Departamento de Rocha Things to Do

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    by ines2003
  • Things to Do
    by ines2003
  • Things to Do
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Departamento de Rocha Things to Do

  • Valizas

    Valizas is my favourite beach... Far from the busy, noisy, bustling word, just the ocean, the sand, the sun and a few houses... no watches, few cars; some houses do not have electric light. Close to many attractions, like Cabo Polonio, Monte de Ombúes and Laguna de Castillos.I took the picture from the web.Valizas es mi balneario favorito... Lejos...

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  • El Polonio

    Cabo Polonio is a cape situated at the end of a sea of dunes... A rocky cape with a lighthouse, a population of seadogs, a small fishers town, kilometers of golden sands, and all the stars of the Southern sky...There are some little shacks ("ranchos"), without electric light, and a tap is an eccentricity. To reach the cape, you have to get off the...

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  • La Coronilla - Natural Beaches

    If you love nature and need to run away from stress from time to time, visit these beautiful beaches in La Coronilla and stay on its famous spa and resort "Parque Oceanico".Seals and sea lions populate on the area. Some migrating whales and turtles might seeing from the local observatory located at the "Verde" hill (between La Coronilla resort and...

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  • stop and smell the flowers

    the beach is relaxing, so no need to rush...there are plenty of very lovely flowers for you to stop and smell all over town.

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  • watch the boats

    Punta del Diablo is (or was or is sort of) a fishing village, so ocassionally people do go and work!

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  • Cabo Polonio

    A nice place to get away from it all, year round.I was there in early April and it was already really empty, as most everyone had left for the winter. Most restaurants were closed and the artesanal stands were nearly vacant. But the fishermen and their families are there year-round, there´s even a small school near the lighthouse.There are a couple...

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  • Santa Teresa's Fortress and Park

    This fortress was built in 1762 by Portugueses; later, Spaniards took it. Because its strategic position close to the border, it was protagonist of several fights between Spaniards and Portugueses, Spaniards and English, Spaniards and Native Americans, Native Americans and Portuguese... Nowadays it is situated inside Santa Teresa's National Park, a...

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  • Barra del Chuy

    Barra del Chuy is the mouth of river Chuy, that divides Uruguay from Brazil; there are beautiful beaches (both riversides).If you are looking for some nightlife, this is the place... Well, actually not only nightlife, because the parties end when the sun is up!El Arroyo Chuy divide a Uruguay de Brasil; a ambos lados de la Barra del Chuy hay...

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  • Santa Teresa's Fortress

    Another picture from the fortress: the kitchen. Here some cooking utensils can be seen. The kitchen it is really small, if we consider the number of the soldiers stationed there. Probably they used to call for some pizza!Otra foto de la fortaleza: la cocina. En ella pueden ser observados diversos utensilios.La cocina es realmente pequeña, si...

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  • Punta del Diablo

    Punta del Dialo is an ideal place to have a very distended vacation during summertime; small cabins, no watches, seafood restaurants, fishermen, boats, nets, handicrafts stalls, sand, sun and sea... compose the landscape of this beautiful place.Punta del Diablo es el lugar ideal para unas vacaciones de verano biend distendidas; cabañas, ausencia de...

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  • Punta del Diablo

    Punta del Diablo (Devil's Point) is a spa, but it was a fishers' village; the fishers' houses still remains, among the cabins for tourists. The point divides the spa in two beaches, one mild and one wild; the picture shows the firs one. Punta del Diablo es un balneario originado a partir de un pueblito de pescadores; las casas de los pescadores aún...

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  • La Pedrera

    La Pedrera is another famous spa, with wild beaches, ideal for surfing. If you do not surf, look after your swimsuit, because you can lose it with the first wave!!!One of the beaches has the rests of a sunk ship (see picture).La Pedrera es otro balneario reconocido, con playas salvajes ideales para surfear. Si lo tuyo no es el surf, cuida tu traje...

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  • Santa Teresa's Fortress

    The fortress can be visited; there is an historical museum inside; the different buildings give an idea of the military life during the conquest and the independence fights. The picture shows the chapel, but I must confess that the "toilets" impressed me much more!!!La fortaleza puede ser visitada; hay un museo histórico en su interior. Las...

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