Playa Mansa, Punta del Este

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Idyllic white sand and calm waters make Playa Mansa a perfect choice for a relaxing beach day. Relatively small crowds add to this beach's appeal, leaving you to enjoy the warm water with a long swim, or soak up the view with a walk along the boardwalk. If you're looking for more adventure, rent water sports equipment for kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing, and canoeing. A number of restaurants and cafes serving local specialties allow you refuel without getting too far away from the water. The only downside to this spot is the jellyfish, which can pose a problem during certain times. By using our Punta del Este sightseeing planner , you can arrange your visit to Playa Mansa and other attractions in Punta del Este.
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  • at this time is the ideal place for peaceful sunbathing with the very calm seas but still cold. January and February it is already complicated by the camtidad of people...
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  • Mansa beach as the name implies, exudes peace. We could not enjoy it given to the era in which we were but it is a beautiful beach. The water is extremely quiet and very beautiful.
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  • Beautiful beach for a walk or sit next to her on a late afternoon. Peaceful, serene place where spend pleasant moments!
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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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