Hostal de la Candelaria

Puerto de la Candelaria esquina Luis Extremera, Punta del Este, 20100, Uruguay | Hotel
Prices starting from $97.00

Travel Blogs from Punta del Este

An unexpected day trip

A travel blog entry by dennisj84


So we woke up expecting to just go around the downtown area but we got an offer to go on a day trip to Punta del este which is on the coast.

We figured it was a decent idea and in the end we were happy that we went.

We started by driving down towards Piriapolis and stopped there for some pics and sightseeing, & made our way to punta del este for some lunch and seeing the ...

All smiles in Uruguay

A travel blog entry by farnie10


Fred, Armando and I were a bit disenchanted with BA, so the boys took a two day study break and we decided on a quick trip over to Uruguay. The trip over the Rio de la Plata takes only an hour or so on the ferry, and docks in a place called Colonia del Sacramento.

Colonia is Uruguay's oldest town, and it's position across the bay from (Spanish occupied) BA has led to a fascinating history. Settled in 1680 it has changed hands more often than the Webb Ellis trophy!! A ...

Homer was right...

A travel blog entry by jac_rob


... we arrived, so treated ourselves to an awesome seafood platter and then checked out the beach. It was freezing but there were about 20 surfers in the water. I get that surfers 'live' for the waves - I've seen Point Break - but they are all loco if you ask me.

Uruguay is apparently a very laid back country and we've only heard good things about it, so we were surprised at the number of rude and unhelpful ...

The city surrounded by the Sea.

A travel blog entry by leoc1968

... the coast north past the "mano monument" which is said to remind the people to hold on to their kids as this beach is the rough side and has a bigger wave break. We kept driving north past the famous Leonel bridge which is more like an amusment ride that a bridge we kept going around the roundabouts on either side to bo back over it.

We got to "La Barra" which is an exclusive bohemian ...

Change of venue; a change of man?

A travel blog entry by stenderloin


... not buy these things due to the shopkeeper’s rude nature, did wallow in my mind. With so little choice in obtaining goods in this area, ‘I had to bite my tongue’ for now.

Thankfully, this new hostel had a rooftop and Uruguay’s weather was kind today; a cloudless blue sky. Along with continued thoughts that I should not have bought anything from that rude shopkeeper, other thoughts were of the return of the Danes. (By the way, the breaded chicken bun ...


This hotel, located on Puerto de la Candelaria esquina Luis Extremera, Punta del Este, is near Casa del Pueblo.
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