A wonderful overview of Punta del Este, this compact tour presents the marquee attractions, leaving plenty of time to explore on your own later.
Depart from the pier and begin driving through some of the most fashionable residential districts. It's no wonder that so many of the world's rich and famous make their homes in this vibrant, absolutely beautiful resort city. The views are stunning in every direction.
Known as the "St. Tropez of South America", Punta del Este features countless beaches, each with its own personality. You will pass the more reserved Playa Mansa, which curves around the calmer bay side of the city, as well as the more expansive Playa Brava, a favorite for surfers as it fronts the ocean.
Punta del Este's beauty has long inspired artists, and the city has gained a reputation for its museums. The Ralli Museum of Contemporary Art is located in a lovely Spanish-style building in the fashionable Beverly Hills neighborhood. Here, you can browse the collection of paintings and sculpture by some of Latin America's most talented artists, complemented by European works by Dali, Chagall and others.
Next, you will visit Golero Avenue, the city's main thoroughfare and most renowned shopping district. Designer fashions, fine leather goods, and exquisite jewelry only touch upon the luxurious offerings. You will have some free time here to stroll about at your leisure before it's time to rejoin your coach and transfer back to the pier.
Please Note: This tour includes approximately 30-minutes of walking/standing at the museum, plus any additional walking at the guests' discretion during free time on Golero Avenue. The tour is available to wheelchair guests who have a collapsible wheelchair, are able to make their own way on and off the coach and have a companion to assist them. Those with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. Casual clothing; sunglasses and flat, comfortable walking shoes are suggested. The order of the sites viewed or visited may vary.