Mirador Punta Ballena, Punta Ballena

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Admire the view and take plenty of photos at Mirador Punta Ballena, a vantage point at the end of a lively peninsula. Look back along the strip of land to see beaches and attractive whitewashed beachside homes of this resort town. You'll find ample parking space on the top of this last crest of land before the ocean, allowing you to get right to the edge of the water and look out at the deep blue sea with no obstructions. A visit to Mirador Punta Ballena represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Punta Ballena vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Both the sea and the caves and casapueblos are a recommended places to visit with friends or family.
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  • August 13, 2017
    It has an excellent view, place chosen by the majority for taking photos, re-fuel si vas a Casa Pueblo
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  • August 12, 2017
    The mirador has a panoramic view of Punta Del Leste, with a small chapel and a place to sit and enjoy.
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Where to stay in Punta Ballena

Punta Ballena offers several beach resorts for its guests, with a range of additional facilities and services catering to demanding visitors. You can also consider staying in Punta del Este, an established resort town just west of Punta Ballena. With a larger range of options, you'll have a better chance of finding something to suit your budget there, with a possibility to visit Punta Ballena on day trips.
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