Tourist Guide - Republic Oriental
Tourism in Uruguay
Uruguay is a country where you will find
quiet and friendly people, where colour and fun are part
of the routine, where people enjoy cultural, artistic and
To discover the beauty of this small country, reflect of
its privileged nature, you just need to go round and see
the spectacle of its landscapes.
TOURISM IN URUGUAY
In Uruguay there is a wide range of variety and excursions
all along the year. In summer, Punta del Este is just glamour
to display all its beauty, while in winter it becomes in
a port of fisherman, where sea wolf are the owners.
In Rocha the ocean is a spectacle that invites to look
inside. On the other side of the country, the Arapey and
Dayman invite to immerse in the thermal waters of 38º
to 45º C, a unique experience and completely revitalizing.
Ideal for those who want to rest and are looking for peace
and harmony, all these combined with nature and fresh air,
the touristic ranch and rural or ecologic tourism is another
option that this little country has to offer.
Beaches in Uruguay
The maritime beaches of Uruguay are very
different and for every taste. From peaceful and quite beaches
for the ones that are looking for quietness to beaches ideal
for practicing sports or fishing and surf.
There are quiet and not very deep beaches of white sand,
warm and transparent water ideal for the family, while there
are others that are rocky and also lonely ideal for the
one who love privacy.
BEACHES IN URUGUAY
The coast of Uruguay can be divided in two big parts; on
one side the beaches are over the Uruguay river, these beaches
are quieter than the others.
On the other side, there are the beaches over the Atlantic
Ocean, located on the south-east of Uruguay. These are the
best beaches for the families and also for those who prefer
high waves. Among the most required places to be visited
when we think about beaches, we can mention, Piriapolis,
the peninsula of Punta
Del Este, he most exclusive resort of South America.
Paloma and La
Pedrera are two wonderful oceanic resorts on the coast
Thermas of Uruguay in Salto and Paysandu
The Uruguayan Thermals are one of the
most antique and with the most important touristic and professional
structure of the region.
They have bungalows, hotels, restaurants, paddle and tennis
courts, many pools of different temperatures that go from
38º C to 45ºC in Dayman Thermals, the highest
temperature of thermal waters in Uruguay.
THERMAS OF URUGUAY
The thermals water is perfect
due to its therapeutic characteristics; its capacity comes
from the combination of hot and salty. Besides, it also
has the Hydrothermal Dayman Complex a high level scientific
and ethic institution which is known worldwide.
It is a tourist attraction during the whole year, because
it counts with all the comfort and attention that the tourist
needs and deserves, for those who are looking for peaceful
holidays or medical and curative waters.
Besides, we must mention the presence of the Aquatic
Acuamania Park the first park of thermal water in South
America. The construction, done (by the same companies that
designed the Disney Park and Wet’n Wild) on an area
of 15.000 square meters, has an infrastructure of first
Accommodation in Uruguay. Hotels
The tourist development in Uruguay has
permitted a very good offer of hotels and accommodation.
In summer and carnival is necessary to book the hotels
at least with a month beforehand.
It is also possible to accommodate in cottages, camping-sites,
hostels, ranches and tourist farms, according to the region
of the country that you are visiting.
International chain such
as, Barcelo, Best Western, Days Inn, Melia,
Radisson, Sheraton Four Points and Solanas, among others,
offer accommodation in Montevideo, Punta del Este, Colonia
del Sacramento and Dayman and Arapey Thermals. Besides,
from Uruguay you can easily get to other destinies of the region..