31 days in Colonia del Sacramento & Punta del Este Itinerary

31 days in Colonia del Sacramento & Punta del Este Itinerary

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Colonia del Sacramento
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Punta del Este
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Colonia del Sacramento
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Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Santa Ana, then don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Bastion Del Carmen, then look for gifts at Almacen La Carlota, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Historico.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Colonia del Sacramento online journey builder.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Colonia del Sacramento is an approximately 2-hour ferry ride. January in Colonia del Sacramento sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 23°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Punta del Este.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Playa Santa Ana ©
Playa Santa Ana
Centro Cultural Bastion Del Carmen ©
Centro Cultural Bastion Del Carmen

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Punta del Este

Punta del Este ©

Monaco of South America

With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Faro Cabo Santa Maria and Iglesia Candelaria. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Del Mar and Museo Vivo del Titere. Venture out of the city with trips to Jose Ignacio (Playa de Jose Ignacio, Playa Mansa, &more), La Paloma (Playa Los Botes & Museo De La Paloma) and Punta Ballena (Playa Punta Ballena & Playa Solanas). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Ralli Museum Punta del Este, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pan De Azucar, kick back and relax at Playa Hermosa, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Lussich.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Punta del Este trip planner.

Getting from Colonia del Sacramento to Punta del Este by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Colonia del Sacramento, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Punta del Este, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 4 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your plan
Playa el Emir ©
Playa el Emir
Playa de Jose Ignacio ©
Playa de Jose Ignacio
La Pedrera ©
La Pedrera

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Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
On the 1st (Sat), view the masterpieces at Casa Carbajal Arte y Objetos, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Real de San Carlos, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Ferroviario de Piriápolis.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Colonia del Sacramento trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Punta del Este to Colonia del Sacramento in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Paseo de San Gabriel ©
Paseo de San Gabriel
Playa Real de San Carlos ©
Playa Real de San Carlos
Casa Carbajal Arte y Objetos ©
Casa Carbajal Arte y Objetos

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