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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 Brava is excellent, the water is excellent... There are several paradores good, but not is recommended for children small by its already known waves. If going to rent beach umbrellas and chairs, the price for two chairs and a sunshade goes from 700 to 900 URU approximately
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  • During the entire length of the beach, you can see people fishing, playing sports and walking. It has a beautiful view and even with Sun, depending on the season, it's cold and windy. Nice place for a stroll.
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  • It's another classic of this spa, as the walk along Gorlero. Most suitable for sports or for young people, is no doubt a greater challenge for the swimmer. Beautiful water, wave, landscape. All super expensive, but that is another topic.
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