Punta del Este


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Punta del Este, Uruguay

The Saint-Tropez of Latin America is a favourite summer playground of southernmost South America. Sail the calmer waters or lounge on the beach along a 20-mile shoreline. And witness the big waves breaking at la Brava.


  • Port Name & Location
    Bay of Maldonado
    Ship will ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    UST (Uruguay Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -3 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "I do not understand" in Spanish: "no comprendo."
  • Currency & Shopping
    Uruguayan Peso (UYU)
    Native crafts, souvenirs, antiques, gaucho paraphernalia, paintings and jewellery.
    • Famous For
      Spend the day in glamorous resort town, enjoying the beautiful, chic beaches, marinas and interesting shops.
    • Fun Fact #1
      See amazing works by Dali, Chagall and Miro at the Ralli Museum. Or venture into the equally stunning countryside and visit a cattle station.
    • Fun Fact #2
      When browsing for gifts to share and treasures for you, look for fine leather goods, jewellery and artwork.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Pose for pictures at La Mano en la Arena, a gigantic sculpted hand emerging from the sand at Playa Brava.

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