Playa Brava, Punta del Este

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If you seek pristine beaches and good surfing conditions, head to Playa Brava, one of Punta de Este's finest shoreline attractions. Stretching several miles long, this beach boasts sand, waves, and visitor amenities. If you tire of sun bathing or water sports, head to this attraction's bar for a drink with the locals. During your time here, check out the nearby sculpture Los Dedos Playa Brava, which looks like a giant hand rising from the sand. Using our world travel planner, Punta del Este attractions like Playa Brava can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 12, 2017
    It is not my favorite, but it has very large with great surf beaches (depends on the day) and with a little more than wind q in the gentle
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  • August 2, 2017
    Beautiful, near the Centre of Punta, great infrastructure. Pause to take pictures on the monument you fingers, which is on this beach. Yes it does!
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  • July 31, 2017
    Playa Brava begining at the Los Dedos, many km and you can find good Restaurants at beach. Good option. My favorite at P del E.  more »

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Where to stay in Punta del Este

A major vacation destination, Punta del Este boasts a wide range of accommodation options, though most establishments remain relatively expensive even during the off-season. Summer marks the peak of tourism (December to March), and during that time even mid-range hotels charge top rates. Visitors with deeper pockets can choose from a number of three- and four-star hotels within walking distance of good beaches. If you're traveling on a tight budget, consider one of the hostels scattered throughout Punta del Este's residential neighborhoods.
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