Uruguay Travel Guide

  • Punta del Este
    by Cockleshell
  • Punta del Este
    by Cockleshell
  • Punta del Este
    by malianrob
Map of Uruguay




Colonia del Sacramento



Punta del Este






La Paloma






Fray Bentos









La Pedrera






Cabo Polonio




See all 566 Montevideo Tips
  • Plaza Independencia

    4 out of 5 stars

    Montevideo Things to Do

    We paused here while walking about the city and enjoyed the fascinating architecture of some of the surrounding buildings. Photographers, be sure to have your zoom lens so you can capture the width of the square as well as building details.

  • Sheraton Montevideo Hotel

    Montevideo Hotels

    Okay, so if anyone has read any previous pages, I'm not a fan of chain hotels but this was booked by...

  • Panini's

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Montevideo Restaurants

    Panini's provides an excellence of service and ambiance that one doesn't expect in laid back Uruguay. Often the food is sublime, but there are potholes along the way. Their breads are delicious and varied. Two pastas were wonderful a Sorrentino Caprese featured tender raviolis filled with a mouth-watering melted, gooey cheese filling and elegantly...


Colonia del Sacramento

Punta del Este

See all 100 Punta del Este Tips


See all 45 Piriápolis Tips
  • good food

    Piriápolis Restaurants

    Service was very good , uncomplicated,accurate,and fast.and more the dish was good size and tasted good.. the Uruguayan classic "chivito" la milena with fries on a plate.It is almost like hamburger:bread,meat,lettuce,tomatoes,boiled egg

  • Hosteria Uruguay

    Piriápolis Hotels

    is probably average for this low price in Piriápolis – less than US$40 a night for a double. The...

  • Montevideo to Piriapolis

    Piriápolis Transportation

    Piriapolis lies about 80 km east of Montevideo and frequent buses, many of which go on to Punta del Este, connect the two. The bus station in Piriapolis is about 4 blocks from the beach and within easy walking distance of the youth hostel and most of the hotels. If you are trying to get from Piriapolis to anywhere not along the coast you'll most...


La Paloma

See all 25 La Paloma Tips
  • Restaurante Naranja Lima

    La Paloma Restaurants

    a while ago I went but decided to return as the place and that's great ... hermosicima has a pool with a bridge over bellicimo and if you stay in place or consume something of place you can go ... the food is the best there is by far, my opinion is that Orange Lima is the best place in la paloma


    La Paloma Things to Do

    We visited This 'little chapel in the sea' on an afternoon while the sun set, it has really beautiful views and was a very calming and quiet air about it. Afterwards we enjoyed a lovely mass with italy father.

  • bus station la paloma

    La Paloma Transportation

    The Dove is in the 0 kilometer route 15, which can be accessed by Route 9, at kilometer 209.It is the spa with major tourist infrastructure of the department and known internationally by surfers, who come looking for their appropriate swell in the beaches Anaconda and The Aguada.



See all 14 Salto Tips
  • Acuamania

    Salto Things to Do

    Acuamania is another water-based attraction close to Salto, in Dayman, near the Termes del Dayman. It costs twice as much more to enter Acuamania and recieves only about 1/5th the amount of visitors to the Termes, but it's a fun place to visit nonetheless, and we spent a very enjoyable day here. Acuamania contains a number of pools, an artificial,...

  • Barcelo Arapey Thermal Resort & Spa

    Salto Hotels

    No 1 Ruta Termas De Arapey, , Salto

  • Danger...in Salto??

    Salto Warnings and Dangers

    Having lived in Caracas, Venezuela for 9 years, I can confidently say that Salto has a minimal problem with crime and danger. It is sometimes difficult to enjoy travel in some of the larger cities because of the real possibility of becoming the target of a thief, but in Salto, tourists can pretty much walk around, even late at night, with out much...


Fray Bentos

See all 4 Fray Bentos Tips
  • Don Quijote Statue

    Fray Bentos Things to Do

    Being spaniard, from Barcelona, I was very happy to see the personage of Don Quijote, that all the children in Spain read Cervantes book about this intimate personage. Don Quijote is very loved in all spanish american countries, especially in Guanajuato, Mexico, where there is a museum devoted to him.

