Patagonia, September 14 2020

El Cóndor Beach

Only 30 km. from Viedma, the Balneario El Condor awaits those who want to know their long beaches to enjoy the sun, fishing and wind sports.

Las playas del Balneario El Cóndor - Foto: Turismo Municipalidad de Viedma

Las playas del Balneario El Cóndor – Foto: Turismo Municipalidad de Viedma

In the vicinity of the mouth of the Río Negro, only 20 minutes from Viedma and Patagones, you will find Balneario el Cóndor or “La Boca” (so called by local people), a small tourist village characterized by ample beaches.

The Avenida Costanera that is paved, offers a stroll that ends where the cliff begins.

El histórico Faro Río Negro, el más antiguo de la Patagonia - Patagonia-argentina.com

El histórico Faro Río Negro, el más antiguo de la Patagonia – Patagonia-argentina.com

The oldest lighthouse in Patagonia can be visited and is located near the cliffs. Precisely, under these cliffs you find an area known as Playa El Faro with services, public toilets, a little bar and playground for children.

La playa del Faro en el Balneario El Cóndor - Patagonia-argentina.com

La playa del Faro en el Balneario El Cóndor – Patagonia-argentina.com

During the season volleyball courts are set up and there are sports activities organized by the municipality in various sectors.

El Cóndor is the place chosen by many to practice wind sports: kite surfing, windsurfing, sand yachting, kitebuggy and others have their place in the area of beach called Parque del Viento.

Carrovelismo en las playas de El Cóndor - Patagonia-argentina.com

Carrovelismo en las playas de El Cóndor – Patagonia-argentina.com

Besides all this, “La Boca” is recognized as the world’s largest colony of burrowing parrots. Biologists and specialists from around the world meet here for the observation and study of this species declared endangered given the degradation of their habitat.

Infografía sobre la colonia de loros en El Cóndor - Patagonia-argentina.com

Infografía sobre la colonia de loros en El Cóndor – Patagonia-argentina.com

The mouth of the river is also a good place for fishing atherines, pescadillas and sole. In fact, the local people call this place “the fishing bowl”.

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