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Puerto de Punta del Este

Punta del Este, Uruguay
+598 4244 1000
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The Vegas of South America

Kinda neat to see. Lots of condos and luxury buildings. This is obi where the rich go to mingle in... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Ottawa, Canada
Nice place

Nice place for walking, there is a fish market with fresh food and good prices, if you are Lucky... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Sao Paulo, SP
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“seafood” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (10 reviews)
“sea lions” (29 reviews)
Punta del Este, Uruguay
+598 4244 1000
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Kinda neat to see. Lots of condos and luxury buildings. This is obi where the rich go to mingle in Uruguay. Beaches were decent, but we were disappointed in the hand sculpture - a big tourist trap.

Thank DePeGe
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place for walking, there is a fish market with fresh food and good prices, if you are Lucky can meet with some of the sea Wolves standing by the fisherman waiting for some food, they are used to people but keep a safe distance.

Thank Estanqueiroa
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wifi and internet are practically inexistent. If the hotel you are staying at doesn't have it, you will only find it at McDonald's or other restaurants. If you rent an apartment that does not have a land line telephone, you CANNOT install the Tourist Internet...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The harbor is pretty but there isn't much to do there but take a boat or eat at an expensive restaurant. I read that there are sea lions in the harbor but we didn't see any when we there.

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Punta de Este is clean, upscale resort town that has been referred to as the Monaco of South America. The port is the hub of activity around the downtown and this is the docking station for tenders from visiting cruise ships. The major sights can...More

Thank FunOnly
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We drove around the port of Punta del Este and wound up at the confluence of the Rio de la Plata and the Atlantic Ocean. Very nice neighborhoods around there too.

Thank Winehen
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Sea Lions arrive every morning to clean up the scraps from the fishing boats. Some huge specimens stay in the harbor all day and parade for tourists.

Thank croftonMelbourne
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a very nice port. It is a good place to visit. It is well worth the time. I was there to see the sunset.

Thank Alejandro Z
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I lost my boat to go to Isla de los Lobos and I was very disappointed because I really wanted to see the Southern Hemisphere sea lions (wolves) but there are a few around feeding into the fish that fishermen disposed and they are so...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Nice visit, good food and good walking distance from other parts of the city. During the summer is hot, take water but you can always buy it around.

Thank Pablo N
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28 November 2015|
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Response from Mauri S | Reviewed this property |
All of the cruise ships anchor out, as there is no dock large enough for them. It is easy to get to a rental agency. We used Multicar. They have an office right in Punta.