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Puerto de Punta del Este

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Address: Punta del Este, Uruguay
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Nice visit, good food and good walking distance from other parts of the city. During the summer is hot, take water but you can always buy it around.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Santiago, Chile
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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice visit, good food and good walking distance from other parts of the city. During the summer is hot, take water but you can always buy it around.

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new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in port for one day. What a pretty pristine town. The port is clean and well kept the people are wonderful. Great beach lots of restaurants etc.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice port,not suitable to Barbour large cruise ships that are out of the port using smaller tender boats.Plenty of restaurants and remains of the naval battles between the German and British navy during the Second World War

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Puerto of punta Del este is a very pretty waterfront full of local bars, cafes where you can just sit and relax with your overpriced cup of coffee or have a lunch. Long beach is stretched along... Sand sculpture of the hand is located a bit further ahead. It is only a few blocks away from the town center. Good... More 

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Anthem, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The port of Punta del Este is all new since I last visited in 1988...who would ever believe they could do so much so nice so fast! Stop laughing, it was just the other day and I was quite young then. Anyway, visit the port area and enjoy the seafood shops, birds, boats, restaurants, bars and all it has to... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heaps of luxurious boats come to this port during summer time. Nice to stroll all around the jetties. Excellent sunsets and nice views at nights. You can buy fresh fish and see the sea lions having fun with the seagulls. Personally this place is very romantic as here my husband proposed me to get married ❤️

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Milton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This port is very clean, organized, and well appointed. There are restaurants, shops, and fishers cleaning fish right on the dock. The sea lions are always front and centre when the fish are being cleaned!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have some good bars and a good nightlife! Nice boats to look at or have some mate when the sun sets.

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Thank Julia A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Good to walk around, lots of sailing boats,sealions and lots of restaurants to eat . There is usually day trips you can take.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Spend a few hours in the port today. Started with walking in the area and enjoying the fish market. There were sea lions fighting for whatever leftovers the fishermen were returning to the ocean. Boats were coming and going and that kept the kids busy for a while (there were two cruises not far but they were not docked). We... More 

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