Rio Grande: Best Things to Do

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Río Grande is a city in Argentina located around 3,000 kilometers from Buenos Aires

This city is known as “Garden City”

It's the most populated city in the Province of Tierra del Fuego

Tourists can enjoy the natural attractions such as fishing, horseback riding, trekking, or photographic safaris

For culinary destination, Río Grande's seafood is the most recommended food you must try

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SIGHTSEEING

The Seven Seas Beach is where you can enjoy the white sand, shady palm trees, and the calming wave of the ocean. The water in this beach is warm and calm. You can try snorkeling or just playing around in the water. The facility in this beach is also very satisfying such as restroom, picnic, and camping shelters.

Seven Seas Beach

White sand beach with shade trees & calm turquoise water for paddling, snorkeling & swimming

DOWNTOWN

It will be nice to taste many delicious fast food while strolling around the downtown Rio Grande. Sabor Frappe-Rio Grande can be a good option. It's one of the best places to enjoy a variety of frappe in Rio Grande city.

Sabor Frappe-Rio Grande

The best place to have a good variety of frappe in Rio Grande

SHOPPING

If you want to buy stuffs like tools, fruits, and local snacks, you should come to Econo Rio Grande. This is one of the biggest supermarkets in the city that provides anything you want during your stay in Rio Grande.

Econo Rio Grande

One of the biggest supermarkets in Rio Grande to buy all kinds of items that you need

FOOD & DRINK

When it comes to culinary, Rio Grande’s local food have nice mixture of Spanish, Mexican, and Puerto Rican cuisine. The traditional food usually contain the ingredients of rice, bean, flan, and stewed chicken and meat. Seafood is the most popular food in Rio Grande since the city is located near the shore.

CULTURE

The culture of Rio Grande city is mainly shaped by the influence of Spanish, Taino, and African culture. It is no wonder that this city is often called as one of the countries with richest historical and cultural background. The people in Rio Grande is also known for having warm and friendly attitude.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

It's highly recommended to visit Rio Grande between mid-April until June.

HOTEL

Margaritaville Vacation Club Wyndham Rio Mar is one of the most recommended hotels to have a memorable stay in Rio Grande. This hotel has private beach, restaurant, and a place to play casino and other games. But if you want to spend your time in a quiet space, St Regis Bahia Beach is a good choice. This hotel offers a good quality service and nice cozy architecture.

Margaritaville Vacation Club Wyndham Rio Mar

Beautiful large resort to give you maximum pleasure in Rio Grande

St Regis Bahia Beach

A place to stay in Rio Grande offering a good quality service and nice cozy architecture

RESTAURANT

Ekelekua is a good place to try a variety of food while you are in Rio Grande. From mojitos, paella, eggs benedict, french toast to liquor, this restaurant serves the best service for the guests. If you want to eat pizza with Rio Grande's taste, come to Revolution Pizza Shop. It's one of the best places that sell pizza in the city.

Ekelekua

A cozy restaurant to have a good variety of foods

Revolution Pizza Shop

A place for the best pizza in the city

CAFE

Looking for a cute cafe to have a good time with your travel buddies? Mi Vida Cafe is the answer. This cafe provides not only very aesthetic interior, but also a very good service and food quality with affordable price. If you are bread lovers, maybe you should come to Rico Pan Bakery. It is the place where you can taste all sweet dish and excellent coffee taste.

Mi vida cafe

A very aesthetically pleasing place to have a good food

Rico Pan Bakery

A place providing various delicious bakery and pastry in the city

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Spend your night at 5 o'Clock Somewhere Bar to experience the nightlife of Rio Grande. This bar has various menu of food and drink, also live music to keep you awake. Pikaytos is also among the most favorite options.This bar is known for their amazing taste of beers and food.

5 o'Clock Somewhere Bar

Great place for drinks and food accompanied with live music

Pikaytos

The best place for a great food and beer in the city

INTERESTING PLACE

Carabali Rainforest Park will be the best place for you who love adventure. From riding ATV bikes, playing go-karts to horseback riding are ready in this place. Visitors can also see the natural beauty of the mountain surrounding this area. Coqui Water Park is recommended place if you are going with your whole family. The water park has many fun slides so visitors can play with the water.

Carabali Rainforest Park

Lush outdoor destination with a go-kart track, horseback rides, zip lines, mountain biking & ATVs

Coqui Water Park

The best water park with many fun slides to have a blast playing with the water

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

It won’t be complete to visit Rio Grande without capturing the beauty of its nature. El Yunque Rain Forest, located in the northeastern part of Puerto Rico, is one of the instagramable spots in Rio Grande. In this place, you can enjoy waterfall and the treetops as you walk around. Yokahu Tower is another instagramable spot to capture your moment. In this observation tower, you can enjoy the city’s scenery and beautiful rain forest.

El Yunque Rain Forest

Tropical rainforest & national reserve known for rare trees and birds, plus camping & hiking trails

Yokahu Tower

Observation tower featuring a steep stair climb & panoramic views of the rainforest & ocean