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This fashionable seaside neighborhood has all the amenities: shopping malls, movies, restaurants and bars.
Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay
+598 91 419 285
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Federico C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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.

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!!

Thank Asombr
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Beach for a nice walk in winter time and a real beach when the weather is nicer Nice sand and the nicest view for both sides. Do not miss it

Thank Amienso
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My favourite place on earth for a vacation. 15 minutes from the Carrasco Airport, This is the best barrio to stay in while visiting Montevideo. It's got almost everything, and what it does not have is only minutes away.

Thank William J
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Not among the best urban beaches. Further more the river waters were quite muddy. Generally nice to see but rather as a site not for suntanning.

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Pocitos beach is a nice beach to sunbath, there is local sports competition during summer time, such as beach soccer, handball and is a mixture of users, young, family and old. There is place for everyone. Near by is plenty of restaurants and supermarket to...More

Thank Cordon-Bleu2013
Reviewed 20 May 2018

A very romantic atmosphere!!!! One of the best sunset we have see in the World, people are very friendly where ever you go! Great restaurants in the Pocitos area!

Thank bdorfman1
Reviewed 9 April 2018

At first glance Pocitos bears a strong resemblance to Rio's Copa Cabana. The difference is the laid-back atmosphere of Montevideo and the relative security. When spring hits Montevideo's breezes, the beach in Pocitos becomes the magnet for everyone seeking cooler temperatures, strolling along the coastal...More

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Federico C
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
Mariano P
1 February 2017|
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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