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Estancia Los Potreros

Cordoba area, Argentina

Estancia Los Potreros is a family-run, working cattle ranch located in the Sierras Chicas hills north-west of Cordoba in the heart Argentina, a superb destination for horse riding and polo. A truly authentic estancia experience in farm stay accommodation.

At a Glance

  • 6,000 acre working cattle farm that has remained in the same Anglo-Argentine family for four generations

  • Great for families looking for a horse riding adventure

  • Because of its remote location, perched atop the sierras, the views are spectacular

  • Fantastic horse riding destination

  • Food is home-cooked and hearty and served in the cosy main house

  • Authentic ranch steeped in family history - simple accommodation but experience a real estancia

Riding, Adventure, Family, Honeymoon

Insider's View

As a working cattle ranch and horse breeding farm, there is always plenty going on at Los Potreros. Guests are welcome to watch the gauchos at work, try their hand at lassoing and generally gain a first-hand experience of estancia life and the rural traditions of Argentina.

Sarah Lowe

Insider's View

The winter months (July-August) are still fantastic to visit, it is dry and daytime temperatures are around 18 C/65 F. Winter sunsets are beautiful, and you can snuggle around a cosy firepit with mulled wine after a day out riding with gauchos. 

Camilla Greenwood

Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Estancia Los Potreros or take a look at our itineraries to Cordoba


Los Potreros is a 6,000-acre working cattle ranch and has remained in the same Anglo-Argentine family for 4 generations. The estancia is very secluded at an altitude of 3000ft, nestled between the Pampas and the towering Andes.

Accommodation is simple yet comfortable and cosy. En-suite rooms are all individually furnished with gorgeous antiques and there are fireplaces for those colder winter nights. The hacienda's chef will cook you some fantastic European cuisine using home grown organic vegetables and fruit. They even have their "own label" wine to accompany meals.

The horses are all bred on the farm and are of good temperament, sure footed and in excellent condition. Polo lessons can be combined with long or short distance horseback trail rides offering guests the unique opportunity to live and breathe the gaucho life. Other activities include charming walks in the surrounding countryside, visits to local wineries and bird watching. At the end of the day enjoy fabulous food under candle light back at the farm.


Los Potreros provides seven simple yet comfortable guest rooms with private bathrooms. The rooms have their own log fires and wood-burning stoves, giving them a cosy feel.


Children are made very welcome at Los Potreros and it is an ideal destination for families who enjoy the outdoors. The pool is great for children and there are vast areas of countryside to be explored around the estancia.


Facilities at the estancia include a polo field and an outdoor swimming pool. Meals are served in the cosy dining area and feature many organic ingredients grown on the ranch.


There is a whole host of activities on offer at Estancia Los Potreros including horse riding, polo, gaucho farm works, golf, trekking, bird watching and wine tasting.

Location & Directions

Cordoba area, Argentina

Estancia Los Potreros is located in the Sierras Chicas north-west of Cordoba city, in the heart of Argentina.

When to go

Cordoba is a year round destination, however spring and autumn (October/November and March/April) are most pleasant. It can be hot and humid in the peak summer months of January and February. Winter is usually pretty mild. January, February, July and Easter are the peak vacation periods for Argentina’s schools.

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Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Estancia Los Potreros or take a look at our itineraries to Cordoba

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