This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you 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 Villa Gesell.
Villa Gesell is a coastal town in Buenos Aires Province (Argentina), just under four hundred kilometers from the capital of the country. The town of thirty thousand inhabitants is mainly dedicated to the touristic activity. Beaches, the main attraction of the village, are visited by thousands of tourists every summer. The close proximity to Buenos Aires makes possible the access to the village by car or bus.
Although visited by families, Villa Gesell is characterized by receiving young people interested not only in the beaches but also in the nightlife of the town. Lovers of the night will find in Villa Gesell a variety of pubs, restaurants, and discos. Theaters and cinemas are another option for those interested in a quieter nightlife.
In addition to the beaches, trekking, horse riding, visits to the forest, water-skiing, and windsurfing are some of the outdoor activities that can be planned while staying in Villa Gesell. The town is also prepared to receive tourists who enjoy more traditional sport activities, like golf and soccer. In winter, the village is known for its famous beer festival or Winterfest.
As Villa Gesell is a frequent stop for backpackers and young people looking for fun, hostels in Villa Gesell are an important part of the accommodation in the village. Hostels in Villa Gesell can be found at walking distance from the center and the beaches. They are usually open twenty-four hours and they always have shared rooms and bathrooms, kitchen, common area, TV and internet services, parking, and barbecue area. Linen is also provided and depending on the Villa Gesell hostel, breakfast may be included in the hostel fee. Thus, the opportunity of spending a fun time at the beach can be compensated by a relaxing time in one of the numerous hostels in Villa Gesell.
Written by local enthusiast for Villa Gesell hostelssandra