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Festival de Jazz de Punta del Este

Festival de Jazz de Punta del Este (Punta Bellena, Punta del Este) – this is one of the major musical events held in Punta del Este, attracting various renowned jazz musicians (such as Paquito D’Rivera), as well as a diverse audience – from international tourists to the local jet set. See the event’s website for […]

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Fashion Events

Fashion Events (Punta del Este) — during the Summer months (especially January), a variety of fashion shows are held at various locations within Punta del Este — some at beachside locations, others within indoor locations (such as the Hotel Conrad Casino & Resort). One of the higher-profile events is “Pasarela Punta del Este”.

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Fasano Las Piedras

Fasano Las Piedras (Ruta 104 km. 3, La Barra, Punta del Este) – this is a tourist complex which offers visitors an Arnold Palmer-designed golf course, an equestrian center and polo field (for both jumping practice and actual matches), two outdoor tennis courts, a spa & fitness center, and a private beach. For those who […]

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Estadio Gran Parque Central

Estadio Gran Parque Central (Carlos Anaya 2900, Montevideo) — located in the center of Montevideo, this 23,000-seat stadium is the home of Club Nacional de Football.  Located just a walk away from the Tres Cruces bus terminal, the same grounds were used to name local hero Jose Artigas the leader of the Uruguayan people, as […]

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Club de Lago Golf

Club de Lago Golf (Ruta Interbalnearia km. 116.5, Portezuelo, Punta del Este) – this is an 18-hole golf course, located on a beautiful 7,000 yard long parkland. The site includes a golf clinic, instructions for school children, a driving range, and amenities such as restaurants and spas. Corporations such as Visa, Texaco, Merrill Lynch, HSBC, […]

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Club de Golf de Uruguay

Club de Golf de Uruguay (Blvr. Artigas 379, Montevideo) – located in the residential Montevideo area of Punta Carretas, this is one of the longest-existing golf clubs in Uruguay (boasting the largest membership in the country). Its 18-hole course tends to get busy during the weekends, so visitors who’d like to play here should make […]

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Circuito Atlántico Sur Rolex Cup / CASRC

Circuito Atlántico Sur Rolex Cup / CASRC (Punta del Este): cada enero, esta importante regata se realiza desde Buenos Aires a Punta del Este, una carrera de 180 millas náuticas con equipos de yates de Argentina, Uruguay, Brasil y otros lugares compitiendo. Sin duda, este evento solo se suma a la atmósfera de “jet set” […]

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Centenario Stadium

Centenario Stadium (Av. Americo Ricaldoni, Montevideo) — this 60,000-seat stadium, built in 1929 to host the 1930 FIFA World Cup, is the current home of the Uruguayan national football team.  Local teams Peñarol and Nacional also hold games there.  In addition, the stadium hosts various musical events by pop and rock acts like Aerosmith, Charly […]

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Carrasco Polo Club

Carrasco Polo Club (Cno. Brig. Gral. Servando Gómez 2749 e/Camino Carrasco, Carrasco) – located just east of the capital, this is a great place for visitors to get familiar with the sport of polo and the culture behind it. Competitive events are often held here. Other activities are conducted here – from hockey to rugby, […]

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Bikini Beach

Bikini Beach (La Barra, Punta del Este) — this beach, located within the La Barra section of Punta del Este, is famed for the well-heeled sunbathers that go there, ranging from high rollers to fashion model types. There are also some eateries and bars that cater to this set.