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Playa del Sur

Playa del sur is a wonderful spot with golden sand and pristine waters. We spent a relaxing day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
manuelaE3038WG
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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Beaches Look Beautiful.....

.....but I didn't go in. While visiting Cabo Polonio I passed a couple beaches on the way to the... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Steve Y
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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This is a point of land that has beautiful beaches and a small hippie comunity. There is now a new visitor center at km 264 1/2 on Ruta 10 where you buy tickets to ride trucks over the dunes to get to the beaches. No vehicles can drive out there...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Playa del sur is a wonderful spot with golden sand and pristine waters. We spent a relaxing day just lying around and strolling around. Best beach four young kids

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank manuelaE3038WG
Reviewed 29 May 2018

.....but I didn't go in. While visiting Cabo Polonio I passed a couple beaches on the way to the lighthouse. Unfortunately I didn't have my swimming gear with me, hence could not go for a dip. Can't really comment on whether the water was lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We went with our three teens, and we all enjoyed watching the sea lions, walking down the beach and by the sand dunes and bathing on the the beach. Beautiful place!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

The beaches are great, but totally desert and no trees at all, no shadows! Bring your beach umbrella for protection and have a nice time.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

A huge storm recently wiped out a lot of the beach front structures, but the place remains a local quiet spot. Gorgeous views, friendly people and good eats!

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

It is a very good beach but when we visited there were two dead and half rotten sea lions. I know that it is nature and that life happens that way and it is a protected area but my god the bacteria risk.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Scott W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Gentl water and soft sand. At night you can also sometimes experience bioluminescence. Paradise! However, sometimes GIANT dead rotting sea lions wash up on shore- Don't get too close! The plus side to dead ocean life: finding skulls on your seashell hunts.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Came there after recommendation from a friend. That place is truly a piece of wonder, a bit too touristic, and yet, amazing sunsets and sunrises. Beautiful beaches! It's a peninsula so you see almost every direction! I only wish it was a bit warmer...

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We spent 2 nights here. The ride in was fun going through the dunes. The little village is quaint and artistic...lots of cute little houses with colourful designs. The beach is amazing...just sand and sand forever...walk to the dunes on the beach. The sea lions...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank DePeGe
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The water is clear as in a lake and warm as at home. The waves are perfect for surfing or just playing with them, having two different beaches allow you to choose. There you'll have an amazing view of the sunset. A must for every...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Response from Stephanie J | Reviewed this property |
Montevideo is beautiful and the people are friendly- definitely get to the Old City and the Giant Flea Market- Feria De Tristán Narvaja. The public bus system is very easy to take and relatively inexpensive, as are the taxi... More
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11 August 2015|
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Debes viajar de bsas a montevideo o a punta del este. En punta del este puedes alquilar un coche o tomar un bus hasta la terminal de cabo polonio (3hs aprox). En la terminal si viajaste en coche debes dejarlo ahi aparcado... More
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