Travel Blogs from Punta del Este, Uruguay

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King for a day, ...or for a week actually., Punta del Este and La Barra, Uruguay travel blog

King for a day, ...or for a week actually.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... beach, we mostly spent on Mantra beach, our hotels own personal beach that also happens to be one of the most popular in Punta del Este (La Barra neighborhood). There's a couple of hundred meters walk from the hotel and down to the beach, so we just took ...

Fake ones will be sniggered at., Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Fake ones will be sniggered at.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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My guide book says something like the following about Punta del Este; bring designer sunwear (fake ones will be sniggered at), skimpy bikinis/speedos, plenty of cash and party stamina. I guess that, for once, sums up the place perfectly (at least if you ...

The Famous Beach, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

The Famous Beach

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Now this is more like it....a town with some action!  But ouch!  You pay for it.  Punta del Este is a famous beach resort town that South Americans flock to by the thousands during their summer vacation... which starts in like two ...

Beautiful coast of Uruguay, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Beautiful coast of Uruguay

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... and warm. We passed some fantastic thatched roofed houses and varying quality of homes, mostly simple homes, until we reached Punte del Este which is literally Eastern Point, and is on the coast. Some of the real estate there is magnificent, especially ...

Travel Info Only = NO STORY., Punta Del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Travel Info Only = NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... all very smooth and convenient. Once in Punta Del Este we were able to put our luggage into storage at the bus terminal to allow us the freedom to wander about town. The bus trip from Punta Del Este to Montivideo was with COPSA bus and quite ...

Party Like it's 1989, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Party Like it's 1989

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... and February, nobody is allowed to go to bed before sunrise. We were glad for the reprieve. Uruguay has been a very interesting country. Colonia and Punta del Este have been scenic and very cultured. (We later learned that Colonia is a Unesco world ...

First impression of Uruguay, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

First impression of Uruguay

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... with paved shoulders ideal for Cycling. Checked in at the Salto Grande and had an excellent Merluza Fish Dinner. Punta Del Este is very modern with Designer buildings everywhere and the Airport is packed with Corporate Jets. The Ferias Destination Punta ...

Punta Del Este, the Beverly Hills of Uruguay, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Punta Del Este, the Beverly Hills of Uruguay

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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We arrived in Punta del Este from Tacuarembo and did we feel out of place!! Here we are walking with our backpacks and dogs through a beach town that looks like we are in Beverly Hills. We felt like the movie,"Down and Out in Beverly Hills". Luckily we ...

How much????, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

How much????

A travel blog entry by worping09

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We arrived  in Punta del Este with the mindset of just relaxing for a couple of days as the month of travelling was begining to take its toll on us,and in fairness there was no better place to kick back than here. Punta is a city located right at the ...

Hand of need, or aid?, Punta Del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Hand of need, or aid?

A travel blog entry by dappledlight

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after new years we decided to see what all the hype was about and check out the resort town punta del este. it was a mediocre place...pretty beaches and interesting streets. the famous "hand of uruguay" made the trip worth ...

Homer was right..., Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Homer was right...

A travel blog entry by jac_rob

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... part of everyday life, but for me it was just really weird. With a bit of time up our sleeves, we moved on to Punta del Este, which is a glamorous beach resort frequently visited by stars.  It reminded us both of the Gold Coast - tacky and full of ...

Top ten beaches?, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Top ten beaches?

A travel blog entry by amykomorowski

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... and I should have known we were going on an adventure rather than a relaxing holiday right from the start.  To get to Punta del Este we took a ferry and two buses and on the last bus I got sick.  Really sick.  Like the kind of sick ...

The One in Punta del Este, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

The One in Punta del Este

A travel blog entry by alycat09

... of. Boo is actually blood-related)!! So the fam got to be together for a few short days over thanksgiving.     Punta del Este is apparently THE place to be in South America for the summer, as in The ...

Punta del Este, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del Este

A travel blog entry by darrenlotta

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Punta del ...

Beach, sunset, taxi rip off, casino, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Beach, sunset, taxi rip off, casino

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... in the water, despite the waves being pretty average. Lying on the beach was a wave of silicone boobs and designer swimwear. Punta del este is definitely an in spot for the rich and famous of Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Brazil. Shakira and Donald trump ...

What a birthday!, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

What a birthday!

