Barrio La Barra
The “Barra de Maldonado” is located 20 km from the east of the peninsula.
Originally, it was a fishing village and some houses belonged to the aristocratic families of San Carlos who were the first to raise their summer residences on the site.
The “Barra de Maldonado” distinguished itself for its rustic style, where semi-wild environment combined with a good infrastructure of services, these characteristics make it ideal for a relaxed lifestyle away from the city stress.
However this peaceful spot is connected to the city of Punta del Este by modern roads, that allow traveling to downtown in just a few minutes. This short trip between La Barra de Maldonado and Punta del Este is an attractio itself, since rough beaches are bordering it.
Another attraction of La Barra de Maldonado is its nightlife: pubs, bars and restaurants, the top parties and nightlife of Punta del Este is centered here, in La Barra. In a framework of absolute security and a high-level public, parents can feel confident while the youngest enjoy the summer;s hot spots, along with personalities from the fashion and entertainment that spend their summer in La Barra de Maldonado.