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Its a place people go and take a picture. The beach is really nice. Coffee excellent in cafes which are plentiful. from the fingers you can walk along the road which seemed to be a shopping area with various stores selling most things. We bought...More
We stopped in Punta del Este on our cruise ship. They had explained that the hands represented the danger of the ocean on that side of the city. It was a walk through town to find the hand. It was very busy so it's hard...More
One of those things you read about and it's interesting, but nothing special. The beach, on the other hand, is worth a visit. Great sand, waves that can be body surfed if there is any wind at all, and reasonably warm water, even in the...More
I visited Punta del Este, twice, while on largely fabulous Oceania Cruise lines trips from Buenos Aires to Rio.
Punta del Este, to my mind, is a run-of-the mill generic resort, so going there was not a highlight of the trip, to say the least....More
One of the most easily recognisable monuments or sculptures in Uruguay and synonymous with Punta del Este
Very popular at any time of the day and don't expect to get a photograph of yourself only in the frame!
The sculpture by a Chilean artist Mario...More
I was surprised by the diversity and depth of art and culture in this place. The fingers are certainly with visiting. Th best way is to include this on a day tour in order to fit in all the other great art in this place.
If you are in Punta del Este, you have to see the hand in the sand. Like other reviewers mentioned, you might have a wait a bit to try to get a picture without a bunch of other people in it! I took some pictures,...More
It's an easy walk from the cruise terminal to Los Dedos (La Mano) possibly 15-20 minutes. To reach there you will pass through the town centre unless you're referring to the shopping mall in general which is further west... More
It's an easy walk from the cruise terminal to Los Dedos (La Mano) possibly 15-20 minutes. To reach there you will pass through the town centre unless you're referring to the shopping mall in general which is further west along Rambla Graf Artigas. That would be a taxi ride as the walk would be around 40 minutes possibly more.