Destination

Uruguay

Duration

8 Days

Price

From $2,198 pp

This Travelous tour was designed for surfers who love to take their board on holiday and discover a country through its waves. Uruguay's rugged coastline offers a variety of different beaches and facilitates adaptation to different winds. The waves are apt for short board as well as long board. A local expert will accompany you throughout your trip and make sure you are always riding the cleanest waves.

Days Activities Accommodations
Day 1
Punta Del Este
  • Transfer Montevideo Airport - Punta Del Este (2hr)
Posada de los Pajaros - Gardenview Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 2
Punta Del Este
  • Surfing La Barra & Punta del Este
Posada de los Pajaros - Gardenview Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 3
Punta Del Este
  • Surfing La Barra & Punta del Este
Posada de los Pajaros - Gardenview Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 4
La Paloma
  • Transfer Punta Del Este - La Paloma
Zen Boutique Apart Hotel - Zen Tranquility Suite
Bed and Breakfast
Day 5
La Paloma
  • Surfing La Paloma
  • Evening at Leisure
Zen Boutique Apart Hotel - Zen Tranquility Suite
Bed and Breakfast
Day 6
Punta Del Diablo
  • Transfer La Paloma - Punta Del Diablo
La Viuda del Diablo - Suite
Bed and Breakfast
Day 7
Punta Del Diablo
  • Surfing Punta del Diablo
La Viuda del Diablo - Suite
Bed and Breakfast
Day 8
Punta Del Diablo
  • Transfer Punta del Diablo - Montevideo Airport (Depart)

Day 1
Punta Del Este

Welcome to Uruguay! Upon arrival at the airport, you will be greeted by our local Travelous, English-speaking representatives who be holding a sign with your name printed on it. You will pick up your rental car already prepared to carry your surfboard(s) during the next few days.

Depart in direction of Punta del Este, more specifically La Barra, where you will check in to "La Posada de los Pajaros". In the afternoon, meet your surfing instructor who will accompany you during the next days and will always have the latest weather information and show you the best beaches for weather conditions. In the afternoon, enjoy a first surfing session at one of the beaches of the area: La Posta del Cangrejo, Montoya, Manantiales or el Emir Beach.

Posada de los Pajaros - Gardenview Room

Day 2
Punta Del Este

Get ready for the first full day of surfing! Today you will surf in the area of La Barra and Punta del Este. Accompanied by your local surfing instructor, discover one of the previously named beaches in the morning, and another one in the afternoon. Or with changing winds - return to the same beach you have already visited, without recognizing its waves.

Punta del Este also boasts sculpture parks, colonial architecture and vivid nightlife for you to discover at your own pace in the evening.

Posada de los Pajaros - Gardenview Room

Day 3
Punta Del Este

Enjoy one more day accompanied by your surfing instructor in the area of La Barra and Punta del Este.

Posada de los Pajaros - Gardenview Room

Day 4
La Paloma

In the morning, say goodbye to the beaches of the La Barra area with a last surfing session. Check out of La Posada de los Pajaros and continue to La Paloma beachside town, just 70kms northeast on the Coast.

Like almost all Atlantic Coastal Towns of Uruguay, La Paloma has a calm side with more easygoing waters and smaller waves southwest of the peninsula, and rougher beaches northeast of the peninsula.

Zen Boutique Apart Hotel - Zen Tranquility Suite

Day 5
La Paloma

Enjoy another full day of surfing in La Paloma.

Evening is at leisure to explore the quaint town by bicycle, catch a stunning sunset or relax by the beach just steps away from the hotel.

Zen Boutique Apart Hotel - Zen Tranquility Suite

Day 6
Punta Del Diablo

In the morning, drive to the neighboring town of La Pedrera, just 11km northeast of La Paloma and discover its great waves. Continue on during the day to Punta del Diablo, 65 miles up the Coast. Check in to La Viuda del Diablo Posada, located right on the beach, famous for its white sands and warm waters, attracting tourists from all over South America. In the afternoon, go surfing in the waves of Punta del Diablo, a must on each surfer"s to do list in Uruguay.

La Viuda del Diablo - Suite

Day 7
Punta Del Diablo

Enjoy a full day of surfing in Punta del Diablo. The other option is to leave Punta del Diablo and head a few miles northeast to La Moza Beach, located in the National Park of Santa Teresa, show casing rare flora and fauna. At the National Park, you can also catch a glimpse of the Fortress of Santa Teresa, a hilltop fort built in 1962.
In the later evening, Travelous suggests you take a stroll around this artisan town, home to fishermen and artisans who live a more traditional lifestyle.

La Viuda del Diablo - Suite

Day 8
Punta Del Diablo

Enjoy a last morning surf session and say goodbye to Uruguayan waves. Depending on your your flight time, leave Punta del Diablo and drive 3hours southwest to Montevideo Airport to drop off your car and continue to your next destination or return home. Keep the memories alive and we hope to see you again in Uruguay. Stay Travelous!

Important: Please bear in mind that even though the Uruguayan Coastline is well-known for surfing - we have to rely on changing weather conditions that allow us to surf. We can give no guarantees on waves and weather conditions. The above itinerary depicts the ideal situation that all days will count with ideal weather conditions for surfing. In case weather conditions are not ideal, your guide will discuss with you how to proceed and do everything in his power to make your trip the best possible experience.

Verdant mountains cascading into pristine waterfalls, turquoise seas lapping the shores of fine golden sands, robust red wines permeated with flavor, obscure wetlands teeming with bird species, sizzling top grade steaks grilled to perfect and so much more. This is Uruguay: a surfer's paradise, a birder's haven, a wine connoisseur's playground & a food lover's delight. This is a country yet to be discovered, a hidden jewel that boasts natural wonders, delicious cuisine, stunning vineyards, lush valleys, a-frame waves and endless other treasures that await exploration. Offering rich history, cultural diversity, unforgettable hospitality, and even the sultry tango, Uruguay is the embodiment of a Travelous destination.

Posada de los Pajaros

Well situated in La Barra, Posada de los Pajaros offers 16 comfortably spacious rooms with sea view or garden view. The Posada offers guests a swimming pool and Solarium: overlooking the countless birds in the garden. And for the beach everything you need for your comfort, towels, umbrellas, chairs.

Zen Boutique Apart Hotel

Welcome to Zen Hotel La Paloma.The Hotel opened in December 2010, and is comprised of 16 apartments. Each apartment has been equipped for your comfort, and enjoys the spectacular view of Anaconda Beach.

The Hotel is situated only a few minutes from the main street, and directly across from the beach, providing you with a superb location to enjoy your stay in La Paloma.

You will feel comfortable in any room at Zen Boutique Hotel. They are all well equipped and generous in size and feature many modern comforts. Each room receives the top quality service that Zen Hotel prides itself on.

- Ground Floor Suite
- Fully Equipped Kitchenette
- Private Balcony with Parrillero
- Queen Size Pillow Top Bed
- Large Bathroom with Hydro Showers (Hydro showers have jets that come out from the wall)
- Radio in the Shower
- Macrosuede Sofa Bed
- 32" LCD TV with Cable
- DVD
- Reverse Cycle Airconditioning
- Safety Box

La Viuda del Diablo

La Viuda del Diablo is located at the virgin beach called "La Viuda", surrounded by sand dunes and at a walking distance from the fishermans town of Punta Del Diablo.

All suites have ocean view and features include a large jacuzzi, shower, air conditioning, safety deposit box, minibar, premium bed linen and towels, beach towels, free coffee and tea, king bed, and private balcony with chairs and table.

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