travel42 Port Guide: Punta del Este

Punta del Este travel42 Port of Call Guide

During high season, glamorous Punta del Este, Uruguay (or Punta, as most call it after a couple of days), is filled with rich South Americans, mainly Argentines, looking for sun and fun.

Located 70 mi/110 km east of Montevideo, Punta del Este proper is a narrow spit of land jutting into the Atlantic, surrounded by beaches and a yacht harbor, but informally it encompasses a much larger area. Around its edge is the oceanfront promenade, the Rambla General Artigas, which is lined with cafes, bar...

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