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. Put Playa Brava into our Punta del Este vacation planning tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Punta del Este.
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  • Brava beach is a typical East Beach. While not out of the ordinary is very cute by sea so embrevecido and cleans it and quiet that it was. It should be noted that we were out of season in the month of August.
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  • It is a vast and open beach which, due to its geographical location, is highly exposed to the winds, so there are more constant and large waves.
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  • not I like this kind of beaches for surfers! Windy cold! even with the Sun on our backs. the very cold water.
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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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