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Punta Del Este Car Rental Mini Guide

Although the beaches are beautiful along this stretch of the Uruguayan coast, you probably would not want to spend all your holiday on them. That is where we at Rhino can help by arranging a pre-booked hire car for you to collect when you arrive at Punta del Este. We have just the car for you whatever your needs or whatever you want to see or do. Choose from our wide range of vehicles from economical and cheap sub compacts up to luxury open top sports cars and you can still be sure you will get the best car hire package at Punta del Este.

Embark on an unforgettable journey in Punta del Este with Rhinocarhire's car rental services. Whether you're soaking up the sun on pristine beaches, indulging in gourmet cuisine, or exploring the city's vibrant nightlife, our convenient rental options ensure you can make the most of your visit to this coastal gem.
 

Punta del Este is a premier beach destination in Uruguay, renowned for its stunning coastlines, upscale resorts, and vibrant nightlife. With its blend of natural beauty and modern luxury, it's often referred to as the "Monaco of South America" or "The Hamptons of South America."

Driving in Punta del Este:

  • Street Conditions: The roads in and around Punta del Este are generally in good condition, especially in the central areas and along the beachfront. Some residential or undeveloped areas may have gravel roads.

  • Traffic Patterns: Like any tourist hotspot, traffic can get dense during the peak season, especially around January and February. Plan your travels accordingly, and consider avoiding driving during the busiest times of day.

Suggested Vehicle: A standard sedan or compact car is apt for the city's roads. However, if you're venturing into more rugged or remote areas nearby, consider renting an SUV.

Nearest Airport: Punta Del Este itself with the official name being Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport serves Punta del Este.

Distance & Route:

  • The airport is located about 20 kilometers (approximately 12.4 miles) north of Punta del Este.  The straightforward route involves taking Ruta 93 from the airport, which leads directly into the heart of Punta del Este. The drive typically takes around 20 minutes, depending on traffic.

Notable Attractions in Punta del Este:

  1. Playa Brava & Playa Mansa: Two main beaches, each offering a unique ambiance. Playa Brava is famous for its "La Mano" sculpture of fingers emerging from the sand.

  2. Casapueblo: A building-cum-museum created by artist Carlos Páez Vilaró, showcasing his works and providing breathtaking views of the sunset.

  3. Gorlero Avenue: The main commercial street, bustling with shops, restaurants, and galleries.

  4. Puerto de Punta del Este: A marina that becomes lively in the evenings, where you can spot sea lions, dine, or simply take a leisurely walk.

Punta del Este offers more than just beautiful beaches; its rich blend of cultural experiences, dining, and natural beauty makes it a must-visit when in Uruguay. Whether you're soaking in the sun, exploring art installations, or cruising down its scenic roads, Punta del Este promises a memorable experience.  Secure your car rental with Rhinocarhire in Punta del Este today and unlock the freedom to explore Uruguay's coastal paradise at your own pace. With our hassle-free booking process and wide range of vehicles, you can start planning your dream getaway with confidence.


Current Rental Rates in Punta Del Este

Chevrolet Sonic

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 34.53 EUR/day
Chevrolet Sonic

7 Days rental at 241.75 EUR from 22/07/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 34.53 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 241.75 EUR from 22/07/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 34.54 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 241.82 EUR from 22/07/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Punta Del Este: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Playa Brava and Playa Mansa: Relax on the golden sands of Playa Brava and Playa Mansa, two of Punta del Este's most iconic beaches, where you can swim, sunbathe, and enjoy water sports against the backdrop of scenic coastal views.
  • Casapueblo: Marvel at the whimsical architecture of Casapueblo, a sprawling complex designed by renowned artist Carlos Páez Vilaró. Explore art galleries, admire panoramic ocean views, and witness the sunset ceremony, a beloved tradition at this cultural landmark.
  • La Barra: Immerse yourself in the bohemian atmosphere of La Barra, a trendy neighborhood known for its eclectic shops, art galleries, and beachfront bars. Stroll along the iconic El Puente de La Barra bridge and explore the vibrant street art scene.
  • Gorlero Avenue: Shop, dine, and people-watch along Gorlero Avenue, Punta del Este's main thoroughfare lined with boutiques, cafes, and restaurants. Indulge in local delicacies, browse artisanal crafts, and soak up the lively ambiance of this bustling street.
  • Casino Conrad: Experience the thrill of gaming at Casino Conrad, one of South America's most prestigious casinos located in Punta del Este. Test your luck at the slot machines, try your hand at blackjack or roulette, and enjoy live entertainment in a glamorous setting.

 

Punta Del Este - Popular Destinations

  • Montevideo (82 miles)
  • José Ignacio (21 miles)
  • La Paloma (89 miles)

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Punta Del Este

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Punta Del Este car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Dollar UY Direct
  • € 241.71
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 34.53
    Best Price:
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  • 6
    Most Popular Type:
    Economy
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Hyundai i10
  • 22
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Punta Del Este

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