Playa Brava, Punta del Este

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
If you seek pristine beaches and good surfing conditions, head to Playa Brava, one of Punta de Este's finest shoreline attractions. Stretching several miles long, this beach boasts sand, waves, and visitor amenities. If you tire of sun bathing or water sports, head to this attraction's bar for a drink with the locals. During your time here, check out the nearby sculpture Los Dedos Playa Brava, which looks like a giant hand rising from the sand. Put Playa Brava into our Punta del Este vacation planning tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Punta del Este.
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  • This is the ocean side of the PdE peninsula, and so the waves tend to be bigger more frequently, since it is actually the open ocean (unlike the "mansa" side). It's still a largely undeveloped area.  more »
  • Punta del Este might not seem like relaxing summer holiday place, but it definitely is. Playa Brava is the best beach in the city. It's huge, long, clean, you have plenty of space there. I loved it...  more »
  • Great beach. Coming back again this year.
  • The best beach ever. Recommended for fun in the waves.
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