Uruguay is a country located in South America surrounded by Argentina nad Brazil on sides. The country is rich in flora and fauna and you will get to see the most amazing beaches here. Over half of the country's population lives in the capital city Montevideo making it the most populated city in the country. The celebrations and festivals are considered to be the main attractions of Uruguay. From legalising the production and use of marijuana to being one of the most literate countries in the world, Uruguay offers you experiences of all kind.
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Spring( October-November) is the best time to visit Uruguay
Uruguay consist of 4 main regions namely Interior region, the Littoral region, the greater Montevideo region and the Coastal region. Interior region is well known for having a colourful and vibrant lifestyle. This is the place where you will find Gaucho Lifestyle - native cowboys of the South American pampas. A famous tourist attraction in this region is Cerro Arequita, a famous hill surrounded by caves. The Littoral region is along the west part of the country and is famous for its cheese, wine & dulce de leche and a historic landmark is located in this region, is the city, Mercedes. The densely populated region of Uruguay is the Montevideo, the capital city Montevideo is located here and has colonial architecture and low-rise skyscrapers. Lastly, the coastal region is the most visited region of the country and is famous for its long and beautiful beaches. These include the El Emir Beach, Brava Beach, Chilean beach, and the Chiringo beach, just to name a few. A famous landmark in this region is the Punta Del Este Lighthouse.
Home of South America's most glamorous resorts, Bunch of outdoor activities, Carnivals and other interesting festivals, Chilling with sea lions, Beach-hopping, wine tasting, calm & peaceful atmosphere.
Expensive cost of living, slow life, trash piles around the city, language difficulty and extreme summers.
Uruguay offers you with a plethora of options for places to stay. During the summers you will be required to make reservations before you visit the place. Many luxury hotels are available in Montevideo. You will also find mid-range and budgeted hotels around the city. A wide variety of hotels and resorts are available for tourists to enjoy their stay, the most popular ones are Four Season Resort Carmelo, Hotel Plaza Mayor, La Posada Del Frayle Bentos to name a few. You could also find accommodation on farms or can even go for camping on campgrounds. The Tourist Office in Montevideo provides ample information on campsites, hotels, and youth hostels.
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