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Vaz Ferreira #33 y Barranca Abajo | Edificio Scorpio, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to parada 30. There was a parador were you can have food and drinks. There are a few moving boutiques some of them have clothing like beach coverups, dresses, pallazzo pants including cashmere wraps. Others sell beach wraps, towels these large cotton blankets...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second trip to Punta Del Este but first time staying in Madonaldo area, it’s hip and buzzling in summer with great shops, many choices of restaurants and amazing long stretch of beach with boardwalks and pathways. Sunset at Playa Brava is absolutely magnificent although...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank estifeuermann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The great thing about this beach is how close it is to the water - it actually touches it!!! On a serious note there are also public transport hubs, shops, art and much more. If you are there with children beware of the man made...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jim m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and facilities at this beach. Good waves for beginner surfers and there’s also a lifeguard here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jellypop12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Punta has two shores. One against the delta of the la plata river which is called Mansa and one against the Atlantic ocean which is called Brava. This is a wilder beach with stronger winds and waves. It is a morning beach since the sun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

A wonderful beach in the heart of Punta del Este that offers surf. Great clean sand and a reminder statue not to swim here if undercurrents are too strong.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Playa Brava is known for having bigger waves and stronger winds, but also (thankfully) fewer families with children running around. Great views and a nice beach for walking and sunbathing, as well as surfing. Had a wonderful stay here at the Grand Hotel and will...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach with lots of people doing exercises all day long. You can walk and enjoy the beach. An amazing sunset!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank vischimidt
Reviewed 14 December 2017

great long white beach, not crowded, with some surf breaks. great for walking and just chilling by the sea, listening to its roar

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Great beach that had very few people. The water is a little cold but still great sand and very spacious.

Date of experience: November 2017
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