Pedragosa Sierra y San Ciro, Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay
Among the best hotels in Punta del Este
Located at an equal distance from Playa Brava and Playa Mansa and just a couple of minutes from Punta Shopping Mall, Awa boutique + design Hotel is a dazzling example of the best design.
Built in 1860, the lighthouse was initially installed on the Isla de Lobos in 1858, but fishermen did prevail his opinion that the light bothered the wolves and was taken to the mainland. A volcanic ash brought from Italy was used for the construction of the tower. It has a focal height of 44 meters., Geographical reach of 18 miles, light reaches 11 miles, brightness of 43,000 candelas and emits two white flashes every 8 seconds.
The Monument to the Drowned Man or emerging to life (as it was originally called his sculptor) is a sculpture of five fingers partially submerged in sand, located in the Playa Brava 1 stop in Punta del Este, a popular resort town in Uruguay. It is referred to colloquially as the Monument "Fingers" Monument Fingers, Hand magnificent Punta Suarez or the Hand Hand.
Center meeting of all those who come to Punta del Este, this avenue is the backbone around which a major commercial activity takes place. In 1918 he was appointed to the then and 4th Street in honor of the first mayor who was the department (1909), Juan Bautista Gorlero also one of the proponents of Punta del Este as a tourist destination. The avenue is born at 31 and ends ten blocks up the street 15. In his long, shops for all needs are. Nice cafes, restaurants, cinemas, and is the street that has the largest number of real estate.
The port of Punta del Este, called Puerto Our Lady of Candelaria, is the foremost marina in the country and the region. It was discovered in 1516 by Juan Diaz de Solis in the day of Our Lady of Candelaria (February 2), hence its name. In it the arrival of tourist vessels and sports (medium setting) is permitted. It has almost 500 moorings and ground space for about 350 boats.