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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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  • The beach with waves of the city. Sea ice but good structure with several paradors along the coast. Ideal place to spend the morning.
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  • Punta is bathed by the rio de la Plata and the Atlantic Ocean, the brave beach is on the side of the ocean, is much sought after by surfers.
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  • Many stones, raging sea. A wind so cold, haven't been in one day sun, but the pictures came out very beautiful!
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