Punta del Este & José Ignacio Shore Excursion

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Activity Level



Shore Excursion, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (advanced), Portuguese (conversational), Spanish (fluent)

Visit Punta's highlights and the picturesque little sea side town of José Ignacio

With this tour, we will visit Punta's highlights and also get to enjoy this once-upon-a-time small fishing village which has become the most exclusive vacation choice for the jet set of celebs, and the rich and famous.

I will share historical, cultural, geographical and architectonic background info.

We will start by visiting the most important places in Punta and then we will take the ocean-side road, passing through La Barra, Manantiales, Santa Mónica and we will arrive to José Ignacio. The landscape will be dominated by beaches, coastal lagoons and forests.

All my tours are private and customizable to your needs and preferences.


The itinerary is flexible to fit your interests.
Find in this list a suggestion of places to find all that you can do.

- Punta del Este Yacht Port
- Salinas Point and Ajax Anchor
- Church and Lighthouse
- Emir Beach, The Candelaria Virgin and the Lujan shipwreck, The Hand Sculpture
- Brava Beach, Beverly Hills, San Rafael
- "Boca de la Barra" and Maldonado stream
- Curly Bridge
- La Barra Seaside Town, Montoya Beach
- Manantiales Seaside Town, Bikini Beach
- Santa Mónica Lake Town
- José Ignacio: Beaches, Lighthouse, central square, Garzón Lake and circular Bridge.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: For cruise travelers: I will meet you at La Pastora Pier or Punta del Este Yacht Port pier.

Other travelers: I can pick you up where you prefer such as your Hotel or where it is more convenient for you in Punta del Este.

End location: Back to the cruise tender pier; or
Back to your hotel or agreed upon location in Punta del Este.

Duration: 6 hours

Weather, traffic and the peak season might affect the tour duration.


5-seater, air conditioned Nissan Tiida Hatchback

What’s Included

Other: My services as your personal tour guide
Transportation by modern, air conditioned vehicle
A bottle of water per traveler

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1500 UYP - Optional entrance fee to Casapueblo (museum).
A regular meal is USD 25 to USD 45 ( = UYP 700 to UYP 1250) depending on your choices. If you decide to have a meal at LA HUELLA in José Ignacio consider a cost around 45-55 dollars per person.
Credit cards are commonly accepted.
Exchange rate: USD1 = UYP 29 (approximately)

What’s Extra

Other: Shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals (all optional)

This tour is designed for up to 3 travelers. If your group is larger, please contact me for details and a quote.


My car can fit up to 2 people comfortably. Please inquire for larger groups.

The port has parking restricted areas so passengers may have to walk about 3 to 4 blocks to the car/van.

Private tour guide Ximena

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Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

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