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Punta del Este

Listed under City Beach in Uruguay.

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The Monaco of South America.

This once sleepy fishing village has blown up into one of the hottest Summer destinations on the continent.

Due to its proximity to both Argentina and Brazil, it attracts legions of beachgoers during the high season. This is where South America’s rich and beautiful go to party.

In the offseason, it’s a complete bore. You feel the potential, but most of the clubs are closed, or only open once a week.

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Written by  David Lee.

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