The City of Buenos Aires, Capital of the Argentine Republic, has a population of more than 3 million people, and it is located within the Greater Buenos Aires with a population of 14 million, being the largest District in the country.
It is in Buenos Aires that Argentine culture can be enjoyed in its entire splendor.
Due to the different origins of its immigrants, the Buenos Aires urban profile is eclectic, combining Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Neo-Gothic and Bourbon French, offering visitors a vast outlook of different European influences which mix with the American roots to produce the distinctive Argentine style.
One of the most outstanding customs in this city is family union and human warmth. This is particularly true in service-oriented companies such as Awwa Suites & Spa.
Every Buenos Aires visitor should know about our dearest traditions: mate rounds, the sensuous dance of Tango, we are very passionate about soccer, luxurious Polo, and our immense Pampas.
In Palermo neighborhood you will find a great variety of clothing, food and nightlife.
In Recoleta you will be able to enjoy its wide parks, shopping malls and luxurious food.
In San Telmo and La Boca you will be able to experience the tango culture. In Monserrat and San Nicolás you will enjoy the first years of our city’s architecture.
In Puerto Madero you willl enjoy a walk through the river path.
Remember to visit Plaza de Mayo, Av. 9 de Julio and the Obelisco.
- Our official language is Spanish, but since Buenos Aires is a tourist destination, English is widely spoken.
- Our official currency is the Argentine Peso. However, in certain shops you will be able to transact using US Dollars. You will also find good rates at selected Beaureaus of Exchange.
- Transportation: the city offers many different means of transportation which connect the tourist attractions. Bear in mind: buses only operate using coins while subways do so with special cards which can be purchased in every station.
- As in every major city, it is important that you always keep a watchful eye on your personal belongings.