Destination guide

The captivating city of Retiro awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, architecture and entertainment and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Retiro. Renowned for its shopping, cafés and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. Torre de los Ingleses and Plaza San Martin are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Retiro

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Retiro a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • El Ateneo Grand Splendid (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Tecnopolis (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Golf Club Villa Adelina "Stella Maris" (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • San Isidro Hippodrome (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Retiro

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Retiro is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Parque Las Heras (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Japanese Garden (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Lezama Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Palermo Woods (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Carlos Thays Botanic Garden (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Retiro

Fly into Buenos Aires (AEP-Aeroparque Jorge Newbery), the closest airport, located 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Buenos Aires (EZE-Ministro Pistarini Intl.), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Buenos Aires Retiro Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at San Martin Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Retiro?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 166 holiday lettings near Retiro. From 4 Houses to 152 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Retiro is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Retiro?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Retiro:

  • Recoleta: 260 holiday homes
  • Balvanera: 210 holiday homes
  • Villa Crespo: 124 holiday homes
  • Palermo Soho: 283 holiday homes
  • Palermo: 537 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Retiro?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Retiro. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cafe Tortoni: 796 holiday lettings
  • Buenos Aires Rivadavia Station: 803 holiday lettings
  • Recoleta Cultural Center: 798 holiday lettings
  • Xul Solar Museum: 799 holiday lettings
  • Plaza Italia: 807 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Retiro listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Retiro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 Houses in Retiro. Our other popular types of Retiro holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 152 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 156 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Retiro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Retiro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.