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Punta del Este

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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. As one of South America's most glamorous holiday resorts, the town ranks among the most expensive centers in Uruguay, appealing to tourists with deep pockets--many of whom arrive on their own yachts. For those with less extravagant means, sightseeing in Punta del Este involves surfing, club hopping, and catching a perfect sunset at the city's harbor. Uruguay's superstars frequently vacation here, keeping the celebrity-watchers busy and confirming the town's reputation as the "Monaco of South America." Punta del Este is in Maldonado Department. Add Punta del Este and other destinations in Uruguay to your travel itinerary using our Uruguay trip itinerary site .
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