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“calm beach” (6 reviews)
“nice sand” (5 reviews)
“family beach” (2 reviews)
Punta del Este, Uruguay
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 21 November 2017

This place is very relaxing and the waters are warm and calm, the person who named this beach was right. However, in February the beach is almost full of tourists. Punta del Este is a good place for families and young people because of the...More

Thank jlillot
Reviewed 15 October 2017

great beach with lovely sand - goes on for miles - on the river side of Punta del Este so quieter and less windy than the ocean side....

Thank John Z
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Excellent to go with the family, avoid first fortnight of January, too crowded. March is the best month.

Thank Andymaria2016
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoy the soft sand and gentle breeze in this renowned South American beach. From early sunrise to delightful sundowns, this breathtaking spot will recharge your energy

Thank gnbruce
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Very relaxing, although if you can drive, I recommend visiting Jose Ignacio and Rocha for more peaceful, natural beaches. Piriapolis is nice too if you rather visit a busy spot with cheaper restaurants.

Thank SusanaPa
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Calm water, ideal for kids, & endless beach Nice whitish sand but chilly the day we were there - many people sunbathing but not many swimming

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This beach goes on forever. The waves are rough but you can enjoy this beach and walk for hours. It was too cold and windy to swim when I visited although I did see a few people in the water. I imagine the currents are...More

Thank SequoiaRose
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The people who named these beaches did a good job, because playa mansa (which means calm beach) is definitely a lot nicer than playa brava (which means rough beach) because there is less wind from the ocean. If you're planning to spend a day at...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Never been to a beach with such a calm see and nice view. Strongly recommend even over playa Brava, specially if you have kids. The beach is also clean. You can't rent beach chair and other apparel but if you are not in a hotel...More

1  Thank Ederson M
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Playa Mansa is where the fun is! I am spending the entire Summer here, and it is an amazing and beautiful place. The Brava side is great too, but the Mansa side has the boardwalk, and the Sunsets! The view from the Seasons Tower is...More

1  Thank Charles P
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