Puerto de Punta del Este, Punta del Este

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Take a stroll along the boardwalk at Puerto de Punta del Este, one of the busiest marinas in South America. Serving as an international gateway to Uruguay, the marina features 490 moorings, with the capacity to hold up to 350 boats at once. Keep an eye out for sea lions swimming between the luxurious yachts that invariably drop anchor at the marina. Make sure you pop into the fish market, where you can barter over all kinds of fresh catches. After your walk, sample a local seafood dish at one of the many restaurants dotted around the marina. Puerto de Punta del Este is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Punta del Este Edition.
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  • The port has in addition to a variety of boats, yachts and vessels of different size, luxury and splendor, mostly in season, are boats of prefecture or rental going to Gorriti Island, which leave every half hour, having the pleasure of enjoying in April even this paradise and the ocean Emerald, with much saltpeter, and if not bath day the island, which has 1k, and half long by 600 m wide, very forested and ruins worthy of seeing, to return to the port you can see fishermen and sea lions a few meters of them from early morning until 6 pm. approx., in the night, is very quiet and beautiful panorama of the harbour with its lights and reflections in the sea, in the end, no waste, could speak much more
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  • The view is very nice and if you're lucky you can see sea lions being fed by the fishermen.
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  • Re-fuel to see sea lions (spoiled to give fish) and the infatable silly tourist with inappropriate behavior. Nice walk to walk and relax.
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  • Un lugar con vistas fantásticas! Beautiful views abound. You'll find small shops selling fresh caught fish, trinkets, and the like along the port. You'll see sea lions begging for fish. If you wait until sunrise or sunset, you'll see a real treat!
  • Great place for a walk. Check expensive boats and local fishermen. You can fish in specific places. Places to buy fresh food and restaurants. Recommended.
  • Excellent place for tourists, recommended going on a boat to "isla de lobos"
  • Local maravilhoso!!! cidade com várias mansões de famosos!!!
  • Ótimo lugar pra comer e se divertir!