Hostel de la Viuda

Streets San Luis y Nueva Granada, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Punta del Diablo

Ancient fort!

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan on May 04, 2014

39 photos

... we check out this fort at the national park. It was huge. We happily paid the 20 peso entrance fee and roamed around a bit. It was occupied by the spanish, then the portuguese, the argentinians, uruguayns and brazilians at different points and had some interesting history. We were lucky enough to watch a stunning sunset from the top of it, after which we called it a ...

Punta del Diablo.

A travel blog entry by kerriegee on Apr 27, 2014

21 photos

... when we got back. Jane and Nate asked us to play pool so we spend the afternoon playing pool and drinking beer. Around dinner time Nate mentioned this game called 'settlers of catan' and asked if we had ever played. Jane explained that she had made her own version and did we want to play. Why not? So they began to set up and explain the rules, it was really complicated as there were lots of rules, especially when it came to scoring points, but became easier ...

Skulls, Surf, Bums and Bunks

A travel blog entry by emandscotty on Dec 26, 2013

25 photos

... a full skull with most of its teeth. It was eerie but really interesting. The grave of Evita (yes, Madonna played a real woman in the film) was also there.

On the way to the cemetery we saw a dog walker (paseadorres de perros). See pic. It was pretty crazy.

On Christmas Eve we caught the fast ferry to Uruguay. Now I don’t like to put countries down so I will list out the positives first:

  1. The people are incredibly hospitable ...

Everywhere you go, always take the weather with u

A travel blog entry by kodatravels on Mar 04, 2013

13 photos

... looking gray. High waves, wind, irregular rain, I was not liking it one bit. My walk along the beach was relaxing, and once coming across a nice dune I sat down, dropped my bag and read. It was peaceful and I was happy, until the rain caught me. No mucking around, this rain was pouring down and I had no protection. Quickly I found in the distance a large bush which was my best chance not to get soacked. "Iran, I ran so far away", and once in the bushes ...

Punta del Diablo...Un Paradiso

A travel blog entry by phartney on Mar 04, 2013

4 comments, 18 photos

... an hour, it was time for me to clock out from Cero Stress one last time. Most places I have been, I have the privilege of speaking excitedly about the fellow travelers I've met and friends I've made. But here, in Punta del Diablo, I was a part of a family. They took me in, not knowing what to expect. I ate 2 meals a day with them, they taught me about cooking, and I was force-fed Spanish. All of which was more than what I was ...

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This hostel, located on Streets San Luis y Nueva Granada, Punta del Diablo, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel de la Viuda Punta del Diablo

    Reviewed by meganfisher

    cool hangout

    Reviewed Jan 31, 2013
    by (55 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    Great place to stay. I little bit back from the town, but an easy walk to everywhere. The staff is super friendly and they have the cutest little puppies. Good breakfast, clean facilities. A nice pool, pool table, lots of common areas, and a well stocked kitchen. I stayed longer than intended!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by smile-a-day

    Best Hostel ever

    Reviewed Aug 13, 2012
    by (16 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    We were six months into a year long trip when we found this hostel. It was definitely the best hostel we have stayed at yet. The hostel was built to be a hostel, not a converted house. The rooms and bathrooms are well planned out and the common room and kitchen are huge. There is a pool, seriously a pool, with a pool house, that has a pool table (sensing a theme?). The owners are amazing and charge reasonable prices, rather than most other hostels in the area, that over charge just because they can. Highly recommend!! Book ahead of time, this place fills up.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostel de la Viuda Punta del Diablo

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding