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Stories and Tips Punta del Este

La Costa de Oro (The Golden Coast) and Piriápolis

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 05 Feb, 2007

Uruguayans call this area the Golden Coast. Whoever has seen a sunrise or a sunset on the River Plate will easily understand why. Travelling along the River Plate from Montevideo to Punta del Este is a delightful experience. Water is so clear, and there are…Read More


Central Uruguay (Montevideo, Durazno and More)

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 31 Jan, 2007

The city of Montevideo: Montevideo is a beautiful city and probably the safest capital in all Latin America. It has about one million inhabitants, while the whole country has a population of 4 million. Uruguay was originally a part of Argentina, but became independent on…Read More


Where to Stay in Uruguay...

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 22 Jan, 2007

Please keep in mind that I am updating prices from the Internet, and that it is advisable to double check rates with the hotels before travelling. PUNTA DEL ESTE is expensive, and I have never stayed in the city, except once when I took an…Read More


Beaches and Popular Places North of Punta del Este

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 20 Jan, 2007

There are a number of nice places north of Punta del Este: Barra de Maldonado, José Ignacio, La Paloma, Punta Diablo, and up to the international border with Brazil at Chuy. The first two destintions, BARRA DE MALDONADO and the JOSE IGNACIO LIGHTHOUSE area, are…Read More


Solanas Country Club

Written by CRISTINAMARIA on 01 Aug, 2003

This resort is ideally located for exploring the Uruguayan Riviera and its chic capital, Montevideo. The resort is less than a two-hour bus ride from the capital city and there is a bus stop located directly opposite the resort on the motorway and an agency…Read More


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