Pocitos, Montevideo

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Cool off with a dip at Pocitos, Montevideo's best-known beach neighborhood. With its soft sand and green foreshore, the area bustles with energy on hot days. You can join in a game of soccer or beach volleyball, watch one of the regular boat races, or simply go for a swim. The neighborhood's inland area contains many cafes and restaurants, perfect for a relaxing drink after a day in the sun. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Pocitos by using our Montevideo driving holiday planner .
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  • Have quiet parts but if you walk through the neighborhood will find some bars with music and crowded, good for a walk and enjoy the beach, which is very cold even in summer.
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  • Pocitos beach is worth visiting mainly for those who want to take the famous photo on the marquee Montevideo which is on the same beach. At the time I was very windy what ended up being a little bad because flying a lot of sand, but is worth knowing. In some places have Wi-Fi available and chemical toilets.
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  • beautiful beach and place. Very residential. Very clean beaches. We stopped at an apartment in av. sarmiento and bvar Spain. highly recommended
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