Punta del Este Beaches
Due to its unbeatable location, Punta
del Este has got coasts and beaches for everybody.
There are two types of coast: Brava and Mansa. This shows
the end of the Rio de la Plata (the river) on one side and
the beginning of the Atlantic Ocean, on the other side.
Every beach of the peninsula is public, it is important
to consider that the water of them is crystal clear and
transparent; this is excellent for having bathes and practicing
sports. There are quiet and calm beaches while others have
got great waves, white and fine sand or thick and golden
In most of these beaches get together families and friends
in order to spend their holidays, take sunbathes, bathes
or just to see the spectacular sunsets or dawns. In most
of them you will find small restaurants which offer services
to satisfy the appetite of the visitors.
Brava Beach in Punta Del Este
Brava beach is one of the most well - known and
visited of the peninsula. It is really close from the peninsula
and has got parking area.
It is known for “the fingers” that come out
It is a beach of thick sand and dangerous sea, the waves
there are good for surf. There are many places where you
can find gastronomic services and rent of sunshades.
Beach of the Englishmen in Punta del Este
This is a small beach that is next to port of
Punta del Este.
This one is of soft, thin sand and rocks, it is consider
dangerous for taking bathes on it. Due to its location,
so close to the peninsula, it is not as windy as some others.
BEACH OF THE ENGLISHMEN
Chilean Beach in Punta del Este
At the kilometer 115 it is the Chilean beach,
from were we can see the wonderful view of Punta del Este,
Gorriti island and Sauce lagoon.
It is a beach of thick sand and it has places for watching
the whales. In front of the Chilean it is Diario lagoon
where it is possible to practice nautical sports like windsurf,
fishing and other activities.
The Chiringo Beach in Punta del Este
Going to the east or to Punta Ballena you will
find Chiringo beach. It is a beach of thick sand and deep
water. This one goes from Punta Ballena up to Punta del
Due to its location it is not possible to see the sunset
It is recommendable to go to Punta Ballena and visit there
the “Grutas” exploring there the paths among
the rocks. The Grutas were recuperated as a public area
during the 80’ because before this decade it was a
El Emir Beach in Punta del Este
Emir beach is son the east of the peninsula as
you approach to the Atlantic ocean.
It is a dangerous beach, deep and wavy. Not much recommended
for having bathes. During the whole year it is visited by
all of those who love surf.
EL EMIR BEACH
Manantiales Beach in Punta del Este
This is a sandy beach also deep and wavy. Visited
by the jet-set.
On it nautical sports are practiced also volleyball, aerobic
gym and surf. Besides, it has got an area where you can
rent sunshades and find gastronomic service.
Mansa Beach in Punta del Este
Mansa beach goes from The Chilean up to the port
of Punta del Este. It is a big bay of quite and calm water
and thick sand. Its depth changes, it is really deep in
The Chilean and not as much as you approach to Punta del
It is possible to rent nautical motos, elastic beds, etc.
In the stops (paradas) 31, 24, 12, 7 y 5 there are places
where you can buy food or rent sunshades.
At stop (parade) 3, from the fishing club up to stop 1 there
is a wooden bridge over the beach where people go over enjoying
the beautiful view of the bay, Gorriti island and the Peninsula.
It is an ideal beach for those who enjoy fishing pejerrey
fish at any moment of the day.
Montoya Beach in Punta del Este
Montoya beach is a well-known beach of Punta
del Este. It is known for its extension, thick sand and
wavy too, due to this reason is visited by surfers.
During the whole year it is visited by surfers and on it
surf championships take place as well as volley and football
Solanas Beach in Punta del Este
Over 112 km. we have the first beach of Punta
del Este, Solanas. During the 60’ Solanas was really
different from what it is now, its beaches were of soft
and dry sand.
Due to constructions, nowadays it sand has become wet and
hard, ideal for sports. It is preferred by families because
it is not deep and is calm, too. In its bay there are yachts
Solanas ends in the “rinconada” where a spectacular
rocky area gets into the sea known as “Punta Ballena”.
There is a spectacular view to Pan de Azúcar hill
and Punta Ballena, from where wonderful sunsets can be seen.