Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Montevideo

Come and experience Montevideo and its museums, culture and monuments. This cosmopolitan city is known for its cafés, theaters and shopping. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Montevideo

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Montevideo a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Club de Golf del Uruguay (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Zoo Avilla Dolores (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Maroñas National Racetrack (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Pizzorno Winery (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Varela Zarranz Winery (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Establecimiento Juanico Winery (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Montevideo

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Montevideo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Independence Plaza (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Ramirez Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Montevideo Harbor (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Batlle Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Pocitos Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Rose Garden Meadow (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Montevideo

Fly into Montevideo (MVD-Carrasco Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Montevideo Central Station, Montevideo Dr. Lorenzo Carnelli Station and Montevideo Yatay Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Montevideo Department?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 51 vacation rentals near Montevideo Department. From 12 Houses to 27 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Montevideo Department are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Montevideo Department?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Montevideo Department. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Pocitos: 25 vacation rentals
  • Andes 1972 Museum: 47 vacation rentals
  • Pocitos Beach: 50 vacation rentals
  • Montevideo Cathedral: 47 vacation rentals
  • Montevideo Cabildo: 47 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Montevideo Department! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Montevideo Department?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Montevideo Department. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Andes 1972 Museum: 47 rentals
  • Pocitos Beach: 50 rentals
  • Montevideo Cathedral: 47 rentals
  • Montevideo Cabildo: 47 rentals
  • Puerto del Buceo Marina: 52 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Montevideo Department listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.