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Punta del Este: Half-Day City Tour

1. Punta del Este: Half-Day City Tour

We'll pick you up at your downtown Punta del Este hotel and head to the Peninsula, where you'll start to enjoy stunning sunset vistas and beaches. A knowledgeable guide will lead the way, providing insights into the region's history and culture. Explore iconic spots like the Lighthouse, the Port, Brava's scenic waterfront, and residential neighborhoods like San Rafael and Beverly Hills. Then, venture to La Barra, "Top-Shop," wavy bridges, and more. Continue your journey with visits to El Jagüel, Puerto Maldonado, the Watchtower, Cachimba del Rey, and various museums. You'll also explore the Pinares neighborhood before heading to Punta Ballena, where an optional visit to the Casapueblo Museum-Workshop offers a panoramic view of the sunset and artistic wonders. This breathtaking experience is a must for art and nature enthusiasts. Afterward, we'll return you to your Montevideo downtown hotel, concluding this memorable excursion.

City Tour of Punta del Este for cruise passengers

2. City Tour of Punta del Este for cruise passengers

Welcome to Punta del Este, the most exclusive tourist destination in Uruguay! Get ready to live an unforgettable experience with our private tour designed especially for cruise ship visitors. Discover the elegance and beauty of this coastal jewel while exploring the most emblematic places in the region. We will begin our tours to the picturesque port, where you can enjoy the sea breeze and observe luxurious yachts that decorate the horizon. Discover the maritime essence of Punta del Este as we stroll along its docks and admire the panoramic view. The next stop will take us to the "Our Lady of Candelaria Chapel", an architectural treasure dating back to the 18th century. Immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere of this sacred place and marvel at its history and artistic details. Then, we will head to the iconic "Monument of the Hand" on Brava beach. This sculpture, created by Chilean artist Mario Irarrázabal, is a symbol of creativity and freedom. Gaze at the majesty of the Atlantic Ocean as you capture unforgettable photos alongside this unique work of art. Afterwards, we will head to the famous beaches of Punta del Este, where you can relax on the golden sand and enjoy the radiant sun. Feel the vibrant energy of this coastal destination as we explore the different beaches that characterize it. We will continue our tour towards La Barra, a charming area with a bohemian touch and a mix of art galleries and exclusive shops. Discover the local charm and take time to explore the unique boutiques offering authentic crafts and souvenirs. Later, we will enter the exclusive residential neighborhoods of Punta del Este, where you can admire impressive mansions and luxury residences. Let yourself be carried away by the elegance and glamor that characterize this region. Finally, we will culminate our tour at Casa Pueblo, an architectural and artistic masterpiece created by renowned artist Carlos Páez Vilaró. Enjoy panoramic views of the ocean from this unique location, which combines an art gallery, museum and home in one. This private tour in Punta del Este will give you a complete vision of the beauty, culture and exclusivity that characterize this world-class tourist destination. Get ready to live a unique experience in the "Pearl of the Atlantic"!

Sightseeing Adventure: Montevideo to Punta del Este

3. Sightseeing Adventure: Montevideo to Punta del Este

This tour starts from your place of residence in Montevideo. It requires 4 or more persons, so perfect for groups, families or cruise ships. If you love exploring and seeing new and interesting places this tour is perfect for you. There will be a special stop in the sleepy beach village of Piriapolis. Before arriving in Punta del Este for those that love Art there will be a stop at Casapueblo, where you can visit the museum or have drink in the restaurant (not included). The tour will continue to the famous resort town of Punta del Este, where you will stop at the Port. There will be free time to have lunch and do some exploring. This is a great opportunity to see the very Best of Punta del Este. It's a full day tour with air conditioning including local driver/guide.

Punta Wine Experience for Wine Lovers!

4. Punta Wine Experience for Wine Lovers!

This is the most popular tour in Punta del Este and was designed specifically for Wine Lovers, who like to visit wineries off the beaten track. Taste a variety of wines and get introduced to Uruguay's flagship grape, Tannat, which is now known as the healthiest wine in the world. This will be a great introduction to Uruguayan wines with a local wine expert, who will guide you through the wines with plates of artisanal cheeses. Besides tasty wines, see the best parts of Punta del Este on route to the winery located in the countryside, for a wine-tasting and sightseeing tour all in one. Upon arrival, enjoy a glass of wine followed by a visit to the property, cellar, and vineyards. Taste more wines including Tannat.

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(19 reviews)

Punta del Este is a must-see place in Montevideo, the atmosphere is pleasant, they welcome tourists very well, we travel as a family in total comfort.