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Unveiled mysteries from Uruguay

In a continent as vast as South America it might be easy to forget little countries such as Uruguay. But not visiting Uruguay means missing out on tons of unrivalled South American beauty. Contrary to its neighbour, Uruguay's beach lined coast is fantastic, making it the perfect addition to any Argentina trip. Still, the sunny, sandy, beaches are not all Uruguay has to offer, as the gastronomy for instances is equally strong, featuring lots of wonderful wineries that will transport your palate to a blissful state. The historic Colonia del Sacramento will take back on a picturesque time travel, and the tango rhythms, we guarantee you, can be felt everywhere.

You might already know that this is a little country that lies between Brazil and Argentina, but do you know exactly what you can find there? Many travellers avoid Uruguay out of a misconception that there isn't much to visit there, truth is, there is.

In Montevideo, the capital, you can eat asado and afterwards burn some calories at one of the various milongas (the local name for a tango venue), as Montevideo has been granted a UNESCO title of 'intangible cultural heritage' for its rich tango roots. You can drink some Tannat wine while learning more about the Italian, Spanish and French settlers who introduced the wine culture here. You can – and should – visit the lovely city of Colonia del Sacramento, one of the top tourist attractions nowadays, which was founded back in 1860 by Portuguese colonisers and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. When you feel like you have enough of culture and history, and all you want to do is lie down under the sun, Uruguay also offers great seaside option such as; the glamorous Jose Ignacio filled with secret beaches and private islands, or the sporty Punta del Diablo. These are both great for relaxation and outdoor related activities such as surfing or hiking. You can also visit Cabo Polonio, the wildest spot in the country and a protected area since 2009, or, acquire some gaucho skills in a 'estancia' where you will be able to ride horses, learn some cattle herding, or simply, enjoy the pleasures of simple life.  

Speak with one of our friendly Travel Specialists today as they have extensively travelled throughout Uruguay. They can talk through your requirements and make some great recommendations too. Then let us do the hard work and create your perfect Uruguay holiday, including flights, accommodation, tours & transport. You can make changes as many times as you like until you are 100% happy. Use the form on the right to get in touch.

One thing we can assure you; when it comes to Uruguay, your only regret will be that you didn't come sooner.

If you would like to begin creating your perfect Uruguay holiday, simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch.

Alternatively call our Travel Specialists on 0208 546 6222


Holiday Suggestions

Below we have put together some of our favourite Uruguay holidays. You can use any of these holidays as a starting point or have us design something completely from scratch.

Culture and Seafront Highlights

6 Day Uruguay Holiday including Colonia, Montevideo and Punta del Este. 

Truly Individual Holiday

From £1,559

Winery Highlights

7 Day Uruguay Holiday including Irurtia Winery, El Legado Winery, Juanico and Bouza Wineries, and Varela Zarranz Winery.

Truly Individual Holiday

From £2,019

Uruguay's Highlights

8 Day itinerary including, Colonia del Sacramento, Estancia Finca Piedra, Montevideo and Punta del Este.

Truly Individual Holiday

From £2,149

Road Tripping in Uruguay

8 Day itinerary of self-driving through Colonia del Sacramento, Estancia Finca Piedra, Montevideo and Punta del Este. 

Truly Individual Holiday

From £1.865


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