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'Beleza Pura’', means “True Beauty”, and lives up to its name. The home is a charming, character-filled beach house with views of the ocean, a short walk from exciting Montoya Beach. The quaint living room has decks to the East and West through sliding glass walls; one, for early or mid-day meals faces the palm trees to the front of the house; the other opens to the parilla and evening cocktails. Or eat in the dining area between the granite countered kitchen and the bamboo covered deck. A large fireplace forms the centerpiece of the living area. A second fireplace in the midst of the master bedroom creates fabulous late night atmosphere. You are never far from the outdoors, as every room has a door and a deck (five of them) or patio. You can see the ocean surf from the bedroom decks, or better yet, stroll to famous Montoya Beach, 400 meters away. Surfing and fishing is excellent, as is the people watching. The 5 star Mantra Casino is just 2 blocks away. Rent a car. Driving is safe.
The Area: A sleepy little town in the off season, LaBarra teams with people in the high season. Nearby restaurants, art galleries, spa, casino, bars and clubs are active in the high season, but can be limited in the off peak times. Montoya Beach is just at the end the street, a short walk away. Surfing, surf fishing and people watching are excellent activities. Up the coast are deserted beach areas and quaint art communities. Uruguay is safe, friendly, and a very nice place to spend some time. Fly to Buenos Aires and then to either Montevideo or Punta del Este. Car rentals are available and the roads are well maintained. Montevideo, the capital, is a well preserved European like city with sidewalk restaurants, bazaars, and sights to see. Punta del Este is about an hour and a half drive from Montevideo. Extraordinarily helpful and competent management staff will care for your every need.
Punta del Este Area: The Punta del Este region is centered on the peninsula and extends along the coast in both directions for seven miles. Playa Mansa is the beach that extends toward Montevideo, and Playa Brava heads off to the northeast and LaBarra. The tip of the peninsula separates the Atlantic Ocena from Rio de la Plata, although the water all appears as ocean. Playa Mansa offers calm swimming beaches while the Playa Brava area lends itself to rugged surf. Prices are economical as great meals can be had for $15 to $20 per person. The sidewalk restaurants on the peninsula offer ambiance and wonderful music filled late night dining. The Conrad Hotel and Casino as well as the near by Mantra offer english speaking staffs. A real estate revival is in progress here, with many new high rises under construction. Uruguay is often referred to as the Switzerland of South America. The locals welcome tourists as they are the lifeblood of the community.
Want to invest in real estate in Uruguay?: This friendly country is modern, clean and creative. Prices are moderate. Streets are safe. You will feel welcome and comfortable here. A sizeable expat community exists in the Punta area. The real estate is affordable, banks will welcome your account, and competent and trustworthy real estate professionals will help you with your search.
Linens available for all bedrooms. Master bedroom has fabulous fireplace and Direct TV. All bedrooms have doors that open on to decks. A bathroom is available for each bedroom. Optional twin or double beds available in Bedroom 2....moreless
Toilet and sink tiled bathroom for second floor front bedroom. Satelite TV is also available in master bedroom....moreless
Satelite TV in living room and master bedroom. Fabuous outdoor fireplace in patio/deck area for cooking. Screens on master bedroom windows. Large yard for gatherings. Contact owner for link to more photos and other rental homes in Bariloche Argentina and the Pacific coast of Nicaragua....moreless
Winter Pre-Peak Nov 15 - Dec 19, 2015 4 night min stay
Pre High Season 2015/16 Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2015 4 night min stay
High Season 2015/16 Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2016 4 night min stay
January 3-31, 2016 Jan 4 - Jan 31, 2016 14 night min stay
February 2016 Feb 1 - Feb 15, 2016 5 night min stay
February 2016 second half Feb 16 - Feb 29, 2016 5 night min stay
March 2016 Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2016 4 night min stay
Off season 2016 Apr 1 - Nov 13, 2016 4 night min stay
$160 Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Comm. & taxes incl. Utilities, cleaning & laundry are extra charges and cost is determined at check out time. Paypal accepted & fees added.
Maid service available at $15 USD per hour. Verify this rate as it depends on currency rates in effect at the time of rental. Paypal/bank wire transfer accepted & fees added. $625 per week off season rates for 2014 through 11-22-2014.
40% non-refundable reservation deposit. Deposit payment method is Paypal or wire transfer. Rental balance due in USD cash at check-in time or must be paid by same method as deposit 7 days prior to check in. Checks accepted if US resident. Damage deposit required at check in time in cash. Damage deposit determined by number of guests/length of stay. Extra costs withheld from damage deposit.
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A few miles up the coast road is the urban peninsula of Punta del Este, one of South America's premier seaside resorts, and its beautiful beaches, dazzling casinos, world-class restaurants, and upscale shops. It has been a prime tourist destination for almost 100 years. Punta is located in Uruguay, one of Latin America's First World countries. Uruguay has one of the continent's highest standards of living, lowest levels of corruption, and best infrastructures. You will not find guards in front of buildings, bars on windows, beggars on the corners or your safety threatened. Moldonado, with its old world charm, is just a few miles away and a good place for shopping/services. and several art galleries and museums.
Other Activities: Gambling
Golf: LA BARRA GOLF CLUB
Address La Barra Golf Club, Ruta 104 km. 2.500 Camino al Golf, Manantiales, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Telephone + 598 42 77 4440 / 4403
Fax + 598 42 77 4440 / 4403
CANTEGRIL COUNTRY CLUB
Address Cantegril Country Club del Uruguay, Avda. San Pablo s/n. - C.P. 20100 Punta del Este
Telephone +598 42-82121/26/27
Fax +598 42-82121/26/27
CLUB DEL LAGO GOLF
Address Club del Lago Golf, Ruta 93 Km 116.500, (Departamento de Maldonado), Punta del Este, Uruguay
Telephone +598-42 578423/4
Fax +598-42 579148
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: I live in the United States in the state of Minnesota. I own rental properties in Uruguay, Bariloche Argentina, Grand Pacifica Nicaragua, Palm Springs California and Waikoloa Beach Hawaii.
Why the Owner Chose Punta del Este: I bought this home for its unique beauty, character and charm. La Barra is a charming small town near Punta del Este and the home is a short walk to the beach. I purchased the adjacent lot which has been incorporated into the property for extra privacy and enjoyment.
The Unique Benefits at this House: This architect designed home with multiple levels and unique rooms will delight you. The many outdoor decks and the outdoor fire grill (parrilla) are my favorite places to enjoy morning coffee, an afternoon beer or glass of local wine and a finely cooked lomo. You won't forget your stay in this home. My property managers go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable and will help you with car rental, logistics, sights to see and travel tips.
Primary:+1 952 239-1623nights and weekends
Secondary:+1 952 239-1623days or evenings. (Mobile phone)