza and the Cuyo region in full. This is the main wine producing province that has, globally outstanding by Malbec.

There are a range of gay activities in ski resorts, thermal spas and Andean trekking circuits. The Wine Roads are mainly in the Greater Mendoza and Uco Valley. The main urban destinations, usually chosen by men, are Malargüe, Mendoza and San Rafael, and also the nature spaces are the most preferred for women.
In Mendoza Capital, one of the must see places is Queen, with excellent shows, artists and ensembles of great appetite for American and European audiences.

5 – The fifth recommended gay friendly destination is Puerto Madryn, Chubut Province, known worldwide for whale watching during the season that runs from June to December.
In this coastal region ideal for the segment LGBT the main activity is for watching marine ecotourism.

All in All, the most important annual events are the Gay Harvest Festival in Mendoza, the Gay Snow Festival in Bariloche, and the Queer Tango Festival, the Film Festival DIVERSE and Gay Pride Parade in Buenos Aires.

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