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Address: Punta del Este, Uruguay

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If in Punta you will visit the Port

You will inevitable end up in the port area if you spend any time in PDE, and that is both because of it's location and that it is just a really nice area. There are some great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Kentucky
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Kentucky
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151 reviews 151 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

You will inevitable end up in the port area if you spend any time in PDE, and that is both because of it's location and that it is just a really nice area. There are some great restaurants over here that overlook the water and it is a great area for an evening stroll. Easy to see the yachts as... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We took a historical tour of Punta del Este by bike and it was very enjoyable. The owner, Alicia, loved her city and conveyed that in the few hours it took to tour the town.

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Virigina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Its an overall fun place to visit. This is were you go to take a boat ride to Isla Gorriti or Isla de Lobos, to get fresh fish, to watch the sea lions or just walk the port and see the big yachts.

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Newport Beach, Ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Punta del Este was a port of call during our Around the Horn cruise of South America. We opted to rent a car for the day. We rented a car online via Thrifty prior to leaving for the cruise at a rate of about $42.00 for the day. We noticed many car rentals at or near the bus station near... More 

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Luanda, Angola
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I can´t imagine why people flock to this sterile town. The port is small and has some classy yachts but is otherwise charmless. Yes, you get dunes and a long coastline around the harbor but there are plenty of places around the world where you can see better.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

All kind of ships, around the beautiful bay, from parada uno you can walk two kilometers until Brava Beach, see both seas join.....

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Loved the atmosphere. In March there are very few tourists. Today, I disliked the rain. But still it is worth visiting.

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Inside the Punta del Este harbor, don't miss the sea lions being fed (or waiting to be fed), usually in the morning, the fish scraps and carcasses discarded by the local fishermen cleaning fish at the end of the pier. It is a fun spectacle! The harbor also gives some very interesting views of the small local fishing boats, docked... More 

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london ontario
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is definitely a place to visit if you are nearby. Our cruise ship stopped here and it was beautiful. Lovely harbour full of yachts. Lots of shopping and places to eat. We found everything to be very clean and the shop owners very friendly. We would have stayed here longer if we were able to.

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The port in Punta del Este is one of the classics, particularly in summer. Don't miss the sea lions and sea gulas waiting for the fishrmen...

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