Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Montevideo

Come and experience Montevideo and its museums, culture and monuments. This cosmopolitan city is known for its cafes, theatres and shopping. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Montevideo

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Montevideo a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Club de Golf del Uruguay (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Zoo Avilla Dolores (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Maroñas National Racetrack (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Pizzorno Winery (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Varela Zarranz Winery (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Establecimiento Juanico Winery (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Montevideo

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Montevideo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Independence Plaza (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Ramirez Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Montevideo Harbor (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Batlle Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Pocitos Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Rose Garden Meadow (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Montevideo

Fly into Montevideo (MVD-Carrasco Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Montevideo Central Station, Montevideo Dr. Lorenzo Carnelli Station and Montevideo Yatay Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Montevideo Department?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 55 holiday lettings around Montevideo Department. From 11 Houses to 32 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Montevideo Department?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Montevideo Department. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Pocitos: 26 holiday homes
  • Rose Garden Meadow: 53 holiday homes
  • Montevideo Central Station: 50 holiday homes
  • Museo de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes: 53 holiday homes
  • Punta Brava Lighthouse: 52 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Montevideo Department! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Montevideo Department?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Montevideo Department. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rose Garden Meadow: 53 holiday rentals
  • Montevideo Central Station: 50 holiday rentals
  • Museo de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes: 53 holiday rentals
  • Punta Brava Lighthouse: 52 holiday rentals
  • Punta Carretas Shopping Mall: 51 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Montevideo Department listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.