Dead. Cold. Boring. Closed. Non-existent. These are among the politer adjectives a fashionable Argentine will deploy if you ask her to describe the Uruguayan coastal resort of Punta del Este in the low season. We don’t agree with this assessment. In fact, there are a number of good reasons why visiting Punta out of season isn’t the world’s goofiest plan.
A short ferry ride across the Rio del Plata, picturesque Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay makes an easy getaway from the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires.