Las Toninas and The Sea

It is chosen for the soft undulation of its beaches and because everything lies within walking distance in the urban center.

Upon accessing Las Toninas from Provincial Route 11 –also known as Interbalnearia-, visitors move towards the seashore. Evidence of the growth of this town in size is seen at every block, though no tall buildings are visible.

The ocean drive borders the sand hills that stand between the beach and the urban area. As we toured around, we could noticed that the next street parallel to the waterfront is the main artery and all that follow have been named with even numbers. In turn, Street 7 is the natural route towards the City of Santa Teresita.

Our encounter with the sea horizon placed us right in front of its extensive beaches of fine sand. We walked on them and saw the beach bars with music, tents and parasols. Juice, milkshakes, fruit and other fresh delicacies were for sale there.

  • Extensive beaches of fine sand

    Extensive beaches of fine sand

  • Hikes

    Hikes

  • Summer in family

    Summer in family

  • Cozy beaches

    Cozy beaches

  • Our pet

    Our pet

There is no doubt that all visitors to “Toninas” –as it is usually referred to- choose to spend most of the day on the beach. Sunbathing, swimming, jumping over the waves are the main incentives. The rest of the time, we enjoyed walks on the sand and beholding the vastness all around.

Beach sports are the recreational alternative every summer. Tejo is a popular game and competitions are organized for all ages. The same thing happens with volleyball and cycling.

Angling has special timetables, either in the early morning or at night. It summons many enthusiasts. There are special regulations for anglers who choose the shore. The tides, the authorized fishing environments and the species caught at different times of the day may be known at the specialized stores in the village.

We got deep inside the place known as El Laberinto (The Labyrinth), at the corner of streets 7 and 16, built on a sand hill. This is a group of bushes that force visitors to find the way through and out towards a viewpoint and a playground for children and grown-ups alike. We were amused for a while with the “Ghostsbusters” and visited a cascade, a grotto and the Stations of the Cross.

Nightlife entertainment is found at coffee houses, a karaoke pub and restaurants that open during the high season. The proximity of San Clemente del Tuyú and Santa Teresita especially causes young people to look for a wider variety of attractions at these locations.

A simple slow-paced destination with cozy beaches, Las Toninas has earned visitors who love resting in the company of their families.

Autor Mónica Pons Fotografo Pablo Etchevers

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