Estancia El Rocio
At El Rocio, it’s easy to create memorable polo experiences for player of any level. Nico and Mandy look forward to welcoming you with open arms, a string of ponies and a full size polo ground! Nestled in 12 acres of peaceful parkland with towering eucalyptus, it is the perfect sanctuary to embrace both the thrill of the game and to relax.
Beautiful both inside and out, this unique polo ranch boasts superbly styled rooms and areas in which to relax and enjoy the perfect Argentine barbecue. All rooms are on the ground level with some offering views across the wisteria laden gallery and out across the polo ground and farmland beyond.
Set in Argentina’s rural pampas but less than an hour from Buenos Aires, most international flights land in the morning, allowing you to arrive at the estancia just in time for our famous dawn chorus.
A typical day starts at 9am with breakfast. Gather your gear and head off to stick and ball and learn new tricks from Nico. Back for a lazy lunch and a poolside siesta. At about 4pm we’ll ring the big bronze bell for afternoon tea and then drag you out again for some chukkas!! A cold beer afterwards and then a home cooked steak accompanied by a glass of Argentine Malbec.
Price Guideline (USD):- $ 350 per day.
Number of rooms:- Main House – 3 double – all ensuite, 2 twins with shared bathroom. Eucalyptus Lodge: Self contained lodge with kitchen, bathroom, lounge and fireplace – sleeps 4 – 6.
Includes:- Full board (4 meals per day) including alcoholic beverages, personal string of ponies and all polo activities.
Accepts non-players:- Yes
Children welcome:- Yes
Swimming Pool:- Yes
Local Airport:- Buenos Aires International (50-60 minutes)
Airport transfers:- Yes (available at extra charge).
Seasonal Opening:- October – March
Number of Polo Pitches:- 1 x Polo Field, 1 x Stick & Ball Field.
Typical Polo Day:- Stick & Ball in the morning, Chukkas or a match in the afternoon.
Polo Ponies:- To suit all levels on site.
Instructor(s):- Mr Nico Fontanarrosa (5 Goal), Mr Martin Roman (3 Goal).
Wooden Horse:- Yes
Number of Polo Ponies on site:- 30+
Laundry Service:- Yes
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Estancia El Rocio