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Punta del Diablo

Travel Guide South America Uruguay Punta del Diablo

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Introduction

Punta del Diablo is a village and seaside locality in Uruguay, Rocha Department, about 300 kilometres east from the capital Montevideo. Although it has just about 800 inhabitants, the town swells to 25,000 people in summer, mainly with Argentinian, Brazilian and Uruguayan tourists.

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Weather

Punta del Diablo is in the Southern Hemisphere’s temperate zone and has four seasons. Temperatures average 21 °C to 27 °C in summer and 10 °C and 16 °C in winter.

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Getting There

By Bus

Punta del Diablo has regular bus service to Chuy (bordering Brazil), Rocha and Montevideo. During the summer, there is service to the seaside towns of La Paloma, La Piedra, and Punta del Este. During the high season of tourism, January, all bus seats are sometimes booked days in advance.

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Getting Around

It is about an hour’s walk from one end of the town to another. There is a regular bus service that transports people from the main village road to the beach. There is a taxi, which often parks at the bus stop.

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Phone

See also International Telephone Calls

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