Punta del Este Prices & Travel Costs

Last Updated: Dec 2021

Punta del Este has a reputation as a higher-end beach resort that draws visitors from within Uruguay, but also from Argentina and elsewhere in South America. You might not find many tourists from other parts of the world, even though this is pretty much the best beach resort in the entire region.

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Travel Costs to Punta del Este

Population 9,200
Area 9,200
Timezone UTC-3
Currency Uruguayan peso
Airports Capitan Corbeta CA Curbelo International Airport (PDP)
1 USD = 38.4400 UYU
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Accommodation Costs in Punta del Este

Punta del Este Hotel Seasons

Punta del Este Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar9.63 - 12.75
starstarstarstarstar27.26 - 56.45
starstarstarstarstar26.01 - 63.14
starstarstarstarstar42.85 - 80.78
starstarstarstarstar64.72 - 119.33

Punta del Este Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed8.90 - 10.48

Punta del Este Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Sightingseeing TourTake a 4 hour tour around the sea port, down Gorlero Avenue, Casa Pueblo, and more.
all ages
30.31
Museo del MarAn interesting museum that's fun for the whole family with exhibits of wildlife and more.
3 to 12
adult
1.30
2.60
Cathedral de San FernandoOnly 10 minutes outside of Punta del Este and built in 1895, this cathedral is a great visit for those who love a little culture.
all ages
0.00

Punta del Este Food and Drink Prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf you wish to eat outside of the hotel, there are a few options in town that serve coffee and more.3.25 - 4.94
Budget lunchSushi, Italian, French, Indian and more can be found if you're looking for some international dishes.4.16 - 5.98
Budget dinnerSeafood, steak sandwiches and steaks are common dinner options.5.98 - 10.41
Beer (.5L)Although wine is a popular local favorite, beer can be purchased around town.2.39 - 3.38

Punta del Este Transport Prices

Type Price(USD)
Montevideo to Punta del Este bus5.72
Scooter rental around Punta del Este (1 day) 35.12
3km taxi ride in Punta del Este8.32 - 10.41
Public bus ride in Punta del Este0.91
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When to visit Punta del Este

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January77653.0
February77653.3
March75643.1
April70593.3
May65543.6
June59493.2
July58483.6
August59483.7
September61503.7
October65533.3
November70573.4
December75622.6

Punta del Este Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:44am6:49pm
21 Jun7:47am5:35pm
21 Sep6:29am6:35pm
21 Dec6:22am8:53pm

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