No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
Photos of La Capilla
TripAdvisor Reviews La Capilla Punta del Este
Travel Blogs from Punta del Este
... initially thought that it was made from shipping containers. It wasn't but it definitely was designed to look that way. We booked 2 beds in an 8 bed dorm room. This area is expensive at it is a vacation spot for Uruguayans and Argentinians so we didn't want to pay what it would cost for a private room. It worked out great as there was only one other guy in our room and we got along with him really well.
The weather ...
... and these rooms were filled with his paintings, ceramics, photographs, books he had authored and more. What an incredible and prolific artist Carlos Paez Vilaro was and we were really happy that we had had the opportunity to visit this bizarre mansion and see his works.
Our next stop was to the Lussich Arboretum. Just as we were about to enter the grounds we received a call from Patricia who, it turned out, lived only a few blocks away and came over to ...
... commented that Uruguay was empty now and when we arrived in Punta del Diablo his prediction was confirmed...it was like a ghost town! A couple of days were spent mostly sunning (yep, more tan!), cooking up healthy food, chatting to fellow ghosts and having a drink or three. Having no Uruguayan currency however meant we then had a rather eventful ATM trip, which involved a 10k walk there and a hitch hike back! ...
... writing '&' actually uses more time and ink than writing 'y' so why on earth do they do it? It's just a wanton waste of resources, which is why we're launching a global campaign to ban the '&' in Spanish speaking countries. Contact us for details on how to donate.
It was a restful day on the beach. We got plenty of reading done and ate some more empanadas. Eventually we went back to the hostel to get changed and ...
... a day. We follow the city walking tour (shown in our map from the tourist office) down the main street to the Plaza Independencia, getting architectural photos on the way, including the Gaudi-esque Palacio Heber, and the colonnaded over-ornate high rise at the entrance to the square. The plaza has an equestrian statue of General Artigas above his mausoleum, and the remains of the Puerto de la Ciudadela, the Theatre Solis, and a 1960’s curtain wall ...