Real Estate in Punta del Este - How to find the best for Vacations

La Cite, in Punta del Este Uruguay.


The accommodation is generally associated with its modern and sophisticated hotels. However, the rental of houses and apartments is a very widespread lodging option in the resort, chosen by couples, families, large groups seeking total privacy and comfort for prolonged stays.


Entire families with their children congregate on these beaches; friends who get together to sunbathe and swim and those who like to practice water sports of all kinds. Contemplating the sunrise and sunset is an unmissable and unforgettable spectacle.



Real Estate in Punta del Este. Rental of Houses and Apartments, Vacations on the Beaches



One of the emblematic works of Punta del Este



Real Estate in Punta del Este. Rental of Houses and Apartments, Vacations on the Beaches. It was located there in 1982, the work emblematic of the Chilean artist Mario Irrazábal, who at that time was invited by the Municipality of Maldonado to participate in the First International Meeting of Modern Sculpture in the Open Air



Throughout that month, the esplanade in front of La Barra became an unusual open-air workshop, where nine artists from different countries worked on their works. Mario arrived with a plastic model and had to improvise the rest. He took six days to complete the work. With the help of a welder and steel rods he assembled the fingers, which he then covered with mesh and about eight centimeters of stucco.

It became one of the most distinctive symbols of this city and was the initial mold to create other similar works, which are now exhibited in various countries. Similar hands and by the same author can be seen in Madrid (since 1987), in the Atacama desert, Chile, Venice.


Department Capital: Maldonado


The city of Maldonado (capital of the Department) has a population of 50,000 inhabitants and is the Center of Government and Administration of the Department. Maldonado is a picturesque city that preserves the features of the colonial era, has museums, cultural centers, libraries and public and private educational institutions. It is the place of residence of a large part of the people who work in the area of ​​Punta del Este and its surroundings. It is also worth noting its potential shopping center, which is adequate to the needs of the stable population, and of the tourists who visit it.


Located a few kilometers from Puntae, Barra de Maldonado has become one of the favorite places for tourists of all ages. Characterized by its own style, the colorful architecture of its houses, the permanent movement that art galleries, antique shops and flea markets give it.


Located in a majestic natural setting on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, with a wild and rustic appearance, José Ignacio still retains its style of a fishing village. Far from the big buildings, the clubs and the hectic nightlife, today it is an exclusive place.


Rural tourism increasingly booming


Rural tourism in the department delights tourists with different proposals. Agritourism and guided tours are the main attraction for tourists who prefer agriculture as the environment for their vacations. Within it, the unforgettable walks to dairy establishments in which handcrafted products such as sweets, cheeses, etc. stand out. The peace that can be enjoyed in these natural enclaves is complemented by the good taste and cordiality of the locals, who can even prepare special events for visitors, such as a succulent "roast with leather" or a friendly "guitarreada" , an unforgettable cavalcade.


Rentals in Punta del Este



The best rentals in Punta del Este are in La Cite. Little are the places in the world where you can enjoy the sunset in the same way as in Punta Ballena, characterized by the Panoramic Route over the mountains with an incomparable view of the bay of Maldonado and Portezuelo, or an oasis of peace and tranquility. Punta de José Ignacio, as it is known geographically, is the extension of the coast towards the ocean, forming a paradisiacal corner of the Uruguayan coast with an approximate length of 2 km.



Renting by season is a good idea to spend the holidays for work trips. For this reason, the real estate market offers a large number of homes for rent, such as farmhouses in several of the neighborhoods of the eastern peninsula.


The period of high season, with more visits from tourists, are like in all places coastal, the months of January-February, so you have to know when to start the search for homes to rent and not be left out.


To rent homes in Punta del Este for the month of January, it is advisable to start the search for accommodation during the year, especially between August and September. Since there is so much demand for that period that you have to go ahead to avoid running out of accommodation.


Punta del Este a fantastic city


It is a city characterized by its beauty and tranquility. In itself Uruguay is a very calm country, exempt from the typical violence of developed countriess. There is excellent police coverage and a lot of security. For tourists, it is an exceptional place to spend an unforgettable vacation.


The Peninsula continues to be the city's point of reference, with Gorlero Avenue as the main protagonist. The best shops, confectioneries, cinemas, etc. are concentrated here. and it is a mandatory walk for those who want to know Punta del Este. La Rambla, the Port, the Lighthouse, La Plaza with its Craftsmen's Fair, a lot to see.


La Barra is the place for youth par excellence, both during the day and at night, as it brings together the top beaches (Montoya, Bikini) and the top clubs (Purple, Tequila, Sioux, etc.).



There are endless options so that no one is left without having fun.


José Ignacio and Punta Ballena offer different landscapes, each with its own characteristics. The beaches, both on the La Mansa and La Brava sides, are excellent and allow the practice of most water sports. Our sea is friendly and cases of drowning on our beaches are truly exceptional. The lifeguard service ensures that it stays that way.



There are few places in the world where you can enjoy the sunset in the same way as in Punta Ballena, characterized by the Panoramic Route over the mountains with an incomparable view of the bay of Maldonado and Portezuelo.


Or an oasis of peace and tranquility. Punta de José Ignacio, as it is known geographically, is the extension of the coast towards the ocean, forming a paradisiacal corner of the Uruguayan coast with an approximate length of 2 km.


Outside the summer season it is not necessary to make reservations of any kind since there is permanent availability of both hotels and rental vehicles, except on long weekends, when there is usually a significant flow of tourism and can result in sold out plane tickets, bus boat.



In summer, it is convenient to book in advance, but if you are intrepid, you can arrive without reservations and find accommodation on the spot. Sometimes you can get better prices than in advance, but you run the risk of having to sleep on the beach, which is prohibited.


In Punta, being a very cosmopolitan city, dollars, Argentine pesos and Brazilian reals are accepted as currency. The vast majority of businesses accept payment with any of these currencies. In addition, there are plenty of exchange houses and banks, which allow you to change currency without any problem and at the right price (exchange is free). International credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners, as well as other national cards are accepted almost everywhere.


Regarding the forms of payment, the positive thing is that the obstacle for the purchase of usd for people who go from Argentina does not harm the rentals in Punta del Este, and this is because the US currency can be replaced by different forms of payment.< /p>

Payments can be made in Argentine currency using the exchange rate of the day in Montevideo, since there are owners who accept this type of movement. And on the other hand, another possibility is payment by credit card in pesos and through financing in installments of various payments.


Punta del Este is great. It is advisable to come with your own vehicle or rent one. Bicycle mopeds can also be rented (most avenues have paths for them). The collective means of transport are varied and with frequencies that allow you to move comfortably. Taxis are expensive, but you can afford to travel in a late-model Mercedes Benz.


The rental options in Punta del Este are many but as you know, to have your best vacations, it is generally better that you choose them with time.


La Cite has a property search engine that will help you in this search and we have specialized personnel who can advise you on all the doubts and queries you may have.



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