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Estancia El Ombu de Areco

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RP 31, cuartel VI, Villa Lia, Buenos Aires | San Antonio de Areco, Argentina
+54 2326 49-2080
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

We went on a day trip from Buenos Aires run by Signature Tours In May 2019 and can thoroughly recommend it. One of the highlights of our fantastic holiday in Argentina.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

I had the pleasure of an overnight stay at El Ombu. Luckily, I had good weather which is not at all guaranteed in June. It was chilly at night, but there are wood burning fireplaces all over and wood burning stoves in the guest rooms....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019

An old Estancia with Italian heritage and architecture. The welcome and the staff are also brilliant at "old fashioned great service".. they quickly remember your name and preferences and anticipate your needs well. The Gaucho element was amazing, such harmony with the horses and as...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

We had carried out lots of research to make sure our planned estancia trip was the correct one. This is a first class place. Everything was amazing and well done. The welcome drinks and empanadas; the horse riding in open country for around an hour;...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

The estancia is a place from heaven. The experience is not to be matched to anything. The place, the food, the nature, the colors, the gauchos, the entertainment, the peace, the horses and the horsebackriding were out of this world. This is one thing i...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

Last minute we booked this trip from Buenos Aires and the host of the Estancia was so nice to let us join the next day if we paid cash. We had a driver who took us there, he picked us up at our hotel He...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

A bit of a drive out of Buenos Aires but en-route our guide entertained us with the story of mystical powers mate. The dried leaves of the yerba mate are placed in a hollow gourd and hot water is added. The drink is then sipped...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

The trip to El Ombu was exciting as we navigated mud fields to reach the estancia, which exceeded all of our expectations. It was an authentic and rustic experience in a gorgeous setting. We rode twice a day and our favorite time out of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Erin C
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We booked a day trip to this estancia through Viator and had a great day. We could have skipped the visit to the town, but the ranch itself is beautiful. The owner's son welcomed each of us personally and everyone was warm and helpful. You...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2018

This place is absolutely beautiful. The staff were welcoming and treated you as a visitor, not a cash carrying tourist. The food was outstanding and served in a lovely setting. I was able to do a horse ride prior to lunch, and the horses were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Luis M
November 11, 2017|
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Response from aguailuminada | Reviewed this property |
it depends on the time of the year, whether it is low or high season.
October 1, 2016|
Response from Ruth H | Reviewed this property |
We had rented an apartment and they picked us up at our door. We were in automobile about2 hours. The driver explained the countryside. We then transferred to a ranch guide. We saw the ranch by horseback ( you had the... More
Leonard b
August 7, 2016|
Response from Geographic_educator | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed a day visit and had no need of wifi - we were too busy enjoying the estancia and all it has to offer. However, for business and conference services, contact the estancia directly.