If you're looking for sunny days, beach, relaxation and luxury for your next vacation, look no further than one of the best beaches in South America. Here at Punta del Este, you will have the best hotels and the best environment for enjoying a few days of fun through our Punta del Este, 4 day / 3 night - 4 Star Vacation Package.
Things to do in Punta del Este, Uruguay
Known as the "Diamond of the South", the city of Punta del Este in Uruguay, is a place of beauty and a paradise for rest and relaxation without leaving out any of the fun. This city is known as one of the most important and exclusive resorts in South America and serves as a meeting point for the international jet set.
In this city you will see palatial homes in the bay, modern high-rise buildings, a port with great infrastructure and commercial premises as well as select major brands, restaurants, pubs, etc.. This vacation spot also offers enormous opportunities for hunting and fishing sports such as the lagunas called Sauce, del Diario, Blanca, José Ignacio, y Garzón.
You can access Punta del Este through different means of transportation; land, air or inland and sea. This city is located about 150 km from the main airport of Uruguay, Montevideo. Transfer to the resort can be done by bus or rental car. This beautiful city also has its own airport with flights from all over South America.
The beaches are divided with "Mansa" west side, and "Brava" the east side. The name given to these beaches pertains to the side of the waterway they share. The Rio de la Plata with salty and green water, protects from the winds and currents with almost always very calm waters. On the other hand, the "Brava" beach with the longer ocean waves is far more impetuous.
Restaurants in Punta del Este
In Punta del Este, you will find many restaurants with different specialties, including authentic French, Japanese and Arabic meals. The guests also love to explore this area looking for local delicacies.
One of the best restaurants, the "Lo de Tere", is located in the Port of Punta del Este, overlooking the Gorriti Island and the Bay of Maldonado. It offers tasty meats and delicious seafood, along with an excellent selection of wines from Uruguay. It is recommended to taste the ribs, lamb and risotto.
Another option is the View Point Gourmet, with a proposal that combines unique color, flavor and design. It's Mediterranean cuisine is known for the quality of dishes with a gourmet twist prepared by the chef, Roberto Connie. Also highlighted, Il Baretto restaurant specializing in Italian cuisine of the highest calibre.
Luxury Hotels in Punta del Este
The wide range of hotels includes the super luxury category, offering the visitor comfort and quality. In recent years, the construction of five star hotels has increased, including the Hotel Conrad Resort & Casino Hilton international chain, located in the Playa Mansa. Each of its 296 rooms offers all the luxury and comfort against the panoramic view of the Mansa beach paradise. In addition, the Conrad offers entertainment for all tastes featuring international artists and is the preferred hotel by the "rioplatense" jet set. Located in San Rafael neighborhood, surrounded by green forests, in an area of restaurants and shops, is the modern Awa Boutique, 4 star hotel. Included in this Punta del Este 4 day / 3 night, 4 star Vacation Package. It has micro-cinema, wireless internet, gym, spa, massages, restaurant dining, outdoor pool, indoor heated pool, jacuzzi, cable TV, library, lounge, business and conference.
The Weather in Punta del Este
The weather in Punta del Este is subtropical with hot summers and mild winters. During the summer months (December-March) the average monthly temperature in this wonderful place in Uruguay is 25-30°C, while winters (June to August) are facing a cooler climate with temperatures of 15°C. Rainfall in Punta del Este is quite common throughout the year. In general, if you are looking to take in the sun, the best time to travel to Punta del Este is between December and April, but it is worth visiting at any time of year.
Tours and Attractions in Punta del Este
The tours and excursions in Punta del Este are varied and meet the tastes of all its visitors. The resort/spa also offers large and exceptional lakes where sport hunting and fishing are irresistible. The lagunas of Sauce, Diario, Blanca, José Ignacio and Garzón are easily accessible with a variety of sports available. You can not miss the "Casa Pueblo", by Uruguayan painter and sculptor Carlos Páez Vilaro, with a unique architecture that took 36 years to complete. On the inside are exhibits of sculptures, paintings and ceramics. Another essential destination is “El Faro”, undoubtedly a beautiful historical, natural and religious attraction. It is close to a beautiful square which houses the meteorological station of Punta del Este and the revered Church of the Candelaria. One of the main attractions of the city is Avenida Gorlero, the main street of the resort. Around this tourist avenue of Punta del Este you will find malls, restaurants, cinemas, casinos, shops and many more attractions. All of these destinations are included in the Punta del Este, 4 day / 3 night, 4 star Vacation Package. During the day, enjoy the beach life. Many visitors also enjoy the nightlife in the local bars and nightclubs. This includes a variety of casinos, which make this area "The Monaco of South America"
Near San Carlos, another city worth visiting is the Zoológico y Parque Municipal Medina, with wild life and imported animals such as tigers waiting for your visit. On the other side, towards the town of José Ignacio, you can visit the Parque de las Escultura created by Uruguayan sculptor Paul Atchugarry. Also nearby is the city of Minas with several places to visit: Villa Serrana, Parado Salus, and La Oriental mine's three hundred feet underground. In Pueblo Eden, where Roberto Giordano just built his house, you can stop to eat delicious grilled lamb.