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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La Mano de Punta del Este is found on Playa Brava and is notably the most famous sculpture in Uruguay. Whilst the sculpture is well worth checking out, the beach isn't overly impressive and is quite..... more »
A nice location, but again, just another great beach, nothing special or memorable. I’m not sure how the beach would feel in the middle of the holiday season, probably my kind of hell, but for many..... more »
Delighted with my waves!
I LIKE THIS BEACH OF WELL GOLDEN ARENAS . RADITIVE RADIANT SUN. NEVER A DOÑA ROSA ZERO CELLULITE. MANY CHETA LADY. Much CARETT. A LOT HUNG OUT OF NOWHERE. GOOD REMEMBER IN MY LATE STEAs.
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