Playa Hermosa, Piriapolis

4.2
#5 of 7 in Beaches in Maldonado Department
A chance to swim and take full advantage of the sun and sand attracts visitors to scenic Playa Hermosa. Situated between two mountains, this beach provides a long stretch of grey sand and bright blue sea. The surf is calm, making for ideal swimming and scuba diving conditions. Rarely crowded, this spot is a quieter alternative to its busy neighboring counterparts. Kayaks, windsurfing gear, and jet skis are all available for rent nearby. Pack a picnic, sunscreen, and a beach towel. Playa Hermosa is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Piriapolis Edition.
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  • October 2, 2017
    If you think about travel in family, that your children are safe and stay on the beach until he drops the Sun without cold, this is the best beach in Uruguay. There are no waves, there are no wind, white sands, wide beach.
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  • September 10, 2017
    It is a nice place to rest, in winter, there are not many people and services are few. But if the plan is to rest it is a good choice.
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  • May 30, 2017
    In the 93 kl on Route 10 asolo 3 kl of Piriapolis between green plya and grandeTiene Beach a view very nice since the route since this trancista by a high place and homes usually seen the sea beach of little quiet oils ideal for children and to rest. General lse rented at prices more economic than in Piriapolis and equally difrutable. Terecomiendo take a stretch along Route 10 is bellicimo
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Where to stay in Piriapolis

No one can say for sure what Francisco Pira would have made of the modern development in Piriapolis--but he wanted a beach resort, and he's sure got one. Hotels old and new cling to the beach, offering a variety of facilities including private swimming pools, outdoor dining areas, casinos, and spas. For something a bit quieter, explore the resort-style accommodations in the less built-up areas of the beach. Alternatively, head a bit back from the coast for simpler, modest options.
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