Playa Bristol, Mar del Plata

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A popular beach in the heart of the city, Playa Bristol can be seen packed with people during the day, filled with hundreds of neatly arranged shade tents and umbrellas. Several boulevards hug the beachfront featuring monuments, historical buildings, and tall hotel apartments towering over the shoreline. The beach gently continues for 2 km (1.2 mi) and provides picturesque panoramic views. The ocean features a small shore break with moderately clean waters but unfortunately it is common to find litter scattered along the shore. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Playa Bristol by using our Mar del Plata trip planner .
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  • Ugly, bad environment, above all very dirty beach. Only pass when I was walking to the other side.
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  • You can be close to the port or go to the sector of rocks and fish or take photos with shock waves.
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  • It is not a recommended Beach, is a world of people always and is very dirty. It should only go if this very closely, but I recommend going to the Varesse.
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Where to stay in Mar del Plata

To accommodate the masses of tourists who take a Mar del Plata vacation every summer, the city offers more than 500 hotels. Most of these cluster around the shorefront close to the city center, which boasts most higher-end options. Look a few blocks inland for less expensive alternatives. Prices vary dramatically according to the time of year, with hefty discounts available during low season and on weekdays. Reserve your accommodations in advance to beat the crowds and avoid paying a last-minute premium.
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