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Rambla de las Americas, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

La Ramble is an arcing road that runs from Colonia out to Real de San Carlos, about 5 kms. Beautiful well-lit sidewalks, a wide boulevard, beaches, shade trees. Every day, especially on weekends, people congregate all along La Ramble to chat, people-watch, to drink "mate"...More

Thank k_wfrost
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful walk and view of the River Plate! A must for an afternoon mate and or drink at a local restaurant or just a leisurely walk and sit. The sunset is just fabulous as are the numerous cafes and restaurants.....

Thank Conor O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quick 1 hour ferry ride from Buenos Aires brings you to this quaint little town in Uruguay. The main part of town has a lighthouse towering over cobblestone streets with cute little restaurants, small shops and a beautiful beach. We spent the day wandering...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Definitely recommend coming here for a dip on a hot sunny day! One can enjoy the peace and tranquility the beach has to offer. Unfortunately the water isn't as blue as the sea but still swimmable! Stay clear of rowing boats!

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Plonk yourself somewhere along Colonia's rambling esplanade as the sun is dropping towards the horizon and enjoy the light show. Best position is somewhere on the short stone wall beside a few palm trees, near the huge flagpole (and flag if you're lucky enough to...More

Thank Brogan J
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The locals are lucky to have such a nice and convenient beach area with close by parking. It had beautiful views and seemed like it would be quieter than most beaches.

Thank Thekansaspyet
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Both locals and tourist enjoy this place prepared not only for physical activities but also to just sit on the curb and enjoy a good MATE at sunset

Thank MartaCroci
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Thia is a long stretch of clean beach. Approx. 5 km. As we only visit for a day from Buenos Aires, we took a taxi to the almost the end of the long stretch and walked back to the old town. This will save some...More

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We've not walked it at sunset, so can't tell, but, again sorry, it's average. The highlight was the old car (still there, surprisingly) of which we took another picture. It was very hot, so walking was an ordeal. There was a small store that sold...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 5 February 2018

There were a lot of locals enjoying a lovely day here. We weren't here for the sunset but its probably lovely.

Thank Deb W
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