Jan 4, 2016|
Top 5 Things to do in Punta del Este
Punta del Este is quite possibly South America’s most glamorous and exclusive beach resort town. Punta del Este referred to as “Punta,” sits on a peninsula that divides the Río de la Plata from the Atlantic Ocean. The population is around 21,000 year-round, but during high season from December – February, this jumps to nearly 160,000 people. Tourists from Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and around the world all come to enjoy the beach. The town has two separate grids: north of the constricted isthmus, just east of the yacht harbor, is the highrise hotel zone; the southern area is mostly residential. Check out our list of the Top 5 Things to do in Punta del Este and start planning your Uruguayan adventure today.
Day 1: Go to the Beach! Things to do in Punta del Este
Day 2: Spend the Day Island Hopping Things to do in Punta del Este
Day 3: Visit Casapueblo Things to do in Punta del Este
If you have ever googled “Punta del Este,” chances are, you’ve seen a photo of Casapueblo. This charming all white, nine-story villa sits atop Punta Ballena and overlooks the sea, just 15 km west of Punta del Este. Casapueblo was previously Uruguayan artist, Carlos Páez Vilaró’s villa, but now it is an art gallery and hotel. Enjoy a meal at the cafe or spend the night at the hotel. Sit on your balcony, take in stunning ocean views and enjoy watching the sunset with a glass of wine or a champagne toast. This is one of Punta del Este’s landmarks and a must-see place for all visitors.
Day 4: Take a Picture at “La Mano” and Visit the Port Things to do in Punta del Este
Day 5: Visit La Barra and San Ignacio Things to do in Punta del Este
Uruguay is easy to combine with a tour to Argentina or Brazil.
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