Punta del Este

Uruguay

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Cruises To Punta del Este

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.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • 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.

Punta del Este TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Picnic at Vina del Eden

Enjoy the wonderfully natural setting at Viña Eden, an esteemed winery where you will linger over a picnic lunch that in...

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Punta del Este, Casapueblo & Ralli Museum

Take a scenic drive through Punta del Este's most fashionable and impressive neighborhoods. Visit Casapueblo with its su...

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Punta del Este & its Artistic Edge

Join a scenic drive through Punta del Este's most interesting beaches and neighborhoods and discover two unique and very...

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Punta del Este by Bike

Punta del Este’s well-kept gardens and beautiful beaches provide a perfect location for a leisurely bicycle ride. Enjoy ...

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Ushuaia, Argentina

14-Day Antarctica & South America Round-trip Buenos Aires

Witness the awe of Antarctica’s glaciers and unique wildlife. | Cruise on Norwegian Star, recently upgraded in 2018.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
Puerto Madryn (Argentina); Punta Arenas (Chile); Ushuaia (Argentina); Stanley (Falkland Islands); Punta del Este (Uruguay);
DISEMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
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Ushuaia, Argentina

14-Day Antarctica & South America Round-trip Buenos Aires

Witness the awe of Antarctica’s glaciers and unique wildlife.
SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
Puerto Madryn (Argentina); Punta Arenas (Chile); Ushuaia (Argentina); Cruise Elephant Island/Cape Lookout; Stanley (Falkland Islands); Punta del Este (Uruguay);
DISEMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
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Buzios, Brazil

7-Day South America from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro: Santos & Buzios

A Friday overnight stay in Rio means endless possibilities. | Want get lucky? Go big at our award-winning Casinos at Sea®.
SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
Punta del Este (Uruguay); São Paulo (Santos) (Brazil); Ilha Grande (Brazil); Buzios (Brazil);
DISEMBARK Rio de Janeiro (Brazil);
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