Punta del Este is the paradise of the south, who visit once, and never fails to visit. Located in the Department of Maldonado (Uruguay), a unique geographical location allows to unite all kinds of natural beauty in one place: sapphire waters, white sands, mirrors lagoons, islands and forests. A variety of unique and luxurious architecture does nothing to balance and enhance the unique beauty of nature in this peninsula located in the southeast area of the country, the division of the Río de la Plata and the Atlantic Ocean.
Its geographical location at Punta del Este divided into 2 types of costs: the Brava (sea side) and Mansa (river side), and allows us to find a huge range and variety of beaches to suit all tastes. Calm as lakes and crystal clear waters for bathing and sports on the sand or rough waves, perfect for surf lovers. Gaps Sauce, Journal of Jose Ignacio, Garzón Blanca and allow all the options for fishing and hunting..
The main street of Punta del Este is Gorlero Avenue. Here the traveler finds a wide variety of shopping malls, restaurants, hotels, cinemas, casino, and shops which meet all tastes. Plaza Artigas recommend its permanent exhibition of crafts, allowing the acquisition of real wonders in stone, leather, glass and metals.
The night turns to Punta del Este in a spa that does not sleep. Shining stars of the international jet-set tourists with a variety of points of the night roam the planet while enjoying the hundreds of restaurants, pubs, discos and shows that this point has to offer. The kindness and friendliness of the locals is not a minor point to note in this wonderful spa.
Punta del Este offers a wide range of possibilities as far as housing is concerned. From hotels, one to five stars, from hostels and guest houses, farms to tourism, are including the possibility of camping if you are looking for close contact with nature.
It is highly advisable to reserve if traveling in high season (December-March), as the hotel capacity can be filled due to the large influx of tourists.
How to get there?
You can arrive by air at the Carrasco International Airport, located in Montevideo, Uruguay, and then go by road to Punta del Este, located 134 km may also arrive directly from Argentina to the international airport of Laguna del Sauce located 21 km from the spa.
By sea with several companies joining daily Buenos Aires (Argentina) in Montevideo, and is accessible by land on car and by bus, from the Terminal Tres Cruces in Montevideo.
It is noteworthy that foreign visitors do not need special immigration and citizens of MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) will only need your identity document.