It works by electricity, with acetylene gas as emergency backup. Places of worship[ edit ].
This modern airport opened in Punta del Este Lighthouse[ edit ] The lighthouse is 45 metres tall, and the crystal panels which are part of its illumination system were brought from France. Beaches on the Mansa side feature thick and golden sand, while on the Brava side the sand is white and fine. Garden Port and Honda beach.
During the summer season December to February the foundation proposes a series of exhibitions and events such as concerts of lyrical to popular music, ballet representations and more. World Meteorological Organization  Source 2: Nowadays it has a scenic shore, typical resort houses, modern buildings, a port with mooring capacity, department stores, restaurants, and pubs.
A hectare sculpture park surrounds the compound. Manantiales Beach at the sunset Once abundant, southern right whales are re-colonizing in the area,  which helped create a whale sanctuary off Latin America whose establishment had been prevented for near a decade by whaling nations like Japan.
It is possible to climb the steps of its spiral staircase. It consists of a natural port, with ships anchoring close to it, and it also became a popular area to practice water sports. Punta del Este's scenic coastline is divided in two regions: Brava Spanish for "fierce" and Mansa Spanish for "tame".
La Barra is popular for nautical sports and fishing during the day.
The premises of the institution are composed of the sculptor's workshop, a building with three exposition rooms, an auditorium, an open-air stage for a variety of shows, a restaurant, a didactic room where sculpture, painting, drawing and ceramic classes are held, and a last space which holds the permanent collection and the work of the founder.
Every beach of the peninsula has public access. Unlike the majority of Uruguayan coasts, appearances of orcas have been documented in the area; most notably around Isla de Lobos. Artigas square, over Gorlero Ave is the place where there is a popular handicraft market.
The city has much colonial architecture contrasting with more modern buildings.
There are several large houses, and gardens lined with plants. Gorlero Avenue, the main avenue of Punta del Este has commercial galleries, restaurants, cinemas, casinos, shops. An iconic and historic building rises on the 19th stop of the Brava Beach, the famous Hotel L'Auberge  with its 70 year old water daniel gambling, continues to be a leader in hospitality and gastronomy with its unique rooms and still serving its traditional belgian waffles  with home made sauces.
It offers domestic and international flights within the region. Curbelo International Airportbeing the second most important of Uruguay, located near Laguna del Sauce on the outskirts of the city.
Starting from the end of December through to the second week of January, this location becomes a place for the local people as well as tourists to gather at the night life festivities. These beaches are a favourite spot for younger people as well as for many celebrities from both Uruguay and Argentina.
The bus companies Copsa and Cot connect the airport with Punta del Este, and are there are several private taxi and remise services available.
At later hours, La Barra becomes a central attraction for the younger generation. Once a year, the institution present an iconic exhibition from a major artist or collection. The foundation was created in by international sculpture artist Pablo Atchugarrywith the aim to keep a dialogue between art and nature.