Balneario Las Canas, Fray Bentos

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Bring a book and stretch out on the white sand of Balneario Las Canas, a picturesque and tranquil beach surrounded by thick, verdant forest and cliffs. Located on the shores of the Uruguay River, the area draws scores of visitors to its clear waters and lush, shaded spots underneath the region's myrtle and espinillos trees. A good set of facilities caters to tourists, including restrooms, showers, campsites, and a crafts market along the riverbank. Put Balneario Las Canas into our Fray Bentos itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Fray Bentos.
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  • August 2, 2017
    Very cute place with outstanding views of the River Uruguay. Few services out of season. Beautiful houses, very quiet, looks very safe.
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  • May 2, 2017
    We went the weekend of May 1, it was very nice, time really accompanied, were that almost did not let us pass over the international bridge from complaint of Argentines by UPM, we enjoyed the weekend in Fray Bentos. The impeccable resort, until in May is recommended go, we can cool off and die not frozen. Very nice place, quiet, there is place to eat, a shopping trip, you need for a pleasant stay. Highly recommended.
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  • April 30, 2017
    A spa for some time not visiting, and which has been developed in form, with houses, streets and good quality facilities. Very nice and recommendable.
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Where to stay in Fray Bentos

Traditionally an industrial center rather than a touristic one, Fray Bentos has a limited range of accommodations. Head to the water's edge and you'll find a couple of nice hotels; move farther back from it and you'll stumble across a few simple guesthouses. This will no doubt change in coming years, with the listing of the old industrial factory as a World Heritage Site. Until then, consider looking in the neighboring towns of Las Canas and Mercedes for a wider selection of lodgings.
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