This beautiful working estancia is just two hours from the centre of Buenos Aires and is the perfect place to learn or perfect your polo skills with real professionals. You can experience authentic Argentina here, focusing your stay around polo but still taking time to enjoy some trail rides, meet the cattle and relax when not in the saddle. Polo lessons are provided in English and the estancia is home to around 200 polo ponies with mounts for all standard of player. No previous riding experience is needed, they welcome all levels.
El Venado is owned by Federico Cendoya, a 5-goal polo professional who has more than 30 years experience. For over 20 years he played as a resident professional in Pennsylvania (USA) but he has also played in the UK, France, Germany, Nigeria, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador! He specialises in teaching this fantastic sport to beginners, focusing on technique and position, riding confidence and perfecting your mallet swing. Fede's polo school is the only one in Argentina open all year round and its exceptional facilities include 2 regulation-sized polo fields, an all-weather polo arena and a wooden polo horse so that you can continue to learn even on rainy days.
The two-house hacienda has all the modern conveniences to bring about a comfortable holiday including a swimming pool, fast WiFi and a laundry service. Guests are served traditional Argentine meals including appetisers and drinks. The estancia has been in the family for four generations and is family-owned and operated. English-speaking family members live on the ranch and often accompany guests on non-polo activities. You are sure of a warm welcome.