Visit one of southern Uruguay’s most beautiful resort towns, Punta del Este, on this day trip from Montevideo! Explore the pristine beaches of Brava and Mansa and walk along the well-known Gorlero Avenue, Punta del Este's main street lined with restaurants, shops and more. Then, visit famous Casa Pueblo, an astounding Mediterranean-style villa and art gallery created by painter and sculptor Carlos Páez Vilaró. This full-day tour offers a perfect introduction to Punta del Este for the whole family!
- Comprehensive tour of the city
- Family friendly
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Take a day trip to Punta del Este from Montevideo and discover the beauty and culture of this coastal resort town! After pickup from your Montevideo hotel, head east approximately 2 hours to Punta del Este and enjoy gorgeous coastal views along the way.
Upon arrival in Punta del Este, visit the upscale neighborhoods of Beverly Hills, Cantagril and San Rafael. Admire gorgeous landscapes in each neighborhood as you learn about the history of Punta del Este from your bilingual guide. Then, visit La Barra del Maldonado, a popular old fishing town. With colorful houses and pristine beaches, this is one of Punta del Este's must-see areas.
Next, visit Playa Brava, located on the eastern side of the peninsula. See the beach’s famous 'Fingers' sculpture protruding from the sand and watch surfers out on the waves. Then, head to the other side of the peninsula to see Playa Mansa, another beautiful beach, before heading to Gorlero Avenue for some free time.
Stroll along Gorlero Avenue and enjoy time for lunch (own expense) or shopping at local stores and galleries. Located alongside the avenue is Artigas Square, where you'll find some of the city's best handicrafts including leather, wood and glass products.
Next, head to Casa Pueblo with your guide. This famous Mediterranean-style villa and art gallery is located right on the water and was designed by Uruguayan painter and sculpture Carlos Páez Vilaró. Visit the museum and gallery inside the building (own expense) and learn about the life of the famous artist and the history behind this incredible masterpiece.
After a full day in Punta del Este, you'll be taken back to your Montevideo hotel.
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Sculpture at Playa Brava
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Departure Point:Tour departs from most Montevideo hotels
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Punta del Este Day Trip from Montevideo
- Day trip to Punta del Este
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entrance fees to Casa Pueblo Museum (USD $4)
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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