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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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  • Very beautiful beach, the wind was too strong on the day of the visit. Is the beach where is You fingers, the main tourist spot of Punta.
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  • In high season it is beach is filled with a group of young people, there is no much room if you want peace of mind. It has a beautiful sunrise.
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  • This beach is the "point" of Punta del Este. Beautiful, clean, but super full, the sea is agitated and good for surfing. There are rental service beach umbrella and chairs.
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