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Become a Polo Player: Day Trip to Puesto Viejo Estancia

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Overview
Gallop down a field and swing a polo mallet in the Argentine countryside on day trip to Puesto Viejo Estancia and Polo Club, where you’ll receive instruction from a professional player. Both novices and experienced players receive two lessons, enjoy a hearty traditional asado lunch with malbec wine, and maybe even catch a live match. During your downtime, unwind by the infinity pool or admire the gorgeous scenery by bicycle. Your perfect polo day comes with a bonus: Round-trip transport from Buenos Aires is included.
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    Puesto Viejo Estancia
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
    We invite you to enjoy a relaxing stay at our Estancia in the Buenos Aires countryside. Watch a game of polo, learn how to play, or simply enjoy our infinity pool and facilities.
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Highlights
  • Polo lesson with professional instructor: suitable for complete beginners
  • Delicious BBQ lunch with Argentine wine
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Buenos Aires
  • Personalised experience: small group of up to eight people 
What to Expect
After pickup from your Buenos Aires hotel, set out on the scenic journey to the Puesto Viejo Estancia, set amid the beautiful countryside of the Argentine pampas. Begin your experience with a briefing and coffee break in the clubhouse, then head down to the polo field for your first lesson. Depending on your riding level and previous experience, you will be matched with a suitable horse and even if you’ve never ridden before, you’ll soon master the basics of steering your horse and swinging the taco (polo mallet). After working up a sweat, tuck into a traditional ‘asado’ BBQ lunch, accompanied by Argentine Malbec wine. Enjoy some free time to relax, cycle around the ranch, or swim in the infinity pool, before watching a thrilling live polo match (depending on match schedules). Finally, saddle up for your second polo lesson and put your skills to the test in a fun polo match. Your tour ends with drop-off back at your Buenos Aires hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Polo Day guests will be collected from their hotel in Buenos Aires and travel to the province by private car.
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Professional polo instructor
  • 2 polo lessons
  • Polo equipment included.
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Tea, coffee and assorted cakes will be served on arrival at our boutique hotel
  • Bottled water - Non-alcoholic drinks free during your stay
  • Lunch - 3-course traditional Argentine lunch with Malbec wine
  • Use of hotel's infinity pool and bicycles
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Puesto Viejo Estancia
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Minimum age to drink wine is 18 years
  • If you wish to use the pool, please bring a swimsuit and a towel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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i love horses and this was a great day at polo Viejo polo club !!! everyone was super friendly ... food was delicious and the facilities were extremely good !!! my instructor was a blast !!! he made me feel like a champion every time I touched the polo ball !!! is not cheap,
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Response from Gaby H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Become a Polo Player: Day Trip to Puesto Viejo Estancia
Responded 5 Aug 2019
Thank you!!!!! Wonderful review! Thanks for sharing!
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I spend an amazing day in the estancia Puesto Viejo! I learned to ride horses on very userfriendly horses and i didn't even fall down. My first time riding horses and i managed without a problem. Of course the instructor Julito was an incredible teacher and gave my girlfriend
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Response from Gaby H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Become a Polo Player: Day Trip to Puesto Viejo Estancia
Responded 20 Jun 2019
Thanks for your kind review!!!
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My first visit to Puesto Viejo was at the recommendation of a friend. It was so enjoyable that I returned six months later for another visit. A short trip from the airport, it is a great place to focus on your polo skills, improve your game, and enjoy authentic Argentine food,
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Response from Gaby H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Become a Polo Player: Day Trip to Puesto Viejo Estancia
Responded 18 Jun 2019
Thanks Maggie for your kind review!
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We went for a try out at polo when in Argentina. It was fantastic. Julio the instructor is just the best as he makes everything so simple and easy. The ponies are all very good at their job and we felt 100% safe riding around on strange horses to us. The hotel serves a fantastic
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Response from Gaby H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Become a Polo Player: Day Trip to Puesto Viejo Estancia
Responded 14 Jun 2019
Thank you Gilly for your kind review! Thanks for sharing!
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It's a beautiful cosy country place to be. The most fun activitie was the polo lessons whit lot of friendly and lovely horses. We felt like family with our polo teacher Julio,he was always kind, really patient and whit tons of laughs, he make us feel that we were pros. It is a
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Response from Gaby H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Become a Polo Player: Day Trip to Puesto Viejo Estancia
Responded 12 Jun 2019
Thanks Mel for your kind review!
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