Gazing across the Parana River in northern Argentina, Posadas is the gateway to the fascinating Jesuit Ruins. With long beaches, a beautiful promenade and world-class restaurants, Posadas is an alluring destination for sunseekers looking to mix culture with pleasure.
Thing to do
Stroll along the Costanera, Posada’s beautiful waterfront where you can enjoy pleasant views across the Parana River towards Paraguay. Relax on the golden-sand beach, swim in the refreshing water and admire a giant sculpture of military and political hero, Andrés Guacarurí.
Interested in the indigenous Guarani culture? See handicraft demonstrations and buy Guarani souvenirs at the Missionary Crafts Foundation, including wooden sculptures, pottery and glasswork. History enthusiasts can discover the story of Posada through an intriguing collection of local artefacts at the Anibal Cambas Regional Museum.
Experience the intense flavours of a traditional Argentinean grill house at La Ruedita. Arrive early to score a spot on the deck overlooking the Parana River. After dinner, treat yourself to ice cream at Heladeria Cremolatti.
Explore the fascinating Jesuit Ruins of San Ignacio valley. Set amid the dense jungle, this Unesco World Heritage-listed site served as a religious missionary during the Spanish colonial period. Wander amongst the overgrown Guarani-Baroque pavilions and get a sense of what life was like here during the 16th century.
Getting around Posadas
Libertador General José de San Martín Airport is 20 minutes by taxi or bus from town. Posadas is accessible by bus from most major cities within Argentina and Uruguay, including a 12-hour overnight bus from Buenos Aires. The best way to get around Posada is on foot.