Punta del Este

We will tell you everything that you need to know to plan your holidays in Punta del Este. You will discover a unique destination – the main spa in Uruguay and South America – located in Maldonado Department. Discover more about this city that during the summer turns into a welcoming tourist destination. It is very highly appreciated by the thousands of people who come to enjoy its beaches and crystal-clear water. An excellent gastronomy and a lively and varied nightlife are some of the tourist attractions that you will discover during your visit to Punta del Este. Come to Punta del Este and have a walk around Casapueblo, Gorlero Avenue or the exotic promenade, among other exceptional destinations. Discover the shops of major brands, the most exclusive and charming hotels and the most typical and innovative restaurants in Punta del Este. Get ready to visit a port where the most luxurious ships in the world berth at the quay every day. Punta del Este is one of the most important spas in Latin America. On its streets, you will find all the glamour that has always been associated to this town. Go for a walk around Calle 20 Street and discover one of the most important shopping promenades in South America and continue your stroll until Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria Harbour – where the city’s history began in the 15th century – and around the Pedestrian Wooden Parade or the Américas Parade. Discover the charm of Mansa, Chiverta, Brava (with ‘Los Dedos’ sculpture by the great Chilean artist Mario Irrazábal) and Ingleses beaches. Admire the exact place where the Atlantic Ocean and Plata River meet in the Punta de las Salinas. Do not miss the opportunity to walk around the Gorlero Avenue and the Artigas Square, where all kinds of artists and artisans meet. Enjoy the architecture of the city where colonial buildings live together with avant-garde architectural constructions and the boldest artistic productions. It is the case of ‘100 años de Punta del Este’ by Pablo Atchugarry, a cultural area thought to be a communication point for creators and public, where the artist is commonly seen while working on his creations. Get to know the Ralli Museum, where some of the most prestigious Contemporary artists in South America present their works alongside Salvador Dalí’s sculptures. Take advantage of the possibility to travel back to the colonial Uruguay in the nearby Gorriti Island – where pirates and freebooters sought shelter to flee from the punishment of the Spanish administration in ancient times. Discover Punta del Este and plan your return, because you will have to come back in order to see all the secrets the city is hiding.

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