: Aeroporto Internazionale Carlos Curbelo
: Porto di Punta del Este
: Playa Mansa
: Cantegril Golf Club
Car: not necessary
Punta del Este is a very famous throughout South America. And 'well-known for its beautiful beaches lined with palm trees, sandy beaches for around the toe and a promontory that extends into the Atlantic Ocean, but is also known for his worldly life. In recent years it has become the retreat of many celebrities. People like Shakira are at home here. A sort of St Tropez of South America. The climate is mild throughout the year. In the summer (when we have it is winter) temperatures reach 25-30 ° C. quietly Punta del Este is divided into two parts: Playa Mansa ('quiet beach') and Playa Brava ('beach move'), famous, the latter for an original sculpture in the shape of a hand coming out of the sand. Lying along the Rio de la Plata, the Mansa gives rather calm waters and is protected by ocean currents which, on the contrary, they create large waves on the banks of Brava. Ideally, the first, lounging in the sun in a relaxing, surfing paradise, the second, loved by the young people who come from all over the American continent. The main street of Punta del Este is 'Gorlero' and is also the preferred avenue, day and night, those who spend the vacation in this beach resort. For those who wish to shop for local crafts, the best place is in the square Artigas. Near Punta del Este there are other places that are worth visiting: Portezuelo, and Solanas Punta Ballena, but especially Isla de Lobos, an island visible from Playa Brava. In addition to a beautiful lighthouse that dominates the island, this is where you can see the largest colony of Sea Lions in South America.