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“fine sand”(3 reviews)
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This fashionable seaside neighborhood has all the amenities: shopping malls, movies, restaurants and bars.
Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tall fancy buildings, the area has stores, restaurants and hotels. The beaches are gorgeous the water is a mixture of the river and the ocean. You will find dead fish, that’s because the water changes from salty and sweet so the salty fish die and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 866artw
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

The coziest neighbourhood in Montevideo. Almost the same as 50 years ago...but with fewer tea rooms by the sea. Still, the restaurants are friendly and with huge portions and everything is handy. If you want a quiet time for yourself in a comfortable environment..this is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Miriam K
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Pocitos, together with nearby Trouville, Punta Carretas, and Buceo, form a perfect zone for visitors and residents. Stretched along the beach front, these three leafy neighbourhoods have fine restaurants and cafes, parks, shopping areas, good hotels, and excellent transportation. This us the place to stay.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dberis
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Pocitos is a Montevideo neighborhood located next to Buceo. Away from the busy downtown Montevideo, it is a pleasure to drive or walk along the coast, passing by appealing high rises and and blue waters.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 174Joanne
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great beach, clean sand, calm sea (when we were there) and friendly locals. Plenty of places to eat and drink just off the beach.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 652andyv
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

If you want to be in the capital, this is one of the many beaches of Montevideo. You can enjoy a lot of things, from entreteiming,good hotels and restaurants. From November until March, April is the best time of the year. And the best of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 518jannet
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Sidewalks are dirty, broken and with excrements. There’s garbage on the floor all around. Car drivers have no respect for peatons, and are dangerous. You have very limited attractions, unless you like to just eat chivito.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Only the Rambla makes it out for this place, and is usually packed with bikers, runners and dog-walkers.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fernandomagnani
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Excellent city beach. Surprisingly clean with its proximity to the city. Fairly close to the airport, and ideally located. Winter or summer, it is a great place to walk around and just get close to the water and relax.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Excellnt promenade call La Rambls, a series of nice buildings in feibt od the beach. Central point: L a Rambla and Boulevard Espańa or Brasil Avenue, you need 45 ms snd you are done, add one hour for the cafeteria thing. It woth it!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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30 August 2018|
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Response from fernandomagnani | Reviewed this property |
El problema es muy complejo, porque esta politizado de manera insalubre. Hay problemas de gestion, si es cierto. Pero eso afectaria de igual manera a otros barrios de la ciudad, y lo cierto es que en otros barrios no se nota... More
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Response from laloexpress | Reviewed this property |
Hola, disculpas or no haber contestado antes. La playa Pocitos asi como todas las playas de Montevideo son lugares publicos y por suerte gratuitos. Lamentablemente no hay un lugar seguro para dejar las pertenencias. Saludos.
4 April 2015|
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Response from Lionel E | Reviewed this property |
There are a few restaurants along La Rambla (the beachfront street) in that general area, some right over the water, some the other side of the street but with water views. You can often buy folding chairs in the... More