Awaiting Your Return From Shore
World-renowned for its international conferences and film festivals, Punta
del Este is one the finest beach resorts in South America. Many wealthy
Argentines and Brazilians have built spectacular mansions along the
magnificent coastline; celebrities and jet-setters from across the globe
frequent Punta del Este for the beaches, fresh air, and nightlife. Residents
from Montevideo and the rest of Uruguay also appreciate the resort as a
fashionable weekend getaway.
With a skyline of alternating
high-rise towers and million-dollar mansions, Punta del Este is host to a
sophisticated culture and a swinging social scene. During the day, locals
and visitors hit the beaches of the peninsula that provide a perfect setting
for a variety of water sports.
Guests will be taken ashore via tender. The resortís center can be
reached on foot in about 10 minutes. Taxis are usually available in
Shopping. Store hours are from 10 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Gorlero Avenue, a 10-minute walk
from the pier, comprises the major shopping area, with shops offering
leather goods, semi-precious jewelry with agates and amethysts, and
knitwear. The new Punta Shopping Mall is open every day from 10 a.m. to
Cuisine. Restaurants offer anything from typical local dishes to
seafood and excellent French and Italian cuisine.
San Rafael Hotel. Most of Punta del Esteís international
events take place at this elegant hotel.
Barra de Maldonado. This quaint village is the site of an
unusual hanging bridge, and brightly colored colonial buildings and
San Rafael District. Driving along the tree-lined coast you
can view numerous posh estates.
Conrad Casino & Resort. This Las Vegas-like casino and
hotel complex were inaugurated recently.
Sporting Activities. Swimming, boating, fishing, golf and
horseback riding are available.
Awaiting Your Return
Return to Your
Suite and Sail Away to The Next Adventure
and Dancing Await You