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Playa Mansa, Punta del Este

(4.3/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web)
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. Playa Mansa is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Punta del Este Edition.
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  • The Playa Mansa deserves to be appreciated as much as the Angry. It offers beautiful scenery, since mixing Beach, buildings and the port of Punta. In addition, in the summer lies well attended-even with cold water, in extreme heat is very inviting for a bath. I recommend not only take advantage of this beach, but also your edge.
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  • In Beach Mansa of tip of the this can enjoy of the best sunsets in the coast, with a sea so quiet that even disturbs. No wind with sand, noise, music or strong odors. This beach is ideal for take a break from everything.
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  • Has access to enter until it Beach same in car or chairs of wheels also is a place very quiet to go with children or people that not know swimming is very still the water environment pleasant for visit
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