Port of Punta del Este: refuge for the most exclusive yachts

Discover the luxurious Port of Punta del Este, known for its dream beaches and exclusive yachts.


The city of Punta del Este, is known for its beautiful beaches and its vibrant night scene, called the Saint-Tropez of Uruguay for its glamor and elegance. Since its inception, it has been one of the most popular destinations for tourists from around the world, it has two very different coasts, one of them belonging to the calm waters of the Río de la Plata and the other to the rough waters of the Atlantic.

Its main attraction is undoubtedly its beautiful white sand beaches and clear waters. Among the most outstanding are Playa Mansa, Playa Brava, Portezuelo, Solanas, Montoya, Manantiales, José Ignacio, La Barra y Chihuahua.

What is the cost of mooring in the Port of Punta del Este? 

El port Punta del Este, called Puerto Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, has 500 moorings and space on land for approximately 350 boats. The cost of a mooring in the port is approximately USD 4,5 per meter of length per day.  

In addition, an additional fee must be added for drinking water, the cost of which is USD 4 per day, plus an amount for each cubic meter consumed. The cost of electricity is also around USD 4 per day, adding an extra per kilowatt of consumption, according to the port.

Regarding the mooring, there are several places where you can leave the yacht. Not all boats can moor in port and large yachts must anchor outside the port and pay an additional tender service to transfer passengers ashore. 

The Yacht Club Punta del Este, located right next to the main port and the cruise port. It is a prestigious yacht club that has space to moor luxury yachts and boats in its private marina. 

Accommodation in Punta del Este

The Enjoy Hotel (ex Conrad) Punta del Este It features elegant rooms and a wide variety of leisure facilities, such as a casino, a heated swimming pool and a gym. The average cost of a room in this exclusive hotel is USD 350 per night.

For an individual stay in one of the luxury accommodations that Punta del Este has, a wide range of prices is offered, ranging from USD 250 per night for a single room, to USD 800 per night in a deluxe room.

Unmissable places to visit in Punta del Este

The Punta Esteña evening offers a wide variety of activities for all tourists looking to enjoy their vacations to the fullest. 

townhouse It is an impressive house built by the painter Carlos Páez Vilaró. It is located on the rocky cliffs of Punta Ballena and can usually be visited on a day trip from Punta del Este. Inside, there is a museum, a hotel and an art gallery.

One of the favorite times to visit Casapueblo is at sunset, due to the spectacular view from the cliff, where a Sun Ceremony is traditionally held, in which you can listen to a recording with the artist's voice.

Night in Punta del Este. What to do?

The Yacht Club Punta del Este, in addition to offering mooring services, is known for its exclusive events and parties on board luxury yachts, which usually include live music, cocktails, and exquisite food. Also, it has several heated pools with ocean views and is always open for its members and their guests.

Finally, the main attraction of the night is The Enjoy Hotel and Casino, the only Las Vegas style in South America. It is known for the magnitude of its awards and for offering the best shows and unique, high-quality gastronomy.

If you are looking for a luxury destination that offers you a wide variety of activities and attractions, Punta del Este is the perfect choice.

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