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Beautiful very special

This is not the caribbean so do not expect an awesome beach, but it is very beautiful and special... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Love2TravelYay
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
What the Hamptons once was

Don’t get me wrong, this place is nuts during high season and there are long waits for every... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
dperez123
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Brooklyn, New York
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (5 reviews)
“white sand” (2 reviews)
“off season” (2 reviews)
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Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not the caribbean so do not expect an awesome beach, but it is very beautiful and special, with lots of nature, very chic spots and places to stay. Everything is super expensive. If you go, do not miss the falafel stand in front...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Don’t get me wrong, this place is nuts during high season and there are long waits for every restaurant, but if you time your visit around mid to late March you can snatch a deal, enjoy sumptuous accommodations, and enjoy a jet setters lifestyle....plus. The...More

1  Thank dperez123
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I have been to many beaches around the world and loved some of them a lot (Hyams beach in Jarvis Bay, NSW, Australia, just to mention one). But the beaches around the small, elegant and fancy pueblito of José Ignacio have something special that makes...More

1  Thank donatella c
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Lifestyle here is at the same time very simple and quite exclusive. There is a lot of beauty in nature and how it is being preserved. There is sophisticated decoration and architecture. There are beautiful people and a classy lifestyle. There is time flowing slowly...More

2  Thank Maria C
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Nice beach for long walks, with firm and white sand. Swimming is best during the summer for the water was very cold when we visited it. Also popular for surfers. Offers the most beautiful sun rises and when it is raining, 180º rainbows.

Thank Maria Raquel L
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

It is a very cool place, a bit far from the excitement of Punta, La Barra y Manatiales. A beach to rest and be completely relaxed! LOVED IT! There are many exquisite restaurants in the village!

Thank AnaLauraRabelo
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

When we visited, it was off season. The beach wasn't crowded and the waves were acceptable. Not as over developed as Punta del Este. This is where I would stay if I ever came back.

Thank Teramo48
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Jose ignacio is my place in the world ... I like it, the gastronomic proposal, the stillness of its nights and the wonderfulness of its beaches during the day

Thank Roberto R
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Nice beach to visit and go for a swim. Bring chairs and "sun umbrellas " as they are VERY EXPENSIVE to rent

Thank BernardoLarreta
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This place is filled with them. The joke around town is you see a shoeless, shirtless guy that looks like he has nothing, until he gets into his Ferrari. That said, place is beautiful. Very similar vibe to the Hamptons

1  Thank klodge76
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