31 days in Colonia del Sacramento & Punta del Este Itinerary

31 days in Colonia del Sacramento & Punta del Este Itinerary

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Colonia del Sacramento
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— 28 nights
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Colonia del Sacramento
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Colonia del Sacramento

— 1 night
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Santa Ana, then don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Bastion Del Carmen, then look for gifts at Almacen La Carlota, and finally stop by Barrio Historico.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Colonia del Sacramento online journey builder.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Colonia del Sacramento is an approximately 2-hour ferry ride. January in Colonia del Sacramento sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 23°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Punta del Este.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trip

Punta del Este

— 28 nights

Monaco of South America

With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Faro Cabo Santa Maria and Iglesia Candelaria. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Del Mar and Museo Vivo del Titere. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa Punta Ballena (in Punta Ballena), Jose Ignacio (Playa de Jose Ignacio, Playa Mansa, &more) and La Paloma (Playa Los Botes & Museo De La Paloma). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa el Emir, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Solanas, don't miss a visit to Cerro San Antonio, and take in the awesome beauty at Pan De Azucar.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Punta del Este trip planner.

Traveling by car from Colonia del Sacramento to Punta del Este takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. When traveling from Colonia del Sacramento in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Punta del Este: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Colonia del Sacramento

— 1 night
On the 1st (Sat), view the masterpieces at Casa Carbajal Arte y Objetos, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Real de San Carlos, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Ferroviario de Piriápolis.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Colonia del Sacramento trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Punta del Este to Colonia del Sacramento in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums