Mendoza is located in the foothills on the eastern side of the Andes mountain range, about 260 km west of San Luis. It is a stopping point for travellers on their way to the tallest mountain in the hemisphere, Aconcagua. The region around the city is the largest area to cultivate wine in South America and is home to Argentina's National Wine Museum.
- Parque Provincial Aconcagua
- Mendoza Potrerillos Dam
- El Museo Histórico General San Martin
- Taste samples of splendid Argentinean wines at the Vines of Mendoza
- Start your explorations of downtown Mendoza from the Plaza Independencia
- Hike to the top of Cerro Arco
Though irrigation methods have permitted considerable agricultural success in the hinterlands, the actual climate of Mendoza is quite arid. The summer months in this southern hemisphere city are from December to March, and they bring temperatures well above 30ºC. In winter, the average temperatures are only as low as 15ºC.
Getting There & Around
The airport in Mendoza is small, but it makes flights to Buenos Aires, Lima and Santiago several times a week. There are also bus connections to these cities, including a scenic, seven-hour bus ride across the Andes to Santiago.
The downtown area is compact and easily traversed while walking. Buses, taxis and trolleys are available as mass transit. It is also possible to rent bicycles in this city on a daily or weekly basis.
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Boasting a central location, theNH Cordillera Hotel Mendoza invites both business and leisure travellers visiting Mendoza to enjoy its unique atmosphere and best service. GeneralThe NH Cordillera... More
The MOD Hotel Mendoza makes for a convenient base as it is near major commercial areas in the city of Mendoza. Tourists can check out the exhibits and collections on display at nearby Contemporaneo... More
Offering business and recreation facilities within convenient distance to city attractions and the airport, Amerian Executive Mendoza Hotel makes for a strategic starting point of a holiday in... More
Park Hyatt Mendoza Hotel Casino And Spa provides a soothing ambience of a Spanish colonial facade, to make your stay an enchanting experience. General Park Hyatt Mendoza Hotel Casino And Spa... More
Soltigua Apart Hotel Mendoza offers all the necessary facilities and comforts required for an enjoyable stay. A wide range of recreational options are also provided onsite. Acuario Municipal... More
Offering pleasant accommodation, this property provides an atmosphere of being at home while away from home. GeneralConference facilities are also available for guests travelling on business... More
Modern and welcoming, Dakar Hotel & Spa Mendoza sets the ideal atmosphere for holidaymakers who want to have a relaxing Mendoza City vacation. Visitors to the wine-making region should not miss the... More
Presenting elegant accommodation and friendly service in a relaxing atmosphere, the Sheraton Mendoza Hotel is a perfect venue for an unforgettable vacation. GeneralThe Sheraton Mendoza Hotel has... More
Providing friendly service, El Portal Suites Hotel Mendoza is the perfect place for both business executives and holidaymakers. This property is in vicinity to popular points of interests such as... More