Santa Teresita (Buenos Aires)

Santa Teresita is a major seaside resort in eastern Argentina, located on the Atlantic coast of the province of Buenos Aires, near the mouth of the Río de la Plata. The place along with the directly adjoining Mar del Tuyú 19,950 inhabitants (2001 ) it is the second largest city of the so-called Atlantida Argentina, an elongated built up area.


Santa Teresita is located on Cabo San Antonio, a long, straight cape with flat coast. The surrounding area is part of the Pampa level. The climate is warmgemäßigt, with warm summers, mild winters and frequent rainfall.


The town was founded in 1945. It developed after the tarring of the coastal road Ruta Provincial 11 fast becoming one of the most popular seaside resorts in the region.