Every summer, millions flock to the beachside city of Mar del Plata, Argentina, to soak up the sun on the crowded, yet beautiful, beach and take in the lively evening entertainment. Aside from the opportunity to bask in the sunshine and relax on the soft, sandy beach, Mar del Plata offers an abundance of things to keep you entertained from dawn until dusk. At any time of year you can explore the vibrant city, admire the eclectic architecture, old styles of Victorian, Tudor and Norman sitting next to brash modern skyscrapers. Visit the museums and galleries including the Museo del Mer where thousands of unique seashells are displayed. Go to the beachfront casino or stroll along the promenade and see the amazing colony of sea lions which spend their days lazing by the busy ports. With a number of hostels to choose from, the city’s yours to explore.