Mar del Plata is not just a coastal tourism center with a large fishing industry but also home to international telecommunications and software companies, which makes it a very appealing coworking and coliving location.
Thanks to its picturesque European art deco style buildings and the stunning beaches, Mar del Plata is the second most visited city in Argentina after Buenos Aires and draws in many long-term and short-term visitors.
Here are some fun facts about Mar del Plata:
- About 550,000 people live here in Argentina’s 7th biggest city.
- The locals call the city “Mardel”
- In 2008 the Davis Cup was held here.
- Mar del Plata has over 440,000 hotel rooms, more than Buenos Aires!
- Latin America’s most respected film festival is held here every year.
- Summer here is from December to March and the beaches can be very crowded during the hot months.
- Except during summer, Mar del Plata can actually get quite cool and windy.
- Torre Tanque, is a popular and romantic water tower on the coastline, from where visitors can enjoy spectacular views.
- Of course, seafood is excellent here by the coasts and visitors can show their gratitude for the plentiful seafood during the city’s Festival of the Fishermen every January.
- Alongside seafood, Mar del Plata is also famous for its churros and alfajores sweet treats.
- The city also boasts Argentina’s most modern aquarium that even houses a saltwater lake and an aviary.
- The local harbor is a scenic spot to watch the sunrise or sunset and maybe spot some of the 800 sea lions that call Mar del Plata their home.
- Some local guides also offer deep-sea fishing tours
- The quaint village of Sierra de Los Padres is also only a 20-minute drive away.
Mar del Plata is a remote working paradise where digital nomads can live the coworking and coliving dream in a beach holiday destination.