Fodor's Expert Review Playa El Emir

Punta del Este Beach

This beach is named for an eccentric Middle Eastern emir who vacationed here and built a house near this stretch of sand. High waves make this beach popular with surfers, but somewhat dangerous for swimmers. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; showers; toilets. Best for: surfing; walking.


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Punta del Este, Maldonado  Uruguay

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