10 days in Uruguay Itinerary

10 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cabo Polonio
— 1 day
2
Punta del Diablo
— 2 nights
3
Rocha
— 3 nights
4
Punta Ballena
— 2 nights

1
day
Cabo Polonio

Cabo Polonio ©
The isolated hamlet of Cabo Polonio, part of Uruguay's remote Rocha province, offers a different take on a South American beach holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio, look for all kinds of wild species at Bosque de Ombues, and then identify plant and animal life at Medanos de la Barra de Valizas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cabo Polonio road trip planner.

Newark, USA to Cabo Polonio is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newark to Cabo Polonio. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Cabo Polonio

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Valizas
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Medanos de la Barra de Valizas ©
Medanos de la Barra de Valizas
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio ©
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio

2
nights
Punta del Diablo

Punta del Diablo ©
Formerly a sleepy little fishing town, Punta del Diablo has become a popular seaside getaway with a wealth of attractions natural and manmade.
On the 11th (Mon), stroll through Playa de la Viuda, pause for some photo ops at Faro Sandra Monumento A Artigas, and then stroll through Playa de Los Pescadores. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Rivero, thensnap pictures at Puente Colgante, and then identify plant and animal life at Cerro Verde e Islas de la Coronilla.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Punta del Diablo trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Cabo Polonio to Punta del Diablo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rocha.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

La Coronilla
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Playa del Rivero ©
Playa del Rivero
Playa de Los Pescadores ©
Playa de Los Pescadores
Playa de la Viuda ©
Playa de la Viuda

3
nights
Rocha

Rocha ©
Relax on the remote, undeveloped beaches in Rocha, an eastern province of Uruguay noted for its sleepy beachfront towns and pristine nature.
We've included these beaches for you: Playa Los Botes and La Pedrera. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa Grande and Luna llena en el anden. Step out of Rocha with an excursion to Faro Cabo Santa Maria in La Paloma--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Las Achiras Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Punta del Diablo, and steep yourself in history at Fortress of Santa Teresa.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rocha road trip tool.

Drive from Punta del Diablo to Rocha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Punta del Diablo to Rocha is 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Punta Ballena.

Things to do in Rocha

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

La Paloma, La Pedrera
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Playa Los Botes ©
Playa Los Botes
Playa Grande ©
Playa Grande
Las Achiras Beach ©
Las Achiras Beach

2
nights
Punta Ballena

Punta Ballena ©
Punta Ballena, a resort town on a small peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, offers 12 km (7.5 mi) of beaches and an array of resorts.
On the 16th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Lussich and then stroll through Playa de Jose Ignacio. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Ballena, stroll through Playa Pinares, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mansa, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally stroll through Playa el Emir.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Punta Ballena trip builder.

Traveling by car from Rocha to Punta Ballena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Punta Ballena can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta Ballena

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Jose Ignacio
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Playa Punta Ballena ©
Playa Punta Ballena
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Pinares ©
Playa Pinares

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