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On this leisurely and flexible extension, relax on the internationally known beaches of Punta del Este and explore the history of this scenic area. Punta del Este’s natural beauty and glitterati-attracting resorts have made it the ideal destination for international travelers looking for warm coastal waters, impressive views and exciting nightlife. Located on a peninsula with waters from the Rio de la Plata on the southwestern side and the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Punta del Este is offers equally beautiful sunrises and sunsets over the water. There are beaches for everyone’s tastes—calm waters or intense waves and soft white or coarse golden sands. The city itself has a long history and sites to explore, including enduring colonial architecture, the 1860 lighthouse and unique Casa Pueblo constructed by sculptor Carlos Paez Vilaro. Just a quick trip from Buenos Aires, unwinding in Punta del Este is a pleasant start or end to your Argentina tours.


Itinerary
Day 1 BUENOS AIRES - MONTEVIDEO - PUNTA DEL ESTE
Early morning departure from Buenos Aires to Montevideo. Upon arrival transfer in a private car to Punta del Este. Overnight at Mantra Hotel. (B)
Day 2 PUNTA DEL ESTE CITY TOUR – AFTERNOON AT LEISURE
Enjoy a relaxing breakfast before your tour of this beautiful coastal city. See what makes this beachfront town a renowned resort destination. Visit the Punta del Este lighthouse, port, peninsula, and the Brava boardwalk, as well as the unique residential neighborhoods of San Rafael, Golf, Indian Corner and Beverly Hills. The Barra and its unique wavy bridge cannot be missed. Return to your hotel for the afternoon and evening on your own. (B)
Day 3 PUNTA DEL ESTE - MONTEVIDEO - BUENOS AIRES
Return transfer to the airport for your short flight to Buenos Aires. If you wish to extend your travel to Uruguay, additional nights in this relaxing town can be arranged. (B)

Punta del Este - 3 Day or 4 Day

Pricing
Per Person
$850
3 Day / 2 Night Extensions: From $850 per person
4 Day / 3 Night  Extensions: From $970 per person
Included in tour cost
  • GENERAL:
  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • All hotel accommodations
  • All listed activities
  • English-speaking certified guides
  • Entrance fees for all scheduled tours, national parks & archaeological sites
  • Meals as indicated
  • Southern Explorations pre-departure services
Excluded from tour cost
  • GENERAL:
  • Airport taxes, international and local
  • Domestic airfare within South America
  • International airfare to and from Central & South America
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Medical & travel insurance (highly recommended)

Punta del Este - 3 Day or 4 Day

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Punta del Este
Hotel upgrades are available, please contact us to discuss your options.