Nestled between Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay travel offers vacationers a range of experiences, from exploring the busy urban center of Montevideo to partying in Punte de Este and taking in the breathtaking natural beauty of Uruguay’s rural interior. Compared with its neighboring nations, Uruguay enjoys a low rate of violent crime and a rich cultural atmosphere. As a result, along with the flocks of international tourists, visitors from surrounding countries also frequently travel to Uruguay for vacation.
Things Not to Miss in Uruguay
• Visiting Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital city, which boasts a historic bustling downtown district and lively music, theater and art scenes.
• Lounging on one of the pristine beaches in Carrasco, an exclusive suburb outside of Montevideo
• Celebrity-watching in Punta del Este, a popular vacation destination for international A-listers
• Partying in Punta del Este, renowned for its trendy nightlife
• Watching a game between Nacional and Penarol, two of the country’s most beloved football teams
When to Go to Uruguay
Uruguay’s climate is relatively mild year-round, so plan your Uruguay visit at your leisure. While Uruguay’s summer, which lasts from February to December, attracts the most tourists, visiting the country in the winter, spring or fall has its advantages. The temperatures are cool but rarely freezing, and you’ll avoid the price hike that accompanies peak-season.