A travel blog entry by riversbeyond

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... nbsp; Today is my birthday, and we are happily ensconced in a luxury apartment overlooking the yacht basin in Punta del Este, UruguayPunta, as it's called here, is the most exclusive resort in South America, and a favorite of international ...

Mar 22, 2011, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Mar 22, 2011

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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Livin' it up with Uruguay's rich & famous, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Livin' it up with Uruguay's rich & famous

A travel blog entry by benyclaire

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So, back on another bus, we headed east to the upmarket resort city of Punta del Este - a comparatively short 2 hour ride. We had left our big bags at Montevideo, so we could walk around easier (plus save Bens back from more damage) and find somewhere ...

Sun Surf and Siesta!, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Sun Surf and Siesta!

A travel blog entry by nikstravel2010

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... bus from Montevideo and take a lazy 3 hour drive (easy peezy after our 13 hour+ other drives) up the coast to punta del este... a summer playground which is only busy 1 month a year...and arrived to a sunseekers paradise! in that time the Uruguayans do ...

La Barra, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

La Barra

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

La Barra is a 20 minute bus ride but a world away. It has that glitzy feel but without the volume of people. Some great restaurants and bars and an interesting coastline to ...

Road Trip, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... Punta del Este, there was nobody on it and we spent a few hours in the sunshine dune boarding and playing footy. Punta del Este is like a glamorous resort with impressive modern high rise hotels and appartment blocks right on the beach front, its like a ...

"Bankman and a backpacker"

A travel blog entry by tsovik

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... ialle fall). Jeg hadde tenkt ĺ leie motorsykkel ĺ kjřre fra Colonia til Punta el Este(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punta_del_Este), men etter ĺ ha opplevd distansen og temperaturen er jeg glad at Maurizio ble sjĺfřr i den lille gule bilen. En ...

Wo sich Reich und Schön trifft!, Maldonado, Uruguay travel blog

Wo sich Reich und Schön trifft!

A travel blog entry by teresitaykusito

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Maldonado ist die Nachbarstadt von Punta del Este einem angeblich internationalen Badeort, wo sich die Crčme de la Crčme Sonnencrčme auf die Haut schmiert und sich in der Sonne braten lässt. Da der Himmel die ganze Zeit bedeckt war, vergassen wir ...

Punta del este plus tt la ote uruguayaine, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del este plus tt la ote uruguayaine

A travel blog entry by liviou

El más exclusivo balneario de Sudamérica, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

El más exclusivo balneario de Sudamérica

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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As the advertisement for Punta Del Este goes: "Reconocida internacional y mundialmente como el más importante y exclusivo balneario de Sudamérica, además de ser una las ciudades más famosas del mundo por ser uno de los puntos de encuentro del jet set ...

A Fatboy Slim Beach Party, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

A Fatboy Slim Beach Party

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

... the bus we were on and got on that one, with the other people from the bus stop folllowing us. We got back to Punta Del Este around half 4, after a much longer and difficult trip than expected. I called Air Europa when we got back to see if they knew ...

Last stop - but we're here too early - doh, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Last stop - but we're here too early - doh

A travel blog entry by sarahandstutour

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Supposedly the San Tropez of South America , La Barra is a small town just round the coast from Punta Del Este . We'd read that this place goes bananas in summer holidays , and maybe it does , but we were there 2 weeks too soon apparently . The pool area ...

Punta Del Este, the Cancun of South America, Punta Del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Punta Del Este, the Cancun of South America

A travel blog entry by eadamson

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... this 1930 in Oklahoma, Punta Del Este would be Carlos's California. Were this the late 90s in a blockbuster teen movie, Punta Del Este would be Carlos's lost virginity. Punta Del Este is Carlos's white picket fence and 2.2 children and a waggy tailed ...

chilly at the beach, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

chilly at the beach

A travel blog entry by ruizespieces

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hello all friday morning we made our way from buenos aires to punta del este, uruguay.  we took a ferry to colonia, across the river from buenos aires, and then a bus over to punta.  it´s so much calmer here.  this is the premier resort ...

Holidays in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Holidays in Punta del Este, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by bijoux71

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I just had a whirlwind of adventures the last few days!  I booked my last minute ferry/5 hour bus ride to Punta del Este, Uruguay to visit my friend Greg and his buddies.  Like I mentioned before, they dropped a bunch of money to rent a villa ...

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