Playa La Cantera, Puerto Madryn

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Enjoy uninterrupted views of the South Atlantic Ocean at Playa La Cantera, a long thin stretch of pebbly beach. If you're lucky you might spot whales swimming not too far off shore. Take sunscreen, food, and water as shade is minimal and you'll find nothing but nature here. Plan your visit to Playa La Cantera and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Puerto Madryn travel itinerary planner.
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Where to stay in Puerto Madryn

The vast majority of accommodations in Puerto Madryn hug the curved coast. Budget hostels represent the most popular option in the city, as budget travelers discover Puerto Madryn's potential for onward travel to Peninsula Valdes. Reserve your place in advance if visiting during whale-watching season, between June and December.
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  • You can walk around have some mate or go for a run and do some whale watching :-). In september when they are mating are they very close to the beach and are very active .. :) You can also sit in a re...  more »
  • Showed up here right around 3 or 4pm. Sun set is supposed to be high time, but we were lucky enough to catch a few whales within 30 feet of us flopping around for a good hour. Frigging incredible!  more »
  • to spend a summer's day with family or friends is cute, for those who like tranquility and outdoor and by that not to take the cane and try your luck there saved dinner... remember much prudence to the travel paths of gravel, highly recommended are calm and safe beaches little waves
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