  • Gran Hotel Fray Bentos

    Fray Bentos Hotels

    Paraguay 3272, 65000

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Tourist Information Office

    Fray Bentos Things to Do

    The Tourist Information Office is located in downtown, in the main street, so you will not miss it when arriving to the bus station. Inside, I was given several brochures and the schedule of the canned meat factory (UNESCO site), which was the main reason to stop in Fray Bentos.



See all 24 Tacuarembó Tips
  • Route 5

    Tacuarembó Transportation

    Tacuarembo is situated on Route 5, 490 Km from Montevideo, so it is very easy to reach by car; there are several bus companies which go there every day (Turil, Agencia Central, Nuñez, Corporacion) and you can check its scheduals at Tres Cruces BusTerminal.Tacuarembó está situada sobre Ruta 5, a 490 Km de Montevideo, por lo que es muy fácil llegar...

  • Central Hotel

    Tacuarembó Hotels

    General Flores 300, Tacuarembo, Uruguay

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Laguna de las Lavanderas

    Tacuarembó Things to Do

    Just 1 Km (0,6 miles) far from downtown, there is a nice park, where is situated the "Laguna de las lavanderas" (Laundry women's lagoon); all year long, it is a nice place to walk and relax, and every year, during the first week of March, since 1986, by the lagoon it takes place the "Fiesta de la Patria Gaucha" (Festivity of the Gaucho Homeland),...



See all 12 Rocha Tips
  • the best pizzeria

    Rocha Restaurants

    the best chef with profesional in the área, with frutos of ocean. The pizza is great, the sauce fantastic! The fainá is also very good and the drinks are for the price of a supermarket. Family atmosphere with home delivery impressively fast. calamar with frutos of mar

  • view of beach

    Rocha Things to Do

    The balcony is the beach of the young, where you board and stay late. The Cabito is for the young children because it is like a large swimming pool, you can fish, etc.Solari is also nice and in addition are the leeward hotels or Emerald Coast on the beach that are highly recommended. If you like the surf usually do in the Aguada.

  • trips to la pedrera

    Rocha General

    In his infrastructure La Pedrera is provided with magnificent offer of hotelería, apart-hotel, huts and houses of rent, casino to 12 Km. (La Paloma), medical service and selling of crafts.Also it is provided with advisable restaurants, where the hospitality of his people is combined with the exquisiteness of his handmade plates between what they...


La Pedrera

See all 2 La Pedrera Tips

Cabo Polonio

See all 6 Cabo Polonio Tips
  • Walking from Valizas to Cabo Polonio

    Cabo Polonio Transportation

    I stayed in the nearby village of Valizas and walked the 6-7 km (2 hours) to Cabo Polonio. We walked over the sand dunes on the way out and along the beach on the way back. The walk was very nice. Great views from start when I climbed the sand dunes, later we saw the odd sight of cows grassing next to beach. All along we didn't meet anybody, so it...

  • sea lions

    Cabo Polonio Things to Do

    personally, but the time we got to Cabo Polonio, we had seen loads of sea lions. we had sat with them on the beach at Punta Norte at Peninsuala Valdes, and we had seen them while whale watching in Puerto Piramides...so, seeing this very large sea lion colony wasn't all that impressive...but, if you haven't had your fill of sealions, it really would...

  • visit the lighthouse

    Cabo Polonio Things to Do

    the faro (or lighthouse) is the only place on Cabo Polonio that has electricty. It's in a really lovely spot...and you won't be able to miss it.


Top Uruguay Hotels

Uruguay Hotels
6 Reviews - 8 Photos
Treinta y Tres Hotels
1 Hotel
Termas del Arapey Hotels
2 Hotels
Tacuarembó Hotels
24 Reviews - 29 Photos
San Gregorio de Polanco Hotels
8 Reviews - 10 Photos
Salto Hotels
14 Reviews - 20 Photos
Rocha Hotels
12 Reviews - 44 Photos
Rivera Hotels
1 Hotel
Punta del Este Hotels
100 Reviews - 230 Photos
Piriápolis Hotels
45 Reviews - 114 Photos
Paysandù Hotels
1 Review - 3 Photos
Montevideo Hotels
566 Reviews - 1177 Photos
Minas Hotels
1 Review - 4 Photos
Mercedes Hotels
1 Hotel
Melo Hotels
1 Hotel

Instant Answers: Uruguay

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

23 travelers online now



Plan a Uruguay vacation with reviews, tips and photos posted by real travelers and Uruguay locals