Just a few kilometers from the capital, Buenos Aires, we have 3 tourist destinations whose main attraction is the constant responsibility of caring for the earth, which become ideal places to spend the weekend and also to learn to care for the environment.
77 kilometers from silver already 120 of Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) is La Grulla -IG: @complejolagrulla-, a tourist complex of five hectares that promotes a friendly relationship with the environment
“We incorporated the sustainable perspective from the start of construction,” he said. Lorraine Nonakaowner of the place.
The cabins arranged in a key orientation that allows maximum use of natural light, they have solar hot water tanks, biodigesters and walls with isothermal insulation for responsible use Energy.
IN a restaurant on the complex there is an example of recycling bottles, organic waste is landfilled and discarded vegetable oil is reused, turned into biodiesel.
The landscaping dazzles with centuries-old trees of various species, including fruit trees; a garden Japanese with waterfall and goldfish; on farm educational with animals and birds of different species. The space includes a games room, swimming pool with solarium and rest stations to enjoy a great afternoon outdoors.
The restaurant offers exquisite dishes from international and traditional cuisine; and in the beer garden you can try smoked sausages Germans with sparkling draft beer.
“In a way, we make those who visit us give up completely, as there is only Wifi in the common areas,” he argued Lorraine and added: “The biggest challenge is to make people aware of the importance of changing habits.”
Wildlife in General Belgrano
For a decade, teachers Paul Bagato Y Roxanne de Menditare responsible for the rural inn PuilQuen -IG: @puilquen- whose main slogan is to return to the simple: to nature.
“The idea came from our trip because we’ve always been in contact with permaculture and recycling,” he explained. Pablo who to Roxanne They also run a civic association that works on environmental education, agroecology and recreational activities.
Five minutes from Salado Hot Springs and with an extension of twelve hectares, the accommodation of PuilQuen they are furnished with pallets, a homemade solar collector and a green box that works as a refrigerator without electricity. The Green Guide guides guests on how to use energy responsibly, there you can take guided tours of the organic garden and harvest vegetables with your own hands.
The place has the first eco-music library of Province built with tetrapak sheets, recycled bricks (light brick) and wood derived from polyethylene.
The farm is the favorite place for children: they observe different types of animals and get to know them biodiversity Y renewable energy. “They saw calves being born and chicks being hatched,” he recalls. Bagatothe moment of playing guitar around a stove in the deep, dark night of the Buenos Aires countryside has an inexplicable magic.
“Pouillequen saves the experience and over time we get more and more tourists who are interested in taking care of environmenthe stated.
San Pedro: horseback riding and homemade pastries
In the city Governor Castrogame of St. Peteris found Nadezhda restaurant.a field that stretches over sixteen hectares of rural tranquility designed for agritourism.
The salamander dry logs heat rooms, buildings are painted white, glass bottles are reused, waste is separated and water is tempered with solar hot water heaters.
cabinsdormitories or eco-apartments built from solid logs, double glazing and equipment ecological are the perfect options for a peaceful stay, “we have 2,500 trees of various species, including fruit trees: figs, quinces, kumquats, apples, pears, plums, pecans – they make homemade bars with them – and oranges that are squeezed for breakfast”, in detail Alexander Englerowner of the accommodation.
They do it in the kitchen plates regional of the fruits and vegetables that grow there, because the aim is to “reduce the impact of the carbon footprint”, and in the courtyard there are football, volleyball and tennis courts; swimming pools, changing rooms and solarium. It also has a games room, a cafe with a wooden terrace and an auditorium.
Touring the property on horseback is one of the favorite activities of visitors, especially first-timers. “There are families who always come and the new generations have also started visiting us,” he said. Engler
Chascomus, General Belgrano Y St. Peter options in three places to disconnect from the mobile phone and the routine and connect with nature, but also learn about care and the environment.