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Puerto de Punta del Este

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Address: Punta del Este, Uruguay
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We combined a day/ night in Punta del Este with a day in Montevideo and a day in Colonia on or recent trip. On hindsight Punta could be done as a day trip from Montevideo if it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We combined a day/ night in Punta del Este with a day in Montevideo and a day in Colonia on or recent trip. On hindsight Punta could be done as a day trip from Montevideo if it includes sunset at Casapueblo. The main highlight include the 'hand' on Playa Brava, the old town including Lighthouse and church and the iconic... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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500 reviews
258 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Best place to walking and bikining The fowntown is perfect and hace the good restaurantes and pubs Go‼️

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White River, South Africa
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65 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Take your time and enjoy a long walk in the harbour. Enjoy the views and fishermen and women. See if you spot some walrus.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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58 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I began the day watching the seals eating the scraps the fishermen would toss in the water while cleaning their catch. Then we took a 2 hour bicycle tour around the island that was a lot of fun. Then we climbed on the beautiful rocks along the beach before strolling the streets and shops. The place is... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017

This beautiful spot has become terrible with traffic and tourists. The great part is that you can just travel 20 kilometers north to beautiful beaches and great food

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Assis, SP
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67 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2017

If you already saw the sunset at Casapueblo, this is the place for you to see another one. There are some bars and restaurants but quite pricey. Amazing place for a walk, enjoying the fantastic views of the harbours and ships. Maybe you can spot some sealions resting on the shore.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2017

If you want to cook, this is the place to get fresh fish, specially Merlusa and Brotola - two delicate tasting white fishes.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Quite a busy small boat port & which embraces the yacht club If you are interested in boats then this is the spot for you

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

Kinda neat to see. Lots of condos and luxury buildings. This is obi where the rich go to mingle in Uruguay. Beaches were decent, but we were disappointed in the hand sculpture - a big tourist trap.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice place for walking, there is a fish market with fresh food and good prices, if you are Lucky can meet with some of the sea Wolves standing by the fisherman waiting for some food, they are used to people but keep a safe distance.

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