Gay Guide Argentina

The constitution contains a paragraph prohibiting discrimination against gays. The age of consent is 16 years for all. The Argentinean population has become increasingly tolerant of homosexuals in recent years. Since August 2010, homosexuals have have the right to marry. Despite massive protests from the Catholic Church, President Cristina Kirchner signed and thus put it in effect the law, that was debated in the Senate during 15 hours and was only passed with the help of the opposition. The country has many different climate zones and landscapes: the waterfalls of Iguazú, the so-called end of the world near Ushuaia, the "tren de las nubes" (the train to the clouds), the glaciers in Patagonia with the impressive Perito Moreno glacier and the gay beach Calu in Mar del Plata. Argentina is gradually becoming a gay stronghold. Many gay tourists from all over the world choose Argentina as their destination. Reasons for it are among othersb the favorable exchange rate to the peso as well as the culture and night life. Several thousand people gather in Buenos Aires every year in november for the big Pride Parade.

Cities in Argentina

Buenos AiresSalta

Location: South America
Initials: ARG
International country code: 54 (omit first 0 from area code)
International access code: 00
Language: Spanish
Currency: 1 Peso (Arg$) = 100 Centavos
Population: 41,087,000
Capital: Buenos Aires
Religions: 90 % Roman Catholic
Climate: Mostly moderate climate. The southeast is very dry, the southwest cold and wet. Summer is Dec-Mar. Winter is Jun-Sept.
Important gay cities: Buenos Aires

Top Hotels

Babylon Bed & Breakfast

Popular gay resort. Located in prime residential area, though only minutes away from vibrant gay entertainment scene. Mature tropical garden, breathtaking ambience, eclectic arts and design, mixed crowds of gay men from around the world and attentive services are great backdrops for relaxation and for meeting sensual and spiritual expectations. more

Mercurio Hotel

The Mercurio Hotel is an excellent choice of accommodation in Puerto Vallarta. Close to the beach and the gay scene with a wonderful pool. more

Sir Montcalm

Montréal's Sir Montcalm has five guestrooms and a tourist-residence, each with a private bathroom. The huge living and dining room has a fireplace, home stereo system and DVD... more