Jose Ignacio

Jose Ignacio is a trendy fishing village turned tourist hotspot on the Uruguayan Atlantic coast. This shabby chic and trendy spot has a chilled vibe that comes alive in the peak seasons of December-March when the beautiful, affluent and trendy seek relaxation, luxury, high quality and an air of sophistication. 
Jose Ignacio is a quaint fishing village torn between its traditional heritage and its trendy allure. Just 40km from Punta del Este, Jose Ignacio is now the stylish St Tropez of South America, and wealthy hordes migrate here for the summer to appreciate the charms of its sunshine, sea and chic appeal. 

What can you do in Jose Ignacio?

  • BEACH. Whilst in Jose Ignacio days can be spent soaking up the rays of the southern hemisphere and relaxing on the beach.
  • FOOD & DRINK. There is a fantastic food scene in Jose Ignacio and an afternoon light ceviche at la Huella, one of the most famous and best restaurants. We can also arrange visits to local vineyards.
  • HORSE RIDE. For something a little more active we can arrange for early or evening canters along the beach or into the ranches in mainland Uruguay.
  • ESTANCIA. Spend a day with the gauchos learning about traditional Uruguay rural life.
  • ACTIVITIES. We can arrange trekking, cycling, horseriding, kitesurfing and much more.

  • Speak to a Uruguay expert

    Please do get in touch and speak to someone who has first-hand experience and knowledge of the country and is bursting with ideas about what to do in Uruguay.


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