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Puerto Madryn is not only a destination to visit during the whales season. It is also a good place to take advantage of holidays. We share you the varied schedule of activities so that you know what to do in Puerto Madryn during summer.
Summer 2019: What to do in Puerto Madryn during summer
What to do in Puerto Madryn during summer: Beaches
From the pier in the Centre of the city up to the Monument to the Indian there are kilometers and uninterrupted miles of beach to walk, run, and spend the day overlooking the calm waters of Golfo Nuevo. The beaches are wide, but when the tide is low, there may be several blocks of sand to reach to the shore from the Rambla. It is very easy to find a place, isolated, and that at the same time is near a parador with all services: Coral, Náutico Bistró de Mar, Popeye, Sara, Municipal PMY and Yoaquina.
Many of them offer windsurf and kite classes, rides kayak, rent tables and stand up paddle and yoga classes, baptisms of diving and snorkeling with sea lions in Punta Loma.
What to do in Puerto Madryn during summer: Gastronomy and nightlife
Puerto Madryn strong bet for many years in regards to gastronomy. It has one of the oldest and most important festival of Patagonia, “Madryn al Plato” with dishes with lamb, seaweed wakame and salicornias, salt crystals, prawns, and squid. In this post we tell you where to eat in Puerto Madryn.
What to do in Puerto Madryn during summer: Fauna and Peninsula Valdes
In summer, on the outskirts of Puerto Madryn and Peninsula Valdes, you can see a great diversity of birds, dolphins and elephant seals. Also stay until April Magellanic penguins, which have continental largest colony in the world in Punta Tombo. Other interesting colonies are located in San Lorenzo and El Pedral reserve, in Punta Ninfas.
Reference prices for the summer season 2019
How to get there
Located in the city centre, Dazzler Puerto Madryn has 95 rooms, a breakfast room and a bar. Guests can enjoy the spa, gym, sauna, Scottish showers, massage rooms and a beautiful solarium overlooking the Gulf. Click here to see their prices and availability.
Península Valdés and Punta Tombo
The entrance to the Peninsula Valdés protected Natural Area costs AR$330 for national residents. The entrance to the Magellanic Penguin colony Punta Tombo costs AR$180 for national residents.
Snorkeling with sea lions
This excursion extends for about two hours, includes the snorkeling equipment, neoprene suit and sailing to Punta Loma, and costs AR$ 3500 per person. Scuba diving and baptisms are also available.
Rental of kayak, for example, costs AR$ 450 per hour while windsurfing classes cost AR$ 950.