Playa Brava, Punta del Este

4.4
#2 of 137 in Outdoors in Uruguay
If you seek pristine beaches and good surfing conditions, head to Playa Brava, one of Punta de Este's finest shoreline attractions. Stretching several miles long, this beach boasts sand, waves, and visitor amenities. If you tire of sun bathing or water sports, head to this attraction's bar for a drink with the locals. During your time here, check out the nearby sculpture Los Dedos Playa Brava, which looks like a giant hand rising from the sand. Put Playa Brava into our Punta del Este vacation planning tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Punta del Este.
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  • The characteristic of this beach is that unlike the meek, there is a lot of wind, coarse sand and large waves, ideal for surfers. In the distance we can see the Island of Wolves. We also find the famous sculpture of the fingers. We were a cloudy and off-season day, in summer it is very busy.
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  • I would stop every day two blocks ideal for surfing the water in June was very nice warm to walk
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  • Very nice beach and very well located. It is close to the bus station and the main food and meeting points. I was at the beginning of the summer and it was pretty empty, which I consider a good thing. There's no tents and it's very clean. Great for hiking and for those who seek peace
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  • The beach of Punta mornings. Open, agitated and cold sea. But a great beach. Walk to the fingers and take a picture. Near the Gorlero restaurants, after the sea bath. In the afternoon, you change the beach and go to Mansa, with its calm waters that justify the name. I await the sunset of Mansa, in Oporto or in the paradors of all the beach
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