Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, is one of the favorite tourist destinations for the international LGBT community. Its excellent gay atmosphere, together with the wide range of hotels, saunas and other leisure centers make the Argentine capital an excellent place to travel at any time of the year. Do not miss this complete gay guide of Buenos Aires with the essentials.
Disco y pub
Spa y sauna
Let’s say you have been in the Argentine capital for a week and you don’t want to go out at night but you want to continue knowing the local movement, because for those occasions our gay guide recommends a day trip to the most gay coffee in Buenos Aires.
Pride is a gay cafe open every day until 8pm but don’t let that coffee confuse you, they also sell cocktails and alcoholic beverages.
If each of the gay neighborhoods in Buenos Aires is characterized by something, it is the quality of its gay-friendly bars, restaurants and pubs. Argentines call them gay bowling, which is the equivalent of a bar or disco.
In the heart of Palermo is Peuteo, open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 19:00 to 03:00 in the morning. They tend to be frequented by those who plan to go to Human or Rheo nightclubs later. It is worth mentioning that it is also hetero-friendly.
Another option also in Palermo is the Sitges bar, located on Córdoba Avenue. It is one of the most popular among gays and local lesbians between 20 and 30 years old. Drag-queens shows are held from Monday to Friday. It is very close to the Amerika nightclub.
Flux Bar is a bar where you can have the rhythm of good music. In it reigns a more festive climate and, on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, guest DJs usually attend. Another establishment that offers a good atmosphere during the week is Fiesta Jollie, whose motto is «Wednesday is the new Saturday». The latter is on Avenida Juan B. Justo.
For culture lovers in general, we recommend Casa Brandon, which also opens in the mornings every day of the week. Apart from organizing parties, here you can watch movies, videos, listen to music, see art exhibitions, eat, drink something … It is one of the bars that offers more possibilities.
Saunas y spa
Buenos Aires has numerous saunas and spas focused on the homosexual public that should be visited if you are looking for relaxation and a more romantic atmosphere. Most are equipped with the essentials for the greater community: swimming pool, cinema, sauna, coffee bar…
One of the best known is Madison Club, where they can be found from dry and wet sauna to darkrooms.
A Full Spa is another widely demanded option. Another place with similar characteristics is Unikus Spa, open for more than 20 years and frequented by middle-aged men.
Nagasaki – Men’s Club is focused on those interested in the leather subculture. In it there are spaces enabled for meetings, as well as a sauna and several individual cabins located in Balvanera on 427 Aguero Street.
What is the first thing you think when they tell you Buenos Aires? Well, tango! Do not?
The story goes that more than a century ago, tango was danced exclusively among men in the slums of Buenos Aires. When the dance became popular, it began to be practiced by couples of men and women. But it was until 2002 when queer tango schools were established or among men as in the past.
A milonga is a room where people go to dance tango, there are currently 2 milongas in Buenos Aires that offers classes for the LGBT community.
La Marshall: has a class every Friday at 10:30 pm Address: Riobamba 416 in San Telmo. lamarshallmilonga.com.ar
Tango Queer: offers classes every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 pm Tuesdays take place at the Maldita Milonga in San Telmo and Thursday at the Argentine Tango School at the Borges de la Recoleta Cultural Center. Tango Queer Buenos Aires
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