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Address: Punta del Este, Uruguay
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Punta del Este Day Trip from Montevideo

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THE BEST BEACH IN URUGUAY

This is the best beach in Uruguay that I was able to visit during my three week stay. I did a day-trip from Montivideo to Punta del Este which is about two and a half hours by bus... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is the best beach in Uruguay that I was able to visit during my three week stay. I did a day-trip from Montivideo to Punta del Este which is about two and a half hours by bus from Tre Cruces Terminal in Montivideo. Once you arrive at the terminal in Punta del Este, Playa Mansa is just two- three... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Easy to park, nice sand, really quiet water... Beautiful place to sit and watch the sun "dive" into the ocean.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It is just ok, but nothing outstanding. Punta is amazing, but mainly because of its restaurants, nightlife and shops - not the beaches.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you like a peacefull and calm water beach like a swimming pool you will love this. Very clean water, not cold, you can see few fishes.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This beach at parada 10 mansa side close to the city centre has a large wreck of a boat (present for 80 plus years ) just below the water surface close to the sea edge even at low tide when it may just show.. Its surface is like razors. Both I and my daughter have now been injured swimming and... More 

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Dongguan, China
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118 reviews 118 reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Several restaurants and bars along that seashore side You can walk along all Playa Mansa (if you bear summer sun) and enjoy Punta del Este's beautiful blue sky At night, a happy hour and/or dinner and later a good evening walk with friends os Summer season, usually busy near city center, but much quieter as you leave that area

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I enjoyed the kiosk entering the sea, watching the birds, many benches to sit, the wooden lane, the plants. sometimes silence was disturbed by cars parked with very high sound

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Saint-Lazare, Quebec, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I think my title says it all. Grainy sand. No waves. Jellyfish. But for those with young children, the water is lots safer than Brava Beach.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This long broad beach stretches and stretches. On the interior side the wind and waves DO NOT pose a problem here. Food is available and umbrellas too. Beach merchants set up to sell their wares. For sunning or swimming this beach has a spot for both. Needless to say with these attributes the beach can get crowded.... but, then again... More 

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Its a lovely beach especially for small children. The waves are small and the beaches stretch endlessly. The beaches are also nice and clean with a beautiful scenic view towards the city.

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