Punta del Este

Uruguay

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 may DOCK or 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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Parrillada Grilling Lessons at La Salamora

Enjoy a cooking class at a ranch in the country, where you will learn how to grill famously tender Uruguayan meats and t...

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Uruguayan Countryside & Olive Oil Experience

Enjoy a scenic drive and visit a boutique olive oil plant, learn about the production process at this olive and almond p...

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Exclusive Jose Ignacio & Gourmet Olive Oil Tasting

Experience a unique tour option combining city, nature and gourmet olive oil in the company of a small group. You’ll be ...

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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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Enjoy views of Uruguay’s serene Río de la Plata.

14-Day South America from Santiago (Valparaiso) (Variation)

Norwegian Sun was recently refurbished in 2016. | Savour up to 16 dining options and 12 bars & lounges.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Santiago (San Antonio) (Chile);
Puerto Montt (Chile); Puerto Chacabuco (Chile); Punta Arenas (Chile); Ushuaia (Argentina); Stanley (Falkland Islands); Puerto Madryn (Argentina); Punta del Este (Uruguay);
DISEMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
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