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Punta Ballena, Uruguay

About Punta Ballena

Punta Ballena, a picturesque escape along Uruguay's southern coast, is renowned for its breathtaking sunsets and tranquil beaches. Explore the whimsical architecture of Casapueblo, the cliffside residence-turned-museum created by artist Carlos Páez Vilaró. This serene locale is ideal for leisurely coastal walks and relaxing by the sea. Punta Ballena offers a blend of artistic heritage and natural beauty, perfect for travelers seeking peace and inspiration.

Community ratings

Cost

Well-known

Nature

Romantic

Nightlife

Punta Ballena highlights

Average temperature in June

16 °C / 61 °F

High season months

December, January, February, March

Local currency

Uruguayan peso (UYU)

Local language

Spanish

Closest Airports

  • Capitan Corbeta CA Curbelo International Airport (UY) - 6.3 km (3.9 mi)

Fun fact

Punta Ballena offers a natural lookout point for whale watching during the migration season.

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