Things to do in Punta del Este

Frolic on the beaches of Punta Del Este

If you are looking for the ultimate summer getaway, Punta Del Este is the perfect holiday destination. It has all the amenities that any tourist is looking for, from beach resorts and hotels to casinos and yacht clubs. You can also do all sorts of outdoor activities and water sports in the beautiful city of Punta Del Este.


Things to do in Punta Del Este


Punta del Este beaches

Punta Del Este is a scenic resort city in Uruguay. One of the best things to do in Punta del Este is simply relaxing on the city’s beautiful beaches. You can choose to go either to the Mansa or calm coastline, or the Brava or the windy coastline. The Mansa beaches are famous for their golden sand and calm water while the Brava beaches are popular for their fine white sand, rough waves, and good surfing spots.


Punta del Este Golf

Leisure activities in the city include shopping and playing golf. There are several golf clubs and shopping malls to choose from, so you won’t have a dull moment in Punta Del Este.



Adventure in the city doesn’t end as the sun goes down because an array of bars and clubs come alive at night. Different seaside restaurants, pubs, and party venues make up the nightlife scene of the city, and you can join the fun up until the wee hours of the morning.


When to go to Punta Del Este

The mild oceanic climate of Punta Del Este is characterized by a pleasant summer season from November to April and a mild winter season from May to October. Temperatures throughout the year vary from an average low of 8.7 °C (47.7 °F) in July to an average high of 25.1 °C (77.2 °F) in February. Rainfall is distributed evenly all year round.

December to February is the city’s high travel season and the beaches often get crowded with tourists who are escaping the cold winter in their hometowns. If you want to keep the city to yourself, go visit Punta Del Este outside the peak tourist season.



Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este Facts

Population9 277
CurrencyUruguayan Peso
AirportCapitan Corbeta C A Curbelo International Airport, Uruguay (PDP)

Punta del Este average temperatures

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Punta del Este Marathon

In Maraton de Punta del Este, Uruguay, you start at Rambla Circunvalación José Artigas, and finish at the same location. There is something for all degrees of difficulty since there also is a half-marathon, a 10K run, a 5K run and a mini marathon at 2K. Perfect for families!

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