Rio de la Plata, Colonia del Sacramento

4.4
#1 of 17 in Nature in Uruguay
Water Body Nature / Park
Feel your stress melt away as you walk along Rio de la Plata, the estuary where the Uruguay and Parana rivers meet the Atlantic Ocean. Known for its churning, muddy waters, the estuary serves as the final drainage point for a staggering amount of water from across South America. You won't see much in the way of tourist attractions as you stroll, but the area makes a great place to clear your head among pleasant nature. Plan your Rio de la Plata visit and explore what else you can see and do in Colonia del Sacramento using our Colonia del Sacramento vacation trip planner.
Create an itinerary including Rio de la Plata
map
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
1,873 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • As part of the tour, we heard stories about the River, and is very interesting. The good is the tour of sneakers or comfortable shoes for walking on the "beach".
    View original
  • Colonia del Sacramento is a place to see and feel. Who makes just a hit and back loses the opportunity to meet not only the location and dinner at various restaurants, but also leaves to see a beautiful sunset of the Río de la Plata. At the end of the day, head to the city's port and wait for the Sun tired to go to the bottom of the river.
    View original
  • view of the Río de la plata is shocking, the distance that there is with Buenos Aires, on cloudless days located one can see.
    View original

Plan your trip to Colonia del Sacramento

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Colonia del Sacramento

In contrast to its quaint historical architecture, Colonia del Sacramento offers a range of multi-story, luxury accommodations. Most of these sit near the tip of the city's peninsula, with swimming pools and good beach access. If you want to stay in the old town itself, choose between a range of hostels, inns, and boutique hotels housed in buildings more in keeping with the city's colonial architecture. Make sure to reserve your accommodations in advance, especially if visiting on a weekend or during the busy summer season.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Colonia del Sacramento by other users

10 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Argentina, Colonia del Sacramento & Montevideo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 38 days in South America BY A USER FROM BELGIUM June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 23 days in Buenos Aires & Uruguay BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans