Travel to Jose Ignacio & Punta del Este

Only 30 minutes from Punta del Este lies one of the rare gems of the Uruguayan coast, Jose Ignacio. Once a charming fishing village, it’s now a local hotspot with an upmarket yet low-key atmosphere. Travel to Jose Ignacio characterized by high-end boutiques, exclusive private homes, and unassuming restaurants. All the while, Jose Ignacio remains an understated South American beach destination.

Much more developed and manicured, Punta del Este grew to become the St. Tropez of the South. And for those wanting a mix of beach and city, Punta is the spot. Now, for those wanting off the grid sensationalism that delivers, traveling to Jose Ignacio is it. Sticking with traditional Uruguayan simplicity the town offers a refreshing version of luxury.

Travel to Jose Ignacio and Punta del Este are much like the rest of Uruguay, perfectly primed for casual discovery. Go from horseback riding to art gazing or wine tasting and boating within moments. And when the day’s over, enjoy the freshest of ingredients over the parilla for an asado. There’s no better finale to a journey in Uruguay!