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Puerto de Punta del Este

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Address: Punta del Este, Uruguay
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RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY......

Five of us from the cruise ship decided to tour Punta del Este on our own. At the Port, we hired our own driver and his English speaking guide to visit the city's attractions. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Five of us from the cruise ship decided to tour Punta del Este on our own. At the Port, we hired our own driver and his English speaking guide to visit the city's attractions. We each paid US$20 for this excursion, much cheaper than the US$85 which the cruise line was charging us. We spent more time at the Port... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

this place is boring and uninspiring. It maybe full of expensive homes but really it's nothing to write home about. 50% of homes are owned by Brazilians, 30% by Argentinians and the rest by Uruguay and other nationalities. The beach is full of people lying side by side to each other. But I guess that's how it works and they... More 

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Boca Raton FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We were two couples and shared a cab from our cruise ship into town. The driver barely spoke English, but we had a list of where we wanted to go...and just by getting us to those place, we saw amazingly beautiful things. Glad it was not a beach day because otherwise we would have missed some really outstanding attractions. We... More 

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Either on a sunny or a gray day, taking a walk among houndres of boats is something unique you can do in Punta del Este. You will see many different boats, from a tinny fishing local boat to a luxury mega yacht or sailboat. All five pears are open to the public so you can go everywhere either walking or... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This was a port call on a cruise on the Azamara Journey. It's a very pleasant resort town for families from Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Very clean with lots of upscale shopping and restaurants. Take the suggested circle walk marked on the tourist map around the tip of the peninsula for a nice bit of exercise and pretty views.... More 

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Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Beautiful sunset during spring/summer time. There you can have an amazing view of Isla Gorriti and Mansa side of the Peninsula.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It is a very interesting market by the harbour. There are a lot of seagulls and sea lions waiting for leftovers from the vendours. It is a nice place to buy seafood or make an appoitment for a trip to the sea lions island.

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London, United Kingdom
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Travelled on the Azamara Journey cruise ship and did a day's excursion to Punta del Este. Had a scenic drive through Punta del Este’s most fashionable neighbourhood with very exclusive houses, stopping at La Salina, where there was a plaque marking the Battle of the River Plate, “The Hand” - the most well-known statue, which unfortunately had graffiti on it.... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

One of the best free views around...!!! No matter what time of day or weather it is always different...but the sunsets are wonderful.. one of a kind. Enjoy walking around the port, you might find sealions trying to feed from fisherman's fish cleaning left overs... What around multimillion dólar cruisers...come summer time no room to dock so many!!! Try some... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Around of the Port, you are able to find a lot of good restaurants like El tonel del Puerto and the amazing and the Best of the área called Ártico y la Marea.

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