Punta del Este, Uruguay

About Punta del Este

Punta del Este, Uruguay's glamorous coastal playground, beckons with its pristine beaches, vibrant nightlife, and iconic seafront sculptures like La Mano (The Hand). Experience the jet-set lifestyle as you stroll along the scenic waterfront, lined with luxurious yachts and trendy cafes. From world-class surfing to chic shopping, Punta del Este offers a perfect blend of relaxation and excitement for discerning travelers seeking the ultimate beach getaway.

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Punta del Este highlights

Average temperature in June

16 °C / 61 °F

High season months

December, January, February, March, April

Local currency

Uruguayan peso (UYU)

Local language


Closest Airports

  • Capitan Corbeta CA Curbelo International Airport (UY) - 18.2 km (11.3 mi)

Fun fact

"The Hand" symbolizes Punta del Este, becoming one of Uruguay's most recognizable landmarks.

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