This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Puerto Iguazú. To help you make friends with Puerto Iguazú before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Puerto Iguazú (Puerto Iguazu), Argentina, is the town on the Argentinean side of the world-famous Iguazu Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world that is located on the border between Brazil and Argentina. Puerto Iguazu on the Argentinean side is somewhat in the shadow of Foz de Iguacu, the bigger city on the Brazilian side where most people that aim to visit the falls stay. Puerto Iguazu, Argentina, is smaller and also prettier. From Puerto Iguazu it is fairly easy to visit both the Brazilian and Argentinean side of the National Park with its waterfalls. From Puerto Iguazu, Argentina, there are frequent shuttle buses to either side of the falls. Border crossing is very smooth, but keep in mind that some nationalities (including Americans) need a visa for Brazil or Argentina.
Iguazu Falls are by far the most important reason to visit Puerto Iguazu. It is worth visiting both the Argentinean and Brazilian side of the falls, each requiring a day to visit. While with some good planning skills, you could do it with only one night in a Puerto Iguazú (Puerto Iguazu), Argentina hostel, it would be quite tight timewise. It is recommended to stay several days at a Puerto Iguazú (Puerto Iguazu), Argentina hostel so you do not need to stress to see it all in one day. If you have spare time or if it is in your interest, there is also an animal refugee camp that can be visited, as well as the Three Frontiers Landmark, from where you can see Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.
There is a wide choice for hostels in Puerto Iguazú (Puerto Iguazu), Argentina. Some of them offer a very high standard for a hostel in Puerto Iguazú (Puerto Iguazu), Argentina. The best area in which to book your Puerto Iguazú (Puerto Iguazu), Argentina hostel is in the city centre -- this is obviously the most vibrant part of the city, but also close to the bus station where you can find shuttle buses to either side of the falls and destinations in Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil.
Written by local enthusiast for Puerto Iguazú hostelsMartin Straatman