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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Alhambra Punta del Este
Super convenient hotel right in the middle of Punta del Este. You can easily walk to any point of the peninsula. It's nothing fancy, but it was clean, showers had hot water, the wifi worked well, and there was a free breakfast. It was a bit pricey, but I would definitely stay there again.
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We rented a house in Jose Ignacio (30-40 minutes from Punta) for the weekend but decided to go a day earlier to see Punta and hopefully go scuba diving with sea lions. This was a partial success.
For those who don't know what Punta del Este is, it is a beach ringed town/peninsula in Uruguay about 1.5 hours from Montevideo. It's widely …
... along the beaches. The shops were modern and all streets were one way in the centre of the city. As we were walking and checking out the sights the heavens opened. By the time we reached the tender we were drenched even though we were wearing ponchos. Temp here was hot and ...
Unfortunately, the weather was even worse the next day with torrential rains and strong winds. Because of this, we still didn't have internet and, after speaking with Patricia, Alex’s mother, we took her advice and drove into Punta del Este to find that good old standby….MacDonald’s… .where they always have internet. After our internet work was completed, we spent the better part of the day driving around Punta del Este and ...
... couple next door. Lets just say you can use your imagination on this one. Anyway, after Brett had a small freak out and banged all the walls we made it back to sleep. The following morning we headed down to Brava Beach to see the famous Monumento al Ahogado hand sclupture for some photos, and then shortly later that morning headed out of town to Colonial de ...
... with sandy beaches on both sides and palm trees aplenty. On the eastern shore, facing the open sea, there are big waves that attract hundreds of surfers every day throughout summer and on the western side the water is much more sheltered and calm making for pleasant swimming.
As we passed the tip of the peninsula and turned back towards the beaches at a point called Plaza de los Ingleses, we noticed a brown seal sunbathing on ...