• Uruguay's Maldonado Coast Emerges As A Tourism Hot Spot

    11 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    I arrived in Punta del Este knowing only its reputation as a ritzy beach town where South America's elite converge from January to March - the summer months for most of the continent - and its proximity to a year-old winery that has been much talked about in the food and wine world.
    After a five-day stay, I'm convinced Punta del Este and its neighbouring towns along the coast of Maldonado, one of the least populated of Uruguay's 19 states, are among the most exceptional places in the world to visit and perhaps also to live.
    Far safer than most other locations in South America, the...
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