Where is the best place to stay in Punta del Este?
The best place to stay in Punta Del Este is the city centre, which is sat within the area known as the Peninsula. If you are staying in this central area, you will be close to Punta del Este´s two main beaches: Brava beach and Mansa beach, as well as being near to the city´s main casinos: El Conrad and el Nogaró, and close to Gorlera avenue which is the city´s main shopping streets.
The Peninsula also boasts many other places of interest, such as the port, an essential visit if you want to see sea lions, and the playa de los Ingleses, which is Punta del Este´s most southern beach joining the river with the ocean. Don´t miss out on an afternoon at the Emir beach watching all the surfer action, or a stroll along its iconic 20th street, also nicknamed “Fashion Road” after all of the fashionable shops located there. Casapueblo, Punta Del Este´s main tourist destination can also be found just 13 kilometres outside of the city centre, in the Ballena port area.
If you are young and visiting Punta Del Este for its nightlife, the best place to stay is the famous La Barra area, which is located about 10 kilometres outside of the city centre.