Viuda Beach

Rivero's Beach

Punta del Diablo

Is more than just a Beach.

Fisherman Beach

Punta del Diablo

Is more than just a beach.


One of the places you should visit

Big Beach

Viuda beach

Playa de la Viuda

One of the most beautiful in Punta del Diablo by its large size and huge dunes. The fiercest of the four beaches. While for its big waves is frequented by surfers, also could be swim across the bay with a guaranteed fun.

On the far left you can see the people of the fishermen and in the other end, is a lighthouse near the Widow house, which gave the name to the beach. You can watch whales, dolphins, sea lions and sea turtles.

It has coarse sand. More frequented by young people, with bars where you can drink a caipirinha listening to music and watching good waves. It is normal topless practice in some areas of the beach.

Rivero beach

Playa de la Viuda

This beach continues the bay of Pescadores Beach and ends at the tip of rock that separates Playa Grande. Sand is moist and medium wave, so it is ideal for surfing lessons.

Pescadores beach

Playa de la Viuda

This is the most traditional and picturesque beach in Punta del Diablo. Since here the fisherman boats depart and return with fishing of the day under the watchful eyes of the seagulls.

And in the bars of the craft fair can delight with the typical seaweed fritters or patties mussels with a cold beer. It is a small bay generally docile and visited by families.

Big beach

Playa de la Viuda

Another of the most beautiful beaches of Punta del Diablo for its pronounced bay. Starts on the Rivero's hill where you can see all the people of Punta del Diablo, and ends at the whale spotter inside the national park of Santa Teresa.

You can enjoy the calm waters like a natural pool. It begins with moist sand and ends with gravel sand.

In some sections of Playa Grande could be seen topless practice.

Viuda forest

It is a forest located in the Viuda area??. Among the flora you can see a wide variety of trees such as curupi, eucalyptus, acacias and pines. Part of the fauna is made up of hares, weasels, deer, skunks, birds like the chingolos, viuditas, churinche, parrots, storks, lark, golden brown, gulls and owls.

Black Lake

Black Lake or the Dead, for its proximity to "cerritos" or indigenous burial. With an area of ??27,000 hectares, is surrounded by native forest, palms, swamps, with a large number of species of birds and mammals.

It can be accessed by boat to the Biological Station of Santa Teresa Potrerillo, a protected area to observe nature in its absolutely natural.

Santa Teresa Park

Has 3,000 hectares and more than 2 million trees.

Although Rocha is a land of great forests of native trees in Santa Teresa decided afforested with a comprehensive approach, including exotic and native plants.

The result is a spectacular park, maintained and clean, with vegetation designed with great aesthetic sense. It has the nation's largest rose garden with over 330 species of roses.

Cabo Polonio

Located 60km from Punta del Diablo. It has three small islands off the coast known as Torres islands where there is a substantial reservoir of sea lions, which can be seen from the coast. The homes have no electricity, only the lighthouse. You can enter on foot or all terrain vehicles.

Sea turtles

In the world there are seven species of sea turtles, four of which are found in waters of Rocha: The Olivacea, the Green, Loggerhead and the Seven Keels.

In Rocha from December to March with patience they can be seen in the rocky areas of Punta del Diablo.

Ombues mount

Located 28km from Punta del Diablo, near the Castillos lake, and has become one of the most visited natural forests in the country. It extends in a band 20 km. Where you can still see large numbers of herons, storks, geese, flamingos and ducks.

In the forest you can see examples of tal trepador, coronilla, chal-chal, canelon with over 300 tree species. The omb˙es, with ages ranging from a few days and 500 years, are the stars of this mount.

Santa Teresa Fortress

It is located inside the National Park. The construction started in 1762 by the Portuguese and continued with an exciting story! Inside you can visit a tinderbox, a chapel, a museum with models of the different forts in Uruguay, a collection of weapons, a nursing room, bathrooms and kitchen.


Punta del Diablo originated like a fishermen town and when time was going by, company other houses, cottages, mansions, ranches, apartments, bars and other shops where coming. All seeking their own architecture. But yeah, reaffirming the joy of the place!

If you come in January or February you can meet the ATM (cash machine)! The rest of the year you have to visit it in other cities.


Punta del Diablo has a charming night by the number of stars in the sky and life in this time. In the village you can enjoy typical meals candles ablaze by the rhythm of music.