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Pocitos, Montevideo

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Cool off with a dip at Pocitos, Montevideo's best-known beach neighborhood. With its soft sand and green foreshore, the area bustles with energy on hot days. You can join in a game of soccer or beach volleyball, watch one of the regular boat races, or simply go for a swim. The neighborhood's inland area contains many cafes and restaurants, perfect for a relaxing drink after a day in the sun. Take a look at our Montevideo itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Pocitos and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Excellent place to take a hike with friends or family, the view is very cute, meeting point of Uruguayans to take a beer, a mate or simply sit and enjoy the sea breeze. Also it can exit to run or do some type of sport.
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  • And what better place to go to ' the beach ' Best attended and with more sand to get Sun. Place for children to play
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  • Pocitos Beach despite being of river, looks like other well known sea beaches with a Cove which makes a gentle curve, framed by buildings. On the weekends, is full, and I've seen people coming to the beach after the 4:00 pm, since this time the sun sets near the 20. The cloudy water, and a little cool for patterns of northeastern Brazil attracted many bathers. Many families with chairs in the shade of the trees, on the Boardwalk, relaxing in front of the river.
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